Dan Maginn, El Dorado, Inc.
The designers at Kansas City–based El Dorado believe they are improving on the conventional architect-contractor relationship by...
Mona El Khafif: Design Build
In 2006, architect and urban planner Mona El Khafif traded Vienna's wiener schnitzel for beignets in the Big Easy to teach at...
Minneapolis Modern “Dream Home” Built by Sustainable 9 Design + Build
Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.
Dan Formosa of Smart Design
Dwell on Design speaker Dan Formosa is accustomed to swimming against the current.
TYIN Tegnestue, the Norwegian architecture firm founded by Andreas Gjertsen and Yashar Hanstad in 2007, has made it their work...
Design, Build, and Beyond
An increasing number of contributors to our ever-expanding built world are referring to their practices as design-build.
Design Build: Made
Brian Papa, Oliver Freundlich, and Ben Bischoff met their first year at the Yale School of Architecture, when they found...
House Between Pillars by Camp Design Inc
House Between Pillars is a minimal home created by Tokyo-based architects Camp Design inc.
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
Dan Pink: Three Ideas Changing Design
In our October story "A New Beginning," we toured the home of speechwriter, author, and former Dwell on Design keynote speaker...
Dan Pink Kicks Off Dwell on Design
Last night, the Dwell on Design 2009 keynote speaker Daniel Pink serenaded us into cocktail hour with brevity, levity and...
To Live and Build in Palm Springs
We were recently in Palm Springs soaking up the sun and the majesty of the town's mid-century design.
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your...
Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class,...
An Artist and Farmer Work With a Toronto-Based Studio to Build a Barn-Inspired Home
A new home replenishes Quebec’s vanishing stock of farmhouses.
“If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education
Designer/activist duo Matthew Miller and Emily Pilloton are no strangers to hitting the road for the greater good.
A Couple Builds Their Dream Retreat in the Hudson Valley
Long before a 3,500-square-foot home stood on this secluded 12-acre site, this land was just a favorite campsite for two New...
A Wild Garden Leaps Off the Walls of This Backyard Build
A Vancouver garden blossoms alongside fresh development.