Minute details and judiciously applied materials create a refined home in San Francisco.
Remodels transformed these cramped, awkward kitchens into luminous, efficient spaces.
After a tree falls in Santa Monica, a garage is reborn as a 600-square-foot family gathering spot.
In Præstø, on the Danish island of Zealand, a guesthouse infuses the regional vernacular with Japanese influence.
From color palettes to vertical accents, we've rounded up eight proven tactics for making the most of a small space renovation.
The results of the American Institute of Architects' 11th annual Small Project Awards are in—and Dwell has the scoop on the smartest spaces under 1,000 square feet.
The bedroom is one of the only rooms in the house where smaller often really does mean cozier. We've selected ten of our favorite such sleeping quarters.
In coastal Norway, a guesthouse serves as a sculptural refuge.
From studios, to guest rooms, lounge areas, and practice spaces, these space-efficient backyard structures provide a small sojourn from the everyday, just steps away from home.
Founding Dwell editor-in-chief Karrie Jacobs visited MoMA's Home Delivery exhibition and finds that prefab might not change our homes, but it could change our architects.
With a helicopter and a little elbow grease, a prefab escape arrives at a remote New Zealand beach.
Tony and Rachel Sherman were simply trying to buy a house, but what they found instead was a foundation—a discovery that transformed them from home buyers to home builders virtually overnight.
As previously looked at in Decked out Dwell invites you to once again revel in the beauty of these five stunning and spacious outdoor spaces.
A pavilion adds modern edge to a Dutch Colonial–style house in Rhode Island.
At the symbolic heart of Philadelphia lies John F. Kennedy (JFK) Plaza, more commonly called Love Park after a Robert Indiana sculpture that is the soul of the site.
A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.
Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in southwestern Missouri that’s a fresh, unconventional take on the...
In the last few years, San Francisco has seen an influx of new architecture to house its cultural institutions. The new SFJAZZ center designed by award-winning firm Mark Cavagnero Associates, which...
All it took was a new copper-clad addition, the installation of a geo-thermal heating and cooling system, and some LED lighting to transform an elegant yet out-of-date 19th century building in...
Building green can be a challenge to really pull off—not to mention afford—but as the following seven houses from our pages show, the payback is huge.
In Wellman, Iowa, Joanna and Geoff Mouming concocted a fresh take on the traditional barn (making it modern with the help of DeForest Architects) and in their open kitchen, regularly cook up a slew...
Nestled in the small village of Tadten, Austria, the Erich Sattler Winery takes advantage of the soil’s temperature and sun’s trajectory to create the ideal environment for producing...
Brazil didn't make into the World Cup finals, but we still love the country's architecture and design.
Victorian technology has no business being the receptacle for your business. It’s time to outmode the common commode.
Among the kitschy, gnome-loving chalets of Holland's community gardens, Krill Architects created an anomalously spare and highly adaptable Garden House.