Obama's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Back in December, when news first emerged about the appointment of Shaun Donovan to the Obama administration as Secretary for...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
A Small Development in Los Feliz Offers Scandinavian-Inspired Urban Living
Based in East Los Angeles, lifestyle, interior, and portrait photographer Lauren Moore shared these shots she took of the Habitat...
Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston
By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable...
Obama as an Experiment in Urban Form
President Obama is an urban president.
Multi-Family Development Suggests Possibilities for Urban Senior Housing
Barbara Bestor's small lot subdivision housing development in Los Angeles may present an appealing solution for the...
Green Urban Housing in Philadelphia
By keeping the budget strict, the insulation tight, and its values clear, Philadelphia’s Postgreen Homes shows a little brotherly...
The Urban Housing Handbook
The Urban Housing Handbook from Wiley Publications, a new tome from Paris-based architects Caroline Stahl and Eric Firley, is a...
A Pritzker Laureate Designs Urban Housing—for Free
Alejandro Aravena's vision for tackling the housing crisis.
Urban Renewal
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
Photo of the Week: Lush Housing Development in the South of France
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Urban Vessel
"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...
Sustainability is the Centerpiece of This New Austin Development
In the Texas capital's transit-oriented Mueller development, architect Michael Hsu proposes a modern take on row house living.
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
A Progressive Melbourne Development Company Helps Facilitate an Exquisite Home Renovation
The BuildHer Collective, a development company whose aim is to empower women to tackle their own construction projects, teams up...
A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues...
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not...
This Modern Home in Singapore Is a Living Urban Jungle
Conceived as a three-dimensional landscape installation with spatial pockets floating within, this house in Singapore literally...
Product Developments
We asked three product designers from three different fields what the future holds.
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A forward-thinking architectural practice partners with a premier property guardian to create a concept for high-quality housing...

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