Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class,...
Completed in 2004, the Belmont Street Lofts—with their crisscrossing pattern of wood, metal, and glass—have settled neatly into...
Building Sustainable Communities Exhibit
An inquisitive exhibit recently extended through January 2009 at the Danish Architecture Center asks “What if architecture could...
WorkOf: Building a Community of Brooklyn Makers
In the spirit of our Modern Across America issue, we sat down with WorkOf, a New York duo working to unify talented manufacturers.
Community of Vision
A mere eight miles from Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Georgian neoclassical plantation home, and just nine miles south of Old...
Building a Zero-Energy Community: Part 7
Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...
Building a Zero-Energy Community: Part 9
Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...
Flickr Pool: Green Buildings and Sustainable Communities
Flickr is a great place to find visual inspiration, often allowing you to travel all around the world right from your desk chair.
Dwell Community’s Top 20 Homes of 2017
These astounding homes will have you doing double takes.
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...
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building
A family of four makes a piece of New York history home.
An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular...
A Community-Oriented Vacation Rental in Panamanian Paradise
Casa Comunal, a passion project begun by an avid surfer and his friends, is a new Caribbean getaway that embeds travelers in the...
The Dwell Community Weighs in to Share the Best Gifts of the Season
As part of our community-focused holiday series, we decided to compose a collaborative roundup of gift suggestions from some of...
The Former Barn Reborn As a Community Hub
A New England barn is wired to provide power and produce to the community.
Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete
After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
This Futuristic Japanese Building Is Not Your Everyday Tree House
Inspired by the form of trees, an architect breaks the mold of typical, cuboid, multi-level structures.