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  1. "Beadle Architecture" Documentary

    "Beadle Architecture" Documentary

    Design Within Reach, Scottsdale AZ will host a documentary screening about Case Study House program architect Alfred Newman Beadle. Alfred Newman Beadle #28 in Arizona (later called Case Study...

    10.12.10

  2. "I Live in an I. M. Pei"
    Travel Reports

    "I Live in an I. M. Pei"

    We return to our "I Live in a _____" series to glimpse inside another unconventional campus living space, this time at Princeton University.  Built in 1973 out of prefabricated...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    02.13.10

  3. 10 x 10: Dwell & Arkitip Artist Series

    10 x 10: Dwell & Arkitip Artist Series

    To celebrate our 10th anniversary here at Dwell, we've collaborated with art magazine Arkitip and asked 10 artists to produce illustrations of 10 houses featured in the magazine. Stop by the Dw...

    11.16.10

  4. 1960s Cultural Landscapes Preserved

    1960s Cultural Landscapes Preserved

    Enjoy a special evening with two renowned authorities on Southern California modernism: architect and author Alan Hess (Googie, Googie Redux, Palm Springs Weekend, Oscar Niemeyer Buildings) and...

    03.23.10

  5. A Complex Story
    Essay

    A Complex Story

    My father’s prefabricated housing project, Habitat ’67, broke ground in April of 1965. The building, which grew out of his bachelor’s thesis, came to be regarded as one of the...

    written by: Oren Safdie
    03.23.10

  6. A Fine Vintage
    Green

    A Fine Vintage

    At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959. Five decades later, he still lives 
in his ideal home—and very...

    photos by: Eric Roth
    09.15.10

  7. A Modern Mortuary in Munich
    Travel Reports

    A Modern Mortuary in Munich

    In the tenth-century district of Riem, on the far eastern edge of the city of Munich, sits the Mortuary at Munich–Riem (Friedhof-Riem). Designed by architects Andreas Meck and Stephan Koppel,...

    written by: Bret Robins
    photos by: Bret Robins
    10.30.10

  8. 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...

  9. ABCD Sofa

    ABCD Sofa

    Pierre Paulin designed this sculptural piece in 1968 for Artifort in two variations: sofa and love seat. This vintage offering, a sofa, was manufactured in France. 

    $3000.00

  10. Aerial Modernism
    House Tours

    Aerial Modernism

    Some of the most famous modern buildings are now preserved as public landmarks, which anyone can visit and tour. Others remain private, viewed only through architectural photography and magazine...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.20.10

  11. 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

  12. Arcadia/Suburbia: Architecture on Long Island, 1930–2010

    Arcadia/Suburbia: Architecture on Long Island, 1930–2010

    Arcadia/Suburbia: Architecture on Long Island, 1930 - 2010 brings to light the impressive architectural history of Long Island over the past 80 years and underscores the role that Long...

    03.02.10

  13. atelier KS
    Three Buildings

    atelier KS

    On dwell.com, we recently featured atelier KS's Sunset District Renovation--a disaster turned modern-design beauty that we loved. Now, we asked the designers behind the renovation, Kelli Franz and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.08.10

  14. Auction Preview: LAMA
    Event Spotlight

    Auction Preview: LAMA

    Specializing in modern art, design and furniture with an emphasis on works by important 20th-century artists, designers, and architects, Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) was established in 1992...

    written by: Erika Heet
    05.18.10

  15. Baxter & Liebchen

    Brooklyn-based emporium of midcentury wares.

    02.22.10

  16. Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner

    Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner

    This exhibition is the first comprehensive overview of John Lautner’s architecture. Co-curated by Los Angeles–based architect Frank Escher, who is also the Administrator of the John...

    01.30.10

  17. Bing Thom’s new Arena Stage
    Travel Reports

    Bing Thom’s new Arena Stage

    There’s always a lot of talk in Washington about creating a “big tent” that embraces diversity, and now the capital finally has one—literally: architect Bing Thom’s...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    11.04.10

  18. Blair Kamin, on Criticism
    Interviews

    Blair Kamin, on Criticism

    Blair Kamin is a Pulitzer Prize–winning architecture critic from a town blessed with some of the best buildings in the world. He writes for The Chicago Tribune, passing unflinching near-daily...

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    10.18.10

  19. Catenary Chairs

    Catenary Chairs

    A pair of Model 6380 chrome-and-leather chairs by George Nelson, circa 1962. The manufacturer's label appears on the underside.

    $4000.00

  20. Compass Table

    Compass Table

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

    $5000.00

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