A cool breeze coming off the water is the best escape from a mid-summer heatwave. These five lakeside homes combine modern design with fresh locations to serve as the perfect summer retreats.
These four pairs of modern dwellings and their past counterparts explore the evolution of architectural styles through the ages.
Designing a house means taking every family member into account—even those with four legs.
The world's second-largest continent boasts a variety of architectural styles, but these four homes indicate the growth of modern design in Africa.
A few weeks ago we compiled our favorite homes in Sydney, Australia; now, check out some homes from the southern coast of the land down under.
You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast. Next, take a look at four homes we love on Australia's eastern seaboard.
Brick is a versatile material that’s made the transition from traditional building block to modern accent almost seamlessly. Sourced from the Dwell archives, click on through to see a few of our...
The clean-cut lines and proximity to nature that have defined Japanese design for centuries combine with modernist minimalism in these five homes.
Thanks to innovative modern design, these five urban San Francisco homes feel bigger than they look.
These four apartments serve as elevated sanctuaries that protect their residents from the city’s urgency.
What do an eco-home, a museum, and a concrete prefab home have in common? Modern design and a shared location: Switzerland.
Innovative green design meets historical renovation in the world of contemporary German architecture.
In compliance with strict regulations on historical renovations, these five Italian homes deftly incorporate original structure into modern remodels.
We often feature the space-saving apartments of Brooklyn and Manhattan here at Dwell, but there is modern design to be found all over the state of New York.
These five open-plan homes prove it doesn't take interior walls to give space a purpose.
With shapes ranging from perfect cubes to rectangular prisms, these seven box homes teach their inhabitants to be happy with less.
Away from the tightly packed buildings and light pollution of the city, these rural homes become lanterns at night.
Each of these homes incorporates some element that distinguishes it from its neighbors, and represents the success of modern design on the East Coast. Click on through to view a quartet of our...
From varnished drainage pipes to old sailcloths with a second wind, these six projects utilize rescued, revamped, and reused materials.
The metal exteriors of these buildings range from lightly oxidized to coated in rich red layers of rust.