Quality vs. Quantity: A Developer's Story
We’ve kept out an eye near the southeast corner of Sloan’s Lake to observe what it takes to build a huge residential project.
What Would Victor Do?
When deciding the future of restoration of a historic Denver property, the preservation-minded homeowners looked to the past for...
How Does a Passive House Work?
Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
Taschen Does Art & Architecture
Iconic photographer of mid-century modernism Julius Shulman may or may not have been a pack rat.
You Can Do It All in 450 Square Feet
“A strategy of extreme density was required,” says Michael Chen of Normal Projects, who along with partner Kari Anderson handled...
Oyane by DO.DO.
Oyane is a minimalist ceramics shop located in Nagasaki, Japan, designed by Kei Harada of DO.DO..
Housing in Crisis Part 4: Lures Cast by Creative Developers
Fact: Urban areas, including those in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, have been experiencing exponential growth of inner-city...
Forwarding Dallas
Earlier this year, Dwell editor Aaron Britt traveled down to Dallas, Texas, for a design charrette with Re:Vision Dallas.
PISE Does It
From an ecological perspective, pneumatically impacted stabilized earth (PISE) is a nearly perfect building material.
A Restless Real Estate Developer Builds His Ideal Live-Work Space
An Amsterdam real estate developer accustomed to flipping properties renovates—and promptly falls in love with—a live-work space...
Bringing Families Back to Downtown Dallas
Diane Cheatham and Edward Baum team up to try to make the Dallas of their design dreams a reality.
Re:Vision Dallas Winners
With plans to turn a massive downtown Dallas parking lot into an exemplar of green design, Re:Vision Dallas announced last week...
The Things All Designers Do to Make Their Home a Happier Place
While we generally see ourselves as silver-lining kind of people, the reality is, bad days happen to good people.
The Bushes' "Modest" Dallas Manse
A story I heard this morning on Morning Edition on NPR reminded me yet again of Americans' outlandish sense of what makes for a...
Can I Do This?
In the Can sofa, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are seeking to go beyond the creation of a practical, elegant, and comfortable design.
A Modern Park Pavilion Rises in Dallas
In a modest park on the western edge of Dallas, a modern picnic pavilion is a gathering point.
How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet
A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
How Much Could You Do with 270 Square Feet?
Taking its lead from a Swedish building code, a new book proposes ingenious concepts that can fit in 270 square feet.
What Would Eichler Do?
One company channels the famed midcentury developer in its line of prefab homes.
A Light-Filled, Nature-Inspired House in Dallas
A chance encounter led a Dallas couple to a neighborhood where nature is prized as much as design, and houses are built to make...

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