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Segunda Calle open courtyard with custom table

7 Indoor-Outdoor Retreats in Mexico

In Mexico's warm climate, the best homes create a strong relationship with the outdoors.
September 28, 2015
Curved House brick and ironwood facade

A Bold Home Creatively Combines Curves and Modern Lines

This curvaceous Missouri home, which we first spotlighted in 2012 for its
September 27, 2015
Winged light bulbs, part of an Ingo Maurer fixture, bring levity to Hill's bathroom. The space features a zinc wall by Houston metalworker George Sacaris, who also did the bathroom and kitchen cabinets,

5 Modern Ways to Use Zinc at Home

Zinc adds a leaden-blue sheen to these industrial-style homes.
September 25, 2015
Side View of the Lookout House in Tasmania

5 Rugged Fire-Resistant Homes

Along with water, fire is architecture's oldest foe. While infernos no longer wipe out entire cities, brush fires still pose a devastating threat to remote cabins in dry climates. Building with fire-resistant materials can safeguard your home and bring down home insurance rates.
September 25, 2015
Villa BLM indoor-outdoor living room

House of the Week: Indoor-Outdoor Brazilian Modern Home

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow
September 24, 2015
The compound at dusk.

6 Modern Homes in Tokyo

Despite its wealth of iconic traditional buildings, Tokyo has always had a strong foothold on the cutting-edge of modernity. These homes keep that movement alive.
September 24, 2015
villa bio house hydroponic rooftop garden

5 Eco-Friendly Homes In Europe

Even before Germany thought up the Passive House model, Europe has consistently set a high standard for eco-engineering. These homes effortlessly combine environmental awareness with modern style.
September 23, 2015
Carrboro House metal exterior

This Light-Filled Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site

A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
September 23, 2015
R-House, Syracuse, New York

6 Striking Metal-Clad Homes

From corrugated steel to Cor-Ten, metal is a common feature of non-residential roofs and facades. These 6 homes boldly embrace metal as their outwardly-defining feature.
September 23, 2015