Finnish Embassy in Washington Receives Platinum LEED Certification
The building, completed in 1994, is upgraded from gold status.
Montreal Firm Receives Emerging Architectural Practice Award
KANVA's innovative approach earns it a prestigious Canadian architectural honor.
Richard Meier's 1973 Douglas House Receives Historic Designation
More than 40 years after its completion, an early masterpiece by the Pritzker Prize–winning architect receives historic...
Lauded Midcentury City Square Receives a Much-Needed Revitalization
After years of neglect, Mellon Square in Pittsburgh reemerges as a 21st-century public space.
How to Shape a Shoji, Step by Step
Every Order Miya Shoji Receives is Different, but the Procedure Follows the Same Rough Pattern Each Time.
A Renovated Boathouse on Seattle's Portage Bay
A once-plain floating home on Seattle’s Portage Bay receives a much-needed renovation ten years in the making.
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from David Alhadeff of The Future Perfect
David Alhadeff, the owner of The Future Perfect, suggests products he loves to give and receive.
"Queen of the Curve": 18 Influential Works by Zaha Hadid
When Zaha Hadid passed away in March 2016, she left the world of architecture with an irreplaceable legacy.
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.
Cal Academy's Green Credentials
Photo © Tim Griffith/CAS Everything from the meals to the materials are green at the California Academy of Sciences, opening...
A New Los Angeles Exhibition Celebrates the Architectural Photography of Hélène Binet
The Swiss-French photographer—who shoots on film, a rarity in today’s digital world—receives the Julius Shulman Institute’s...
LA Event: Succulent How To at Big Red Sun
Succulents have been enjoying some time in the spotlight as eco friendly plants that take little water and even less care.
Reader DIY: A Modern Granite Grill
We love hearing stories about how our magazine and website have inspired readers to tackle their own modern design projects, at...
'Woodstock Trees' by Sebastian Mariscal
We here at Dwell are big fans of Sebastian Mariscal's work; we've featured his projects in the magazine several times over the...
Announcing the Love What You Do Contest Finalists
The votes are in! With your help, we have selected five finalists chosen from over 900 entries.
Methodology is Extended!
We are excited to announce that the entry period of our Methodology upcyling competition is extended through July 24th.
Furniture Focus: Busk + Hertzog
Award-winning Danish design team Busk + Hertzog was founded in 2000 by architect Flemming Busk and textile designer Stephan...
Remembering Steve Jobs
Today at Dwell, as we fire up our MacBooks and plug in the odd iPhone, we remember Steve Jobs, the 56 year-old former CEO of...
Craig Dykers of Snøhetta
Ask for Mr. Snøhetta and you'll receive a hiking stick and map to one of Norway's tallest peaks.