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

Tracking Sustainability in Architecture
A chat with William McDonough, Ray Kappe, Glen Small, and others on the history of sustainable architecture.
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.
Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
At the 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams, outdoor projects built with Humboldt Redwood graced a show home and a wine tasting room.
Sustainable Strides in Today's Architecture
Having explored issues of sustainability in the postmodern era, we turn to the measurable strides evident in today's best modern...
The Right Track
With nearly a half century of architectural experience, Peter Cohen designed this ingenious spine-and-module home for him and his...
Sustainability in Stages
"Personally, I’d rather be living outside,” says architect David Hertz.
Simply Sustainable
Located in a hidden valley on the picturesque Izu Peninsula, a few hours west of Tokyo, the Watanabe Residence, designed by...
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 Serene, Sustainable Home in Colorado
Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
5 Terms in Sustainable Design You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
Architecture Improv
An interview with David Sellers, the "Father of the Design-Build...
Sustainability is the Centerpiece of This New Austin Development
In the Texas capital's transit-oriented Mueller development, architect Michael Hsu proposes a modern take on row house living.
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
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...
9 Eco-Friendly Homes With Smart, Sustainable Features
With careful planning and wise material choices, you can design an eco-friendly home that's not only gentler on the planet, but...
A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House
Thanks to a disciplined devotion to mid-century principles of design, a curator’s bachelor pad in the Hamptons is reborn.
Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...
A Sustainable "Case Study" House in California
A Southern California architect approaches his family home as an experiment in sustainable design.

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