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  1. We Love You, Mies van der Rohe
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    We Love You, Mies van der Rohe

    One of our favorite modernists was born 129 years ago today. Here, we gather some of our favorite works by the German-born architect, a pioneer of modern architecture.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.27.15

  2. Truly Imaginative Buildings Around the World
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    Truly Imaginative Buildings Around the World

    The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings (Simon & Schuster) tells the story of the bold, mind-bending structures that are shaping the architectural landscape. Author Marc Kushner argues that...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.11.15

  3. Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes
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    Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes

    These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    photos by: Richard Johnson
    03.07.15

  4. 7 Statement-Making Trellises
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    7 Statement-Making Trellises

    These seven trellises contribute shade and passive cooling while making a bold impression.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.04.15

  5. A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design
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    A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design

    The $140 million museum by Diller Scofidio + Renfro is an impressive feat of concrete, glass, and steel.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    02.21.15

  6. Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design
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    Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design

    Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series, a modern prefab model that's designed to be functional, attractive, and...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.18.15

  7. A Frank Lloyd Wright Gem in Los Angeles Reopens to the Public
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    A Frank Lloyd Wright Gem in Los Angeles Reopens to the Public

    This weekend, Angelenos will have a rare chance to attend tours—at night!—at the famed architect’s iconic Hollyhock House.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.10.15

  8. Bold Modernist Architecture Across Africa
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    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

  9. 10 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
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    10 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

    Ten buildings by the architectural legend were nominated to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The group contains the first works of modern architecture to be nominated by the U.S.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.30.15

  10. Exhibit Showcases 10 Years of the Bjarke Ingels Group's Architecture
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    Exhibit Showcases 10 Years of the Bjarke Ingels Group's Architecture

    At Washington's National Building Museum, models and multimedia tell the story of the trendsetting Danish firm.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.29.15

  11. Building Modern Schools in New York City
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    Building Modern Schools in New York City

    Architect Gavin Macrae-Gibson has designed dozens of educational spaces in New York City, from a renovation of the New York Public Library's Astor Hall entrance to PS 313, a new school in Sunnyside...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.15.15

  12. Most Memorable Quotes from Our Prefab Issue
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    Most Memorable Quotes from Our Prefab Issue

    Our prefab issue is chock-full of inspiring modular houses, from a family compound in Texas to a tall residential tower in New York City. We've gathered some of the most memorable moments here. And...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.06.15

  13. An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra
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    An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra

    "Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: a European Project with American Roots" is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through April 26.

    written by: William Lamb
    12.05.14

  14. Decades Old, the Modernist Houses of New Zealand Have No Shortage of Charm
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    Decades Old, the Modernist Houses of New Zealand Have No Shortage of Charm

    In a new book, photographer Mary Gaudin gives readers an intimate tour of New Zealand's modernist houses, offering a look at the way residents have lived in and loved each one. From worn-in Eames...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.02.14

  15. Modern Wine-Tasting Pavilions Artfully Attuned to the Landscape
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    Modern Wine-Tasting Pavilions Artfully Attuned to the Landscape

    In the Napa Valley, Walker Warner Architects crafted modern wine tasting pavilions designed to blend in with the bucolic California landscape. "The story of Quintessa and the intense focus of the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    10.28.14

  16. Acclaimed Architect Michael Graves Celebrates Firm's 50th Anniversary
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    Acclaimed Architect Michael Graves Celebrates Firm's 50th Anniversary

    A survey of greatest hits from the renowned architect's 50-year career.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.21.14

  17. Stunning Photographs of Modern Architecture
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    Stunning Photographs of Modern Architecture

    The disciplines of photography and modern architecture constantly intertwine, playing off each as they tell the story of society's development. An exhibition at the Barbican in London, open through...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    10.15.14

  18. Tour Impressive NYC Buildings
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    Tour Impressive NYC Buildings

    Just as New York weather is signaling a shift indoors, the annual Archtober event is giving design and architecture fans a month-long pass to observe and explore new and unique additions to the...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    10.06.14

  19. 10 Impressive New University Buildings
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    10 Impressive New University Buildings

    Think of these inspiring new additions to schools and universities around the world as teachable monuments.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.21.14

  20. Early Drawings by Famous Architects
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    Early Drawings by Famous Architects

    Early architectural drawings showcase established architects' creative explorations on paper.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.03.14

  21. Inspiring Tree Houses of Instagram
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    Inspiring Tree Houses of Instagram

    We're currently ruminating on small spaces of all configurations. But while small spaces often call to mind tiny urban apartments and compact cabins, how could we forget about another classic type...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    08.19.14

  22. Photographer Captures Her Facebook Friends in Their Homes
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    Photographer Captures Her Facebook Friends in Their Homes

    A photographer explores the meaning of friendship in the digital age by setting out to shoot all of her Facebook friends in their lofts, townhouses, and studios.

    written by: Lisa Selin Davis
    08.01.14

  23. Sneak Peek: New Whitney Museum Building Designed by Renzo Piano
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    Sneak Peek: New Whitney Museum Building Designed by Renzo Piano

    For our third #ModernMonday Twitter chat with DesignMilk, the Whitney Museum of Art's new building project manager, Bill Maloney, joined us to talk about the museum's new structure in New York City...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    07.31.14

  24. Instant Building Inspiration Around the World
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    Instant Building Inspiration Around the World

    The World Architecture Festival, taking place October 1-3, 2014, in Singapore, recently announced the shortlist for its awards program. Click through the slideshow for 10 of the most inspiring...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    07.29.14

  25. Architecture Across Germany
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    Architecture Across Germany

    German architecture is known for its clean lines, cutting-edge design, and elements of play. Here, we share seven examples of architecture across the country.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.14.14

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