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QuaDror by Dror Benshetrit

Top Dror

Industrial designer Dror Benshetrit’s new building system, QuaDror, can be applied to make just about anything from architecture to table bases.
November 29, 2011
Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house

A Simple Plan

A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction process.
November 23, 2011
modern River House façade in Virginia

Row House

With a modernist palette of concrete, glass, and steel, Ziger/Snead Architects constructed an ode to rowing in rural Virginia.
October 21, 2011
modern floating home with cedar cladding in seattle washington

A Renovated Boathouse on Seattle's Portage Bay

A once-plain floating home on Seattle’s Portage Bay receives a much-needed renovation ten years in the making.
October 19, 2011
The exterior facade of Flavor Paper wallpaper studio in Brookyn.

At the Printers

Brooklyn's Flavor Paper is hauling dowdy old wallpaper into the splashy 21st century, and you get to watch.
October 5, 2011
dwell reports counter arguments

Dwell Investigates 7 Eco-friendly Countertops

We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
September 21, 2011
Katherine Raz (left) and Libby Alexander, founders of Vintage Bazaar, a pop-up flea market in Chicago.

The Seekers

Thanks to the Vintage Bazaar, a pop-up market started by locals Katherine Raz and Libby Alexander, the Windy City is brimming with prime design finds.
September 13, 2011
The facade of the green-built Suttles and Shah residence.

A Green Home to Last a Lifetime in Austin

Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer. Mixing new efficient systems with old upcycled materials, they keep it weird while keeping it green.
August 31, 2011
This close-up view really gives you a sense of the awning's purpose. The four glass planes and metal hardware affixed to the facade divert rainwater away from the front door and out into a planter. What's more, the awning was engineered to handle Boulder'

The Glass Awning

Last month architect Jenda Michl of Vertu Studio in Los Angeles completed a lovely bit of work on his parents' house in Boulder, Colorado. A project that began as a sculptural glass awning turned into a custom screen door as well, and now a few years after getting underway the pair are finally finished and looking strong. Michl, who I've had the pleasure of getting to know at Dwell on Design over the last two years, shares the story of the spanking new entryway of his boyhood home. All photos by Daniel O'Connor.
August 23, 2011
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