Lance Hosey, co-author of the 2007 book Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design, led a panel at the South by Southwest Eco Conference in Austin last week with four women who are innovators in sustainable design to talk about how gender influences the industry.
Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in southwestern Missouri that’s a fresh, unconventional take on the traditional farmhouse.
In this edition of Friday Finds, Soviet bus stops, the ultimate Mad Men drinking game, and a humorous guide on how to act at a house party.
This Wednesday evening, as part of Dwell and New York magazine's full plate of design programming for City Modern, design critic Alexandra Lange led a discussion on gender and architecture with three leading New York architects at Vitra's Meatpacking District showroom. Continuing a few of the themes explored in her essay on Architect Barbie from the July/August issue of Dwell, Lange spoke with Galia Solomonoff of Solomonoff Architecture Studio, Marion Weiss of Weiss/Manfredi, and Claire Weisz of WXY Studio, three firm principals who also teach architecture at Ivy League programs (Columbia, Penn, and Yale, respectively).
Sometimes, thinking outside the box with children's toys means forgoing the flashing lights and going back to basics with simple design and honest materials. We've curated a collection of our top 13 favorite products for making playtime more fun for your modernist-in-training.
We've dedicated the pages in our November 2012 issue to living large in small spaces, whether they're 235, 900, or 2,000 square feet. But there's more! The Dwell archive features scores of small space projects, and 10 of the tiniest are corralled in this gallery of images, ranging from a bite-sized Bratislava apartment to a bright and airy renovation in Belgium.
The newly opened Wythe Hotel proved to be an apt setting for the City Modern Brooklyn Design panel. A converted warehouse turned boutique hotel, the Wythe is a fine case study in the types of decisions that seem most relevant to design in Brooklyn today—a respect for the old alongside a desire to create something new.