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  1. 5 Perfectly Framed Views
    A Great Idea

    5 Perfectly Framed Views

    The architects behind these structures use windows as apertures to deftly capture stunning vistas.

    written by: William Lamb

  2. Recline Into These 5 Sunken Hangouts
    A Great Idea

    Recline Into These 5 Sunken Hangouts

    There are no fondue sets to be found in these sunken spaces, just great conversation brokered by inviting design.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  3. How To Navigate Modern Building Codes
    Design 101

    How To Navigate Modern Building Codes

    Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning and implementing building codes.

    written by: Kelsey Keith

  4. 6 Shining Examples of Clerestory Windows
    Design 101

    6 Shining Examples of Clerestory Windows

    These clever clerestories usher natural light from above and bathe their rooms in sunlight.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  5. In Living Color

    In Living Color

    Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a curiosity for the world stage to his new position as MoMA’s curator for contemporary architecture.

    written by: Kelsey Keith

  6. Women to Know in Design Part Three

    Women to Know in Design Part Three

    We continue our collection of women to know in design with Pakistan’s first female architect and other amazing designers. Check out Part One and Part Two here.

    written by: Olivia Martin

  7. The Suburbs Strike Back

    The Suburbs Strike Back

    Swedish prefab specialists Smedshammar + Holmberg are on a mission to rescue their compatriots from boring suburbs—and their deep-seated suspicion of architects.

    written by: Jane Szita

  8. Brooklyn Renaissance

    Brooklyn Renaissance

    Thanks to a group of young Brooklyn architects, an immigrant neighborhood untouched by gentrification gets low-income housing with high ideals.

    written by: Michael Cannell

  9. City Guide

    Modern Architecture in Miami

    These tropical paradises in Miami are modern marvels.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  10. A Sculptural Desert Escape Inspired by a Shadow
    Houses We Love

    A Sculptural Desert Escape Inspired by a Shadow

    This dark Yucca Valley home tricks the eye through clever use of light and shadow.

    written by: Caroline Wallis
    photos by: Marc Angeles

  11. A Sublime Indoor-Outdoor Retreat in Mexico City
    House Tours

    A Sublime Indoor-Outdoor Retreat in Mexico City

    On an undesirable lot in Mexico City, architect Yuri Zagorin Alazraki created a stacked home and lush garden.

    written by: Robert Landon

  12. Houses We Love

    5 Contemporary Designs That Use Wooden Shingles

    The wood shingle isn't always a hallmark of historic architecture: these five projects use the humble square cladding in surprising modern contexts.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  13. Houses We Love

    4 Modern Homes in El Salvador

    These indoor-outdoor retreats make the most of the country's tropical climate.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  14. A Great Idea

    5 Gravity-Defying Floating Staircases

    We can't take our eyes off these floating stairs, nor, for safety reasons, should we.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  15. Houses We Love

    House of the Week: Budget-Friendly Box Home

    Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow

    written by: Luke Hopping

  16. An Adorable Midcentury Revamp in Bel Air

    An Adorable Midcentury Revamp in Bel Air

    This light-filled house in Bel Air brings together indoor and outdoor, private and open, living.

    written by: Shirine Saad
    photos by: Trevor Tondro

  17. Houses We Love

    8 Homes with Striking Layouts

    Extra attention to spatial design enhances the way these residents experience their abodes.

    written by: Kate Gregory

  18. Houses We Love

    Our House of the Week Is a Completely Transformed Prefab Near Melbourne

    Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  19. A Great Idea

    5 Inspiring Live-Work Spaces

    This Labor Day weekend we took you inside the workspaces of creatives around the world. Today, we look a little closer to home for office inspiration.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  20. A Great Idea

    These 5 Rooms are Green, Literally

    Forget any eco-friendly connotations, these rooms ranging from chartreuse to forest have us feeling a certain shade with envy.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  21. Renovation

    An Historic Beijing Structure Gets a Modern Makeover

    Chinese firm ARCHSTUDIO transforms a Qing Dynasty-era structure into a tea house that blends new and old.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  22. Houses We Love

    8 Examples of Cedar in Modern Homes

    It's not just for shingles: cedar is a versatile material that can be used in interiors, furniture, and more. A wide variety of cedar species means the wood comes a range of hues, from whites to...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  23. Houses We Love

    Northern Lights: 5 High-Latitude Houses We Love

    This time of year, aurora borealis lights up the northern skies. Celebrate this natural phenomenon with five of our favorite modern houses with serious views of nature's best light show.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  24. We Recommend

    A Look at Wood Designs in the Modern Home

    See how our favorite wood designs enhance their spaces.

    written by: Kate Gregory

  25. House Tours

    This Japanese Home Features Striking Angular Concrete-and-Glass Surfaces

    A Tokyo house’s 1,900 square foot labyrinthine interior makes for a dynamic space.

    written by: Caroline Wallis