Hometown Hero
Dow Chemical put Midland on the map, but architect and local scion Alden B. Dow made it the most modern town in Michigan.
Hoagies' Heroes
Best friends since middle school, Casey Patten and David Mazza have a passion for their up-and-coming slice of Washington, DC,...
Hidden Heroes Hits London
Hidden Heroes, a traveling exhibit celebrating masterful design as applied to the everyday object, has touched down in London at...
Hero or Villain? London’s Robin Hood Gardens Will Be Torn Down After Decades of Dividing Critics
An upcoming exhibit honors the soon-to-be-departed social housing mid-rise and Brutalist icon.
5 Main Ingredients For Cooking Up a Homey Kitchen Nook
A kitchen nook can be one of the hardest working, unsung heroes of a home—and its function goes far beyond just hosting a humble...
Modern Istanbul Design: Autoban
Istanbul modern? In a word, it’s Autoban.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Not Just Skating By
For years, professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek has ranted about wanting to build a skate plaza: a skate park integrated into the...
Friday Finds 10.29.2010
We've got two reasons to celebrate the colors orange and black this weekend—support for our hometown team the Giants (who are...
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...
Hotel Demetria, Guadalajara
“There is a saying that if you can make a business successful in Guadalajara, you can make it successful anywhere,” says Hotel...
Design Miami: Droog + Atelier Bow Wow
Last night was the Design Miami vernissage party, and my first look at the tent by architects Aranda\Lasch, and the dozens of...
Ai Weiwei’s Washington Moment
He’s been jailed, beaten, and most recently, had his design firm, Fake Cultural Development, shut down by Chinese authorities.
Buffalo, New York
Last week I traveled back East to my hometown of Buffalo, New York.
Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario, is one metropolis that never ceases to amaze me with its never-ceasing construction.
BIG & Parkour in "My Playground"
I just came across the trailer for My Playground, a most unusual documentary about architecture by director Kaspar Astrup...
Prefab Slapstick in One Week
I was in the process of researching a big prefab round-up story this week when I came across what might be the only prefab...
Startin' Spartan
When Jay Atherton and Cy Keener met in grad school at the University of California, Berkeley, they discovered in each other a...
Appetite for Construction
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different...