Dwell October 2012, Vol. 12 Issue 10: American Modern
Brilliant Design Across the USA
Daniel Pink's Home in Washington, DC
One family’s effort to “smuggle a modern house into a historic district” in Washington, DC, results in a brightly...
How do American companies maintain handcrafted detail while producing fast enough—and in large enough quantities—to satisfy...
Green Zero-Energy Family Home in Santa Cruz
How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...
Modernist Angular Residence with Vertical Cedar Siding
Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as...
Little Cabins on the Prairie
With these modern-day lodges for Kansas City campers heading to the country, a Missouri architecture firm puts a fresh face on a...
Hillside Mid-Century Home Renovation in Texas
An architectural designer and an artist harnessed the collective power of their design firm to remake a dilapidated...
The Trellis That Keeps It Cool
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
A Burnham and Root–designed train depot in small-town Iowa scores a $10,000 preservation grant.
Parrish Art Museum by Herzog & de Meuron
Herzog & de Meuron design a new home for the Parrish Art Museum, providing an excuse to visit the Hamptons in the off-season.
An Airy Addition to a Historic Boise Home
An airy addition on the back of a historic house in Boise is a model of sensitive renovation, seamlessly melding new and old.
The Artful Dodger
In 50 years, more than 176 million fans have entered the turnstiles at Dodger Stadium, the mid-century modern ballpark nestled in...
Man of Steel
The Seattle prince of architectural gizmos is branching out into a new line of hardware fashioned from bars and pipes.
Gable-Roofed Rural Weekend Home in Connecticut
To create their rural Connecticut getaway, Lisa Gray and Alan Organschi layered their modern design sensibility atop an early...
A Modern Farmhouse Recalls Old-Time Americana
Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in...
At his shop in Salt Lake City, collector Ron Green supplies locals with a welcome, and well-priced, dose of modern design.
An American Bookshelf in London
When Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed his home in the UK, he put his love of the USA on the shelf.