L.A.'s Newest High School
I was serving on jury duty a few months ago, gazing out the window during an interminable discussion about the definition of...
Not Your Average High School Auditorium
A renovation doubles down on the value of live performance at a midcentury Los Angeles venue.
High-Rise Living in Manhattan
How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern Manhattan high-rise.
Home Schooled
The house at 157 Congress Run in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming was a fine little place, a sturdy 1940s brick Cape with trim,...
An Old Amsterdam School Is Converted Into 10 Apartments
In Amsterdam’s Bellamy neighborhood, an old school is repurposed and transformed into modern, lofty apartments.
The Carter School Project
This summer, the Master of Architecture Program at Massachusetts College of Art and Design ran the first hands-on project in...
A Forgotten Insurance Building Finds New Life as a Humming High School
Following a sensitive renovation at the hands of DSH // architecture, the Larchmont Charter High School in Los Angeles settles...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic High Ceilings
Who doesn't love high ceilings? We sure do. High ceilings are modern, sleek, and make any space look infinitely bigger.
An Iconic Case Study House That’s Perched High Above LA’s Sunset Strip
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Date Night for Architects: New York's Newest Restaurant with Design Cred
A restrained interior by architect Annabelle Selldorf adds gravitas to restaurateur Danny Meyer's latest hotspot, Marta, inside...
Austin's Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden
Architect Burton Baldridge donated his services to Casis Elementary, his daughter’s large public school in Austin, Texas, to...
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
A Home's High Ceilings Are Responsible for Some Impressive Views
An architect with a taste for unconventional living spaces creates a small house at lofty heights with a starring view.
Modern High-Rise Town House in Tel Aviv
Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...
This High-Flying Home Tackles a Sharp Slope
Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded...
11 Innovative and Modern Schools Where Creativity and Good Design Rule
By using innovative design to inspire learning and creativity, the following schools have certainly earned top marks—just in time...
This Modern Homestead With a Vintage Trailer Offers Adventure in California's High Desert
Located in the sands of the Mojave Desert's Hollywood-built Pioneertown, this modern take on a desert homestead brings a whole...
Two Grad-School Friends Apply Their Know-How to a Manhattan Beach Bungalow
When Jason Ro and Zac Rockett of Ro | Rockett Design began plotting an addition to a 1950s bungalow in Manhattan Beach,...
This Prefab Ski School in the Alps Took 10 Days to Assemble
Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.
American Leather Breaks the Mold of Custom, High-End Furniture
At American Leather, it's more than furniture—it's where lasting memories are made.

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