Water Sports
Energy-smart technology makes managing a Sausalito floating home easy, even from 6,000 miles away.
Alvar Aalto’s Celebrated Maison Louis Carré Reopens to the Public
An exhibit of contemporary Finnish art, hosted in the midcentury modernist’s only home in France, signals a tentative return to...
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
Will We Innovate a Solution to Water Scarcity?
Ancient and emerging technologies promise sustainable answers to water shortages.
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
Designer to Know: Saturday Green
Inspired by their favorite day of the week, Saturday Green is a female-led collective of textile designers who recently launched...
Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.
A Young Photographer Captures the Sensuality of Alvar Aalto’s Work in Their Shared Finnish Hometown
When the pandemic drove Janne Tuunanen to return to Jyväskylä, he discovered a newfound appreciation for the legendary...
The Dwell 24: Blue Green Works
At Blue Green Works, creative director Peter B. Staples creates lighting fixtures inspired by film, architecture, and New York...
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
Introducing a Water Filter as Well-Designed as Your Kitchen
The LifeStraw Home pairs Scandinavian simplicity and poise with award-winning functionality and a commitment to providing safe...
A Green Home to Last a Lifetime in Austin
Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer.
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
Water Slices Through This Gorge-Inspired Australian House
A homage to Sydney’s climate, the Iron Maiden House is designed to change with the seasons.