By Poplar Demand
“I kept pushing the idea of doing a new kind of tree house further and further, trying to find the best structure, the best...
Sunlight on Demand
Fiber-optic cables can be used to pipe and enhance sunlight into homes. Money is saved.
101 Alternative Energy: On-Demand Hot Water
We don’t keep a kettle boiling on the stove all day for the one moment when we want tea, so why do we keep water heated around...
Compostmodern 09: Saul Griffith Demands Heirloom Design
Saul Griffith knows how to deliver grim planetary outlooks with irreverent humor.
Londoners Can Live in This Scandinavian-Inspired, Converted Barge For $424K
In the Poplar Dock Marina of London sits a 1924 barge that has been transformed into Beecliffe, a contemporary floating home with...
Expert Even Byron reviews 6 commuter bicycles
As the bike industry begins to meet the growing demand for practical, sensible bicycles tailored to commuting and urban outings,...
Spotlight on Multidisciplinary Danish Design Studio, Norm Architects
With a sleek and minimalist Scandinavian aesthetic and a portfolio that includes industrial design, residential architecture,...
Supplant Your Lawn
It’s both water-wise and wallet-wise to consider alternatives to a grassy lawn.
8 Times Historical Architecture Took a Walk on the Modern Side
Traditional architecture is something that can and should be preserved whenever possible.
Two Cool Surfers Design Some Serious Furniture
Combining clean lines with traditional craftsmanship, this pair creates a demand for South African design.
Silicon Valley Home Tours
Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.
Wood Guide Part II: How to Recognize 5 (More) Common Wood Species
If you’ve dreamed of being able to recognize birch versus cedar or ash versus Douglas fir like a pro, look no further than this...
Where I Work: Chad Phillips of KWAMBIO
The New York City-based KWAMBIO is an on-demand manufacturing platform that utilizes 3D printing technology and we featured some...
Heathered Stripe: Behind the Design + Styling Tips
What goes into making a best seller? Our Heathered Stripe Duvet Cover Set sold out last season but due to popular demand, we...
Doshi Levien: Myth and Material
The Design Duo of Doshi Levien has succeeded again: the British design team has produced a compelling collection of work melding...
Lights Will Guide You Home
A harsh climate and a hillside site inform a Nova Scotia getaway’s regional accent.
Affordable, Green Revitalization in Syracuse
As demands rise for sustainability and affordability in residential housing, many academic institutions are racing to hold an...
David Chipperfield's Arthur Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture
On 10.17.16, a mixed crowd of nearly 300 architects, students and enthusiasts packed the Center for Architecture to hear one of...
HomePolish: Design for the Masses
Professional designers at rates even those with a modest budget can afford—sounds too good to be true.
An Architecture Prof Weighs in on Haiti
There are thousands of architects and designers in the Dwell audience and beyond who are contemplating how they can help with the...

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