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Rachel Minnery, the founding and former regional program manager for Architecture for Humanity’s Hurricane Sandy Reconstruction program

Resilient Building in the Post-Sandy Era

Architect and design activist Rachel Minnery talks to Dwell about Hurricane Sandy reconstruction and preparing for climate change.
July 2, 2014
standard collection mirror

Must-Have: Knauf & Brown's Standard Collection

One of our 2014 Young Guns, Canadian design duo Knauf & Brown share their recently debuted Standard Collection.
July 1, 2014
The new Estadio Nacional de Brasilia soccer stadium, a net-zero energy project

7 Green and Repurposed Sports Stadiums

Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.
July 1, 2014
clark center

Tadao Ando's Reimagined Clark Art Institute

The striking Massachusetts museum Clark Art Institute reopens its doors after a decade-long transformation.
July 1, 2014
Mark McGinnis prints

Bright Flora and Fauna Prints by Mark McGinnis

Brooklyn–based designer and illustrator Mark McGinnis has created an exclusive collection of framed prints for the Dwell Store. Called the Menagerie Collection, the series captures flora and fauna in soft, yet vibrant colors. Explore six of the prints here, and be sure to check out the rest of the collection at the Dwell Store.
July 1, 2014
UC Davis and Honda Smart Home facade

A Modern, Energy-Efficient Smart Home

The University of California, Davis, and automaker Honda team up on a concept that explores energy efficiency and emerging green technology in a residential context.
July 1, 2014
Renovated factory building interior living room with brick wall and wood floors and wooden joist

7 New Homes with Old Bones

If a building appears to be on its last leg, think twice before tearing it down. Preserving old fragments in a modern home can result in an eclectic mix of old and new.
July 1, 2014
tower of power facade plywood metal siding

Modern Tower in Michigan

In northwest Michigan, a vacation retreat boasts a prime vantage point from which to soak up the bucolic scenery.
July 1, 2014
modern quilt by lindsay stead

Abstract Geometric Quilts by Lindsay Stead

Toronto-based quilt maker Lindsay Stead takes a decidedly hands-on approach to her craft.
June 30, 2014