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...
Aviation Preservation
In the 1950s, Canada’s Department of Transport commissioned a modernist makeover for a tiny international air hub in...
Preservation Recommended
With the preservation of mid-century buildings already a touchy subject—–many people are still unwilling to see the value in...
And the Winner of Rethinking Preservation Is...
We received 132 total entries that featured 118 individual landmarks deserving of preserving.
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...
The Self-Sufficient City
In modern home design, going green is no longer the exception but the norm.
A Dream Home is an Architectural Self-Portrait
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2016 issue.
Modern Victorian House Preservation in Oakland
Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a common problem for Bay Area homeowners: an aesthetically pleasing,...
Self-Regulating Technology Makes Managing This Compound a Breeze
A Colorado retreat built for extended family gatherings makes the most of smart tech.
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...
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...
Isleta El Espino: A Three-Room Eco Hotel on Lake Nicaragua
How a brother and sister turned a private island into self-sustaining boutique...
9 Stellar San Francisco Renovations
If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.
How to Make an Old Building New (and Fun) Again
Insider tips on historic preservation for...
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...
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...
What Would Victor Do?
When deciding the future of restoration of a historic Denver property, the preservation-minded homeowners looked to the past for...
Hope Floats
A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.
This Super Smart, Super Green Prefab May Be the Future of Suburban Living
The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.

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