Latest Articles in Outdoor

dance mellon  pittsburgh renovation present day

Lauded Midcentury City Square Receives a Much-Needed Revitalization

After years of neglect, Mellon Square in Pittsburgh reemerges as a 21st-century public space.
May 23, 2015
howeler yoon garden

7 Quiet, Private Gardens

Walled off from the world, these outdoor sanctuaries are perfectly suited for contemplation or reading.
May 20, 2015
modern multiunit prefab exterior landscape

7 Sprawling Yards

Dwell's annual issue dedicated to the outdoors hits newsstands next week. In anticipation, we've selected seven expansive yards perfect for picnics, barbecues, and sunbathing.
May 13, 2015
The final, layered look of the pool and its surroundings was completed—–with pain-staking precision—–in 2008. The tiles were custom designed with Mission Tile West to hit a pea-green hue and sized specifically to top the narrow walls. To create the seeded

8 Cool Aboveground Pools

These raised pools will have you rethinking your cannonball strategy.
April 24, 2015
steuben maine green roof

7 Groundbreaking Landscape Designs

From an overgrown monolith to a modern-day hanging garden, these yards, gardens, and installations represent the future of an ancient tradition.
April 22, 2015
indian summer native plants courtyard garage

6 Water-Saving Modern Gardens with Native Plants

It’s time to get the backyard in great shape for spring, and water-wise native plantings are the best option. Gain inspiration from the following drought-friendly landscapes.
April 10, 2015
blue sky prototype house exterior backyard hottub

5 Hot Tubs We Love

We celebrate the magic of a good soak in nature with a look at our favorite hot tubs beneath the stars.
March 5, 2015
boathouse ontario 1

A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario

A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
February 14, 2015
chicken coop by aro

Modern Chicken Coop Looks Like a Mini Avian Airstream

Architecture Reseach Office's 60-square-foot chicken coop streamlines a Hamptons backyard.
February 13, 2015