Philip Kennicott on America's Embassies
Just today the American Institute of Architects' 21st Century Embassy Task Force issued a 40-page report with 59 guidelines and...
Panel Interview: America's Embassies
Yesterday I posted a short interview I did with Philip Kennicott, culture critic with the Washington Post, after my embassy...
American Bill Price Makes a Stir in Seoul
Perhaps I’m displaying my own design ignorance here, but I had never heard of American architect, inventor and professor of...
The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block
Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope).
The American Way
New York–based designer Todd Bracher represents the United States at an important furniture fair in Germany.
For the Entertainer, This $5.5M Home in Southern California Fits the Bill
Families seeking seclusion in the city and ample space to grow and entertain will appreciate this five-bedroom, six-bath home in...
10 Tiny Homes in Rural America
Beautiful things can come in small packages.
What Lies Within America’s First Urban-Renewal Project
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as some of the...
Dwell's Embassy Walking Tour
In May I led a walking tour of Washington DC's modern embassies.
Why Is Jane Smiling?
So you’ve brought home an ebullient new contractor to turn your wreck into the Ritz.
American Beauty
A Kansas architect unlocks the potential in an outdated 1950s home.
Photo Essay: American Landscape
Welcome to Modern In Denver’s photo essay series.
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...
Billes Product Design Competition
Last weekend I headed down to the Big Easy as a judge for the first annual Billes Product Design Competition, where nine...
Interview with Bill McDonough
Next year, William McDonough's revolutionary book Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, which he co-authored with Dr.
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...
American Trademarks
Eric Baker and Tyler Blik are a pair of noted graphic and identity designers, though perhaps their greatest legacy in American...
Modern Across America: Salt Lake City
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
Q&A with Prefab Builder Bill Haney
Prefab builder Blu Homes, helmed by CEO Bill Haney, aims to disrupt the construction industry supply chain by interacting...
Finnish Embassy in Washington Receives Platinum LEED Certification
The building, completed in 1994, is upgraded from gold status.