Rebuilding Haiti
In the days since the earthquake in Haiti, numerous aid groups have opened up channels for contributions small and large to...
A Young Haitian Rebuilds After the Devastating Quake
In the wake of a catastrophic earthquake, a young Haitian photographer builds anew.
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...
Rebuilding in a Post-Katrina World with Sherry-Lea Botop
New Orleans native Sherry-Lea Botop found herself in a unique position in 2005: The non-profit activist was, like many of her...
Futuristic Forms Meet Historical Details in Designer Danny Venlet's Brussels Home
A prolific Dutch designer by way of Australia rebuilds his roost in Brussels.
Higher Ground
When the Frys lost their home to the Fourmile Canyon Fire, they looked up—way up. Rebuilding at 7,3000 feet high, the family...
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
Moving Mountains
Rebuilding on a challenging site in Mill Valley, California, a couple optimize a winning view that was there all along.
In China, a Library Doubles as an Earthquake Memorial
In Yunnan Province, a library and community center is a cornerstone of a rebuilding effort.
Rebuilt This CIty!
The tiny staff at the San Francisco affiliate of Rebuilding Together coordinates and works on the rehabilitation of more than 20...
Friday Finds 1.15.10
This week's round-up of links brings us lots of fodder for thought and inspiration.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Gifts that Give Back
This holiday season, consider treating your favorite people to gifts that come with a feel-good bonus.
Emergency Shelters
If necessity is the mother of invention, forethought was the provoker of a recent exhibition at the National Art Museum of China.
Open Architecture Challenge
After its tremendous success helping with the rebuilding of New Orleans after Katrina, Architecture for Humanity has announced...
Morphosis FLOAT House for NOLA
The Make It Right Foundation has gotten loads of press over the last few years, thanks in large part to its ultra-celebrity...
Sasaki's "Heartbeat"
What does your heartbeat look like? The Japanese-born artist Sasaki has been painting the vital sign of life for 15 years,...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Botanical Garden Pavilion
When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, architect and University of Kentucky lecturer Mike McKay felt the pull to go down...