National Academy Honors Diller Scofidio + Renfro with the Lifetime Achievement Award
On February 5, the National Academy in New York, one of the country's oldest arts organizations, honored architectural firm...
A Sleek Resort in a Japanese National Park Reinterprets Tradition
Located in Ise-Shima National Park, Amanemu suggests a modern interpretation of traditional Edo-period farmhouses.
Prefab Pods Create a Super-Efficient Floating Apartment That Shape-Shifts at Sea
Michael K. Chen Architecture channels Le Corbusier vibes into a modular and multifunctional holiday home aboard the world’s...
Clever Storage Solutions and a Shifted Layout Revive This 1950s Chicago Home
When Carly and Brad Moeller were searching for a new home in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood of Chicago, they came across a...
Shape-Shifting Architecture: 10 Buildings That Move or Change Form
In the design world, there's been a lot of interesting talk about “smart” architecture lately—particularly what's involved in...
An Energy-Efficient Glass House in East Hampton Shifts With the Seasons
A modest composition of wood, glass, and concrete, the Wuehrer House in Amagansett allows forest views to take center stage.
5 Iconic Buildings by Kevin Roche That Shifted the Urban Landscape
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Kevin Roche passed away on March 1 at the age of 96. We look at the cultural institutions he...
Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar Mimics a Desert Rose
A striking show of Qatar’s cultural and financial power, the mega-museum designed by Atelier Jean Nouvel mimics a desert rose, a...
Shift House by Kino Architects
Shift House is a minimal residence located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Kino Architects.
California Academy of Sciences Preview
The grand opening of the new California Academy of Sciences, one of the year’s most anticipated events, is taking place this...
Take in Outstanding Desert Views at This Inn Outside Saguaro National Park
The design duo behind the boho chic stay The Joshua Tree House venture out into the deserts of Arizona.
19 Goodies You’re Totally Justified Buying on National Avocado Day
July 31 is National Avocado Day. Here’s how we’re celebrating our beloved alligator pear.
New From Umbra Shift
Umbra Shift, the semi-experimental branch of Toronto's Umbra studio, works with awide range of designers to breathe contemporary...
Virtual National Architecture Week
The American Institute of Architects kicks off National Architecture Week next week, April 13-19, to continue the public dialogue...
First Lady at National Design Awards
Dwell was proud to be named a finalist this year for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards in the category of Corporate...
This Shape-Shifting Pad in Hong Kong Challenges What You Think of Smart Homes
Sim-Plex Design Studio transforms a tiny apartment into a flexible, four-bedroom home whose Zen-inspired interiors belie...
AutoCamp’s Epic New Location Brings Upscale Airstream Lodging to Yosemite National Park
We visit AutoCamp’s latest and greatest outpost in Yosemite, where Anacapa Architecture and Geremia Design have joined forces for...
A Stop Motion Video of a Shape-Shifting House
Architecture firm Olson Kundig is known for designing homes that allow residents to be as integrated or removed from nature as...
First Look: A Gigantic Lawn Just Popped Up Inside the National Building Museum
The National Building Museum's latest block party installation is a sprawling “Lawn” that channels the spirit of summer.