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  1. We Recommend

    5 Unexpected Uses for Concrete at Home

    It's no secret we're concrete advocates. These inspired use-cases show why.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  2. Houses We Love

    Most Popular Homes of 2015: Green

    To celebrate 2015, we're rounding up the projects that were most popular on this year. Here, five of the most-viewed green homes, from an

    written by: Luke Hopping

  3. Rooms We Love

    Warm Up for Winter with These Wood-Clad Interiors

    These pleasantly rural rooms are dressed head-to-toe in planks and ply.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  4. How To

    How to Design with Neon Lights

    Glowing examples that would make Dan Flavin proud.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  5. Houses We Love

    Everything's Hotter in Texas Too, That's Why This Lake House Has Plenty of Places to Lounge in the Shade

    A couple builds a 2,800-square-foot property on five acres of waterfront land.

    written by: Kelly Dawson
    photos by: Casey Dunn

  6. Rewind

    Two Collaborating Cousins, One Monumental Furniture Collection

    Take some lessons from the masterful designs of Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  7. Outdoor

    A Little Paradise on Earth

    Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's

    written by: Amanda Dameron

  8. House Tours

    House of the Week: A Garden State of Mind

    Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  9. Preserving New England Houses
    House Tours

    Preserving New England Houses

    In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New England has erased some of the region's most inspired Modernist homes. Towns like New Canaan, Connecticut, and Lincoln, Massachusetts, are...

    written by: Jaime Gillin

  10. 50 Reasons to Love Design Made in America
    We Recommend

    50 Reasons to Love Design Made in America

    From Alabama to Wyoming, every state has design worth celebrating. In our complete Dwell guide to American-made design, we've gathered our favorite creators, destinations, and landmarks in every...

    written by: Dwell Staff

  11. City Guides for the Design-Savvy Traveler
    City Guide

    City Guides for the Design-Savvy Traveler

    Take a photographic trek through cities like Melbourne, Australia; Istanbul, Turkey; Mumbai, India; Oslo, Norway; and more, in our anthology of must-stop destinations for the design-savvy traveler.

    written by: Diana Budds

  12. Dean’s List Dorms Across America
    House Tours

    Dean’s List Dorms Across America

    The factory-line model is out for student housing; in its place, thoughtful solutions for community living engender enthusiasm for higher education and respect for a greener future. As dorms from...

    written by: Tim Newcomb

  13. 7 Creative Tips for Small-Space Living
    House Tours

    7 Creative Tips for Small-Space Living

    A tiny 900-square-foot house on a steep hill in San Francisco offers a bevy of clever tips and tricks for small-space living.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Zubin Shroff

  14. Echo Logical
    House Tours

    Echo Logical

    Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways. As Eric Garcetti, president of the City Council, shows, it is eminently possible to live green in the City of Angels. By putting solar power and...

    written by: Frances Anderton
    photos by: Misha Gravenor

  15. IdeaGarden Eco-Farmhouse
    House Tours

    IdeaGarden Eco-Farmhouse

    After Will Rosenzweig and Carla Fracchia bought this 100-year-old farmhouse in Healdsburg, California, they hired Arkin Tilt Architects and Earthtone Construction to make an eco-friendly example...

    written by: Jaime Gillin

  16. A Zero-Energy Community: Part 10

    A Zero-Energy Community: Part 10

    Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first multifamily zero-energy community in the United States. Part 10:...

    written by: Brad Liljequist

  17. Dwell Homes: Off the Grid Part Two

    Dwell Homes: Off the Grid Part Two

    Off the Grid, a recurring feature in the Dwell issues, highlights amazing environmentally-friendly homes. See part one here.

    written by: Olivia Martin

  18. MoMA's Small Scale, Big Change

    MoMA's Small Scale, Big Change

    The exhibition "Small Scale, Big Change" opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York this Sunday. Curious to hear more about the show—which sadly I won't have the chance to see in...

    written by: Jaime Gillin

  19. Whitney Sander on Green Building

    Whitney Sander on Green Building

    I first met architect Whitney Sander of Sander Architects in Los Angeles at Dwell on Design this year. He showed me his work, we talked some prefab (one of his firm's specialties) and when it...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  20. George Smart

    George Smart

    George Smart, executive director of Triangle Modernist Archive, is a modern-day Lorax for modern-designed houses. In early 2007, a quick Internet search for “Raleigh modernist architecture...

    written by: Dwell Staff

  21. A Month of Fridays
    Week in Review

    A Month of Fridays

    You heard us right: this week we're bringing you 31 of the best of Friday Finds, our editors' design, architecture, photography, and video discoveries that we've been collecting in a column for...

    written by: Diana Budds

  22. Learning from Iran
    Event Spotlight

    Learning from Iran

    Sustainability-minded San Diegans should head over to the La Jolla Library today for what looks to be a fascinating talk from longtime San Diego architect Simi Razavian of MSA and Associates. Her...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  23. Reinventing a Traditional Edwardian near Lake Ontario
    Houses We Love

    Reinventing a Traditional Edwardian near Lake Ontario

    When a family couldn’t part with a traditional Edwardian, their architect introduced a world of design inspiration instead.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Shai Gil

  24. 9 Renovations in Brooklyn
    Houses We Love

    9 Renovations in Brooklyn

    What’s not to love about Brooklyn? Here we present 9 funky, space-saving renovation projects from Dwell’s pages that will make you fall even harder for the borough.

    written by: Erika Heet

  25. A Tiny House Remodel in a Bohemian L.A. Canyon

    A Tiny House Remodel in a Bohemian L.A. Canyon

    On a tight budget, a designer helps an indie film director maximize his small space.

    written by: Erika Heet