- Many camps argue that communal living is the way of the future because of it's lower impact on the environment. Could you do it?
From a barn revival in the UK to a houseboat in Amsterdam to a bright small space in Bratislava and a sustainable glass house commune in Japan, the following homes comprise a brilliant showcase of international innovations in modern design.
Industrial designer and London–based Dwell contributor Virginia Gardiner shares the ins and outs of her low-cost, low-tech concept for a waterless toilet system.
- When plans for a prefab home flopped, Rian and Melissa Jorgensen were introduced to Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture, whose custom design was able to deliver an environmentally conscious…
- It ain’t easy being green, but it’s worth the extra effort. Here, we share five sustainable homes that don’t skimp on design.
Nodding to the enigmatic artist Joseph Beuys, this layered industrial wool felt bench/ottoman creates a synthesis between fine art and design utilizing low-tech materials. The piece, designed by Chris Ferebee and Laurice Parkin of 521 Design, is currently included in the exhibition Fashioning Felt at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York.
- When Anders Stokholm asked his old friend Felix Jerusalem to design his family’s new home in Eschenz, a northern Swiss village on the Rhine River and Untersee Lake, the client and architect agreed…
- Providing fresh, colorful alternatives to the plugged-in entertainment devices of today, these designs—including a couple of highlights from the Dwell Store—modernize classic pastimes and celebrate…