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  1. 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

  2. Tiny Architecture: 5 Modern Outbuildings

    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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Rooms We Love

    9 Designs Inspired by Japanese Architecture and Craft

    Dwell and it readers value simplicity and quality, so it's no surprise that Japan—with its emphasis on craft and thoughtful living—is a frequent wellspring of inspiration.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  6. Dizzying Architectural Photography

    Dizzying Architectural Photography

    Nikola Olic’s photographs zoom and tilt to reveal vertigo-inducing angles.

    written by: Erika Heet

  7. Houses We Love

    Around the World With Modern Architecture From 7 Continents

    Modern design knows no boundaries, as demonstrated by these seven stylish projects from around the world.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  8. House Tours

    A Montreal Renovation Uncovers Rich, Century-Old Architecture

    A renovation opened up a property built in 1910.

    written by: Kelly Dawson
    photos by: Adrien Williams

  9. 85 Years of Neutra Architecture
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    85 Years of Neutra Architecture

    To celebrate 85 years of architecture courtesy of Richard Neutra and his architect son, Dion, who has kept the Neutra practice alive since his father’s death in 1970, a series of events took...

    written by: Erika Heet

  10. Art from Architecture
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    Art from Architecture

    Highlight Gallery's new project, 3020 Laguna Street In Exitum, is open to the public for just one more day–tomorrow, Saturday, February 25, from 2:00 to 7:00 PM. So if you're in San Francisco...

    written by: Jaime Gillin

  11. Rewind

    This is How You Combine Modern Architecture, Flea Market Finds, and Art All Together

    We catch up with the creative couple living in Studio Gang's Brick Weave House.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  12. Dancing About Architecture
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    Dancing About Architecture

    Steve Martin is widely credited with the off-handed critical cut: "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture." And though modern dance troupes have taken up just that subject...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  13. Modern Architecture: 5 Faces of Swiss Design

    Modern Architecture: 5 Faces of Swiss Design

    What do an eco-home, a museum, and a concrete prefab home have in common? Modern design and a shared location: Switzerland.

    written by: Emma Marsano

  14. Back to School: The Architecture of Higher Learning

    Back to School: The Architecture of Higher Learning

    September has arrived and that signals the end of summer and beginning of the new school year. For a little fun learning before the tough stuff starts, follow along as we take a look back over five...

    written by: Megan Hamaker

  15. Architectural Astrology: September 2013
    Houses We Love

    Architectural Astrology: September 2013

    Our tongue-in-cheek personality quiz: What does your favorite interior from our September issue say about you?

    written by: Emma Marsano

  16. 6 Homes, Restaurants, and Other Architectural Surprises Found in Alleys
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    6 Homes, Restaurants, and Other Architectural Surprises Found in Alleys

    Journeying down dark alleys is generally not recommended, unless one of modernism's best-kept secrets lies at the other end.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  17. Post

    A Dream Home is an Architectural Self-Portrait

    Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's

    written by: Amanda Dameron

  18. An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home
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    An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home

    Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for watching winter turn to spring and the great vault of the heavens.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Tom Fowlks

  19. CMG Landscape Architecture
    Dwell on Design

    CMG Landscape Architecture

    CMG Landscape Architecture is one of the coolest firms working in San Francisco today. Granted, I may be a little bit biased (full disclosure, my fiance works there), but they really are scooping...

    written by: Jaime Gillin

  20. Beauty vs. Politics: The Architecture, Art, and Design of Washington DC

    Beauty vs. Politics: The Architecture, Art, and Design of Washington DC

    In light of the government shutdown there has been a lot of negativity swirling around Washington DC. While the shutdown and threat of a crippled economy are very serious topics, Washington DC...

    written by: Megan Hamaker

  21. Around Manhattan Architectural Boat Tours by AIA New York

    Around Manhattan Architectural Boat Tours by AIA New York

    New York City is synonymous with the great buildings that stand within its limits: the Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, the Chrysler Building, and the Flatiron all scream The Big City...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    photos by: Betsi Ewing

  22. Modern Architecture in Austria
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    Modern Architecture in Austria

    Sleek hotels and snowy cabins abound in the small European country once known as the cradle of culture.

    written by: Olivia Martin

  23. Landscape Architecture: Marcel Wilson

    Landscape Architecture: Marcel Wilson

    Landscape architect and urban designer Marcel Wilson describes his practice as “combining things that are made with things that are alive.” Hence the superhuman name of his firm, Bionic...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Katie Shapiro

  24. Houses We Love

    5 Striking Examples of Corrugated Steel Architecture

    Corrugated steel sheets date back to the early Industrial Revolution. Their strength and simplicity has kept them a staple of industrial architecture, however, its curves can also have unique...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  25. House Tours

    Here's What Norse Mythology and Modern Architecture Have in Common

    From skiing to soaking up the sun, a family retreat for all seasons.

    written by: Caroline Wallis
    photos by: Bruce Damonte