On the Level
Judged by contemporary design standards, the typical postwar suburban split-level house has little to recommend it. Usually...
This Three-Level Loft in San Francisco Is an Artist's Sanctuary
This lively live/work studio in San Francisco's Dogpatch is a constant work-in-progress that mirrors its inhabitants' creative...
On the Level
Sadly there's no blueprint for how to best work with an architect.
Steel Framed Split-Level Home in Germany
What do architects build when they can be their own...
Inside the Head Office of Bocci
A tour of the workspace behind Vancouver’s exceptional lighting design and manufacturing company.
Head to Arkansas for What May Be America's Coolest Art and Design Hotel
Architect Deborah Berke designs a modern retreat in Bentonville, Arkansas, for 21c, a hotel mini-empire blending art, design, and...
10 Tiny Cabin Homes That Will Have You Headed to the Forest
Tiny homes have officially become a thing.
Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
Get Ready to Head Back to School With These 35 Products For Everyone—From Kids to Grad Students
Now that we’ve officially entered the month of August, the new school year is just around the corner—believe it or...
This Home Takes Recycling to the Next Level
In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...
Head Tilted Back: A Photo Essay
Welcome to Modern In Denver’s photo essay series.
Dwell Favorites Head to Venice Architecture Biennale
The US curators for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale were announced this week, and the group includes several visionaries...
Head to 1960s Japan via AvroKO-Designed Restaurant in Chicago's West Loop
AvroKO—the hospitality design firm with serious muscle—expands its growing empire with an inaugural project in Chicago, Momotaro.
5 Bar Additions That Will Take Your Weekend Libations to the Next Level
Ready to kick off the weekend with a cocktail? Make happy hour even happier with these bar essentials from our friends at...
Dozens of Levels Give a Quebec Home Stadium-Sized Views of the Forest
In Chertsey, Canada, a modern haven reclines into its woodland setting.
A New Furniture Startup Tackles High Shipping Costs and Annoying Assembly Times Head-On
The just-launched Campaign is focused on improving the inefficient and costly furniture industry.
Resembling the Inverted Hull of a Ship, an English Guest House Pays Homage to the Harbor
Designed by Cambridge-based Mole Architects for an architect and developer, the Houseboat is a curved, split-level structure...
This Double-Height Apartment in Barcelona Features Historic Details and a Floating Staircase
Two formerly separate levels are linked and combined into a double-height volume in this 1,464-square-foot apartment in...
Minor Adjustments
When two Manhattanites head to the D.C. suburbs, they find that transforming a tired typology can be a matter of small changes.

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