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  1. Big Moves for Small Spaces
    Rooms We Love

    Big Moves for Small Spaces

    One grand gesture is all it takes for a small space to make maximum impact, whether its high-powered wallpaper, a splurge-worthy piece of furniture, or a gutsy paint job, we share our favorite bold...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.20.13

  2. BIG Presents New Vision for Smithsonian Campus in Washington
    A Great Idea

    BIG Presents New Vision for Smithsonian Campus in Washington

    The Bjarke Ingels Group proposes a new vision for the esteemed D.C. institution.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    11.13.14

  3. Big Sur Airstream Renovation
    Renovation

    Big Sur Airstream Renovation

    "I found the Airstream in the high desert of Anza, California, and thought it was a pure TLC job. Wishful thinking!" says interior designer Caroline Brandes, who also rents renovated...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.08.11

  4. Bing Thom’s new Arena Stage
    Travel Reports

    Bing Thom’s new Arena Stage

    There’s always a lot of talk in Washington about creating a “big tent” that embraces diversity, and now the capital finally has one—literally: architect Bing Thom’s...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    11.04.10

  5. Birdhouse Residence by Adam Sokol
    Post

    Birdhouse Residence by Adam Sokol

    One of the fastest growing and richest American cities in the early 20th century, Buffalo’s remaining building stock from its boom times is hard to match. But a lengthy period of economic...

    written by: Mark Byrnes
    04.01.13

  6. Black Marble Runs Through This Refined Berlin Apartment
    Houses We Love

    Black Marble Runs Through This Refined Berlin Apartment

    Bruzkus Batek Architects transformed this apartment in a classical building in Berlin into a streamlined space lined with rich materials.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    05.20.15

  7. Black Sheep
    Post

    Black Sheep

    From red brick in a shingled mix to cedar cladding that stands out, these modern homes were designed to turn heads. Take a look at how these dynamic homes are bringing unique flavor to their...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.15.13

  8. Black, Red, and Green All Over
    Green

    Black, Red, and Green All Over

    A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.

    written by: Catherine Franklin
    photos by: Peter Hyatt
    04.30.09

  9. Black, White, and Gray All Over: Monochromatic Copenhagen Townhouse
    Houses We Love

    Black, White, and Gray All Over: Monochromatic Copenhagen Townhouse

    A design-savvy family in Copenhagen crafts their dream townhouse.

    written by: Emily Shapiro
    02.02.15

  10. Blue in the Facade
    House Tours

    Blue in the Facade

    Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its oreille with a winsome vacation home.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Matthew Monteith
    01.15.09

  11. Blueline at Hourglass Winery
    Travel Reports

    Blueline at Hourglass Winery

    Back in 2009 former Dwell senior editor Sarah Rich made a short report on a visit to Napa Valley's Hourglass Winery's Blueline property. I had a chance to visit this past weekend and wanted to...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.13.11

  12. Bohemian Rhapsody: 5 Czech Homes We Love
    Houses We Love

    Bohemian Rhapsody: 5 Czech Homes We Love

    Eschewing the utilitarianism of the communist era, a new generation of Czech architects are designing with style and sustainability in mind.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.06.15

  13. Bold Modernist Architecture Across Africa
    We Recommend

    Bold Modernist Architecture Across Africa

    An exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum explores the modernist architecture that emerged in Central and Sub-Saharan Africa in the 60s. As many countries gained their independence, they began to...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.10.15

  14. Bordeaux, France
    City Guide

    Bordeaux, France

    Classical yet current, Bordeaux is a city that celebrates the details that comprise the whole. Architect Oliver Brochet guides our tour around the accessible tram system, the historic women,...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Peter Augustin
    03.23.09

  15. Born in the USA: 7 Homes Across America
    House Tours

    Born in the USA: 7 Homes Across America

    We've long championed home-grown talent, from furniture design to architecture. To see the diverse array of modern houses sprouting up across the USA, from locales in remote Wisconsin to Alaska,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.11.13

  16. Borrego Springs' Mod Houses
    Travel Reports

    Borrego Springs' Mod Houses

    I posted some of the mid-century buildings in my last Borrego Springs update, but over the course of my three days in the desert I visited a half dozen really beautiful homes. Lucky for...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.18.11

  17. Borrego Springs: McKenzie Residence
    Dwell on Design

    Borrego Springs: McKenzie Residence

    This spring, I had the chance to visit the tiny town of Borrego Springs in the middle of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in San Diego County, California. I was so taken with the place and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.29.11

  18. Boston Pops
    City Guide

    Boston Pops

    The heart of the American Revolution, Boston became home to midnight rides and at least one wild tea party. Yet this spirit of rebellion is tempered by a deep conservatism that has shaped the urban...

    written by: Jessie Scanlon
    photos by: Erik Johnson
    01.21.09

  19. Boston Translation
    Green

    Boston Translation

    Boston's rich history is potently infused into its dense, bustling neighborhoods, where the same brick walls that once contained cobbler shops now house Internet startups. The adaptive reuse of...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    photos by: Jason Lee
    03.16.09

  20. 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

  21. Branch Out: 8 Modern Tree Houses
    Green

    Branch Out: 8 Modern Tree Houses

    Release your inner child by hanging around a modern tree house.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    04.22.15

  22. Brand-New Secondhand
    Green

    Brand-New Secondhand

    Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had been vacant for 30 years—into their dream home.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Philip Newton
    11.04.09

  23. Braver's New World
    House Tours

    Braver's New World

    A revamp of this small suburban Massachusetts home doubled its size while giving the yard, the neighbors, and the planet a little breathing room.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Chang Kyun Kim
    12.29.11

  24. Brick Garage Transformed Into Family Home
    Houses We Love

    Brick Garage Transformed Into Family Home

    An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.

    photos by: Simon Devitt
    09.18.14

  25. Bridges We Love
    In The Modern World

    Bridges We Love

    Cables and abutments went fancy for a distinct purpose: to convey passersby—not folks whizzing past on vehicles—with personality. Here’s a selection of bridges that are anything...

    written by: Tim Newcomb
    01.27.12

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