Coop Dreams
Switching coasts from Brooklyn to Portland gave architects Mitchell Snyder and Shelley Martin a new set of unexpected clients:...
Co-op
“It is really different from anything else,” explains David Burcher, who bought a co-op apartment in Manhattan with his partner,...
An 'Epic' Container Co-op
The good folks at Epic Software are building a video production studio out of old shipping containers just outside of Houston,...
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.
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...
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.
Outdoor Living in NYC
The super's unit was anything but in this Upper West side co-op, however architect Brad Zizmor saw potential in the apartment...
Office Shed in Miniature
In preparation for our upcoming outdoor issue, we've been examining all manners of outbuildings: prefab sheds, tree houses,...
Modern Sharecropping
For every well-tended backyard garden there’s another gone to seed, and for every happy horticulturalist noodling with the...
L.A.'s Newest High School
I was serving on jury duty a few months ago, gazing out the window during an interminable discussion about the definition of...
The Deconstructivism and Digital Design Movements
Manifesto: Philip Johnson and Mark Wigley, “Deconstructivist Architecture”...
Mitchell Joachim's Foundational Buildings
In this installment of Three Buildings, we put our standard question—which three buildings have changed the way you think about...
These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
Leave it to Beavers
It’s not unusual for New Yorkers to have problems with their neighbors; after all, many a co-op brawl has started over a little...
Dwell Home Venice: Part 1
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from...
11 Innovative and Modern Schools Where Creativity and Good Design Rule
By using innovative design to inspire learning and creativity, the following schools have certainly earned top marks—just in time...
New Beginnings
Uni, an international group of designers in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is riding out a self-professed renovation high that never...
An Enormous Bay Area Eichler Asks $1.45M
Own your very own super-sized Eichler home in Walnut Creek, California.
Urban Hens
In our 2008 sustainability issue, we featured the Boulder residence of Rob Pyatt and Heather Kahn-Pyatt.

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