Sunlight on Demand
Fiber-optic cables can be used to pipe and enhance sunlight into homes. Money is saved.
By Poplar Demand
“I kept pushing the idea of doing a new kind of tree house further and further, trying to find the best structure, the best...
A Half-Buried Home Fights for Sunlight
A ribbon of light ties a concrete kitchen to its picturesque landscape.
101 Alternative Energy: On-Demand Hot Water
We don’t keep a kettle boiling on the stove all day for the one moment when we want tea, so why do we keep water heated around...
Compostmodern 09: Saul Griffith Demands Heirloom Design
Saul Griffith knows how to deliver grim planetary outlooks with irreverent humor.
101 Alternative Energy: Sunny Delight
Sunlight transportation systems are the pinnacle of innovation in energy-efficient design.
Two Cool Surfers Design Some Serious Furniture
Combining clean lines with traditional craftsmanship, this pair creates a demand for South African design.
500 Square Feet Is Just Right in Greenpoint
Adorned with succulents and sunlight, this compact Brooklyn pad is the perfect home base for a creative couple.
Striking Green House with a View in El Salvador
A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight,...
Silicon Valley Home Tours
Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.
8 Times Historical Architecture Took a Walk on the Modern Side
Traditional architecture is something that can and should be preserved whenever possible.
A Thomas Phifer-Designed Glass-and-Steel Masterpiece For Sale
Architect Thomas Phifer is known for his sleek, minimalist steel-and-glass structures that are designed to take in endless...
Power Plastic
Every hour, enough sunlight hits the earth to power the entire planet for a year.
Where I Work: Chad Phillips of KWAMBIO
The New York City-based KWAMBIO is an on-demand manufacturing platform that utilizes 3D printing technology and we featured some...
Supplant Your Lawn
It’s both water-wise and wallet-wise to consider alternatives to a grassy lawn.
Expert Even Byron reviews 6 commuter bicycles
As the bike industry begins to meet the growing demand for practical, sensible bicycles tailored to commuting and urban outings,...
To Tiny, with Love
Back by popular demand: More tiny house resources! Small is the new black (well, if black were architecture).
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Smog-Cutting Concrete
The new Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis includes two 30-foot-tall sculptures made of photocatalytic concrete.
Doshi Levien: Myth and Material
The Design Duo of Doshi Levien has succeeded again: the British design team has produced a compelling collection of work melding...