The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block
Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope).
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.
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
The Utility Zone
Your garage, laundry room, basement, and other nonglam support areas: These are the silent killers of energy-efficiency in your...
While some of Joe Columbo’s designs have proven the test of time (Alitalia still uses his plastic flatware), others were simply...
New Kid on the Block
With sensitivity to local building typologies, fresh construction finds a place in Amsterdam.
Blocked in on Two Sides, a Renovation Opens a Quebec Apartment to Tons of Natural Light
This light, bright, and airy home is in a charming 1924 building.
Bill Stumpf Reviews 5 Modern Desks
At work, you don’t usually get to choose where you sit, but at home it’s a different story.
In Memoriam: Bill Moggridge
We are sorry to report that Bill Moggridge, director of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, passed away this...
Interview with Bill McDonough
Next year, William McDonough's revolutionary book Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, which he co-authored with Dr.
Billes Product Design Competition
Last weekend I headed down to the Big Easy as a judge for the first annual Billes Product Design Competition, where nine...
For the Entertainer, This $5.5M Home in Southern California Fits the Bill
Families seeking seclusion in the city and ample space to grow and entertain will appreciate this five-bedroom, six-bath home in...
Mushrooms: Building Blocks of the Future?
Mushrooms aren't just for eating anymore.
Modern History on the Block
Make of it what you will: Welton Becket's "House of Tomorrow" is in foreclosure.
Getting Water Wise with TOTO Visionary Bill Strang
Dwell on Design attendees and Dwell readers may be savvier than the average consumer about water consumption.
Bill Gates Announces Condom Design Contest
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is offering $100,000 to the designer who creates a condom that's more pleasurable to...
An Architect's Tips for Keeping Your Electric Bills Down
In our upcoming December/January 2016 issue, we feature a modern Palm Springs residence designed by architect Whitney Sander.
American Bill Price Makes a Stir in Seoul
Perhaps I’m displaying my own design ignorance here, but I had never heard of American architect, inventor and professor of...
The New Home On the Block That Uses 90 Percent Less Energy
A Seattle engineer builds an energy-efficient house with an assist from a prototype smart-home system.
Seattle Home Carefully Blocks Out Neighbors, While Celebrating Natural Surroundings
Melding corrugated metal with Douglas Fir wood, a sustainable home in Seattle brings nature inside while preserving a couple’s...