In Memoriam: Lawrence Halprin
I was very sad to learn that the design world lost a giant in the field yesterday when landscape architect Lawrence Halprin...
Lawrence Halprin Oral History Project
As a San Franciscan I'm very fortunate to live every day with the work of landscape architecture pioneer Lawrence Halprin, who...
Remembering the Forefather of Urban Renewal, Lawrence Halprin
Lawrence Halprin galvanized people into action with his grand cityscapes.
In Memoriam: Bill Moggridge
We are sorry to report that Bill Moggridge, director of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, passed away this...
In Memoriam: Julius Shulman
We here at the Dwell offices were all saddened to learn that architectural photographer Julius Shulman passed away last night at...
In Memoriam: Ada Louise Huxtable
We were very saddened to learn that the great architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable passed away Monday, January 7th, 2012.
The St. Lawrence River Flows Right by This Cottage’s Doorstep
Whale-watching is an indoor activity at a maritime sanctuary in Quebec.
Parsing Levi's Plaza
I had lunch yesterday with Charles Birnbaum, president and founder of the Cultural Landscape Foundation.
Marcel Breuer’s Revived Home Could be Yours for Just Under $5 Million
It’s a rare occasion that an iconic home is put on the market—let alone one that the architect actually lived in. So is the case...
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...
Color-Pop Friday
It's a Pantone world; we're just living in it. From its foundation as a printing company to the unified system with mass appeal...
A 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
A pedigreed mid-century home tailor-made for its inhabitants and environs joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places.
Waverly Lowell on Greenwood Common
Last week I posted about three new books from William Stout Publishers, one of which is Living Modern: A Biography of Greenwood...
Settle in the Celebrated Sea Ranch For Under $2.9M
Designed by iconic architect Charles Moore, this oceanfront home enjoys its own promontory in a historic community in Northern...
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
Creatives of the Bay Area Series: Charles de Lisle
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be showcasing several homes of creative individuals we admire in the Bay Area—and we’re...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
SF's Architecture and the City
It's September in San Francisco which means that our local chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hosting its...
The Ungreening of America
We asked Charles Birnbaum to point us to five unique landscapes that we can still take a peek at. He explains: “I’ve chosen...
Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture
Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are...