By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable row houses in the Houston Heights.
There are many ways to judge a room—its size, its shape, its furniture. But as these dogs of Dwell homes would likely attest, all it takes is good instinct. Here, we've rounded up a few of our...
For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.
A modern oasis for a family in Mexico City breaks from the local vernacular.
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for micro-living in San Diego.
A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been repurposed."
Two idiosyncratic Andrew Geller structures get a new lease on life as part of a modern-day family compound designed by Hamptons architects Bates Masi.
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.
Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.
Built on a challenging hillside site and tucked behind a thicket of trees, the Bridgman, Michigan, house designed by Scott Rappe provides a modern weekend retreat for a Chicago couple.
In rural Wisconsin, a family transforms a one-room schoolhouse dating from 1912 into a cozy weekend getaway.
Take a photographic odyssey through a sample of the best architecture and design on the Iberian peninsula.
In this Material Focus installment, we examine béton brut—roughly finished exposed concrete—a modern design idea popularized by architects like Le Corbusier and Auguste Perret.
Modernism's crisp lines and ornament-free surfaces bear little resemblance to Gothic architecture's gingerbread house–like flourishes. But in the North Carolina residence belonging to a musician...
Tasked with creating a hybrid residence and art gallery, architect Jeff Dolezal of Omaha, Nebraska, firm Tack Architects called upon mid-century influences to create a showpiece of modern design in...
Calling upon midcentury modern archetypes, Curt Cline of Modern House Architects designed a residence in Los Altos, California, built with Passive House principles in mind.
Clinging to their precarious sloping lots, these houses rise to challenging building sites.
Bright and light-filled, these seven homes ranging from a Los Angeles renovation to a spa-like bathroom in upstate New York are a breath of fresh air.
Architect Shane Blue crafts a modern home on a remote plot of land in southeastern Australia.