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  1. Video: Insights from Award-Winning Architect Thom Mayne
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    Video: Insights from Award-Winning Architect Thom Mayne

    Receiving recognition for countless design achievements, including the Rome Prize Fellowship, the Neutra Medal for Professional Excellence, the Pritzker Architecture Prize, and the 2013 AIA Gold...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.14.14

  2. Other Space Odysseys
    Event Spotlight

    Other Space Odysseys

    Last week, Other Space Odysseys: Greg Lynn, Michael Maltzan, Alessandro Poli opened at the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal, Quebec. The exhibition explores solutions for space travel...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.16.10

  3. SF's Architecture and the City
    Event Spotlight

    SF's Architecture and the City

    It's September in San Francisco which means that our local chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hosting its month-long festival of all things Bay Area and design: Architecture and the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.05.11

  4. Science Fiction Architecture
    Three Buildings

    Science Fiction Architecture

    For this week's "Three Buildings" column I turned to industrial designer Gustavo Fricke. We featured him and his Oaxaca shop Blackbox in our July/August issue's Design Finder ("Hecho...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.02.11

  5. Going Deutsch
    Houses We Love

    Going Deutsch

    In a German town known more for its medieval castle than its modern architecture, the JustK Haus is a prefab home fit for a family of six.

    written by: Jane Szita
    01.11.12

  6. NYAIA Recognizes 6 Creative New York Architecture and Design Studios
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    NYAIA Recognizes 6 Creative New York Architecture and Design Studios

    The New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced the six winners of its biennial New Practices New York competition, which singles out promising and pioneering city-based...

    written by: William Lamb
    02.04.14

  7. Jeff Sherman's Favorite Buildings
    Three Buildings

    Jeff Sherman's Favorite Buildings

    For this week's "Three Buildings" column I turned to Jeff Sherman of the New York architecture firm Delson or Sherman. We're featuring his painstakingly hand-renovated home (a formerly...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.23.11

  8. Magnetic Walls, and Storage Made Sexy
    Finishing Touch

    Magnetic Walls, and Storage Made Sexy

    When architects Hayes and James Slade of Slade Architecture renovated a three-story brownstone in Brooklyn for Ricky Kenig, the owner of the New York City's ubiquitous Ricky's NYC stores, and his...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.17.10

  9. Dwell Book Lists for Any Occasion
    Books

    Dwell Book Lists for Any Occasion

    The Dwell office and all of the editors’ homes are filled with books, from architecture classics to the newest covers, and some we keep around for fun. Here are four reading lists for our fellow...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.25.13

  10. Events this Weekend: 4.8-4.11
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 4.8-4.11

    Clear your calendar: It's a weekend of closings in the architecture and design gallery scene.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.08.10

  11. 101 Landscape Architecture
    Design 101

    101 Landscape Architecture

    A brief history of landscape architecture, from Birnbaum to Walter to Coen.

    written by: Deborah Bishop
    02.27.09

  12. Architecture and Design Books
    Product Reviews

    Architecture and Design Books

    Dear Dwell, I am new to modernism and eager to learn all I can about architecture and design. What books would you recommend to a novice? —Mathilda Feigenbaum, Mission Hills, Kansas

    photos by: Peter Belanger
    01.01.09

  13. Events this Weekend: 10.29-11.1
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 10.29-11.1

    This week, we’re featuring two events and one exhibition closing happening (on three continents, no less) this weekend in the world of architecture and design.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.29.09

  14. Design for the Public
    Profiles

    Design for the Public

    Public Architecture forges ahead into uncharted territory, and creates a model for fitting pro bono work into the daily practice of every firm.  

    written by: Ann Wilson
    photos by: Emily Nathan
    05.04.09

  15. Camp Counsel
    Profiles

    Camp Counsel

    Architecture professor Laura Terry and her students spent a summer designing and creating new facilities for young campers with physical and developmental disabilities.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.25.09

  16. Surrealist Architecture: Synagogue de Delme in France
    Houses We Love

    Surrealist Architecture: Synagogue de Delme in France

    Sculpture meets architecture in the surrealist facade of the Synagogue de Delme visitors center in northeastern France.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.15.13

  17. Lebbeus Woods: Architect at SFMoMA
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    Lebbeus Woods: Architect at SFMoMA

    Architect and artist Lebbeus Woods died late last year, leaving behind him a legacy of very few buildings, but a new vision of what architecture can and should be. His illustrations and sculptures,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.21.13

  18. Visionary Architecture: Chris Bosse on Cloud City
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    Visionary Architecture: Chris Bosse on Cloud City

    When German architect and LAVA co-founder Chris Bosse was asked to conceive The City of the Future for the CUSP: Designing Into the Next Decade exhibition at the Australian Design Center, it was...

    written by: Caia Hagel
    07.20.13

  19. The UpWrite Convertible Standing Desk
    Product of the Day

    The UpWrite Convertible Standing Desk

    Office design is the subject of continual research and debate and as a recent survey by global architecture superfirm Gensler found, "only one in four U.S. workers are in optimal workplace...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.21.13

  20. Reflexionen by Matthias Heiderich
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    Reflexionen by Matthias Heiderich

    Fourth time's the charm for photographer Matthias Heiderich. The self-taught snapper is back with his latest body of work featuring architecture spotted in Amsterdam, Hamburg, and Berlin.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.12.13

  21. MoMA's Small Scale, Big Change
    Interviews

    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
    10.04.10

  22. The Future of Architecture by Pieterjan Grandry
    Books

    The Future of Architecture by Pieterjan Grandry

    The future of architecture is no new concept for reflection. Frank Lloyd Wright wrote a book about it, published in 1970, and before that Walter Gropius can be heard articulating his theories on...

    written by: Cortney Cassidy
    07.25.13

  23. Chicago's Iconic Skyscrapers, Animated
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    Chicago's Iconic Skyscrapers, Animated

    The cradle of modern architecture, Chicago is known for its spectacular skyline. In the United States, it's second only to New York City in the number of buildings rising taller than 500 feet....

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.28.13

  24. Coolhaus: Architecturally-Inspired Ice Cream
    Dwell on Design

    Coolhaus: Architecturally-Inspired Ice Cream

    We share a sneak preview of ice cream sandwich company Coolhaus’s first cookbook and chat with cofounder Natasha Case.

    04.10.14

  25. Photographer Jill Paider and Gehry's Biomuseo
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    Photographer Jill Paider and Gehry's Biomuseo

    Photographer Jill Paider just returned from Panama City on a fantastic architectural adventure, bringing back photographs of the much-anticipated Puente de Vida Museum, or Biomuseo for which it's...

    photos by: Jill Paider
    05.10.13

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