City Guide: 10 Places to Visit in Mexico City
Michel Rojkind and Gerardo Salinas of Rojkind Arquitectos have taken on commissions all over the world, but the work they have...
Kansas City Royal
A young architect takes on an intimidating commission: reviving a modern masterwork by Marcel Breuer.
Earth Work
A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of the...
How to Work With an Architect
Use this as a guide to finding the right architect for your new home or renovation—and what to expect during the process.
An Elegant Dining Room in Mexico City
The owner of Flexform’s New York showroom, David Levy, creates an elegant dining room overlooking Mexico City.
An Efficient Live-Work Space in Montreal
A husband-wife architectural duo transform a former tire shop into a versatile home-office.
Vancouver is an extroverted city
Vancouver, British Columbia, offers a dramatic natural setting, but as Omer Arbel shows us, there’s more to the city of glass...
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
Project: Live Work Home
Richard Cook, a principal at Cook + Fox Architects, surveyed the Near Westside’s inventory of vacant structures and arrived at a...
Mid-City Modern
In the heart of Atlanta, Shawn Moseley worked closely with designer Scott Ball to design and build his new house not ten minutes...
Big City, Little Loft
New York City is the nation’s capital of cramped quarters.
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
Hecho in Mexico City
Gallery owner Hilario Galguera escorts us through Mexico City, walking the line of life and death, problem and promise.
The City of Chandigarh by Le Corbusier
Los Angeles architect Linda Taalman made a rare visit to Le Corbusier’s fraught masterpiece, the capitol complex of the city of...
An Open, Light-Filled House in Mexico City
An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.
How Does a Passive House Work?
Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
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...
Hirshhorn, Ontario: The Modern City That Never Was
An exhibit up at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC chronicles the museum's initial conception, and the Canadian, Philip...
Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...

Get a Daily Dose of Design

Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.