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A Duplex Penthouse Apartment by Pitsou Kedem Architects

The Y Duplex Penthouse is spread out over 160 square meters (1722 square feet) in one of Tel Aviv’s neighborhoods where all of the multi-story …

Ruin porn and green preservation: why are dilapidated sites of the past so exciting?

As our technologies for imagining the buildings of the future become more advanced, architects are becoming more equipped in adapting structures that …

Siza’s Iberê Camargo Foundation and Herzog & de Meuron’s 1111 Lincoln Road Win Inaugural MCHAP Award

Álvaro Siza's Iberê Camargo Foundation in Porto Alegre, Brazil and Herzog & de Meuron’s 1111 Lincoln Road in Miami, Florida have just been announced …

Architizer

UIA World Congress Reveals Architecture's Other Side

With the International Union of Architects (UIA)'s World Congress taking place last month, the eyes of the architecture world were on South Africa …

South Africa

10 Design Lessons You Can Learn From Nature

Take a moment from your busy schedule to lift up your eyes from that handheld device and reunite with the natural beauty of the world around you.<p>What …

Three-pronged Villa Moerkensheide frames a trio of garden terraces

Arched windows stretch across the brick walls of this three-pronged house by Belgian architect Dieter De Vos, in a municipality just outside Ghent (+ …

Graphical Facade Coating by Strauss & Hillegaart GmbH | Archello

Our technique "Graphical Facade Coating" is an entirely handmade painting that we can bring on various surfaces, e.g. plaster, wood, fabric, etc. As …

Architecture

Mourning House

This is a project with very strong emotional implications. We had to understand the mood of the user, who at such this moment would not care very …

Architecture

Top 10 Technical Apps for Architects

Building upon our Top 10 Apps for Architects, this collection brings together some of the best quality and most valued technical apps for designing, …

Starck and Axor Dematerialize the Sink Faucet

We thought the PermaFLOW transparent sink trap was a pretty brilliant innovation, allowing you to see and clear those pesky under-basin clogs. But …

Furniture

Lake Travis Residence by Hsu Office of Architecture

The Lake Travis Residence near Austin, Texas.<p>The creative team of Hsu Office of Architecture was hired to design this house atop a sloping site off …

Architecture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Casa Valle Encantado / H+LA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> South of the city of Monterrey on the skirts of the Sierra Madre, in an environment both suburban and …

Architecture

Zaha Hadid Designs New Office Building and Hotel for Dubai

Scheduled to open its doors in 2016, the new office building and hotel designed by Zaha Hadid for Dubai is already under construction. Dubbed "Opus," …

Q House by Augusto Quijano Arquitectos

Augusto Quijano Arquitectos have designed the Q House in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico.<p>Description<p>Weekend House at Yucatán Country Club, a development with …

12 Important Things to Know Before You Buy a Sofa

Designers reveal what you must consider before making this major purchase.<p>When it comes to furniture, a sofa is likely to be one of the biggest investments you'll make. Yet, with so many options, it's so easy to go wrong. We spoke with our favorite designers to find out the secrets to making a …

Casa del Agua by Almazán Arquitectos Asociados

Articles about get know dieter rams on Dwell.com - Dwell

The word "icon" is thrown around rather freely in the design world, but when discussing Dieter Rams and his body of work, it is...<p>On the 50th anniversary of Dieter Rams's 620 modular seating, Vitsoe has introduced a re-engineered version of the modern classic.<p>No matter if a piece of furniture is …

Product Design

Playing With Volumes: The Black and White Connaught Residence in Montreal

Connaught Residence, located in Notre Dame de Grâce, Montréal, was a dull, concrete house built in the ’50s that needed an substantial upgrade. The …

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Articles about five fantastic family homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>With the Home Back Home #03 prototype, ENORME Studio and IKEA España partner to create flexible solutions for when grown kids...<p>How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in …

Architecture

Articles about 4 striking east coast homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Bar the bookcase and forswear the end table; a striking wall shelf may be all you need to refresh a sagging interior.<p>The all-American concept of the Kit Home had its heyday in the first half of the 20th century and used to be restricted to the...<p>Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech …

Prefab Homes

Not Your Average Pizza Joint: This Roman Resto Oozes Style

A new pizzeria by Noses Architects elevates the art of pie making.<p>New York has more than 1,600 pizzerias and none of them look like this. Kook, a new pizzeria and osteria in Rome, balances a minimalist aesthetic and architectural aspirations with old-world charm. The restaurant, designed by …

Architecture

Unconventional Modernism: M House by Marcel Luchian Studio

Marcel Luchian Studio designed the minimalist M House in Singera, a town in the Republic of Moldavia. Composed of unconventional forms, the …

Design

Two Houses Become One: HomeMade by Bureau de Change

London-based design studio Bureau de Change took on its first residential design project that was to join two neighboring properties into one family …

Architecture