Great Speeches in Architectural History: The Floo Floo Bird
President Obama's inaugural address yesterday sent me running for William Safire's splendid compendium of great speeches (he used...
This Lake House Is a Living Piece of Architecture History
A retired couple retreats to the modern masterpiece by Richard Meier.
The Great Indoors
Tips on bringing Greenery into your home from an...
Such Great Heights
Designer Jennifer Siegal pushes the boundaries of modular housing at her Venice abode.
Great Architectural Bake-Off New York
Architects whip up high-calorie high-rises from scratch at the Great Architectural Bake-Off New...
A Brief History of the Cool Office
Whether you intend it or not, your office furniture is saying something about your business’ values.
Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to...
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...
A Midcentury Home Keeps the History Alive
With new owners, a locally-renowned midcentury home in Los Angeles begins a fresh chapter.
History and Modernity Meet in This Industrial Hotel and Restaurant in Philadelphia
Housed in a 19th-century whiskey blending and bottling facility in Philadelphia's trendy Fishtown neighborhood, Wm. Mulherin's...
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues...
8 Great Examples of Outdoor Design
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's June 2015 issue.
20 Great Midcentury Modern Interiors
The following rooms provide a modern take on what it is to live today in a midcentury modern home.
Architecture Improv
An interview with David Sellers, the "Father of the Design-Build...
Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO
Next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolean village of Nussdorf, Austria, is an unusually shaped, shingle-clad cabin that's...
A Little Cabin Reaches Such Great Heights
When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...
The Forgotten History of America's Most Creative College
A comprehensive new exhibit sheds light on the diverse body of work that came out of a short-lived but mythic liberal arts...
Sculpting History
The Key Savings and Loan Association Building is a Colorado treasure and an enduring example of mid-century modernist design.
Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...