Striking Green House with a View in El Salvador
A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight,...
Isleta El Espino: A Three-Room Eco Hotel on Lake Nicaragua
How a brother and sister turned a private island into self-sustaining boutique...
Hotels We Love: El Cosmico Hotel in Marfa, Texas
Offering herbal workshops, and playing host to the Trans-Pecos festival, El Cosmico is a hotel that's engaged with the community.
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...
Photo of the Week: Dreamlike Garden at Salvador Dalí's Onetime Home
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Welcome to the Jungle
In Central America, Spanish colonial architecture prevails.
Bursts of Yellow and Indoor Gardens Are Just Two Reasons to Love This Home
By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and...
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Designer Harry Washington
Harry Washington, one half of the El Salvador-based design duo Claudia & Harry Washington, gives us advice on buying the perfect...
This Expansive Beachside Home on Mexico's Pacific Coast Puts a Modern Spin on Tradition
Made up of several pavilions and consisting of a palm tree-thatched roof, large wood walls, and exposed concrete, Casa en el...
Stay in a Domed, Glass-Front Vacation Home in a Spanish Forest
Nestled in a Mediterranean pine forest at the confluence of two rivers in Lledó, Spain, is El Caracol, a rustic-modern domed...
Building Community
With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class,...
The LAMI Chair
Javier Cristiani's LAMI chair, which was unveiled at last Spring's ICFF, now has a family: an ottoman, a side table and a coffee...
An Introduction to Contractors
Architect-author, Dan Maginn of El Dorado Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri, gives us the inside track on one of his favorite...
Peru Community Schools Art Gallery: The G. David Thompson Collection
No one would expect an art collection worth millions to be housed in a high school in a small Midwest town.
10 Modern Vacation Homes in Mexico That Guarantee an Epic Escape
Any excuse is a good excuse for a vacation getaway to Mexico.
Creamy Banana Jam
In Barcelona's Gracia neighborhood sits the 90-plus-year-old former residence of Art Nouveau architect Manuel Raspall, whose...
Get Ready For July 4th With 15 Spaces That Rock Red, White, and Blue
Get in the holiday spirit with these interiors and exteriors that boast red, white, and blue in their own unique ways.
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
12 Terrifically Glamorous Camping Options
While we might prefer to avoid the awkward sounding neologism "glamping," there's no doubt that this modern trend of retiring to...

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