Sam Grawe served as the Editor-in-Chief of Dwell from 2006 to 2011.

An Atypical Modern Home in Southern California
If good fences make good neighbors, then Shino and Ken Mori are the best neighbors ever.
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block
Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope).
Go With the Flow
Along the ever-expanding coastline of Hawaii’s Big Island, an architect and his family exchange fast-paced city life for a...
Lava Flow 4, The Big Island
Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze.
What Lies Within America’s First Urban-Renewal Project
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as some of the...