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Dwell October 2013, Vol. 13 Issue 10: City Living
Designer Focus: Brad Ascalon
As commissions for new furniture and lighting roll in, third-generation designer Brad Ascalon carries on the family tradition.
Starry Night: Outdoor Wall Light Installation
A celestial light installation illuminates the garage door of a recently renovated Toronto house.
In the City by Nigel Peake
“I begin to know a city through its fragments, walking below tall buildings, along facades of signs, doors, and...
Q&A with Textile Designer Jack Lenor Larsen
We chat with the masterful weaver, textile designer, and gardener whose global aesthetic continues to reverberate and influence...
Green Planning in North Dakota
Amid the tall grasses and open skies of the Great Plains, forward-thinking urban planning ideas take root in North Dakota.
Urban Cars We Love
Vehicle manufacturers wise up to the demands of urban dwellers.
Historic Housing Complex Transformation in England
In Sheffield, England, a historic housing complex is transformed from a city nuisance into a budding neighborhood.
Blockbuster Movies Can't Compete with These Monumental Views
Architect Isay Weinfeld creates an epic home in São Paulo.
Green Car Buying Advice
Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal, dispenses buying advice for the latest fuel-efficient and environmentally...
The City of Chandigarh by Le Corbusier
Los Angeles architect Linda Taalman made a rare visit to Le Corbusier’s fraught masterpiece, the capitol complex of the city of...
Modern High-Design Pied-à-Terre in Paris
For Felix Claus, a 1930s rental apartment is more than an idyllic pied-à-terre—it’s an architectural gem that requires...
Architect We Love: Sou Fujimoto
With his experimental buildings, the Tokyo-based architect is creating a new breed of hybrid design.
Jack Lenor Larsen's Greatest Hits
To accompany our profile on the iconic textile designer in Dwell's October 2013 issue, we rounded up a few hits from...
Eye in the Sky: Urban Apartment Overlooking NYC's The High Line
An apartment overlooking the High Line in New York City captures views of a constantly changing urban landscape.
Modern High-Rise Town House in Tel Aviv
Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...
Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai
Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
Nelson Byrd Woltz Harnesses the Natural Elements
The landscape architecture firm carves out a vertical garden for a New York City residence and, in the process, creates a nest...
Design Tips for Privacy
As the lines between our public and personal lives become increasingly blurry, designers are helping redefine privacy for the...
Design Tips for Privacy: Solutions to Common Issues
To further explore privacy in the modern world, we present three common problems—from noise to peeping neighbors—and a fleet of...