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  1. NOLA Design Competition
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    NOLA Design Competition

    Living locally is a trend that has captured not only foodies but designers, too. This past weekend, I headed down to the Big Easy as a guest judge for the Billes Architecture Home Design...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.14.09

  2. Terunobu Fujimori
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    Terunobu Fujimori

    A modern eccentric with an architectural sensibility drawn from ancient Japanese traditions, Terunobu Fujimori designs projects that are exercises in playful experimentation and sophisticated craft.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Adam Friedberg
    04.14.09

  3. Welcome to the Jungle
    My House

    Welcome to the Jungle

    In Central America, Spanish colonial architecture prevails. But the creeping tide of modernism—represented here by the home of architect José Roberto Paredes—is signaling that...

    written by: Sonja Hall
    photos by: Paco Perez
    04.14.09

  4. Q&A With Faythe Levine
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    Q&A With Faythe Levine

    After a sold-out, standing-room only viewing of the new Handmade Nation movie in San Francisco, I got in touch with director Faythe Levine (author of a book by the same name) to discuss the...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.14.09

  5. PISE Does It
    Green

    PISE Does It

    From an ecological perspective, pneumatically impacted stabilized earth (PISE) is a nearly perfect building material. A new house, halfway between Carmel and Big Sur, near California’s...

    written by: Adam Fisher
    04.14.09

  6. Richard Rogers
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    Richard Rogers

    The architecture of Richard Rogers weds the best of high-tech design with the outer limits of the architect’s imagination, creating soaring, sustainable spaces that enrich everyday urban life.

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    04.14.09

  7. Slatted Bench

    Slatted Bench

    There are few things nicer than sitting yourself down in the backyard on a sunny day, book in your hand and warm breeze on your face. Extend yourself a bit and put your feet up, or relax happily...

    $220.00

  8. Tangled Alphabets: León Ferrari and Mira Schendel

    Tangled Alphabets: León Ferrari and Mira Schendel

    This is the first major museum retrospective in the United States to survey the work of León Ferrari (Argentine, b. 1920) and Mira Schendel (Brazilian, b. Switzerland, 1919–1988), and...

    04.14.09

  9. Paper: Pressed, Stained, Slashed, Folded

    Paper: Pressed, Stained, Slashed, Folded

    This exhibition of approximately 70 works from MoMA’s collection that explore and manipulate the materiality of paper. Comprising prints and illustrated books as well as drawings and a papier...

    04.14.09

  10. Objectified in America Discussion
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    Objectified in America Discussion

    I'm quite excited to post about the latest in a stalwart line of Dwell Conversations. I'll be moderating the panel Objectified in America: Design, Consumerism and Sustainability in Our Changing...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.13.09

  11. The Urban Housing Handbook by Eric Firley

    The Urban Housing Handbook by Eric Firley

    Eric Firley will discuss his recent research for the book The Urban Housing Handbook (Wiley, 2009), co-authored with Caroline Stahl. Exploring the relationship between architecture and the urban...

    04.13.09

  12. Los Angeles vs. Las Vegas: Which is the Most Unreal City in America?

    Reality has hit both cities: water grows scarce, space is tighter, cars clog roads and pollute the air, and money is disappearing. Zócalo hosts a panel of experts—including architect...

    04.13.09

  13. Teaching by Example
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    Teaching by Example

    When the Charlottesville Waldorf School bought 13 undeveloped acres outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2002, the idea was simply to build a permanent home for the school’s 130 students,...

    written by: William Lamb
    04.13.09

  14. Peter Zumthor Wins 2009 Pritzker
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    Peter Zumthor Wins 2009 Pritzker

    Today Swiss architect Peter Zumthor was named the winner of the 2009 Pritzker Prize. The 33rd person to win architecture's top honor, Zumthor, who has built little and eschews the spotlight, is a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.13.09

  15. Hands-on Greywater and Rainwater Workshop

    Interested in learning how to retrofit a home to collect rainwater and recycle greywater? Come to this double workshop on rainwater/greywater to learn how. The morning will be about rainwater...

    04.13.09

  16. Finnish Design & Sustainability

    Interior architect Esa Vesmanen will delve into Scandinavia’s continued commitment to alternative energy, conservation, urban planning, and ecologically and socially sustainable architectural...

    04.13.09

  17. Urban Hens
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    Urban Hens

    In our 2008 sustainability issue, we featured the Boulder residence of Rob Pyatt and Heather Kahn-Pyatt. The project was a renovation of a 1940s bungalow that Pyatt undertook with his own hands ...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    04.13.09

  18. Paper Packs

    Paper Packs

    Whether you're an avid crafter or font enthusiast, looking for some nifty little decorations to spice up your home or just love thumbing through a quality grab bag of paper goodies, Janet Morales...

    $16.00

  19. Fitzsu at Dwell on Design 09
    Dwell on Design

    Fitzsu at Dwell on Design 09

    At this year's Dwell on Design, we’re taking to the stage our new Design Finder section (premiering in our May 2009 issue). I’m excited to announce that joining the panel will be one...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.12.09

  20. Bunny Egg Cozies

    Bunny Egg Cozies

    Peep-induced sugar rush? Good thing these felted-wool egg cozies from Parkhaus Berlin are keeping your hard boiled eggs warm for when you need a break from the sweet things. Just make sure no one...

    $22.00

  21. Robin Wilson Green Cabinets
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    Robin Wilson Green Cabinets

    At this point it's hard to take the term "eco-friendly" at face value. Greenwashing has, unfortunately, become a marketing gimmick as strong as some companies' sincere goal to be...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    04.12.09

  22. Grand Prix Chair
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    Grand Prix Chair

    In 1957, Danish designer Arne Jacobsen created the Grand Prix chair for Fritz Hansen—two years after rising to furniture-design fame with his Series 7 chair and five years after his Ant chair...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.11.09

  23. Driving the Peapod
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    Driving the Peapod

    It's no secret that the American automotive industry is in dire straights. Can good design do what billions of dollars in government money couldn't? Chrysler's "Chief Innovation Officer"...

    04.11.09

  24. Pedini Atlanta Showroom Opening

    Pedini Atlanta Showroom Opening

    Pedini and Dwell cordially invite you to a special evening of fine Italian design during K/BIS. Experience the new and inspirational Pedini Atlanta showroom with the premier of the new “DUNE...

    04.10.09

  25. Friday Finds 4.10.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 4.10.09

    This week on Dwell.com we had some new modular architecture, a Q&A with Sebastian Wrong of Established & Sons, and a slideshow of some of the best kitchens in our features archive. We...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    04.10.09

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