Urban Hens
In our 2008 sustainability issue, we featured the Boulder residence of Rob Pyatt and Heather Kahn-Pyatt.
Urban Renewal
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
Urban Vessel
"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
A Vibrant Cabin in NYC Explores the Future of Urban Living
As cities continue to explode in population despite diminishing space for expansion, we have to wonder—what does the future hold...
This Modern Home in Singapore Is a Living Urban Jungle
Conceived as a three-dimensional landscape installation with spatial pockets floating within, this house in Singapore literally...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues...
A Spacious Toronto Triplex Responds to Rising Urban Density
A third story packs a wealth of new spaces and functions into this renovated Toronto home.
A Rooftop Garden Completes This Urban Pastoral Home
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood...
Urban Usonian
It might have seemed like an oxymoron to Frank Lloyd Wright, but it’s a reality in this Boston photographer’s flat, designed to...
A Small Development in Los Feliz Offers Scandinavian-Inspired Urban Living
Based in East Los Angeles, lifestyle, interior, and portrait photographer Lauren Moore shared these shots she took of the Habitat...
Urban China
A special bootleg version of Volume magazine will be available at the opening of Urban China: Informal Cities, an exhibition that...
Urban PUMA
One of the wonderful things about living in an unhinged time is that no one has any clue what's cool anymore.
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...
3 New York City Residential Projects That Feature DIY Urban Gardens
DIY vegetable gardens are popping up in some of New York City’s hottest new residential projects.
Ultimate Urban Loft for Sale
An Urban Lifestyle Oasis in Downtown...
Eye in the Sky: Urban Apartment Overlooking NYC's The High Line
An apartment overlooking the High Line in New York City captures views of a constantly changing urban landscape.
Green Urban Housing in Philadelphia
By keeping the budget strict, the insulation tight, and its values clear, Philadelphia’s Postgreen Homes shows a little brotherly...
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...

Get a Daily Dose of Design

Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.