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 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.
Bauhaus by the Sea
No nautical nonsense here.
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...
Beyond The Red Door
This Victorian farmhouse in Granville, Ohio barely survived years of “keggers” and student housing at its university locale...
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's Iconic Skyscrapers, Animated
The cradle of modern architecture, Chicago is known for its spectacular skyline.
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...
The Brick Weave House in Chicago
Born as a horse stable, the Brick Weave House in Chicago is all about transportation and transparency.
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.
Spotlight on WRNS Studio and Their Work in the Bay Area—and Beyond
With a varied portfolio that includes projects ranging from the Airbnb headquarters to a contemporary parking garage in San...
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.
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.
An Impressive 20-Foot Skylight Transforms a Jumbled Chicago Home
By opening up the atrium of a historic residence in Chicago, an architect shows it may take more than a first (or second) draft...
A Former Chicago Mafia Haunt Reborn as a Hotel
In the art-filled River North neighborhood, this former Prohibition-era hotel is building a sense of...
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...
Beyond Terradome
Influenced by city dwellers whose windows open to concrete vistas or brick walls, San Francisco native Ric López decided to shift...

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