Elements by William Kaven
So often the architectural press gets caught up in the look of a place without considering how it might also feel.
Facing the Elements
Incorporating concrete, glass wood, and steel, a house in Malibu stands up to its challenging site.
A Guest Barn in Jackson, Wyoming, Fuses Modern and Rustic Elements
This modern take on the rustic barn offers a unique space for guests to soak in the gorgeous mountain vistas near Jackson,...
8 Essential Elements of California Style
Want to achieve that effortless, airy California style? Here are the 10 essentials you need to achieve this casual, beachy...
Nelson Byrd Woltz Harnesses the Natural Elements
The landscape architecture firm carves out a vertical garden for a New York City residence and, in the process, creates a nest...
William Krisel on Architecture
William Krisel knows architecture. The 84-year old architect has been licensed for a remarkable 59 years.
William T. Vollmann on Imperial
Presently on tour to support his massive new work Imperial, journalist, novelist and National Book Award winner for 2005's Europe...
curio 1: elements
The first issue of Curio is an epic ode to the elements - stone, precious metal, wood and glass - and their indisputable and at...
Six Questions for William Stout
One of the many joys of the very small San Francisco neighborhood of Jackson Square—home of Dwell HQ—is the top-drawer William...
5 Key Elements of Smart Home Functionality
As technology becomes smarter, the natural evolution is to connect devices in our homes to help us lead more comfortable, secure,...
Iconic California Midcentury-Modern Architect William Krisel Dies at 92
At the age of 92, William Krisel—the pioneering architect who brought elegant modernism to Southern Californian suburban tract...
5 Essential Design Elements of the Modern Kitchen
The kitchen has evolved significantly over the years, and new advancements in technology and materials continue to push the space...
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
The Encore - Standing Out with Concrete Planters
A Modern Touch to Architectural Landscape...
10 Outstanding Modern Concrete Homes
When considering the benefits of building a home with concrete, one of the key elements that naturally comes up is the material's...
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
Operation Desert Shed
Architect Lloyd Russell’s design for this desert getaway passively mitigates the elements with a utilitarian solution, turning a...
5 Interesting and Surprising Asian Eateries Around the World
Forget gilded dragons, lazy Susans, and too much red—these creative Asian restaurants not only feature modern interiors, they...
5 Strong Prefab Concrete Home Companies
When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...
In San Francisco, Green Fences Make Great Neighbors
Architectural elements and applied foliage deliver a one-two punch in designing for privacy.