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  1. On the Rock

    On the Rock

    Katja and Adam Thom’s cabin, on an exposed postglacial archipelago in Canada’s windswept Georgian Bay, is more than eight miles from the nearest road.

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    photos by: Mark Giglio

  2. London Cooling

    London Cooling

    The Lighthouse, by British architects Sheppard Robson, seeks to redefine the future of residential energy by plugging into the sky itself.

    written by: Geoff Manaugh

  3. Straw Tech

    Straw Tech

    When Anders Stokholm asked his old friend Felix Jerusalem to design his family’s new home in Eschenz, a northern Swiss village on the Rhine River and Untersee Lake, the client and architect agreed...

    written by: Emily Gertz

  4. Leave it to Beavers

    Leave it to Beavers

    It’s not unusual for New Yorkers to have problems with their neighbors; after all, many a co-op brawl has started over a little late-night noise. But it is rare for the downtown crowd to have...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Raimund Koch

  5. Winds of Change

    Winds of Change

    Caught in the grip of the worst drought in a century, Australians are showering together.

    written by: Karen Pakula
    photos by: Brett Boardman

  6. Simply Sustainable

    Simply Sustainable

    Located in a hidden valley on the picturesque Izu Peninsula, a few hours west of Tokyo, the Watanabe Residence, designed by architect Tadashi Murai, looks more like an imposing black box propped...

    written by: Julian Worrall
    photos by: Alessio Guarino

  7. Low-Tech Utopia

    Low-Tech Utopia

    People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, which probably isn't an issue when the glass house is a commune.

    written by: Femke Bijlsma
    photos by: Alessio Guarino

  8. Pole Star

    Pole Star

    By creatively manipulating the angles and levels of exterior surfaces on this modest Polish country house, architect Peter Kuczia achieved exceptionally high solar exposure, increasing its capacity...

    written by: Michael Dumiak

  9. Green Light District

    Green Light District

    On a former brownfield site across the river from downtown Boston, a renovated turn-of-the-century lithography factory trades in carbon copies for a lighter carbon footprint.

    written by: Amber Bravo

  10. Net Zero x Twenty = Solar Decathlon

    Net Zero x Twenty = Solar Decathlon

    It’s the site where wars are protested, dreams declared, and millions still march, but on October 9 the National Mall in Washington, DC, will host a new revolution.

    written by: J. Michael Welton

  11. Winners of "Healthy Homes" for Haiti

    Winners of "Healthy Homes" for Haiti

    In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, ARCHIVE, a non-profit whose efforts center on the use of housing as a strategy for preventing illness and providing care among...

    written by: Diana Budds

  12. Second to None

    Second to None

    With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.

    written by: Jane Szita

  13. Green Is in the Details

    Green Is in the Details

    Carver + Schicketanz Architects’ eco-friendly renovation earned this mid-century-modern home LEED Platinum certification and proved that when it comes to building sustainably, it’s all...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Mathew Scott

  14. The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 81-100
    House Tours

    The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 81-100

    We conclude our countdown of the 100 most-popular homes in Dwell.

    written by: Diana Budds

  15. 13 Ways to Use Slate in the Home
    House Tours

    13 Ways to Use Slate in the Home

    Whether tiles or shingles, indoor or outdoor, the use of slate in each of these homes provides its spaces with a textural and chromatic contrast.

    written by: Andrea Smith

  16. Massachusetts Modern: 8 Striking Spaces in the Bay State
    Houses We Love

    Massachusetts Modern: 8 Striking Spaces in the Bay State

    Massachusetts has a long and storied history of progressivism, one that is reflected in these groundbreaking designs from Dwell's archives.

    written by: William Lamb

  17. 11 Modern Bathroom Renovations

    11 Modern Bathroom Renovations

    For one of the most frequently remodeled rooms in the home, we've selected eleven exemplary transformations that add light, space, and storage.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  18. 10 More Tiny Kitchens We Love
    Design 101

    10 More Tiny Kitchens We Love

    In the second installment of our series on tiny kitchens, we bring you space-savers in New York, Hollywood, Tokyo, and beyond.

    written by: Erika Heet

  19. Sanaa at the DAC: A Retrospective
    Event Spotlight

    Sanaa at the DAC: A Retrospective

    This summer, the Danish Architecture Center in Copenhagen opened an exhibition celebrating the work of Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese design studio Sanaa. Though originally scheduled to close this...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake

  20. More from the 2012 Venice Biennale
    House Tours

    More from the 2012 Venice Biennale

    The 2012 Venice Biennale is currently taking place until September 25th. Earlier in the week, we shared a recap of the event and here we bring you more photos from the exhibition.

    written by: Linda Taalman

  21. Suddenly Shanghai
    City Guide

    Suddenly Shanghai

    The developer of Three on the Bund gallery gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of the creative side of Shanghai.

    written by: Ron Gluckman
    photos by: Andrew Rowat

  22. 9 Best-Designed Hotels Worldwide

    9 Best-Designed Hotels Worldwide

    From Renzo Piano's Le Meridien Lingotto in Turin, Italy to Frank Lloyd Wright's Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, check out these nine most amazing hotel designs from around the world.

    written by: Regina WB

  23. Venice Biennale: Giardini
    Travel Reports

    Venice Biennale: Giardini

    Although the Venice Architecture Biennale invades all nooks and crannies of the four-square-mile island, most of the festival's big-hitters reside under the roof of only one building, the Italian...

    written by: Tiffany Chu

  24. Katrín Sigurdardóttir’s Foundation at the Venice Biennale

    Katrín Sigurdardóttir’s Foundation at the Venice Biennale

    Iceland, the land of the midnight sun and geological hot spots, will have its own floating stage at the Venice Biennale's 55th International Art Exhibition which officially opens on Saturday, June...

    written by: Abigail Doan