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Articles about sebastian mariscals wood architecture on Dwell.com - Dwell

We here at Dwell are big fans of Sebastian Mariscal's work; we've featured his projects in the magazine several times over the...<p>The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...<p>Architecture is one of the whitest jobs …


Articles about 7 quilts modern bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>Whether it’s a place to rest your saucers or your sneakers, …

Great Lakes


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Home Tours

Articles about landscape design all climates on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...<p>Dwell talks to The Climate Desk on the Subject of Green Design.<p>We sat down with design impresario Giulio Cappellini to chat about workspaces, authenticity, and the state …

Green Design

A Table That Charges Your iPhone

Designer Marjan van Aubel’s Current project, based on photosynthesis, uses a solar-powered table to charge electronics.<p>Think of the new project from London-based designer Marjan van Aubel as a multiplication table. Utilizing a dye-sensitised solar cell, which absorbs light in a fashion similar to …

Clean Energy

Articles about smiljan radics winning design serpentine pavilion on Dwell.com - Dwell

Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.<p>The Scandinavian architectural firm wins an international competition to design the Shanghai Library, a glass-and-concrete...<p>The Patchwork Pavilion in Brazil calls to mind a flurry of …


Design Classic: Bertoia Seating Collection

A look at the history of Harry Bertoia's iconic steel wire seating collection from 1951, and a few Dwell homes that showcase the chairs to their best advantage.<p>Recognized worldwide as a genius of 20th century design, it's hard to believe that Harry Bertoia designed only one series of furniture. His …


Articles about design icon eva zeisel on Dwell.com - Dwell

A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.<p>Greta Grossman, for a while relegated to the footnotes of design history, is finally getting the deserved recognition as one of...<p>Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, …


200-year-old stacked stone home in Linescio, Switzerland. 

200-year-old stacked stone home in <b>Linescio, Switzerland</b>.<p>Renovated by Buchner Bründler Architekten in 2011, the exterior was left untouched while the interior was reconstructed layer by layer with poured concrete.<p>Photographs by Ruedi Walti.

Laguna Beach Residence by Horst Architects and Aria Design

The Rockledge Residence.<p>Horst Architects teamed up with interior design studio Aria Design for the creation of the Rockledge Residence in Laguna …

Alchemy Architects

Case Study: Macro Snowflake Photos

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov tapes a $50 lens to his cameras and takes the most stunning macro snowflakes photos I have ever seen. Check out …


House in Yatsugatake by Kidosaki Architects

Modern and Minimalist Architecture Surrounded by Natural Landscape.<p>The Japanese studio Kidosaki Architects designed this beautiful house, situated on …

Cabin on Lake O'Hara, Alberta, Canada

Cabin on <b>Lake O'Hara, Alberta, Canada</b>.

Abandoned ranger hut in the Black Forest, Germany

Abandoned ranger hut in the <b>Black Forest, Germany</b>.<p>Contributed by Rachel Hill.

Boathouse on the Obersee in Bavaria, Germany

Boathouse on the <b>Obersee in Bavaria, Germany</b>.<p>Contributed by Jenn and Willie Witte.

A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg

A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.<p>Architect Georg van Gass could have stopped the special effects after creating an elevated foundation that allows the prefab home to hover over the landscape. Instead, he went one step further …

Prefab Homes

Articles about tumblr week remash on Dwell.com - Dwell

Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is …

São Paulo

Articles about renovating modern house historic district kansas on Dwell.com - Dwell

What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...<p>How Spanish Architects generated a new and contemporary space for living while respecting its historic envelope.<p>This historic property in Concord, Massachusetts …


Seagram Building, Mies van der Rohe with Philip Johnson, New York, NY, 1958