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The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

Houses made from cardboard? Really? It's true, and these people are making them

Would you believe us if we told you that this little home, named the <i>Wikkelhouse</i>, was actually made out of cardboard? That’s exactly what the Dutch …

Articles about it took whole family build house on Dwell.com - Dwell

In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and …

20 Creative Business Cards for Architects

Establishing professional contacts in architecture – and well, in any field, really – has changed dramatically in the last decade, passing from the …

Articles about house gets better age on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate Northwestern wilderness.<p>Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.<p>This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.<p>In Cardiff …

Articles about photo week designer’s dream eichler project on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Designer-inventor Jaanus Orgusaar’s modular, hexagonal housing concept creates space in geometric patterns.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you …

Articles about wood paneling loses its dated reputation renovation 1959 portland gem on Dwell.com - Dwell

On a whim, a growing family uproots to Oregon where they find—and remake—the home of their...<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>In August 2016, we’re taking Dwell Home Tours to Portland for the first time.<p>A 1960s home with an unusual …

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …

Japanese Architect Tadao Ando Offers a Glimpse Into His Self-Built Studio

Self-taught Japanese architect Tadao Ando has always expressed that his favorite medium to work with is concrete. Several of his world-famous designs …

One of the world's most innovative architects just released these free designs for affordable homes

AP<p>In January, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won a Pritzker Prize, architecture's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, for his commitment to designing …

Five Tips for Young Architects

Why Thorsten Deckler, co-founder of 26’10 South Architects, says sharpening your creative skills starts with looking outside the industry.<p>For Thorsten Deckler of Johannesburg-based 26’10 South Architects, design can be found in the most seemingly mundane places. The trick is to stop and pay …

Articles about peek through trees and spot modern dream home on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, …

Articles about modern surf shack venice on Dwell.com - Dwell

The surfer subculture has evolved over the years since it burst to prominence in the '60s as a counterculture way of life.<p>Inside the artful, beachy retreat Filmmaker Jess Bianchi and jewelry designer Malia Grace Mau built on a Hawaiian papaya...<p>Since first starting this series, we’ve been haunted …

John Frusciante's Electronic Music Studio Is a Gearhead's Paradise

The former Red Hot Chili Pepper's guitarist is dropping an EP of electronic music later this month.<p>Red Hot Chili Peppers's former guitarist John Frusciante is about to drop an EP of electronic music written with an armada of vintage electronic music equipment. The musician has been making …

Articles about design duo takes over whole factory on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.<p>Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...<p>Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor …

Mimi Zeiger on design, density and her new book 'Tiny Houses in the City'

Architecture critic and author Mimi Zeiger grew up in Berkeley with a Bronx-raised mother who she says had no patience for driving her anywhere.<p>So it's no surprise that her latest book, "Tiny Houses in the City," (Rizzoli, $29.95) focuses on creative pint-sized homes that are wedged into densely …

Threefold Architects transforms workshop and shop to create combined gallery and home

Threefold Architects has combined a Victorian workshop and an old shop unit in east London to create a home and gallery for an art curator (+ …

Architectural Details: Mies van der Rohe’s Iconic Farnsworth House

On the day that marks the 131st anniversary of Mies van der Rohe’s birth, it seems only fitting that the latest installment of our <i>Architectural Details</i> series turns its attention to an architect who understood the importance of considering every last element of a building with the greatest …

The Birth Of Midcentury Modernism, As Photographed By Its Architects

If Instagram existed back in the day, Pierre Koenig and Fritz Block would’ve been blowing up your feed with their architectural snapshots.<p>Architectural photographers can make us fall in love with buildings–and today, smartphones and Instagram have given the medium new life, letting us act like …

Architecture

A Couple Cuts Their Commute and Designs All Day

When your house includes an industrial design studio, architecture office, and metalwork shop, what more do you need?<p>It’s a known fact that the best commute is no commute at all. So when Jeff and Larissa Sand rescued a decrepit 1940s warehouse in San Francisco from demolition in the early 2000s, …

Articles about heres what norse mythology and modern architecture have common on Dwell.com - Dwell

From skiing to soaking up the sun, a family retreat for all seasons.<p>Laure Tixier's series of felt pieces for the show Plaid Houses explores the idea of architecture as fiction, born under the...<p>Architecture critic Alexandra Lange invites Dwell along as she observes a little-known trove of …

Morpholio Brings Ease to Architectural Drawings with ScalePen

Prior to CAD, design students, architects, and the like, used technical pens for drafting, when there weren’t any buttons to undo what you just did. …

Shiny happy campers: an Airstream stay near Venice

1950s Americana isn’t something you associate with Venice, but a new Airstream park across the lagoon is an ideal base. Plus more Airstreams in western Europe<p>Most travellers planning a trip to Venice picture staying in a romantic hotel on the Grand Canal or a cosy B&B in an ancient palazzo. But a …

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Articles about modern mobile home dropped place crane on Dwell.com - Dwell

On the edge of a historic park in an English shire, a prefabricated home sets a new design standard.<p>On the edge of a historic park in an English shire, a prefabricated home sets a new design standard.<p>When it comes to real estate, the trailer park gets a bad rap.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront …

Meet the New Green Face of Affordable Housing

When you think of "affordable housing," what's the image that comes to mind? For lots of people, including many of those most in need of it, the picture is not a pretty one: it's a scene of dreary, deteriorating high-rises or shabby, poorly constructed "garden" apartments with no garden in sight. …

Prefab small home appears to float in mid-air

Mima Light takes the form of a simple rectangular box shape, not unlike the ÁPH80 or Minimod. A mirrored base area hides its wooden pole foundations …

Prefab Homes

Report: Aide says Nixon's war on drugs targeted blacks, hippies

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> One of Richard Nixon's top advisers and a key figure in the Watergate scandal said the war on drugs was created as a political tool to fight blacks and hippies, according to a 22-year-old interview recently published in Harper's Magazine.<p>"The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon …

The White House

Arctic surfing – in pictures

Surfers from all over the world come to the Lofoten islands in the Arctic Circle to surf in extreme conditions, where the ocean temperature is 6-7 C, and air temperature around 0C

Arctic Circle