Sun Mun Way Cool
In Los Angeles, California, a family of four inhabits a polychrome fantasia in the heart of Chinatown.
The Long Way Home
Romanced by Marfa's charms, a couple find prefab an apt solution for building in the remote desert.
LEEDing the Way
One day last April there was great excitement on Highland Avenue, a quiet, hilly street (on which this writer happens to live) of...
Way Out West
Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a...
A New Way to Shop on Dwell
We’re excited to reveal a new way to shop products on Dwell, and it all starts with the new “Products” tab.
The Trellis That Keeps It Cool
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
A Brief History of the Cool Office
Whether you intend it or not, your office furniture is saying something about your business’ values.
Crazy Cool Loft Space Surrounded by Rope Walls
The Karst region in Slovenia is known for its limestone plateau, filled with picturesque caves and sinkholes.
A Restaurateur's Mythical Home in Miami Follows the Path of the Sun
Following a diagram of the sun's path during the summer solstice, this three-story extension is the star of restaurateur and chef...
8 Modern Solariums and Sun-Drenched Spaces
By definition, a solarium is a glass-enclosed space that's designed to let natural light stream in.
Modern Woodwork by Way of the California Coast
Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts elegant wood, brass, and leather pieces.
For Every Need, In Every Way, For Everyone
Animator Bill Porter takes us on a simple journey through the life of a boy and a girl and the chair they encounter at every turn.
A Scandinavian Summer Home Built for Surf, Sports, and Sun
An adventurous family envisions a dream getaway on Sweden’s southwestern shore.
With a View of the Andes, This Concrete Retreat in Ecuador Follows the Sun
Made almost entirely of hand-poured concrete, a passive solar retreat in Ecuador hits all the right grooves.
An Off-Grid Home That Relies on the Sun and the Wind
A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right into the surrounding landscape.
An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert
Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
Vaulted Skylights and Concrete Columns Connect This Melbourne Home With the Sun
Concrete, aluminum, and skylights create architectural alchemy in this breezy residence in the Melbourne suburb of Kew.
Run by the Sun
In Holland, being green is not a choice, it's a governmentally enforced obligation.
One Home, Three Bathrooms, Each with an Awesome Way to Use Tile
A Vancouver architect collaborates with a team of artisans on a trio of bathrooms in his home.

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