Islands of LA
On my commute last week I noticed a sign posted on a traffic island declaring the narrow grassy strip an 'Island of LA Nat'l Park.
Living the Island Life
st. barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and aesthetically pleasing.
10 Beautiful Island-Style Shipping Container Homes
As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping containers are mushrooming up all over...
Stripped Down Beauty On Koh Samui Island
Architecture and interior photographer Marc Gerritsen goes back to basics with this minimalist concrete house that he designed.
LA, Salvaged
Inspired by Blake Dollahite's ability to pull together such a stunning home on a tight budget, I started scouring the local scene...
At Home in L.A.
Currently on view in Los Angeles is an unconventional show organized by the artist Fritz Haeg, best known for his Edible Estates...
Lava Flow 4, The Big Island
Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze.
Lego Island
Step back, Jacobsen, Utzon, Kjaerholm, Wegner, and all you other great Danes.
Staten Island
While my appreciation of New York’s 24-7 public transit system remains immeasurable, I am pleased, as day two begins, to catch a...
An Unconventional Prefab on Fishers Island
A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
These 7 Hawaiian Modernist Escapes Will Have You Dreaming of the Islands
If you've ever entertained fantasies of a modernist escape on a tropical island, you'll fully understand why each of these...
New Orleans, LA
As New Orleans struggles to get back on its feet, one architect learns from the past while building for the future.
LA Home Tours
The always-popular Dwell Home Tour takes place over three days and will allow attendees to explore the pages of the magazine.
Propeller Island Hotel, Berlin
In 1997, musician Lars Storschen started renting out rooms in his house to supplement his income.
La Ruina Habitada
A special place where conceptual architecture, philosophical ideas, sensory stimulation, and rural melancholy combine in living...
Long Island Found
When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s...
Coastal Comfort at The Parachute Hotel in LA
Founder Ariel Kaye launched Parachute after coming home from a trip to the Amalfi Coast and finding no success in her search to...
Religious Landmarks of L.A.
As a young city built on the ruins of a Spanish mission, Los Angeles has never had much of an architectural "cathedral culture."...
LA Tech-Habitat Home
Building for a client with specific desires can be difficult, but designing for one with few programming preferences can often be...