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Design Icon: Walter Gropius
Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture...
Bauhaus by the Sea
No nautical nonsense here.
Walter van Beirendonck Brings His Fantastical World to IKEA
The outlandish Belgian fashion designer, a member of the iconic Antwerp Six, creates a quirky pattern-filled capsule collection...
This Updated Breuer House Could Be Yours for a Cool $2.3 Million
Created at the peak of Marcel Breuer's collaboration with Walter Gropius, the 1940 Chamberlain Cottage hits the market in...
The Modern Movement
Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus”...
Art Nouveau Architect Henry van de Velde
Noted architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) designed gorgeous, modern buildings and interiors in his now famous Art Nouveau...
Final Weekend: Bauhaus at MoMA
This weekend marks the final days of the Museum of Modern Art's homage to the Bauhaus, the early-20th-century German school and...
Harry Seidler: Architecture, Art, and Collaborative Design
"Architecture, Art, and Collaborative Design" is a traveling exhibition celebrating the 19th anniversary of leading 20th century...
Preserving New England Houses
In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New England has erased some of the region's most inspired Modernist homes.
Dive Into a Visually Stunning Book That Celebrates Modernist Architecture and its Evolution
Covering a wide range of iconic homes from Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to Shigeru Ban’s Curtain Wall House, Phaidon's recently...
A Renowned Florida Architect's Geometric Family Home Hits the Market For the First Time
Architect William Morgan designed this distinctive, triangular house in Atlantic Beach, Florida, which is now selling for $1.75...
A Proper Primer on Modernism
The historicization of modern architecture is quick to lionize Mies, Gropius, Wright and others, but too often treats them as...
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.
The People's Park
An amorphous profession, landscape architecture embraces everything from civic plazas, highways, and landfill reclamations to the...
Taking Care of Business
A look back through the history of prefab reveals a few failures that proved to be great opportunities for learning and...
Although postwar California modernism is generally associated with Southern California, the Bay Area’s own tradition has begun in...
Design: It's About Time
On September 18, Dwell deputy editor Aaron Britt will join the AIASF's Architecture in the City Festival, San Francisco's...
A 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
A pedigreed mid-century home tailor-made for its inhabitants and environs joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places.
Postcard Set Tells the Story of Modern Architecture from A to Z
With Archibet, Federico Babina playfully recreates signature works in the shape of letters corresponding to their creators.
A 400-year-old icon of Japanese design inspires generations of modern architects.