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"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space" -Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year.
Meet The Firm That’s Reimagining Life in Antarctica
The largest community on the planet’s coldest continent needs a smaller, smarter facility to continue its crucial work.
9 Effective Ways to Bring Sustainable Design Into the Home
See if you check off all the boxes when it comes to creating an eco-friendly household.
These 10 Green Roofs Bring Life—and So Much More—to These Modern Structures
A living, breathing roof offers so much more than just a bright, soft, refreshing surface.
A Toronto-Based Firm Breathes New Life Into a Victorian’s Interior
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
A Victorian Cottage in Houston Finds New Life as a Local Firm's Office
In Houston's historic Old Sixth Ward, a neglected, 1904 Folk Victorian cottage is relocated and restored as a modern office.
Bosch Brings Refined European Design to the Kitchen
Steeped in the principles of Bauhaus, Bosch kitchen appliances prize functionality without sacrificing beauty.
A Careful Renovation of a 19th-Century Flat in Gothenburg Brings it Back to Life
A 19th-century apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, is reborn.
Drawing the Line: Concrete Pavers That Advance Architectural Design
Stepstone’s diverse collection of Linearity Pavers extend and accentuate the lines that give shape to architectural forms.
The Winning Vision From a Universal Design Competition Is Brought to Life For a Veteran
After months of planning and construction, the Memphis house that's been renovated as a result of the Home Today, Home Tomorrow...
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
A New Book Examines the Art of Breathing Life Into Forgotten Architecture
"We often hear that we live in a time that has no respect for the past: that ours is an era that disregards the architectural...
A Careful Renovation Brings New Life to a Family’s Heritage Home on the Spanish Coast
Thanks to a careful renovation that included a handful of preservation challenges, a family's Spanish beach house is given new...
Chinese design firm Hallucinate created a futuristic office for Maike Group
Chinese design firm Hallucinate created a futuristic office for Maike Group, one of the country’s top suppliers and traders of...
Discuss: What Details Bring a Room to Life?
We all have different approaches to making a house a home.
Magma Books Bring Creative Thinking to Life
Look inside some brilliant sketchbooks from Magma that carve out a creative niche for themselves.
Celebrating Life with Meaningful Design
In the city of Asahikawa, on the island of Hokkaido in Japan, life is celebrated with good design full of meaning.
Modern Architecture Firm SPF:a Brings the Mesmerizing Op Art of Lucas Blok to Southern California
Culver City–based Studio Pali Fekete architects (SPF:a) will exhibit the work of Monterey artist Lucas Blok at SPF:a Gallery,...
Explore the World of Shipping Container Design With a New Architectural Book
Featuring built, unbuilt, and in-progress projects, the new monograph on architectural studio LOT-EK offers an in-depth look at...
Street Creeks: Restoring the Gowanus at Dwell on Design NY
Architect Ate Atema presented an innovative, aesthetically pleasing plan to divert raw sewage from New York City's waterways.