Each week Dwell.com delivers many great original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top stories of the week. Take a look and see what you might have missed.
Food, like design, is a key factor of everyday life. Not everyone appreciates food and design with fervor, but at Dwell, we recognize the importance of both. Part one of our Kitchens We Love series focuses on how to use wood for maximum effect. Photo by Raimund Koch.
You might think a Brutalist-style concrete structure would be out of place in a lush, beach-resort island like Vieques. However, to preserve the natural enclave off the coast of Puerto Rico, architect John Hix went as green as possible for his hotel Casa Solaris. Photo by Michael Grimm.
Passive heating and cooling are both cost-efficient measures that ease a new residence's burden on the earth. From super-green homes to certified Passive Houses, here are six great examples of the genre. Photo by Greg Premru.