"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space" -Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Stress-Test Architecture
An artist-led design project invites curious interlopers to live in a pod prototype built for an uncertain future, and Dwell's...
Test-Case Scenario
Beating out a host of competitors, one Danish family left their home behind (it’s just down the road, really) to camp out for a...
Kid Tested, Mothers Approved
A long house on Long Island, this prefab could get to its site peaceably only by traveling in pieces.
Stressed Out? Sweden’s 72 Hour Cabins Are Designed to Soothe
The studies are in—these five charming glass cabins in Sweden might have what it takes to help you decompress.
Duggan McDonnell Tests 4 Blenders
A good blender can turn almost any mischievous mixture into a delicious treat.
Architecture Improv
An interview with David Sellers, the "Father of the Design-Build...
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...
A Professor and Designer Tests a New Hybrid Material on His Miami Beach Home
Using his Miami Beach home as a laboratory, professor and designer Nick Gelpi tests a material that recasts concrete’s tough...
Forgo the Tent and Give a Tiny House a Test Drive
Giving users a taste of the tiny house movement, one startup offers compact cabins for short stays.
Alaska: The Final (Architectural) Frontier
“I always wanted to live in a glass house,” explains Valerie Phelps, as she stands surrounded by the 40 feet of floor-to-ceiling...
Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...
Taking Architecture to the BMX Track
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
I Love Modern Architecture
I love modern architecture.
Modernist Architecture Feeling the Pinch?
Falling prices for classic Lautners and Neutras might be a telltale sign that even modern masterpieces are feeling the pinch.
Amid a Hotbed of Architecture, This Home Holds Its Own
A major overhaul of a bungalow in Venice, California, perfects the art of indoor/outdoor living.
David Byrne: Architecture in Music
This TED talk that David Byrne gave last year is such a wonderful walk through the history of music, and how the architecture in...
Architecture at the Movies: Chloe
I saw Atom Egoyan's new film Chloe this weekend, and though it was something of a stinker (only those deeply committed to...
Color Test
You read Dwell. You like to think that you have a good eye for design.
iQ Test
A leisurely test drive of the 2012 Scion iQ—the moniker being the brand’s clear shot at the Smart Car—proved its absolute...
Nikola Olic's Dizzying Architectural Photography
Offering a new perspective on the built environment, his images zoom and tilt to reveal vertigo-inducing angles.

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