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A D.C. Row House Renovated to Host Artwork and a Bold Furniture Collection
An artistic couple envisions a traditional home as a blank canvas.
September 10, 2015
Beauty vs. Politics: The Architecture, Art, and Design of Washington DC
In light of the government shutdown there has been a lot of negativity swirling around Washington DC.
October 15, 2013
Modern Bright Family Home Renovation in Washington, DC
One family’s effort to “smuggle a modern house into a historic district” in Washington, DC, results in a brightly transformed space made for family life.
September 10, 2012
Solar Decathlon Highlights
From September 23rd to October 2nd, Washington D.C.'s monuments to presidential greats and civic leaders, museums of art and history, and houses of government were juxtaposed with houses of another…
October 3, 2011
DC Deli Office Renovation
While reporting one of our feature stories in the September issue, I became pals with the owners and residents at Taylor Gourmet, the H St. NE deli we featured.
November 11, 2009
Best friends since middle school, Casey Patten and David Mazza have a passion for their up-and-coming slice of Washington, DC, matched only by their commitment to making you the best damn sandwich in…
July 16, 2009
Dwell's Embassy Walking Tour
In May I led a walking tour of Washington DC's modern embassies.
July 13, 2009
Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian
The Smithsonian's Kogod Courtyard, built in 2007 as a modern complement to the nineteenth-century museum's Greek Revival–style architecture, is an oasis in downtown Washington, DC.
June 13, 2009
While in Washington DC we popped into Founding Farmers, the District’s only LEED Gold certified restaurant and bar.
March 26, 2009
The Ungreening of America
We asked Charles Birnbaum to point us to five unique landscapes that we can still take a peek at. He explains: “I’ve chosen places that are either at risk or lesser known.
February 27, 2009
Washington, DC, is not all political wonks and Masonic conspiracies: It's also a highly walkable city, its diagonal avenues wide open to modern design.
February 26, 2009
Let the Sun Shine In
Although the University of Colorado Buffaloes football team fell short during bowl season, another dynasty is afoot at the idyllic Boulder campus.
February 2, 2009