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Accessible Frank Lloyd Wright House in Illinois Is Reborn as a Museum
Tours of the Ken and Phyllis Laurent House in Rockford, Wright's only accessible building, start June 7.
An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
On Kickstarter: Barnsworth Exhibition Center
One of famed architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s most iconic works, the Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois, suffered damage in...
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s ﬁrst patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
10 Ways to Create an Uplifting Vertical Garden
Creating a living green wall, also known as a vertical garden, is a refreshing, innovative, and eco-friendly way to bring color...
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.
Solar Decathlon Virtual Tours
Though I couldn’t make it out to Washington, DC, this weekend to see the final days of the Solar Decathlon—which wrapped up...
Head to 1960s Japan via AvroKO-Designed Restaurant in Chicago's West Loop
AvroKO—the hospitality design firm with serious muscle—expands its growing empire with an inaugural project in Chicago, Momotaro.
Chicago preservation architect Thomas “Gunny” Harboe prefers not to dismantle architectural monuments.
Chicago Bauhaus and Beyond
Of all American cities, you'd think Chicago would be at the forefront of celebrating and preserving its architecture.
When it comes to material originality, this former tavern in Chicago’s trendy Bucktown neighborhood pulls out all the stops.
Sustainable Living: Chicago's First Certified Passive House
Take a tour through Chicago's first Passive House built by Brandon Weiss of Weiss Building and Development LLC, with the help of...
Design Icon: 8 Buildings by Hans Hollein
The late, Pritzker-winning Viennese architect was a key proponent of postmodernism.
Color 101: Hueless
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors.
Dwell Reflects on Frank Lloyd Wright in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of His Birth
It's no secret that Frank Lloyd Wright has received his fair share of coverage over the years at Dwell—and rightfully so,...
Lighting Up Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House
Two Chicago multimedia artists want to flip the switch on a Mies masterpiece to create an immersive experience.
Events this Weekend: 3.4-3.7
This weekend features two hands-on events and exhibitions demonstrating high-tech, energy-effiencent systems you can install in...
"Foreclosed" Open Studio at PS1
Back in May, New York’s Museum of Modern Art kicked off a nearly yearlong series of presentations, workshops, and public symposia...