Play's the Thing
With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse.
Midcentury Illustrations—From Kentucky to Paris
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Daft Punk Could Play at This House
A DJ booth is just one amenity packed into this modern surf shack.
Child’s Play: Designing a Polished, All-Ages Playscape
Can a home that encourages creativity, exploration, and fun still look...
Mini Apartments and Next-Wave Prefab, Part 2
This seven-part blog series profiles a new prefab development in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood—a LEED Platinum-targeted...
Structured Play
Two of the country’s most creative and thoughtful playground designers—architect Richard Dattner and landscape architect M. Paul...
Check Out 2 Beautifully Renovated Eichlers For Sale in San Francisco
Both in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood, these two exemplary Eichlers are shining examples of the prolific...
A Green City in China That Will Play a Major Role in Fighting Air Pollution
Liuzhou Forest City will be the first urban settlement in China that will be able to generate its own renewable energy, increase...
Space to Work, Room to Play
A mobile game studio in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District outgrows its original office and brings back designer Sheena Murphy to...
Soon to Be Completed, These Striking Beachfront Estates Are Designed by 2 All-Star Architects
Renowned art dealer and gallery owner Serge Sorokko recently announced the forthcoming debut of two fully-entitled estates on his...
This Light-Filled Industrial Renovation Plays Host to Live Music
In Portland, Oregon, a renovated warehouse fuses engineering and artistry, much like its owners.
Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
An Old Fisherman's House in Sicily Is Transformed Into 2 Apartments
With their property rental business "I Am Sicily" in mind, architects Francesco Moncada and Mafalda Rangel turned a dilapidated...
Hot Tropic Part 2
Wandering around Wynwood.
How to Play FlatPak
Intelligent, appealing, and affordable, Charlie Lazor’s user-friendly FlatPak just might be the project that revolutionizes the...
Stora Sjöfallet 2 by Joliark
Stora Sjöfallet 2 is a minimal residential building located in Stockholm, Sweden, designed by Joliark.
Play: Electric Slide
A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful...
The Making of Screenplay: Part 2
Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...
Panel 2 at Arthur Ross
Panel 2, Martin Beck's new exhibition at Columbia University's Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, revisits the 1970 International...
curio 2: high volt
For the 2nd issue of Curio, New York based Art Director and Stylist Marcus Hay, portrays the band of misfits that once converged...

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