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  1. SLO Architecture's Dwell Vision Award–Winning Design
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    SLO Architecture's Dwell Vision Award–Winning Design

    Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.04.14

  2. Modern Architecture for Rent
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    Modern Architecture for Rent

    Back in 2009, we shared Living Architecture, a new venture that would to provide great architecture to everyone. Four years later we show the finished product.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.08.13

  3. We Recommend

    Instagram Account We Love: Colorful Architecture Snapshots of Cities

    Matthias Heiderich (@massju), a photographer based in Hamburg, Germany, composes pastel-toned architectural snapshots that capture the sculptural, geometric side of cityscapes. The way Heiderich...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.11.15

  4. Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design
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    Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design

    The Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University presents Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design, opening Saturday, October 5 at WUHO Gallery. Curated by...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.01.13

  5. Australia's Black Granite Box at Venice Architecture Biennale
    Travel Reports

    Australia's Black Granite Box at Venice Architecture Biennale

    An uncannily simple white cube gallery space wrapped in black granite comes to the Australian pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale.

    written by: Robert Landon
    06.10.14

  6. Jean Prouvé: Architecture
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    Jean Prouvé: Architecture

    Long before prefab gained renewed popularity a decade ago, mass production was considered avant-garde thinking. A new exhibit at the Gagosian Gallery in Paris titled Jean Prouvé:...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.05.10

  7. 7 Architectural Preservation Projects in San Francisco
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    7 Architectural Preservation Projects in San Francisco

    Rounding up a few remarkable renovation and preservation architecture projects in the Bay Area, courtesy of SPUR and San Francisco Architectural Heritage.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.15.13

  8. 2013 Architecture and Design Film Festival Highlights
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    2013 Architecture and Design Film Festival Highlights

    Part of New York's architecture month, this year's Architecture and Design Film Festival will feature 25 shorts and features spanning topics from the historic to the contemporary, urban planning to...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.12.13

  9. Exhibit Spotlights Influence of Latin American Modern Architecture on Contemporary Artists
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    Exhibit Spotlights Influence of Latin American Modern Architecture on Contemporary Artists

    “Beyond the Supersquare,” a new exhibition at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, explores the influence of Latin American and Caribbean modern architecture on contemporary artists in those regions. The...

    written by: William Lamb
    05.01.14

  10. Venice Biennale 2012: Architecture Review
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    Venice Biennale 2012: Architecture Review

    The 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by David Chipperfield and titled Common Ground, closed on 25th November 2012, attracting 178,000 visitors. Here’s a selection of...

    written by: Gustavo Pernía
    photos by: Atanay Ramírez
    12.07.12

  11. Architecture and Design: 2013 Year In Review
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    Architecture and Design: 2013 Year In Review

    We recap 2013's top headlines related to design and architecture. The year's top-of-mind issues—privacy rights, government's reach, the increasing income gap, economic vitality, and gender politics...

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.16.13

  12. Virginia is for (Architecture) Lovers: 6 Modern Homes in the Old Dominion
    Houses We Love

    Virginia is for (Architecture) Lovers: 6 Modern Homes in the Old Dominion

    Though it's the oldest state—or, commonwealth—in the nation, Virginia contains some boldly forward-thinking homes. Here are a few of our favorites.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.17.15

  13. Architecture Across Germany
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    Architecture Across Germany

    German architecture is known for its clean lines, cutting-edge design, and elements of play. Here, we share seven examples of architecture across the country.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.14.14

  14. Architecture Tour: Brandeis Modern
    Travel Reports

    Architecture Tour: Brandeis Modern

    Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she observes a little-known trove of midcentury architecture at Brandeis University near Boston.

    written by: Alexandra Lange
    02.10.14

  15. Architecture + the City Kicks Off
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    Architecture + the City Kicks Off

    This weekend, the seventh annual Architecture + the City kicks off in San Francisco. Organized by the American Institute of Architecture San Francisco chapter and the Center for Architecture +...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.27.10

  16. Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture
    In The Modern World

    Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture

    Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are finally waking up to the glories of modernist landscape architecture.

    written by: Charles Birnbaum
    03.15.13

  17. Angular Architecture: 5 Modern Homes We Love
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    Angular Architecture: 5 Modern Homes We Love

    From an angled contemporary retreat in Martha's Vineyard to a German prefab metal castle, these five homes call attention to the exceptional beauty of angular architecture.

    written by: Jami Smith
    05.21.13

  18. Architecture Like You've Never Seen It Via Reimagined British Postmodernism
    Rewind

    Architecture Like You've Never Seen It Via Reimagined British Postmodernism

    The "merry pranksters" of British design, FAT Architecture, called it quits after 20 glorious years of eye-popping Postmodernism. Now, co-founder Sam Jacob asks graduate students at Yale University...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.11.15

  19. Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 by Philip Jodidio
    Books

    Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 by Philip Jodidio

    Taschen’s forthcoming Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 is a compilation of pioneering works built from man’s inaugural construction material. Pushed to the wayside of late for steel, concrete, and...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.11.13

  20. Architecture Meets Tron in These Retro-Futuristic CAD Drawings
    In The Modern World

    Architecture Meets Tron in These Retro-Futuristic CAD Drawings

    Noting how changing technologies affect the way we imagine design, the bloggers behind RNDRD unearth a trove of retro-yet-futuristic computer renderings.

    written by: Josh Conrad
    02.19.13

  21. Architectural Trespassing
    Travel Reports

    Architectural Trespassing

    I alluded to it in an earlier post on my trip to Switzerland, but one of the highlights of the whole affair was an impromptu stop at Villa Le Lac, a small house Le Corbusier and his cousin Pierre...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.10.09

  22. Never Built: Los Angeles at A+D Architecture & Design Museum
    Dwell on Design

    Never Built: Los Angeles at A+D Architecture & Design Museum

    Never Built: Los Angeles, an upcoming exhibition at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum Los Angeles (on view from July 28 through September 29) will highlight radical projects that would have...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.17.13

  23. California Modernism and the Future of Architecture
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    California Modernism and the Future of Architecture

    Takashi Yanai and Patricia Rhee, partners at Ehrlich Architects—which received the highly coveted 2015 AIA Architecture Firm Award—will join us onstage on May 29 at Dwell on Design to discuss the...

    written by: Erika Heet
    04.09.15

  24. Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
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    Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture

    We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials special issue.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.15.14

  25. 6 Issues Dedicated to Sustainable Architecture and Design
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    6 Issues Dedicated to Sustainable Architecture and Design

    At Dwell, we jumped on the sustainability wagon early on and it has always been an incredibly important tenet of our design philosophy. Check out these 6 issues from our archives to see all the...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    08.26.13

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