Gimme Shelter
Earlier this month, the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education opened their Gimme Shelter exhibition, featuring six...
The Fire Shelter
Simon Hjermind Jensen, founder and lead designer at SHJWORKS, created the Fire Shelter together with a team of architect...
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
Extreme Shelter
Living ecological alpine pods in the Italian Alps.
Emergency Shelters
If necessity is the mother of invention, forethought was the provoker of a recent exhibition at the National Art Museum of China.
12 Shipping Container Homes That Challenge the Meaning of Shelter
Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...
Tiny Vacation Shelters in the French Countryside
La Nuage, a system of waystations in Bourdeaux, France, lets hikers live in the cloud.
San Francisco's New Bus Shelters
Though they're not exactly the hottest design news in town, my daily walk to work up Sansome Street from the Montgomery BART stop...
A New Los Angeles Exhibition Explores Shelter
Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles, the inaugural exhibition in the A+D Architecture and Design Museum’s new downtown...
Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan's Shelter Island Vacation Home
For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...
Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan Go Trippy Contemporary on Shelter Island
For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity...
Shigeru Ban Designs Temporary, Easy-to-Build Shelters for Disaster-Prone Areas
Responding to the displacement caused by Typhoon Haiyan, architect Shigeru Ban designed a series of easy-to-build prefab shelters...
Rock, Paper, Scissors
Black Shack Architects design a modern motocross shelter in an elemental way.
A Gathering Spot and Emergency Resource for New York's Community Gardens
In a community garden in the Bronx, a structure will serve as a shelter for recreation, and as a sustainable power source in an...
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been...
Carbon-Neutral Brick Tower Coming to MoMA's PS1 This Summer
MoMA/PS1 announces its 2014 Young Architects Program winner, The Living, who will build a zero-carbon brick shelter in the...
Kid Tested, Mothers Approved
A long house on Long Island, this prefab could get to its site peaceably only by traveling in pieces.
Venezuela's Eco Cabanas
An architectural idealist, Kristofer Nonn answered an online job posting for an ecological builder in Venezuela.
Peaceful Panopticon
A hike to the Park Butte fire lookout on Mount Baker, Washington, tracks the forgotten history of the sparse observation towers...
Dwell on Design Artist-in-Residence: Tanya Aguiñiga
Furniture designer, craftsperson, and community activist Tanya Aguiñiga will be the artist-in-residence at Dwell on Design,...