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Forces of Nature Exhibit at 19 Greek Street
Forces of Nature Exhibit at 19 Greek Street
Sustainable design shines at 19 greek street’s Forces of Nature exhibit.
New Exhibition: The Brits Who Built the Modern World
New Exhibition: The Brits Who Built the Modern World
On February 13, 2014, the Royal Institute of British Architects inaugurated a new gallery in its central London headquarters with “The Brits Who Built the Modern World.” Drawing...
Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse
Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse
Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and her many houseguests.
Designer Spotlight: Souda Collective
Designer Spotlight: Souda Collective
Recent Parsons School of Design graduates Shaun Kasperbauer, Isaac Friedman-Heiman, and Luft Tanaka (from left) are the founding members of the design collective Souda (a Japanese...
Designer Spotlight: Hiroko Takeda
Designer Spotlight: Hiroko Takeda
Weaver and textile artist Hiroko Takeda keeps a studio on the ninth floor of an old industrial building in downtown Brooklyn, where she works on various client commissions and her...
Centuries-Old Farmhouses Inspired This Timeless Home
Centuries-Old Farmhouses Inspired This Timeless Home
When it came to designing a new home for herself and her family, one of the most important ambitions held by architect Lucy Marston was to create a sense of belonging.
An Australian Architect's Simple Brick House With Impressive Green Roof
An Australian Architect's Simple Brick House With Impressive Green Roof
With a simple brick house on a tiny lot, an Australian architect shows that style needn't be fussy or expensive.
Olympic City: Gary Hustwit on Sochi and the Afterlife of the Games
Olympic City: Gary Hustwit on Sochi and the Afterlife of the Games
While Sochi’s true legacy is yet to be written, the questions raised by inflated budgets and shaky construction are already being debated. It’s nothing new.
“If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education
“If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education
Designer/activist duo Matthew Miller and Emily Pilloton are no strangers to hitting the road for the greater good.
Projectile Motion: Hat-Trick Design’s Stockwell Project Bring Local Art to Wayfinding
Projectile Motion: Hat-Trick Design’s Stockwell Project Bring Local Art to Wayfinding
The Stockwell Park Estate in Lambeth, South London, boasts a colorful cultural history.
Rodrigo Nino Wants to Crowdfund Your Next Hotel
Rodrigo Nino Wants to Crowdfund Your Next Hotel
Getting in on the ground floor of a Manhattan real estate development can be a prohibitive investment for many.
A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England
A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England
In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from its original foundations.
Craftspeak: The Bard Graduate Center Craft Oral History Project
Craftspeak: The Bard Graduate Center Craft Oral History Project
While history and tradition inform so much of contemporary craft, the history of makers themselves isn’t always a priority.
PP Møbler Produces Rare Hans Wegner Prototypes
PP Møbler Produces Rare Hans Wegner Prototypes
You might want to sit down for this: Danish company PP Møbler is set to begin production on a rare prototype designed by Hans Wegner in the 1950s, which they'll be exhibiting at...
8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an appreciation for Scandinavian modern design in the...
Q&A with Ceramist Virginie Besengez
Q&A with Ceramist Virginie Besengez
Up and coming ceramist Virginie Besengez discusses shape, space and her inspirations.
The Broad Museum in Los Angeles Reveals Plaza Plans
The Broad Museum in Los Angeles Reveals Plaza Plans
The Broad, the new contemporary art museum being built in downtown Los Angeles, unveils plans for a 24,000-square-foot outdoor plaza.
Design Icon: Architect Eero Saarinen
Design Icon: Architect Eero Saarinen
Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents Modernism’s playful side in bloom.
Architecture Tour: Brandeis Modern
Architecture Tour: Brandeis Modern
Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she observes a little-known trove of midcentury architecture at Brandeis University near Boston.
Carbon-Neutral Brick Tower Coming to MoMA's PS1 This Summer
Carbon-Neutral Brick Tower Coming to MoMA's PS1 This Summer
MoMA/PS1 announces its 2014 Young Architects Program winner, The Living, who will build a zero-carbon brick shelter in the museum's courtyard this summer.

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