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    When Art and Architecture Meet, the Results Can Be Wild

    A series of exhibitions and performances at the Savannah College of Art and Design spark creative conversations across disciplines.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    03.10.16

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    Get a Primer on Healthy Materials in Architecture from this Cutting-Edge Design Center

    Perkins+Will, along with architecture/engineering firm Byce & Associates, used some simple strategies to make Newell Rubbermaid's corporate design center in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a healthy place to...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    03.25.16

  3. The Architecture of Adler & Sullivan
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    The Architecture of Adler & Sullivan

    In a prolific 15-year period between 1880 and 1895, Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan teamed up to produce an architecture that was stridently American—one that drew from nature for its...

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    01.19.11

  4. Architecture in Baghdad
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    Architecture in Baghdad

    There are many famous structures we associate with Le Corbusier (Chandigarh in India, Villa Savoye in France, the United Nations headquarters in New York), the Saddam Hussein Sports Complex in...

    written by: Alexandra Polier
    02.29.12

  5. Architectural Reuse in Tokyo
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    Architectural Reuse in Tokyo

    In Japan, “old” is a relative term. While the country is known for its exquisite ancient temples, when it comes to residential architecture, many houses are considered ready for the...

    written by: William Lamb
    08.26.09

  6. The Getty Foundation's Modern Architecture Conservation Initiative
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    The Getty Foundation's Modern Architecture Conservation Initiative

    The institution establishes a program to update iconic buildings around the world.

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.18.14

  7. Stress-Test Architecture
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    Stress-Test Architecture

    An artist-led design project invites curious interlopers to live in a pod prototype built for an uncertain future, and Dwell's intrepid reporter gets hands-on experience living in one of the...

    written by: Rob Colvin
    03.15.13

  8. Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes
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    Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes

    These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    photos by: Richard Johnson
    03.07.15

  9. Pinterest Board of the Day: Landscape Architecture and Outdoors
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    Pinterest Board of the Day: Landscape Architecture and Outdoors

    From a modern twist on the classic porch swing to living roofs and a breathtaking vertical garden, our Pinterest board devoted to Landscape Architecture and Outdoors is full of great design ideas....

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.13.13

  10. A Closer Look: 4 Homes by Gray Organschi Architecture
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    A Closer Look: 4 Homes by Gray Organschi Architecture

    Lisa Gray and Alan Organschi, founders of the New Haven, Connecticut, architecture firm Gray Organschi, specialize in thoughtful, site-specific homes. See our favorites from the Dwell archives.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.14.14

  11. Vibrating Sound Architecture Arrives in Downtown New York
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    Vibrating Sound Architecture Arrives in Downtown New York

    What's vibrating, neon pink, and stuffed in a storefront gallery in New York City's Nolita neighborhood? A sound-based installation by innovative studio THEVERYMANY at Storefront for Art and...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.17.14

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    The Architecture Firm Working to Bring Nature to the Skyscraper

    Founded in 1994 by Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell, WOHA has designed towers for Mumbai, Singapore, Bangkok, and other tropical megacities (cities with over 10 million inhabitants). Now they're...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    03.21.16

  13. Modern Design and Architecture Across Spain
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    Modern Design and Architecture Across Spain

    Take a photographic odyssey through a sample of the best architecture and design on the Iberian peninsula.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.31.13

  14. Architecture: Then and Now
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    Architecture: Then and Now

    These four pairs of modern dwellings and their past counterparts explore the evolution of architectural styles through the ages.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    07.12.13

  15. Far East: Architecture in India
    Travel Reports

    Far East: Architecture in India

    With an opulent slant and modern outlook, today’s Indian buildings continue the country’s architectural heritage.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.06.14

  16. Architecture and Design Longreads
    Design 101

    Architecture and Design Longreads

    You might have come to know and love Dwell through the stunning modern homes featured throughout the magazine's 12-year history but interspersed between the interiors stories and idea books are...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.13.13

  17. A Great Idea

    Aging Gracefully: How Architecture Can Make Nursing Homes Obsolete

    As a large portion of the American population reaches retirement, architects and designers are rethinking what it means to age. With a new book and conceptual design, Matthias Hollwich of HWKN puts...

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    04.08.16

  18. All-Inclusive Architecture
    Outdoor

    All-Inclusive Architecture

    At the symbolic heart of Philadelphia lies John F. Kennedy (JFK) Plaza, more commonly called Love Park after a Robert Indiana sculpture that is the soul of the site.

    written by: Anuj Desai
    photos by: Adam Friedberg
    02.05.09

  19. Postcard Set Tells the Story of Modern Architecture from A to Z
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    Postcard Set Tells the Story of Modern Architecture from A to Z

    With Archibet, Federico Babina playfully recreates signature works in the shape of letters corresponding to their creators.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.16.15

  20. Architecture Students Design and Build a Modern Prefab Fieldhouse
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    Architecture Students Design and Build a Modern Prefab Fieldhouse

    A class at Virginia Tech empowers future architects to build a prefab baseball fieldhouse from start to finish.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.18.15

  21. "Architecture of Density": A Study of Megacity Living in Hong Kong
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    "Architecture of Density": A Study of Megacity Living in Hong Kong

    A photographer's studies of Hong Kong's dense apartment blocks come to a London gallery.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.13.14

  22. Incredible Modernist Architecture From Latvia
    A Great Idea

    Incredible Modernist Architecture From Latvia

    An exhibition at the Venice Biennale showcases the Baltic state’s unique post-war styles and structures.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.21.14

  23. Montreal Firm Receives Emerging Architectural Practice Award
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    Montreal Firm Receives Emerging Architectural Practice Award

    KANVA's innovative approach earns it a prestigious Canadian architectural honor.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.06.15

  24. Modern Design and Architecture Across Denmark
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    Modern Design and Architecture Across Denmark

    In our September Designers' At Home issue, we traveled to the Copenhagen residence of Kristina May Olsen and Morten Bo Jensen—a study in the contrasts of black and white, natural and refined...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.01.13

  25. Exhibit Showcases 10 Years of the Bjarke Ingels Group's Architecture
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    Exhibit Showcases 10 Years of the Bjarke Ingels Group's Architecture

    At Washington's National Building Museum, models and multimedia tell the story of the trendsetting Danish firm.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.29.15

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