The Eco-Design Movement
Manifesto: Bruce Sterling, “Viridian Design Speech”...
The Design Week Movement
If a movement can be defined as a moment when people across time zones and borders act simultaneously on the same idea, then the...
Women in Sustainable Design at SXSW Eco
Lance Hosey, co-author of the 2007 book Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design, led a panel at the South by Southwest Eco...
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...
Pikaia: A Galapagos Eco-Lodge
This sanctuary atop an extinct volcanic crater allows travelers to experience the islands like never...
The Postmodern Movement
Manifesto: Robert Venturi, “Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture”...
The Modern Movement
Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus”...
Eco-Friendly Safari Lodge in Africa's Okavango Delta
In the midst of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, surrounded by wild palms, fig trees, and African wildlife, is the luxurious yet...
The Futurist Movement
Manifesto: F.T.
Transparent Perforated Circles Bring Light and Movement to This London Terrace House
Perforated solid steel plates bring in light, transforming a London terrace house into a work of art.
The Eco-Friendly Guide to Upgrading an Existing Home
The greenest home is the one you already have.
The Arts and Crafts Movement
Manifesto: William Morris, “The Lesser Arts of Life”...
The New Urbanism Movement
Manifestos: Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), Congress for the New Urbanism, “Charter of the New...
Eco-Friendly Prefabs and the Modern Mobile Home: Spotlight on Jennifer Siegal
Los Angeles-based designer Jennifer Siegal proudly embraces prefabricated design—and is on a mission to remove negative...
Venezuela's Eco Cabanas
An architectural idealist, Kristofer Nonn answered an online job posting for an ecological builder in Venezuela.
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Eco-Me Home Kit
When Robin Kay Levin’s then 36-year-old sister was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005—without any family history of the...
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the...
Eco-Friendly Penthouse in Canada
Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...