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  1. Houses We Love

    The Missouri Prairie Has Super Modern Architecture, Too!

    In Lee's Summit, Missouri, a striking family home accommodates an autistic teenager.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.14.16

  2. Pritzker Worthy: Awe-Inspiring Architecture by Pritzker Laureates
    Profiles

    Pritzker Worthy: Awe-Inspiring Architecture by Pritzker Laureates

    Following yesterday's announcement that the late German architect Frei Otto won the 2015 Pritzker Prize, we decided to revisit some more awe-inspiring architecture by recent laureates.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.11.15

  3. 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

  4. Dwell Media Announces Winner of Dwell Vision Award: SLO Architecture
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    Dwell Media Announces Winner of Dwell Vision Award: SLO Architecture

    Dwell Media in partnership with the Big Ass Fan Company is proud to announce the winners of this year’s inaugural Dwell Vision Award, Amanda Schachter and Alexander Levi of SLO Architecture. The...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    11.08.13

  5. A New Los Angeles Exhibition Celebrates the Architectural Photography of Hélène Binet
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    A New Los Angeles Exhibition Celebrates the Architectural Photography of Hélène Binet

    The Swiss-French photographer—who shoots on film, a rarity in today’s digital world—receives the Julius Shulman Institute’s Excellence in Photography Award for her singular take on the works of Le...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.28.15

  6. Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
    Green

    Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life

    In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year. From there, many will be raised again, off their grids of soil and up onto roofs and walls,...

    written by: Thomas Travagli
    01.07.13

  7. Houses We Love

    A Dutch Home that Plays with Traditional Brick Architecture

    Designed by a local architect for a contractor, the Riel Estate fuses modern design with traditional construction materials.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    08.13.15

  8. Designing for the Five Senses: Scent and Architecture
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    Designing for the Five Senses: Scent and Architecture

    The nose knows: Though fleeting and immaterial, scent is the lifeblood of Proustian memories, both evoking and imprinting visceral associations.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    02.06.16

  9. Architecture Tour: Madrid, Spain
    City Guide

    Architecture Tour: Madrid, Spain

    Architect and designer Andrés Jaque takes us on a tour of pre-modern Madrid, highlighting the spaces where progressive design is breaking the mold.

    written by: Andrew Barsch
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel
    02.26.09

  10. A Miami Oasis Pays Homage to Florida's Rich Architectural Heritage
    Houses We Love

    A Miami Oasis Pays Homage to Florida's Rich Architectural Heritage

    When architects Melissa and Jacob Brillhart set out to design their new home in downtown Miami, they drew inspiration from Florida modernism and the dogtrot model to create a tropical oasis in the...

    written by: Emma Janzen
    03.24.15

  11. The Architecture of High Point
    Travel Reports

    The Architecture of High Point

    I'm hard pressed to think of another city in the United States that's as oriented toward the furniture industry as High Point, North Carolina. From manufacturing to selling, furniture is the heart...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Diana Budds
    04.10.11

  12. The Architecture Buff's Guide to Chicago
    Travel Reports

    The Architecture Buff's Guide to Chicago

    After the Great Fire of 1871 leveled Chicago, the "Windy City" took the opportunity to reinvent itself, setting off a campaign of reconstruction that saw the city welcome some of the biggest names...

    03.16.13

  13. Architecture of Loss at Dwell on Design New York
    Dwell on Design

    Architecture of Loss at Dwell on Design New York

    At Dwell on Design NY, architects explain the delicate nature of designing spaces synonymous with tragedy.

    written by: William Lamb
    10.01.14

  14. Jose Dávila's Compilation of Architecture That's 'There But Not'
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    Jose Dávila's Compilation of Architecture That's 'There But Not'

    In a new book, artist Jose Dávila ponders, "How many buildings around the world have such distinctive designs that simply their outline, and nothing else, is enough to identify them?" Focusing on...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.26.13

  15. Q&A with Architectural Designer and Artist Maya Lin
    Interviews

    Q&A with Architectural Designer and Artist Maya Lin

    The artist, designer, and architect takes us through her formative years as a maker, her dedication to environmental art, and the joys of furniture design.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Michael Lewis
    03.18.13

  16. Five Architecture and Design Photographers to Follow on Instagram Now
    Travel Reports

    Five Architecture and Design Photographers to Follow on Instagram Now

    You've seen their shots on the pages of Dwell, and read their biographies in our contributor pages; now, follow along with five of Dwell's favorite photographers as they document their travels and...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.16.15

  17. Post

    Japanese Designer Reimagines the Relationship Between Architecture and Furniture

    According to Oki Sato of multidisciplinary firm nendo, filling any room with mass-produced furniture leaves the space dull and "evened out." When every design is crafted to fit any context,...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    10.12.15

  18. We Recommend

    An Architectural Introduction to Safe Room Design

    You’re a single parent with a young child or a wealthy businessperson with a very public profile, and you’re concerned about recent developments in the news. You need to know that you have a place...

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    08.23.15

  19. Architecture Across Iceland, Scotland, and Ireland
    House Tours

    Architecture Across Iceland, Scotland, and Ireland

    It is far too easy to stick with England in terms of exciting modern architecture, but you would be remiss to skip the fantastic buildings to be found farther north.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.10.14

  20. Modern Architecture in Rustic Settings
    Houses We Love

    Modern Architecture in Rustic Settings

    These idyllic houses bring a modern sensibility to remote and woodsy plots of land.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.07.15

  21. SANAA's Design for Grace Farms Blends Architecture with Nature
    A Great Idea

    SANAA's Design for Grace Farms Blends Architecture with Nature

    On Grace Farms's pastoral plot of land in New Canaan, Connecticut, the River by Pritzker Prize–winning architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA takes shape.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.19.14

  22. Profiles

    Pablo León de la Barra on Art, Architecture, and the Public Role of Museums

    On the tails of organizing a complex and ambitious survey of contemporary Latin American art, the architectural historian and curator of Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, Latin America,...

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    01.12.16

  23. Tiny Architecture: 5 Modern Outbuildings
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    Tiny Architecture: 5 Modern Outbuildings

    Who doesn't fantasize about a small place of one's own—a retreat, an escape, a house built for one? Here, five small modern outbuildings that don't skimp on design—and offer a chance to be alone,...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.02.13

  24. 7 Preserved Modern Architecture Icons in Los Angeles
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    7 Preserved Modern Architecture Icons in Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles Conservancy announced the recipients of its 34th Annual Preservation Awards, and has honored architect and Googie preservationist, Alan Hess, with this year’s President’s Award....

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.06.15

  25. Modern Architecture Meets Screen Stars
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    Modern Architecture Meets Screen Stars

    While Cary Grant may never have set foot into Oscar Niemeyer's Casa das Canoas, he looks quite at home ironing a shirt in artist Federico Babina's "Archilife" illustrated series of structures from...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.10.14

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