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Cedar facade of eco-friendly prefab Paris home by Djuric Tardio Architectes

Explore the Striking Eco-Friendly Prefab Homes of Djuric Tardio Architectes

Known for getting modern homes past Paris' restrictive zoning laws, French architecture firm Djuric Tardio Architectes' prefab designs are efficiently and expediently assembled on site—in one case, in as little as two weeks. While Dwell's December/January 2016 issue explores one of their most recent projects, we've gathered a selection of their designs here.
November 14, 2015
Joe Day and Nina Hachigian relax on their terrace overlooking the hills in Silver Lake area of Los Angeles.

7 Private Rooftop Sanctuaries

Whether it's a unique solution for city living or just to better experience the landscape and sky, these elevated outdoor spaces create a connection to nature that wouldn't otherwise be possible.
November 5, 2015
Four stacked shipping containers.

House of the Week: Budget-Friendly Shipping Container Home that Responds to its Tropical Climate

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow
September 4, 2015
marquina font residence outdoor pool

8 Rooftop Oases

Get your daily dose of design-envy with these sky-high sanctuaries.
August 5, 2015
Modern sod roof

7 Green Roof Escapes Outside of Cities

These homes with planted roofs nestle into their country surroundings.
July 8, 2015

7 Modern Swings and Hammocks

Swing into the summer season with these pieces made for shooting the breeze.
June 18, 2015
Simple planter with hidden self-watering wick and pleated design

Editors' Picks: Our 10 Favorite Planters

It's high season to exercise that green thumb! These stylish, modern planters are made for plants of all sizes—from a miniature, desktop succulent to a space-defining living wall. Read our June 2015 issue for many more green design ideas.
June 17, 2015
hillside haven outdoor landscaping easy chair terrace ipe wood deck

7 Winning Outdoor Furniture Designs

Whether it's rainy and humid, or a dry, sweltering day, these designs are not only elegant additions to an outdoor space, they're made to withstand the elements.
June 16, 2015
austrian latticework home front exterior

5 Homes That Make the Case Gabled-Roofs Are Modern

Are gabled houses perfectly simple or just boring? Tell us your thoughts in the comments.
June 9, 2015