“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

Design, Build, and Beyond
An increasing number of contributors to our ever-expanding built world are referring to their practices as design-build.
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.
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.
“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.
Design-Build Time-Lapse
TYIN Tegnestue, the Norwegian architecture firm founded by Andreas Gjertsen and Yashar Hanstad in 2007, has made it their work...
Design Build: Made
Brian Papa, Oliver Freundlich, and Ben Bischoff met their first year at the Yale School of Architecture, when they found...
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...
Beyond The Red Door
This Victorian farmhouse in Granville, Ohio barely survived years of “keggers” and student housing at its university locale...
From the Show Floor and Beyond: Dwell on Design 2016
Our annual conference celebrates the intersection of innovation, progressive thinking, and the power of possibility.
How to Build an Outdoor Shower
There's still enough time this summer to do a little DIY and build an outdoor shower in your yard.
Graphic Design That Goes Beyond Traditional Dimensions
This young graphic designer isn't limited to just doing posters.
Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond
Of all American cities, you'd think Chicago would be at the forefront of celebrating and preserving its architecture.
A Brazilian Architect Builds a Dream Home For Her Parents
A pair of empty nesters call on their architect daughter to create a home that fulfills their retirement wish list.
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.
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
An Artist Builds a Wooden Home That Lets Nature Be the Boss
In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.
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.
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
Spotlight on WRNS Studio and Their Work in the Bay Area—and Beyond
With a varied portfolio that includes projects ranging from the Airbnb headquarters to a contemporary parking garage in San...
How to build a Tiny DIY Trailer on a Budget
A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.

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