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Did You Say Dogtrot? 8 Modern Variations on Vernacular Style

Present-day interpretations of vernacular architecture can skew more modern than you might think—these examples from the pages of Dwell prove that tying a home to its location is a move that never goes out of style.
December 1, 2014
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Housing in Megacities is a Mess. What Can We Do About It?

Six teams of architects propose empowering new solutions for urban sprawl.
December 1, 2014
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Three Sisters Renovate Their Parents' Midcentury Home

When a couple was looking to update their 1960s house in Brentwood, California, they didn't have to look far for help. Their daughters, who make up the Los Angeles- and New York-based design collective Mass Studio, took to the task. Taking inspiration from L.A.'s midcentury modern masters, including A. Quincy Jones, daughters Safura, Sanam, and Laylee helped create a more efficient space that shows off a varied art collection and lets light stream in from as many angles as possible.
December 1, 2014
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5 Modern Chimneys

Installing the proper flues for ventilation can be an eyesore. Here are five modern chimneys that don't mar their rooflines.
November 30, 2014
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6 Midcentury Modern Interiors We Love

Bust out your cocktail shaker and bossa nova for a visual journey through some classic decor ideas.
November 29, 2014
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Facade Focus: Aluminum

Capable of being molded into countless forms and appearances, aluminum makes for a surprisingly versatile facade choice. Here are a few exteriors that make bold use of the silvery metal.
November 29, 2014
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Stunning Architectural Photography by Matthias Heiderich

Look no further than German photographer Matthais Heiderich's surreal prints for the design buff or art aficionado on your holiday gift list.
November 28, 2014
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Jet Set: 8 Modern Airport Designs

Flying—as 3.55 million Americans are expected to do this Thanksgiving weekend, according to projections by AAA—can be an unpleasant slog. But it doesn't have to be. Here are eight airports whose modern design can take the edge off when it comes to holiday travel.
November 28, 2014
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Off-the-Grid Prefab Cabin Completely in Tune with Surroundings

A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington provides not just a getaway, but lessons in learning to be one with the land.
November 27, 2014
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