Modern Chicken Coop
With all the talk of chickens being kept as pets in urban areas, it's nice to know there's a modern chicken coop alternative.
Doughnuts, Menswear, Chicken Sandwiches and Dwell
What does menswear, chicken sandwiches and doughnuts have to do with building a new...
Video: Studio H Chicken Coops
In our July/August 2011 family- and play-themed issue we featured three very cool chicken coops designed and built by a cadre of...
Square Meal: Parson’s Chicken & Fish
How did this hip restaurant become Chicago’s hottest patio? Shipping containers helped.
You Won't Believe That These Incredible Modern Buildings are Chapels and Synagogues
Following the advent of modernism, sacred architecture continues to reinvent religious expression.
The Dos and Don'ts of Building Your Own Chicken Coop
Some quick tips that'll help you design at the drop of a feather.
Plant a Green Roof: Feed 70 Chickens and Lower Your Bills
If you live in a large metro like we do, odds are you see mostly bleak-hued buildings. Lots and lots of buildings.
These Cabinets Slide, Unfold, and Open to Conquer Kitchen Clutter
In Chapel Hill, a renovated kitchen takes painterly cues from Piet Mondrian.
Student Project: Open Pollen
High school students at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall school in Massachusetts got an early lesson in architecture and design when they...
Nature’s Graces
With the lightness and imagination of origami and the mathematical exactitude of digital design, this open-air chapel invites all...
Caroline Baumann
For the next installment of Three Buildings I spoke with Acting Director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Caroline...
Friday Finds 3.27.09
This week the Dwell editors spotted gems from many corners of the blogosphere, from films about monsters to architecture for...
Modern Wooden A-Frame Retreat in France
Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of...
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
Eglu by Omlet
How many times have you opened your refrigerator to scramble an egg for breakfast, and then realize that you have none left? With...
Modern in the Country
Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre plot of land in rural Yelm, Washington, with visions of a new home on the range.
Office Shed in Miniature
In preparation for our upcoming outdoor issue, we've been examining all manners of outbuildings: prefab sheds, tree houses,...
Pousse Creative's Pet Houses
Designers Sebastian Haquet and Thomas Lanthier have a decidedly modern take on shelters for pets.
Triangle House Tours
On October 2 the American Institute of Architects (AIA) will host the inaugural East Coast residential design home tour.
Ten Darling Apartment Building
When you live in an apartment, the surrounding city becomes an extension of your home. The nearby parks act as your backyard.

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