"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space" -Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Childhood Forts and Modern Architecture
Laure Tixier's series of felt pieces for the show Plaid Houses explores the idea of architecture as fiction, born under the...
I Love Modern Architecture
I love modern architecture.
6 Modern Wineries on the West Coast With Beautiful Architecture
A weekend away at a vineyard doesn't just have to be about the wine tasting—rather, it should be an opportunity to escape to a...
7 Preserved Modern Architecture Icons in Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Conservancy announced the recipients of its 34th Annual Preservation Awards, and has honored architect and Googie...
A Renovated Usonian Gem Shows Off Modern Organic Architecture
Originally built in 1952, the Masson House gets an addition and renovation that honors Frank Lloyd Wright's intent and vision.
An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home
Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for...
Foster Your Child's Creativity With These Modern, Architectural Building Toys For Kids
Many parents find themselves constantly searching for creative and well-designed building toys for their children.
8 Times Historical Architecture Took a Walk on the Modern Side
Traditional architecture is something that can and should be preserved whenever possible.
Here's What Norse Mythology and Modern Architecture Have in Common
From skiing to soaking up the sun, a family retreat for all seasons.
Architecture Tour: Brandeis Modern
Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she observes a little-known trove of midcentury architecture at...
A Childhood Home in Madrid Grows Up
A man and his wife make an emotional return to an apartment building he loved as a kid.
Coolhaus Modern Ice Cream Architecture
As we enjoy/endure the hottest day of the year so far in San Francisco, sitting at our desks dreaming of swimming pools, in comes...
Modern Ikebana
Jaime Hayon's new vessel for Fritz Hansen reimagines an ancient flower-arranging technique.
Architecture Improv
An interview with David Sellers, the "Father of the Design-Build...
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...
The Getty Foundation's Modern Architecture Conservation Initiative
The institution establishes a program to update iconic buildings around the world.
Alaska: The Final (Architectural) Frontier
“I always wanted to live in a glass house,” explains Valerie Phelps, as she stands surrounded by the 40 feet of floor-to-ceiling...
Modern in Tijuana
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different...
Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan
A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.
Modern Communal Living in the Netherlands
Craving not just a home but a proper piece of architecture, a handful of design- and business-savvy Dutch families banded...

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