On the Level
Judged by contemporary design standards, the typical postwar suburban split-level house has little to recommend it. Usually...
Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
On the Level
Sadly there's no blueprint for how to best work with an architect.
Inside the Head Office of Bocci
A tour of the workspace behind Vancouver’s exceptional lighting design and manufacturing company.
Head Tilted Back: A Photo Essay
Welcome to Modern In Denver’s photo essay series.
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...
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,...
10 Tiny Cabin Homes That Will Have You Headed to the Forest
Tiny homes have officially become a thing.
Steel Framed Split-Level Home in Germany
What do architects build when they can be their own...
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.
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...
Dozens of Levels Give a Quebec Home Stadium-Sized Views of the Forest
In Chertsey, Canada, a modern haven reclines into its woodland setting.
Ace Hotel Bedding For Home
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.
Andrea Zittel's Wagon Station Encampment
I park my car, take off my shoes, and head for the hills.
A Fire Lookout Tower From the 1930's is Preserved as a Rustic Getaway
We heads to the mountains of Montana for a chilly night in this high-altitude cabin with a...
A Completely Dysfunctional Nevada Kitchen Becomes Everyone's Favorite Spot for Parties
A luminous new kitchen and dining area bring a 1968 tri-level residence in Reno into the 21st century.
Move Into This Midcentury Modern Revival in North Carolina For $1.2M
Built in 1953 and completely renovated last year, this split-level residence both upgrades and references its midcentury roots.
Modern Efficiency and Affordability Don’t Have to Come at the Expense of Style
By creatively manipulating the angles and levels of exterior surfaces on this modest Polish country house, architect Peter Kuczia...
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