An elegant new pool house keeps competitive swimmer Sydne Didier in top form, and out of the Connecticut River.
For those seeking refuge from an interminable game of Marco Polo, these four pool houses provide an artful escape.
Though the obstacles they faced were formidable, this couple’s perserverance brought them closer together and made their dream home a reality.
In 2004, The Houses at Sagaponac—a controversial development on eastern Long Island—celebrated its first completed house. In 2005, the first residents move in.
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different from any other in his hometown of Tijuana, Mexico, where the...
The Sunshine State once yielded a bumper crop of modernist homes that—as this remodel proves—are still worth savoring.
In Hobe Sound, Florida, a home overlooking a custom-built water-ski circuit is hardly par for the course.
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a sustainable second home together.
A surprisingly modern addition transforms an 1880 bungalow in Adelaide, Australia, into a spacious and sensuous abode.
A storied 1980 party house enters a mellower chapter of intimate gatherings filled with canapés, crooners, and cocktails.
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.
Dwell's popular Home Tours included a Breezehouse by Blu Homes in Healdsburg as a bonus tour during this spring's Marin Home Tours. With our annual Prefab issue now out on newsstands, we paid a...
The swelter of summer is just about upon us—beat the heat with this roundup of swimming pools from issues past.
We take a look at 10 of our favorite swimming pools and pool houses from over the years. Whether for recreation, exercise, or simply to beat the heat, these pools (and in some cases their...
Perched on picturesque Echo Mountain in Phoenix, this Wendell Burnette-designed desert home featured from our Indoor Outdoor issue, comes with a pool that is "half terrace, half cool-water retreat....
Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to both embrace and provide refuge from the teeming Israeli city.
For design mavericks Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, a challenging site that slopes toward the sea yields a unique opportunity to create an intimate and relaxing hideaway.
Built on a Hawaiian lava flow, an architect’s first substantial house in concrete reflects its craggy surroundings.
A modern oasis for a family in Mexico City breaks from the local vernacular.