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The Kind of Thinking Cities Need

Quito, Ecuador — Day after day, under a bright sun, hourslong security lines snaked out of El Ejido Park into the surrounding streets. Enterprising women in multicolored skirts and brown hats sold water and folding umbrellas for shade. Inside, representatives at the German pavilion seduced …

United Nations

Five of the best houses in Colorado on Dezeen

This roundup of homes in Colorado is next up in our series celebrating residential architecture across the US, and includes a renovated chalet in …

Why Midcentury-Modern Architecture Endures

A new book on the masterful architect William Krisel documents the golden age of midcentury-modern design.<p>The midcentury-modern houses of Palm Springs, California, are unmistakable. With their strong geometric lines, post-and-beam construction, open-plan interiors, and floor-to-ceiling windows, …

The 55 buildings in New York City you need to see in your lifetime

It's said that New York City is a concrete jungle (where dreams are made of), but there's a lot to love about the concrete (and glass, and steel, and brick) that makes up the city.<p>The five boroughs are jam-packed with scores of iconic buildings and architectural landmarks. New York was home to the …

27 Gorgeous Front Entry Doors That Make A Strong First Impression

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Interior Design

Lessons On Designing For Creativity From 16 Of The World’s Coolest Offices

The book The Creative Workplace collects the offices of creative studios designed for individual creativity in a public space.<p>Behind every sun-soaked, pristine architecture or design office, there’s a design philosophy linking desk layout and succulent placement to employees’ creativity. But as …

Less is More: How to Create the Perfect Scandinavian Design for Your New Home

Credit<p>With the rise of trends in minimizing, it is no surprise that Scandinavian design is making its way into many homes that are halfway around the globe. What exactly is it about this specific design that draws outsiders in?<p>The furnishings tend to have simplicity, beauty, and most …

Nordic Beauty: A Brooklyn Townhouse Reinvented with Style—and Restraint

Commissioned to overhaul an 1840s Brooklyn brownstone for a Swedish-American family of four, architects Solveig Fernlund (who also happens to be …

19 photographs that will convince you to visit the world's happiest country

Homes by Famous Architects That You Can Actually Rent

We had the pretty incredible opportunity to take up residence in a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed space in San Francisco for our latest goop MRKT—and it …

SAS Designbuild combines two facade styles for an urban Boston home

American studio SAS Designbuild has completed a family dwelling in a historic Boston neighbourhood that reads as two separate homes due to its …

Studio Loft / GASPARBONTA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> STUDIO LOFT is a delicate flat in downtown Budapest. Originally a studio of a well-known hungarian …

Are 'Innovation Districts' Right for Every City?

“Labeling something innovative does not make it so.”<p>City planners are rightly on guard for fads. Think the festival marketplaces of the 1970s, or naming neighborhoods to sound like New York’s fabled SoHo. This year’s model—the Innovation District—may be next in line for a dose of healthy skepticism.<p>…

Urban Design

'50s Ranch Turned Splendid 'Rustic Modern' House Asks $4M

An L.A. home twice reimagined<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Pacific Palisades, California<p><b>Price:</b> $3,995,000<p>Originally a 1,400-square-foot 1951 …

Renovation of a 30's Row House / Lab-S

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Dutch design studio Lab-S has renovated a 30's row house in the city of Utrecht (the Netherlands) and …

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 …

Housing

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

45 apps that make being an adult easier

After working long hours, we still need to fit in doctor's appointments, grocery shopping, house cleaning, and more.<p>Better yet, a lot of the appointments we need to make are only available during our working hours.<p>And the last thing we want to do after a long day is head to the grocery store during …

Customer Service

These architects are in the process of reshaping New York City’s skyline

New York has long been a laboratory for architecture—a “theater of progress,” as Rem Koolhaas called it in his seminal 1978 text, <i>Delirious New York</i>. Yet even within that tradition, 2016 is poised to be a defining year for New York’s future development. Already dubbed “the Manhattan skyline’s …

Architecture

Mid-century home by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice receives an earth-friendly upgrade

From the outside, this mid-century home appears to be little more than a quaint, plain, and well-kept residence in the heart of Redwood City, …

Frank Lloyd Wright

How Apple’s super-secret Industrial Design team really works

<i>This feature is adapted from my book,</i> Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. <i>It offers a rare look inside one of Apple’s most secretive institutions: the Industrial Design studio.</i><p>Where do Apple’s great products come from?<p>For the last 18 years — since Steve Jobs returned to the …

Top 10 Gay Apps Ranked by Customer Satisfaction Ratings

Once you've decided to use a gay dating or hookup app it can be tough to figure out which ones to use. Typically, most guys ask their friends or do a little bit of research. The problem with getting advice from friends or online critiques is that they basically amount to anecdotes.<p>Is there a better …

BIG unveils design for urban neighbourhood on site of former Pittsburgh hockey arena

Danish architecture studio BIG has revealed its masterplan for Pittsburgh's Lower Hill District, featuring sloped-roof buildings and an extensive …

Articles about richly crafted and spacious boston apartment renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

A world of craftsmanship is on display at MASS Design Group cofounder Alan Ricks’ home.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>In Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, where space is tight and the cost of a home averages close to $1,000 per …

Architecture

Secret Streets of Barcelona

Few cities in the world boast more delightful narrow, winding alleyways or secret, hidden squares than Barcelona. Here are the ones you shouldn't …

Articles about 10 concrete patios we love 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>Cool, creative designs at NeoCon 2014 bring a welcome reorganization to the workplace.<p>Known for his stripped-back approach to home design, award-winning RIBA architect …

Architecture