Remote Control
A family selects prefab to make sure their new home, located 1,700 miles away, is turnkey-ready upon their arrival.
How To Install A Home Audio System With Remote Control Access On Your Own?
Gone are the days when having to install an audio system was considered to be the expensive and complicated...
VOLATA: The App Controlled Bicycle
San Francisco-based Volata Cycles have engineered a bicycle worthy of a “2.0” designation, one designed to work in unison with...
Climate-Controlled Skyscrapers in Seoul
Our friends at PSFK fill us in on Dutch architecture firm UNStudio's plans for climate-responsive towers in Seoul, South Korea.
Modern World Awards 2011
This year we debuted the Modern World Awards, giving our favorite product and furniture discoveries a place to shine on the show...
Moddest Music Video of 2011
The end of the year always brings a slew of awards, best-of lists, and encapsulating accolades.
Architecture and the City 2011
This week, the AIA San Francisco kicks off its ninth annual Architecture and the City festival.
Marin Home Tours 2011
Over the weekend of April 30th, join the Marin Home Tours for a chance to step into the homes featured in the pages of Dwell and...
6 Ways Smart Lighting Can Help You Take Control of Your Home
From customized presets to voice commands, these intelligent features promise added comfort, safety, and sustainability in the...
Perfect Pair of 2011 Calendars
I just tore the November page off my 365 Typography Calendar and though I've got all of December until I'll need a new one, I...
2011 Dwell on Design Awards
Among the many wares that were exhibited on the Dwell on Design show floor, 11 stood out for excellence in their respective...
101 Alternative Energy: Climate Control
Few things use more energy at home than the pursuitof the perfect indoor temperature.
Entering the age of the Alexa-controlled smart home
New Alexa-enable devices offer more ways to command your smart home, with hand gestures, or...
Luminous Entity Type, Innovative Light Controlled via Motion Sensors.
Equal parts innovation and elegance, Luminous Entity Type I aims to redefine the way we interact with lighting.
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
Profile: Alejandro Aravena
The Pritzker Prize–winning Chilean architect reflects on innovation, social responsibility, and the limits of control.
Create Your Personal Oasis With U by Moen Shower
A new cloud-based, smart shower system by Moen allows you to customize, save, and remotely control your showers for the perfect,...
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
Yale Fox: Home Renters Are Powerless. Here’s How to Fix That
Between roaches, rats, and unfit landlords, few New Yorkers have control over the conditions of the apartments they pay...

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