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An Introduction to City Parks
An afternoon in the park has evolved from picnicking in the local cemetery to sun-bathing atop a retrofitted railroad…
Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks the prefab mold.
Battery Park City Community Center
Approaching 9/11, New York's unspoken heart is in Battery Park. Relevant, then, is the community center Hanrahan Meyers…
The City That Motivates Me
As 2017 approaches, I think about this (last) year. I think about accomplishments, beautiful failures, and this city…
Albert Park House by Technē
Albert Park House is a minimal home located in Melbourne, Australia, designed by Technē.
A Lush Retreat With a Sheltered Rooftop Pool in Mexico City
A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
An Introduction to Contractors
Architect-author, Dan Maginn of El Dorado Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri, gives us the inside track on one of his…
A Desert Prefab Hits the Jackpot in Sin City
An art-filled retreat fits right into the landscape.
An Architect's Tips for Creating a Garden in the Heart of the City
In our upcoming February 2016 issue, we visit the Gowanus, Brooklyn, home of architect Philippe Baumann and his family,…
An Introduction to Prefab
The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been…
An Introduction to Airport Design
As anyone who has been to Peru, or Bali, or Timbuktu can tell you, travel is not merely the experience of going…
An Introduction to Restaurant Design
Eating has always been a sociable event, from primitive campfire cooking to reclining on lectuli at lavish Greek and…
An Introduction to Manufacturing
If the design world feels like an endless parade of products, then the gnashing maws of industrial production…
An Introduction to Lighting
One of the oldest proclamations in Western literature—maybe the very oldest, depending on how you see things—is “Let…
An Introduction to Architects
Aside from that mischievous caveperson in France who used a piece of charcoal to draw a line around some stick figures…
An Introduction to Renting
The American Dream, some say, is all about owning a home. Here’s how you can live the dream without the picket fence…
Is The BMW Isetta A Perfect City-Sized Classic?
This is probably one of the most amusing car journeys I’ve ever been on.
The People's Park
An amorphous profession, landscape architecture embraces everything from civic plazas, highways, and landfill…
Discover How Parks Can Protect Cities from Natural Disasters at Dwell on Design New York
Former New York City Park Commissioner Adrian Benepe has devoted his career to restoring and expanding urban parkland.…
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