"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space" -Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Modernist Architecture Feeling the Pinch?
Falling prices for classic Lautners and Neutras might be a telltale sign that even modern masterpieces are feeling the pinch.
The Midcentury Architecture of California Modernist John Lautner
Architect Helena Arahuete, a longtime colleague of John Lautner's, will discuss the midcentury modernist's legacy as well as her...
Dive Into a Visually Stunning Book That Celebrates Modernist Architecture and its Evolution
Covering a wide range of iconic homes from Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to Shigeru Ban’s Curtain Wall House, Phaidon's recently...
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
Incredible Modernist Architecture From Latvia
An exhibition at the Venice Biennale showcases the Baltic state’s unique post-war styles and structures.
A Modernist Click Through Remodelista
If you caught our interview with Remodelista co-founder Sarah Lonsdale earlier this year, you already know we're fans of the home...
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...
Architecture Improv
An interview with David Sellers, the "Father of the Design-Build...
Alaska: The Final (Architectural) Frontier
“I always wanted to live in a glass house,” explains Valerie Phelps, as she stands surrounded by the 40 feet of floor-to-ceiling...
10 Modernist Beach Home Rentals to Escape to This Summer
Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural light...
Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
Taking Architecture to the BMX Track
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
10 Retreats in Mexico For the Modernists Who Love the Outdoors
In Mexico's warm climate, the best homes create a strong relationship with the outdoors.
A Swedish Vision for Democratic Architecture Lands in New York
Next up at Archtober, a Swedish series on architecture, urbanity, and egalitarianism.
Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis
A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.
Architecture at the Movies: Chloe
I saw Atom Egoyan's new film Chloe this weekend, and though it was something of a stinker (only those deeply committed to...
David Byrne: Architecture in Music
This TED talk that David Byrne gave last year is such a wonderful walk through the history of music, and how the architecture in...
Nikola Olic's Dizzying Architectural Photography
Offering a new perspective on the built environment, his images zoom and tilt to reveal vertigo-inducing angles.

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