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...
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.
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...
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...
Shift House by Kino Architects
Shift House is a minimal residence located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Kino Architects.
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...
David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
At a recent talk in Toronto, the newly knighted architect shared his thoughts on a most important commission.
Students Invest their Time to Maintain Local Mid-Century Modern National Historic Landmark
The H.H. Dow High School International Baccalaureate Theory of Knowledge (ToK) class recently worked on a service project at the...
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...
A Look at This Year's National Design Award Winners
Following the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's announcement of this year's National Design Award winners, we celebrate...
A Look at This Year's National Design Award Winners
Following the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum's announcement of this year's National Design Award winners, we celebrate...
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Renovation
We'll discuss the museum's total renovation at Dwell on Design NY.
Shaping-Shifting Desktop Lamp Mimics Natural Light…Artificially.
Chris Natt’s Stimuli 3.0 lamp would fit in equally well on the set of a Bjork video or in a Borg starship, but the premise behind...
A Light Installation Transforms I.M. Pei's National Gallery
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
A Nest-Like Addition, Shape-Shifting Spaces, and More Make This Week's 10 Best Houses
Had a busy week? Catch up with all these homes from the last few days.

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