At Ground Zero Bedrock, the 9/11 Museum Prepares for Visitors
The architects and exhibition designers behind the National September 11 Memorial Museum offer a behind-the-scenes look before it...
Nina Libeskind on Ground Zero, How Architecture Can Help Heal, and Our Political Moment
A powerful insider shares insights on building a successful architecture practice through partnership.
Higher Ground
When the Frys lost their home to the Fourmile Canyon Fire, they looked up—way up. Rebuilding at 7,3000 feet high, the family...
An Innovative Net-Zero Prefab in Los Angeles
A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.
How to Prepare Your Bathroom for Overnight Guests
When getting ready to host overnight guests, we tend to focus on washing the Bedding, jazzing up the spare room and fully...
A Home Inspired by the Stars Soars Off the Ground
This new retreat cantilevers over the Canadian forest for river views.
Defining an Architectural Canon From the Ground Up
The residents of Midland, Michigan, are leading the charge to document their community’s unique architectural history.
Reinhold Messner: A Man and His Museums
We met with the mountaineering legend in the Dolomites, where the late architecture icon Dame Zaha Hadid designed the last of...
Building a Zero-Energy Community: Part 7
Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...
Re-Opening: The Museum of Arts and Design
Two Columbus Circle once was a stout-yet-hip white building with black porthole-esque forms around it: channeling 1960s mod...
This Zero-Energy Passive Mobile Prefab Was Partially 3D Printed
A Ukranian company has recently launched the world's first autonomous mobile prefabricated homes.
Middle Ground
Adding less than $100,000 of improvements to an off-the-shelf prefab model resulted in a clean-cut structure at the eastern base...
Co-Housing Zero
What happens when a group of friends decide to build their own...
Dwell x Turkel Design: Breaking Ground in Palm Springs
Drawing from the city’s heritage of midcentury modernism, the Dwell Prefab Palm Springs by Turkel Design embodies California’s...
Renzo Piano's Jaw-Dropping Design for the Whitney Museum
The Whitney Museum's new home in the Meatpacking district serves up a compelling dialogue between city and culture.
101 Alernative Energy: Zeroing In
It’s become increasingly common to hear the term“zero energy” or “zero carbon” used to describe buildings that achieve complete...
Museum of Robots
Welcome to Museum of Robots, where androids are the muses for Richard and Vicky Küng's collection of modern housewares and home...
Q&A With 9/11 Memorial Architect Michael Arad
In honor of the 15th anniversary of 9/11, we're looking back when Dwell had the pleasure of touring the World Trade Center...
Easter Island's Visitor's Center
You can't get much farther away than Easter Island, a volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean at the southeasternmost point of the...

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