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10 I.M. Pei Buildings We Love
In celebration of the architect's 100th birthday, we're taking look at 10 I.M. Pei buildings that we admire.
IM Pei: Building China Modern
For those of you, like me, who missed out on Wednesday's broadcast premiere of the wonderful IM Pei: Building China Modern,...
A Light Installation Transforms I.M. Pei's National Gallery
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Modern Across America: Baltimore, Maryland
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
The Wild Beast by Hodgetts + Fung
Los Angeles–based architects Craig Hodgetts and Ming Fung of Hodgetts + Fung Design and Architecture created a music pavilion for...
A Hotel in Beijing Fuses Chinese History With Cosmopolitan Style
In the lively lakeside neighborhood of Hou Hai in Beijing, there's a new boutique hotel that blends traditional Chinese...
Ode to a Forward-Thinking America: Columbus, Indiana
A photographic celebration of a small American city and its design legacy.
East Harlem Green
Another notch in the bedpost of green development: Tapestry, a residential building in East Harlem designed for LEED Silver...
Pop (Up) Architecture
To get to know a building well, is it easier to walk through it or to read about it? With Universe Publishing's recently released...
Why Columbus, Indiana, Should Be Your Next Design Destination
Boasting dozens of modernist structures by iconic architects, this midwestern town is sure to be a bucket-list destination for...
Meet the George Nelson Associate Who Designed the Dunkin’ Donuts Logo
The industrial designer and Pratt Institute graduate teaches at her alma mater, instilling midcentury rigor in the creators of...
This Eclectic Beach Bungalow on Fire Island Was Saved After Sandy
Two of the worst hurricanes in New York history bookend the saga of a Saltaire cottage.
The Getty Foundation's Modern Architecture Conservation Initiative
The institution establishes a program to update iconic buildings around the world.
Midgette on World's Best Concert Halls
I had the good fortune to meet Anne Midgette, a classical music critic for the Washington Post, a while back at the Post offices.
100 Years of Bauhaus: What You Should Know About This Milestone Movement
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus, we delve into its background and profound, lasting legacy on the art and...
Such Great Heights
Designer Jennifer Siegal pushes the boundaries of modular housing at her Venice abode.
While in Washington DC we popped into Founding Farmers, the District’s only LEED Gold certified restaurant and bar.
Re:Vision Dallas Design Charrette
On Friday of last week I attended the Re:Vision Dallas design charrette, one that hopes to remake a blighted city block of...
The Master of the Chair
Danish architect Hans J. Wegner is considered a pioneering furniture designer of the twentieth century.
Division and Discovery
I heralded the beginning of my summer with an excursion along the Maine coast, which landed me in Portland this past weekend.