Gimme Shelter
Earlier this month, the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education opened their Gimme Shelter exhibition, featuring…
The Fire Shelter
Simon Hjermind Jensen, founder and lead designer at SHJWORKS, created the Fire Shelter together with a team of…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Peaceful Panopticon
A hike to the Park Butte fire lookout on Mount Baker, Washington, tracks the forgotten history of the sparse…
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…
Venezuela's Eco Cabanas
An architectural idealist, Kristofer Nonn answered an online job posting for an ecological builder in Venezuela. The…
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…
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
The Carter School Project
This summer, the Master of Architecture Program at Massachusetts College of Art and Design ran the first hands-on…
The Yurt: Ancient Dwelling, Modern Lifestyle
The yurt, one of the most ancient forms of shelter, has seen a resurgence in popularity among modernists in the last…
Kid Tested, Mothers Approved
A long house on Long Island, this prefab could get to its site peaceably only by traveling in pieces. Designed by…