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The New Suburbanism
When an urban expat couple decided to build the suburban house they wanted rather than the one their neighbors expected, they...
Suburban House of the Future by Cloud9
Enric Ruiz-Geli’s firm Cloud9 designed the suburban house of the future—it also happens to be sustainable.
An Ordinary Suburban Home in Vancouver Is Given a Modern Edge
When a West Vancouver couple called on an architect to build their family home, he delivered—he just had to change the roof first.
A New Slant
In Seattle, where others saw only a severe slope and lack of municipal hookups, one couple spotted their ticket to their dream...
A Brooklyn architect shows what a little elbow grease, a healthy dose of naïveté, and a decade can accomplish.
Uni, an international group of designers in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is riding out a self-professed renovation high that never...
It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live and work, has...
New Kid on the Block
With sensitivity to local building typologies, fresh construction finds a place in Amsterdam.
Dwell's New Look
Behind the Dwell Magazine...
A New Way to Shop on Dwell
We’re excited to reveal a new way to shop products on Dwell, and it all starts with the new “Products” tab.
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had...
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
New Orleans, LA
As New Orleans struggles to get back on its feet, one architect learns from the past while building for the future.
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
Will Algorithms Be the New Architects?
Architecture is the latest ﬁeld to feel the double-edged sword of computerization.
This Super Smart, Super Green Prefab May Be the Future of Suburban Living
The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.
New York City Passes Bill Requiring Green Roofs on New Buildings
The city's new green building legislation will result in the equivalent of taking more than one million cars off the road by 2030.
The Shed: A New Hub For Artistic Invention Coming Soon to New York City
Described as a "cultural shed for New York," The Shed is an expandable multi-use cultural venue designed by the NYC-based firm,...
A 1974 Kit House Is Gutted in a Frenzy, Then Fine-Tuned for Close to a Decade
A couple rehab and refine a drab suburban home outside of New York City.