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Watch Herzog & de Meuron's 56 Leonard Rise in an Incredible Time-Lapse Video

The tower is a new fan favorite in New York<p>There is certainly no shortage of eye-catching new (and in-the-works) skyscrapers in Manhattan. From Rafael Viñoly's cloud-puncturing 432 Park Avenue to SHoP's 111 West 57th Street to <i>AD's</i> own headquarters in Skidmore, Owings & Merrill's One World Trade …

Skyscrapers

Look Inside a Shingle-Style Home in Southampton

Designer Thad Hayes uses bold colors to transform a beachfront property into a refreshingly cheery and charming space<p><i>This article originally appeared in the July 2009 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>The couple had been looking for a property on the bays, but after the wife saw “of all things, the …

Living Rooms

Bauhaus and Beyond: 7 Modern Homes Built for the Massachusetts Landscape

Although Massachusetts is perhaps best known for its quaint, colonial architecture, for farmhouses and churches, for Shaker villages and Georgian college dormitories, the state also has a strong legacy of modernism, particularly in residential architecture. This is in part thanks to Walter Gropius …

Modular House DublDom / BIO-architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house was designed and produced for a young family who went to live in the suburbs of Moscow on …

These sustainable prefab homes are meant to last

Ecospace Studios designs homes, schools, studios, and more<p>Ecospace Studios was founded by Lee Town, Amira Idris-Town, and Matthew Kettle—who also head up IPT Architects in London—as a response to the pressing environmental, economic, and space issues affecting the world today. The result is a …

Prefab Homes

Check out the new drone footage of Apple’s Campus 2 headquarters

Two new drone videos of Norman Foster’s Apple headquarters have been released, giving an insight as to how construction is coming along. The footage …

Proposed Norwegian office building will generate more power than it uses

The Powerhouse Telemark outside of Oslo could be a game-changer, says developer<p>If buildings that meet the rigorous qualifications of passive house construction seem impressive, or projects that attain the Living Building standard, such as the Bullitt Center, represent the cutting edge of …

EnergySolutions

High Speed 2 has been mis-sold to the public, says construction boss

The public is being mis-sold the controversial High Speed 2 rail line, according to the boss of one of the companies key to its construction.<p>Mark Reynolds, chief executive of consultancy and construction business Mace, said that the £55.7bn HS2 infrastructure project – which has faced heavy …

Villa S by Saunders Architecture

Todd Saunders of Saunders Architecture recently commissioned his architecture firm to design a<p>Todd Saunders of Saunders Architecture recently …

12 cool houseboats that will set your imagination adrift

With oceans, lakes, and rivers taking up a major chunk of the Earth’s surface, it was only a matter of time before structures typically reserved for …

The economy should rebound after the election

This doesn’t feel like the time for the economy to be losing momentum, says Roger Bootle<p>Economic forecasting is not a science. Indeed, its critics are sometimes more scathing and put it on a par with astrology. Last week, some figures were published that required economists to practise their black …

UK house prices: Average London home is worth over 4 times the cheapest in England and Wales

More than £350,000 separates the cheapest and most expensive average regional house prices across the UK, according to official figures.<p>Data from the …

Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design

Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series, a modern prefab series of standard models designed to be functional, attractive, and energy-efficient.<p>Read excerpts from Dwell's interview with principal Joel Turkel below. …

Stunning San Francisco Remodel Deeply Infused with Natural Light

A remodel can easily bring out the contemporary possibilities in old houses. Take as example this San Francisco home imagined by Dijeau Poage …

Five-Bedroom Residence Near Toronto Unveiling Luxurious Living: 166 The Kingsway

An intriguing play of geometric shapes and exterior finishes defines <b>166 The Kingsway project</b>, a modern house located near Toronto, Ontario, Canada. …

Small Bungalow Converted Into Contemporary Family Home in Perth, Australia

<b>Waverley Street House</b> by <b>Klopper & Davis Architects</b> is a striking architecture conversion from a small bungalow into a contemporary family home in …

Spatial Openness Revealing Flawless Modern Design

Slices of downtown San Francisco reveal themselves from every corner of this flawless modern design: the Laidley Street Home by Michael Hennessey …

Angular Insert Adds Dual Staircases to Apartment Interior

This apartment in Budapest, Hungary is home to a young couple who wanted the interior to reflect the duality of the occupants. Designers Batlab …

Luxurious Living Exhibited by Contemporary-Style Home in Bellevue, Washington

Embedded in the lush landscape of the Meydenbauer waterfront in Bellevue, Washington, USA, this contemporary-style home is the epitome luxurious …

Designing For Small Spaces: 3 Beautiful Micro Lofts

• 1 |<br>• Architect: Stanislav Kaminskyi<p>The first microloft measures 47 square meters (500 square feet), so it is actually on the larger end of the …

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Costa Rica

Foxtons sales commission slides 25% as London property market fades

Sales commission at the estate agents Foxtons slid by more than a quarter at the end of last year in the latest sign that the capital’s runaway housing market is rapidly cooling.<p>Foxtons, which has 51 branches, mostly in London, and sends out agents in its fleet of liveried dark-green Mini Coopers, …

Scotch whisky industry ‘bigger than UK iron and steel or computers’

Report finds investment pouring into new distilleries, but Scotch Whisky Association calls on government to reduce tax<p>Scotch whisky is worth more than £5bn to the UK economy, according to a report that highlights its contribution to the country’s exports and job creation.<p>Distillers spread from the …

Taylor Wimpey reports slowdown in house price rises

Major UK housebuilder unveils record order book for 2015 but forecasts more balanced and sustainable market taking root<p>One of the UK’s largest homebuilders has said house prices are growing more slowly, amid increasing signs that a boom which has made property unaffordable for many is ebbing.<p>Taylor …

Property investors in Islington who leave homes empty could face jail

Property investors who leave homes empty just to make money from property price rises could be fined or even jailed under proposals made by a London council.<p>Islington plans to force owners of newly built homes to prove they are occupied. If homes are left empty for longer than three months owners …

Balfour Beatty turns down £1bn bid for its PPP portfolio

Balfour Beatty has dismissed a bid from John Laing Infrastructure Fund to buy its public-private partnership business for £1bn.<p>The UK’s largest construction firm said the proposal from the FTSE 250 fund, which invests in schools, hospitals and public works, “significantly” undervalued its PPP …

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