Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
In the 1950s, Canada’s Department of Transport commissioned a modernist makeover for a tiny international air hub in...
With the preservation of mid-century buildings already a touchy subject—–many people are still unwilling to see the value in...
A Remote Prefab in Uruguay Is Completely Self-Sufficient
In a wild, remote setting in Uruguay, a stunning prefabricated retreat provides urban comfort with minimal impact on the...
And the Winner of Rethinking Preservation Is...
We received 132 total entries that featured 118 individual landmarks deserving of preserving.
A Self-Taught Designer Builds a Midcentury-Inspired Home on a Budget
Bob Butler drew lessons from the legendary Case Study House program to design his cost-effective residence in Nashville.
This 1930s Bungalow in Sydney Was Preserved in the Front and Updated in the Back
Breaking architectural conventions associated with suburban housing, this family home in Sydney’s leafy North Shore has its more...
Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland
The thought of Scottish homes often conjures a vision of stone row houses nestled together on cobblestone streets, rolling green...
7 Historic Ceilings in Modern Homes That Have Been Beautifully Preserved
These spaces let contemporary design take charge everywhere—except for the ceiling, where history rules the design.
The Self-Sufficient City
In modern home design, going green is no longer the exception but the norm.
Modern Victorian House Preservation in Oakland
Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a common problem for Bay Area homeowners: an aesthetically pleasing,...
A New Book Examines the Art of Breathing Life Into Forgotten Architecture
"We often hear that we live in a time that has no respect for the past: that ours is an era that disregards the architectural...
Miele Self-Opening Dishwasher
Miele's new La Perla series dishwashers (available in late fall 2008) have an automatic door opening and closing system that aids...
A Dream Home is an Architectural Self-Portrait
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2016 issue.
7 Architectural Preservation Projects in San Francisco
Rounding up a few remarkable renovation and preservation architecture projects in the Bay Area, courtesy of SPUR and San...
Self-Regulating Technology Makes Managing This Compound a Breeze
A Colorado retreat built for extended family gatherings makes the most of smart tech.
A Careful Renovation Brings New Life to a Family’s Heritage Home on the Spanish Coast
Thanks to a careful renovation that included a handful of preservation challenges, a family's Spanish beach house is given new...
Huy Bui’s Brooklyn Loft Is Like a Self-Contained Jungle
It’s hardly a surprise that the Plant-in City cofounder lives surrounded by vegetation.
This Self-Taught Designer Shakes Up Everything You Know About Concrete
Fu-Tung Cheng speaks about concrete, the craft of building, and how his new material offering—ShapeCrete—is an accessible tool...
A Historic U.S. Post Office Is Transformed Into a Digital Agency’s New Modern Office
After a two-year hunt for the perfect office space, digital agency Mobelux found a new home for their growing company in an...
A Fusion of Old and New Makes this Home For Sale Shine on London’s Womersley Road
Nestled closely between two other quintessential period homes on a quiet residential street in London, this 3,000-square-foot...