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Drawing of the R. Henry C. Green House in Vancouver, B.C., created by Greene and Greene.

This Weekend: 12.03-12.06

This weekend features a whole host of openings and closings across the United States, from the first days of Detour: Architcture and Design Along 18 National Tourist Routes in Norway to the last of Material ConneXion's show Bits 'n Pieces, highlighting high design made possible by high tech.
December 3, 2009
Full Scale Model of Chaise Longue (La Chaise), 1948, by Charles and Ray Eames.

This Weekend: 11.26-11.29

Whereas last weekend was one of openings, this weekend is one for catching shows before they close.
November 27, 2009
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Life in Space: Email from the ISS

For our December/January 2010 The Future issue, we asked science fiction writer Bruce Sterling to pen a piece describing The Future of Space Living. In addition to taking us on a step-by-step tour of what we’d experience—and what we’d need to pack—for a visit to the International Space Station (ISS), he also emailed NASA astronaut Nicole Stott from his home in Italy and received a reply back while she was floating in space aboard the ISS.
November 24, 2009
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At the Verge of Collapse

Artist Tobias Putrih gave a gallery talk at the List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts last week, shedding light on the ideas behind his latest exhibition, Without Out.
November 20, 2009
Drawing of the Butler House in Portland, Oregon, designed by PATH Architecture. The house will be included on the Street of Eames tour this weekend in Portland, Oregon.

Events this Weekend: 10.29-11.1

This week, we’re featuring two events and one exhibition closing happening (on three continents, no less) this weekend in the world of architecture and design.
October 29, 2009
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The Frozen Fountain

Though some might say that you can’t buy good taste, Cok de Rooy has built a career out of doing just that. He refined his design sensibilities as a buyer for big brands like Liberty of London, and in 1992, he and his business partner, Dick Dankers, opened the Frozen Fountain in Amsterdam. Today the Dutch design shop is renowned for showcasing both homegrown and international talents, hosting twice-yearly exhibitions, and rotating original art and prototypes among its curated wares for purchase.
October 19, 2009
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Join the Inside Dwell Community

At Dwell we rely on our readers (that's you!) to tell us when we are doing something right, as well as when we are falling short of the mark. 

October 13, 2009
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Adam Silverman of Heath Ceramics

The artist and potter, and now Studio Director at Heath Ceramics in Los Angeles, talks with Dwell about his work and inspiration, as well as the personal odyssey that took him from architecture to the kiln.
October 12, 2009
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New Grass Roots

When they want to escape the mayhem of city life in Chicago, Diane Pascal and Thomas Richie retreat to their low-profile getaway in Hennepin, Illinois, a town where agriculture and ecology are still a part of the locals’ common knowledge.
October 9, 2009