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

Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...
Into the Woods
The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...
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...
Architecture Improv
An interview with David Sellers, the "Father of the Design-Build...
The Modern Revival of Steam Bending Wood
The process of steam bending wood has been around since the early 1900’s.
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Energy Retrofit: The Now House Project
It may be simpler to build a zero-energy home from scratch than to retrofit an existing structure, but buildings constructed in...
10 Warm Wood Floors
Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the benefits of implementing wooden floors into your home are endless.
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...
After a Year on the Market, Philip Johnson’s Wiley House Drops by $2 Million
The influence that Philip Johnson had on midcentury architecture in New Canaan, Connecticut is undeniable.
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.
Think Volume
Creatively separating your functional needs is a key component of Good Small Design—it’s all about overlap, nesting, and double...
Modernist Architecture Feeling the Pinch?
Falling prices for classic Lautners and Neutras might be a telltale sign that even modern masterpieces are feeling the pinch.
Architecture at the Movies: Chloe
I saw Atom Egoyan's new film Chloe this weekend, and though it was something of a stinker (only those deeply committed to...
David Byrne: Architecture in Music
This TED talk that David Byrne gave last year is such a wonderful walk through the history of music, and how the architecture in...
Nikola Olic's Dizzying Architectural Photography
Offering a new perspective on the built environment, his images zoom and tilt to reveal vertigo-inducing angles.
6 Modern Wineries on the West Coast With Beautiful Architecture
A weekend away at a vineyard doesn't just have to be about the wine tasting—rather, it should be an opportunity to escape to a...
Dwell Chats with Resolution: 4 Architecture
At a Dwell Meetup event Tuesday, architect Joeseph Tanney of Resolution: 4 Architecture joined editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron in...
I Love Modern Architecture
I love modern architecture.
4 Home Security Systems to Try Now
Cheap microprocessors, easy communications, and ubiquitous smartphones make the “home of the future” a reality today.

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