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...
Will 3D Printing Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis?
3D printing’s impact on construction is slowly materializing.
These New Prefab ADUs Promise Affordable Housing for Years to Come
If you provide OBY Cooperative with a 99-year backyard lease, they’ll build an ADU—at no cost to you—that will pay out dividends...
Nani Marquina's 25th Anniversary
Spanish rug and textile designer Nani Marquina, whose idyllic Ibiza weekend house we featured in Dwell's July/August 2012...
Can These Tiny, Modular Smart Homes Relieve the Demand For Affordable Housing?
Prefabricated and stackable, Kasita's high-density units may be a solution to America’s affordable housing crisis—with...
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...
This Tiny $11K Apartment Adds Affordable Housing to High-Rise Rooftops
A new kind of tiny home, Parasitic House takes advantage of untapped skylines with a low-impact design.
An Eco-Friendly Affordable Housing Project Just Won the RIBA Stirling Prize
Goldsmith Street beat out five other shortlisted nominees to scoop the coveted architecture award.
A Stylishly Renovated 19th-Century Brooklyn Row House Lists For $3.2M
The 6-bedroom home was built in 1899 by prominent architect Axel Hedman, while the recent restorations were led by designer duo,...
Circular Affordable Housing Prototype
Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.
Affordable Housing for China
Over a million people have moved to Guangzhou in the past eight years, making the city's population nearly ten million today.
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...
Rural Studio’s 20K Homes Reveal the Systemic Problems Behind Affordable Housing
In rural Western Alabama, a student-led program evolves from building $20,000 homes to creating a blueprint for sustainable,...
Net-Zero Homes Help Solve an Affordable Housing Crisis at a Native American Reservation
The $60 million plan involves members of the Oglala Lakota Nation helping to build their own homes.
Vibrant Affordable Housing Prototypes in Los Angeles
Lehrer Architects develops a new model for affordable housing in Los Angeles.
Affordable Housing: Why It's So Hard to Come By
This image of a Levittown house turned real estate office appears to be peddling something current mortgage brokers have had...
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.
Reaction Housing's Affordable Portable Launches at SXSW
Inspired by a coffee cup, the EXO portable housing prototype can make a difference for those in need.
Houston, TX
In Houston, where bigger means better and suburbanites in SUVs dominate the highways, architects Dawn Finley and Mark Wamble are...
Super Green Affordable Housing Introduces Passive Design to the Masses
Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...