The Brick Weave House in Chicago
Born as a horse stable, the Brick Weave House in Chicago is all about transportation and transparency.
A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home in Chicago
Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...
Sustainable Living: Chicago's First Certified Passive House
Take a tour through Chicago's first Passive House built by Brandon Weiss of Weiss Building and Development LLC, with the help of...
Bright Bauhaus Colors Fill This Brick Edwardian House in London
Bold Bauhaus colors including blue, red, and yellow come together to invigorate this brick Edwardian house in West London.
A New Chicago Bed-and-Breakfast Occupies a Former Publishing House
Aptly named The Publishing House, a just-opened bed-and-breakfast in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood avoids the kitsch of...
Chicago’s Summer of Design
A massive exhibition and a new permanent design museum put the past, present, and future of the city’s design community in focus.
The Real Chicago
If your only experience touring Chicago is from watching Ferris Bueller's Day Off, architect Brad Lynch has some insider tips for...
Innovative Workspaces Across Chicago
New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's creatives work.
Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond
Of all American cities, you'd think Chicago would be at the forefront of celebrating and preserving its architecture.
Chicago's Iconic Skyscrapers, Animated
The cradle of modern architecture, Chicago is known for its spectacular skyline.
Open House Chicago: The City Behind Closed Doors
Modern style and lesser-known sites on display during Chicago Architecture Foundation's signature event.
Chicago Humanities Festival
For any Chicago-based Dwell readers looking for something to do this Saturday, November 8, I'm pleased to say that I'll be...
Interview: Filmmaker Eric Bricker
A documentary screening at Dwell on Design zooms in for a close-up on 98-year-old architectural photographer Julius Shulman and...
Chicago Crowdsources a Skate Park
Skaters, bikers, and a park advocate are breaking new ground in Chicago's Grant Park.
Chicago's Green Mile
Chicago bills a one-and-a-half-mile-long stretch of Cermak Road as "the greenest street in America," a surprising...
Four Floors of Gadgets and Gardens in Chicago
A strategic rewire enhances a spec house’s gut renovation.
10 Modern Structures That Use Brick in Interesting Ways
There’s something about brick that we just can’t enough of. It's earthy and natural, symmetrical and sturdy, timeless and...
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
Elevated 606 Park Will Transform Chicago
A decade in the making, an unused 2.7-mile rail line is set to become Chicago's great new park.

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