Solar Decathlon Virtual Tours
Though I couldn’t make it out to Washington, DC, this weekend to see the final days of the Solar Decathlon—which wrapped up...
Net Zero x Twenty = Solar Decathlon
It’s the site where wars are protested, dreams declared, and millions still march, but on October 9 the National Mall in...
Solar Inspiration
A husband-and-wife architect team proves a house can be good for the environment—and look great too.
As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar
Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.
Highlights from the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio Book Collections – Books on Color
Scattered throughout the collection of books in Alden B. Dow’s office is a number of books on the subject of color.
Iceland DesignMarch 2013 Highlights
Iceland recently celebrated its biggest ever annual design festival, DesignMarch 2013.
Highlights from IDS Vancouver 2016
A look at five designers who made waves at Vancouver's annual interior design show.
The Future of Solar Water Heating
Dwell hosts a Q&A with Mike Landau, solar water heating program manager for SoCalGas and Nurit Katz, chief sustainability officer...
SunRun Solar Stimulus Package
This week's news was riddled with updates on the slow passage of President Obama's stimulus package through Congress.
A Chat with Remodelista: Market Highlights for 2012
DIY workshops aplenty and modern, hand-crafted goods such as lighting, hardware, and garden accessories are planned for ...
Tesla's solar roof, you'll never know these houses are solar-powered
Yes, this is a solar roofs in the picture. “Solar glass tiles can also incorporate heating elements, like rear defroster on a...
Thermal Solar Collection Tubes That Provide Hot Water Year-Round
On the roof, amidst an array of native wild grasses and shrubs, six banks holding 180 small thermal solar collection tubes...
The Wayback Machine: Your Solar House
Before the word "solar" evoked images of flat PV panels stuck on rooftops, many architects already had a mind to use the sun to...
Want, Elon Musk's Solar Roof Tiles
Elon Musk's glass roof is the future of solar energy.
Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...
From Bauhaus Student to Brutalist Supreme: Highlights by Marcel Breuer
A sampling of Marcel Breuer's impressive oeuvre.
About Face
Solar panels have a reputation as being unsightly, but this U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon show home sheds the...
Editor's Highlights from Dwell's First-Ever Issue Dedicated to Smart Technology
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's July/August 2015 issue.
Dwell Party Highlights: Celebrating Prefab Design at SXSW Eco
What better place for Dwell to host our SXSW Eco party than a prefab pop up at the design complex of the woman who founded the...
Could Solar Panels and LEDs Be Fashion's Next Must-Have Accessories?
When fashion meets technology, the results can be electrifying.