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  1. Underground House in Seoul
    House Tours

    Underground House in Seoul

    Architect Byoung Soo Cho’s Earth House is quite possibly one of the classiest dugouts ever built. Set amid peaceful woods and rice fields an hour east of Seoul, Korea, the subterranean...

    written by: Winifred Bird
    photos by: Wooseop Hwang
    03.25.10

  2. Events this Weekend: 3.25-3.28
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 3.25-3.28

    This weekend, check out the work of Dwell contributors and featured architects in exhibits around the world as well as new work by the Museum of Modern Art's architects-in-residence.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.25.10

  3. Angle Shelf

    Angle Shelf

    What makes the Angle Shelf unique isn't necessarily what you choose to display on top, but instead what lies beneath: a geometric 3D form, sleek, structural and stuck to the wall. The bamboo...

  4. RIBA Winners
    Post

    RIBA Winners

    I was down in the mailroom today when I spied a copy of Architecture 09: RIBA Buildings of the Year, edited by Tony Chapman, which came out at the end of last year. Whenever I'm hard...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.24.10

  5. Site Specifics: Tallinn, Estonia

    Site Specifics: Tallinn, Estonia

    Since the fall of the USSR, Tallinn has managed to look unblinkingly to the future while still retaining vital elements of its past. A hotbed of northern art and design encircling a UNESCO World...

    03.24.10

  6. Coming Home

    Coming Home

    Famed photographer Bruce Weber branches out into the world of video with this fun-filled romp for Dedon's new outdoor collection.

    03.24.10

  7. Sound Design
    Essay

    Sound Design

    Years ago, the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas won a design competition for an addition to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) by suggesting the entire museum be torn down and replaced. There...

    written by: Frances Anderton
    03.24.10

  8. Lumadessa Print

    Lumadessa Print

    Super deal alert! Maine-based artist Josh Brill is having a dot sale on some of his fantastic Flora Fauna prints. $10 will get you an 8"x10" that's the quality of the regular limited...

    $10.00

  9. Emiliano Granado
    Interviews

    Emiliano Granado

    Although photographer Emiliano Granado only took to the camera five years ago, he quickly mastered the arts of spatial and social portraiture. After taking courses at New York’s International...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    03.23.10

  10. 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

  11. A Carpenter's Tool Box
    Product

    A Carpenter's Tool Box

    I was a carpenter and architectural woodworker in Northern California for 12 years before sidestepping into a related writing, photography, and editing career in 1988. I’ve also been swinging...

    written by: Bruce Greenlaw
    photos by: Bruce Greenlaw
    03.23.10

  12. Site Specifics: San Diego, CA

    Site Specifics: San Diego, CA

    Nestled on the Pacific coastline, between Los Angeles's sprawl and the Mexican border, San Diego is a surprisingly design-forward town with a handful of modern masterpieces to prove it.

    03.23.10

  13. 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

  14. Operation Restore Defenestration

    Operation Restore Defenestration

    Whether it be positive or negative, people always have an opinion on the building that has furniture scurrying across its' walls on 6th and Howard.  Some people hate the blighted Hugo Hotel...

    03.23.10

  15. BKLYN Designs 2010

    BKLYN Designs 2010

    The jury has spoken – 45 of the borough’s top designers have been hand-picked by a prestigious panel of experts to exhibit at BKLYN DESIGNS™ 2010.  Now in its eighth year,...

    03.23.10

  16. Botanical Garden Pavilion
    Outdoor

    Botanical Garden Pavilion

    When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, architect and University of Kentucky lecturer Mike McKay felt the pull to go down to the Big Easy to help with a task that was anything but easy:...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.23.10

  17. Liberty of London Tumbler Set

    Liberty of London Tumbler Set

    Target's done a pretty nice job of collaborating with big names to bring unique collections to their superstores, and we're digging the recent Liberty of London treatment given to a range of...

    $23.99

  18. Landscape of Infrastructure
    Books

    Landscape of Infrastructure

    Though museums and skyscrapers are often the comissions that catapult contemporary architects into the design stratosphere, increasingly we're seeing what was once the demesne of engineers (bridges...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.22.10

  19. Poster

    Poster

    $35.00

  20. Mona El Khafif: Design Build
    Interviews

    Mona El Khafif: Design Build

    In 2006, architect and urban planner Mona El Khafif traded Vienna's wiener schnitzel for beignets in the Big Easy to teach at Tulane University's URBANbuild program. Now an associate professor of...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.22.10

  21. Jalusta Cake Stand

    Jalusta Cake Stand

    Cakes will come and cakes will go, but when it's time for a slice (or two), we're all for putting the sweet stuff up on a pedestal. Finnish designer Harri Koskinen created this glass stand for...

  22. Fjällräven's Kånken Computer Bag
    Product

    Fjällräven's Kånken Computer Bag

    I've long envied Dwell's Associate Art Director Brendan Callahan for a host of reasons, not least of which is his very cool rugged-cum-modern Fjällräven Kånken knapsack. They weren...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.21.10

  23. Rubik's Cruet

    Rubik's Cruet

    Try all you want to align the yellow, red, blue, orange, and green, but the only two colors that truly matter on the Rubik's Cruet are black and white. Salt and pepper come out when you twist the...

  24. Underdone
    Essay

    Underdone

    At least 19 unfinished renovation projects currently reside within the crotchety old puzzle box of a house that I share with my wife, Keri. Together, the 21 of us live in a spirit of communal...

    written by: Dan Maginn
    03.20.10

  25. Friday Finds 3.19.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 3.19.2010

    We return with our editors' favorite links of the week, featuring everything from Ikea's latest advertising campaign in Paris to a video of a youngish Tom Waits reading Charles Bukowski.

    03.19.10

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