Vertical Challenge
In the lofty Amsterdam apartment of Texas-born Hunter Hindman and Shelby Carr, mid-century modern mixes freely with contemporary...
Modernist Angular Residence with Vertical Cedar Siding
Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as...
10 Ways to Create an Uplifting Vertical Garden
Creating a living green wall, also known as a vertical garden, is a refreshing, innovative, and eco-friendly way to bring color...
A Modern Mexican Home Rises With Vertical Timber Cladding
In Tijuana, Mexico, an architect designs an elegant new residence for his family of four.
Vertical Gardens Spruce Up a Dusty Monument
Some serious greenery transforms a 1940 building in Lisbon, Portugal.
A Sustainable Home Near Sydney Boasts Chicken Coops, Vertical Gardens, and More
A new home in Australia raises the question: Is it possible to produce much of your own food and energy while living near the...
Architect Stefano Boeri Unveils Plans For Africa’s First Vertical Forests
The Italian architect is on a mission to transform the world's cities into lush living landscapes—and his next target is Cairo.
Concrete Solutions to Design Challenges
Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...
The Caesarstone Challenge Winners, Unveiled
At Dwell we know that no space is complete without the right materials.
Lifecycle Building Challenge
In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial...
Open Architecture Challenge
After its tremendous success helping with the rebuilding of New Orleans after Katrina, Architecture for Humanity has announced...
AIGA Aspen Design Challenge
How can excess hair from beauty salons be used to clean oil spills? How do you convince six- to twelve-year-old children in China...
NYC Vertical Neighborhood?
In the highly contested 53 West 53rd Street site in Manhattan, Axis Mundi has revealed an alternatively 'diverse' design for the...
This Shape-Shifting Pad in Hong Kong Challenges What You Think of Smart Homes
Sim-Plex Design Studio transforms a tiny apartment into a flexible, four-bedroom home whose Zen-inspired interiors belie...
10 Radical Tiny Homes That Challenge What You Know About Micro Living
From converted grain silos to futuristic pods, these unconventional tiny homes embody big ideas.
A Couple Tackles Conversion Challenges and Builds a Modern Renovation
To convert a musty mid-century house with a nonsensical floor plan into a modern and space-efficient family home, three intrepid...
12 Shipping Container Homes That Challenge the Meaning of Shelter
Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...
The Globetrotting Designer That Takes on Challenges of All Scales
Size doesn’t intimidate this ambitious designer.
Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge Finalists Announced
Out of 144 prospective applicants, 10 have been selected as finalists to move onto the next round for the Cradle to Cradle...