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  1. Resilient Building in the Post-Sandy Era
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    Resilient Building in the Post-Sandy Era

    Architect and design activist Rachel Minnery talks to Dwell about Hurricane Sandy reconstruction and preparing for climate change.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    07.02.14

  2. 8 Endangered Modern Structures
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    8 Endangered Modern Structures

    These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.08.14

  3. The Architecture of Adler & Sullivan
    Interviews

    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. Richard Meier Model Museum Opens in New Jersey
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    Richard Meier Model Museum Opens in New Jersey

    Richard Meier puts 400 of his handmade architectural models on public display in a converted industrial space in Jersey City.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.18.14

  5. The Director's House: Cranbrook
    House Tours

    The Director's House: Cranbrook

    After fifteen years of disuse, a Saarinen-designed house on the Cranbrook campus has been renovated and updated by the school's Director, Reed Kroloff, and interior designer Lynda Charfoos.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    12.18.11

  6. John Cronin

    John Cronin

    For 35 years, John Cronin has safeguarded New York’s waterways, investigating dozens of pollution cases and authoring three laws to protect the Hudson River and its communities. So when...

    09.28.09

  7. John Lautner

    John Lautner

    John Lautner is one of the best known among modernist architects who worked in southern California in the mid-20th century. Born in 1911, Lautner spent six years studying at Frank Lloyd Wright's...

    01.29.10

  8. Louis Kahn

    Louis Kahn

    Louis Kahn (1901-1974) may not have as many built works as his contemporaries Le Corbusier or Mies van der Rohe but the legacy he left stands just as tall and reaches just as far. Born in Estonia...

    03.09.10

  9. Pedro E. Guerrero

    Pedro E. Guerrero

    Pedro E. Guerrero was the photographer for three of America's most famous artists: architect Frank Lloyd Wright and sculptors Louise Nevelson and Alexander Calder. Guerrero's six-decade career...

    02.11.10

  10. Jay Pridmore

    Jay Pridmore is the author of Chicago Architecture and Design.

    03.16.10

  11. Mark Williams

    imagenation is a communication and storytelling firm that is based in Indianapolis, Indiana and advises clients nationally. With a belief in maintaining the best creative staff to support...

    06.17.13

  12. Aalto Child's Chair

    Aalto Child's Chair

    Aalto created this chair, made of bent plywood and bent laminated birch, for Turku–based furniture purveyor Huonekalutehdas Korhonen Oy between 1931-32. It is in the permanent collection...

  13. Student's Dormitory Desk

    Student's Dormitory Desk

    Marcel Breuer designed this maple desk in 1938 for the dormitory at Rhoads Hall, Bryn Mawr College.

    $7500.00

  14. Nakashima Single Pedestal Desk

    Nakashima Single Pedestal Desk

    This solid walnut piece features a stout pedestal with three drawers with inset handles; Nakashima designed it to be positioned on either the left or the right, depending on the user's need. The...

    $22000.00

  15. Uchiwa Fan Chandelier

    Uchiwa Fan Chandelier

    Delicate leaves of bamboo and paper define this circa-1970 fixture, which was created by Ingo Maurer in Germany.

    $2000.00

  16. Pair of Armchairs

    Pair of Armchairs

    Pierre Jeanneret conceived of this teak-and-cane set for Punjab University in Chandigarh, India, in 1955. One has a stenciled mark on the underside.

    $10000.00

  17. Compass Table

    Compass Table

    Jean Prouve's enameled-steel table, with a laminate top, debuted in 1953 in France.

    $5000.00

  18. Settee

    Settee

    Nanna Ditzel created this teak piece, which is upholstered in bright orange and yellow fabric, for Denmark-based IDG in 1952. It's signed with an applied metal manufacturer's label on the underside.

    $3000.00

  19. AJ Flatware

    AJ Flatware

    A complete 63-piece stainless-steel service for eight, designed for Arne Jacobsen for A. Michelsen in 1957. Each piece is stamped with the manufacturer's mark.

    $4000.00

  20. PK 101 Candelabrum

    PK 101 Candelabrum

    Standing at nearly four feet, and constructed of matte chrome-plated steel, this undulating piece was created in Denmark in 1956 by Kjaerholm for E. Kold Christensen.

    $3000.00

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