Latest Articles in Outdoor

Exterior facade of a backyard addition at a Massachusetts home

5 Dramatic Yet Tiny Backyard Buildings

These creative outbuilding designs give new meaning to the phrase "business in the front, party in the back."
November 23, 2015
Wave House Living Room and Terrace, Fujisawa, Japan

7 Relaxing Terraces

Even as temperatures outside plummet, a terrace can provide a point of outdoor connection all year round.
November 23, 2015
Finally, the stone pine tree reveals itself from the backyard looking over the Venice neighborhood. Its canopy stretches over the first floor of the home and can be glimpsed by the skylights placed strategically above the living area.

5 Homes Designed Around Trees

Modernity works to accommodate nature in each of these carefully designed homes.
November 12, 2015
Backyard fence in Los Angeles

8 Outdoor Dining Areas We Love

Fall may be in the air - at least in the Northeast - but there's still time to enjoy mother nature and a meal at the same time.
October 19, 2015
Rainscreen facade and patio of San Diego renovation by Architects Magnus.

A California Cottage Renovated for Easy Indoor-Outdoor Living

Filled with the resident's childhood memories, this quirky home's update kept it true to its San Diego heritage.
October 16, 2015
city farm garden thumbnail

6 Public and Private Urban Gardens We Love

From community-changing farms carved out of vacant lots to private nature getaways, these gardens prove that the concrete jungle doesn't always have to be relentless.
October 1, 2015
Chong left enough space in the 16-foot-wide backyard for a garden and comfortable dining area.

7 Small Backyards in Cities

On tight urban lots from London to Toronto, these homes make way for a blissful slice of nature.
September 30, 2015
Prefab homes and greenery at 2015 Dwell on Design LA's Outdoor area.

Monogram Modern Home and the Best from Our 2015 DODLA Outdoor Area

Explore the plants, prefabs, and outdoor furniture at 2015 DODLA's Outdoor-themed area.
September 27, 2015
doblin house addition living room floor to ceiling windows

5 Additions We Love

Whether providing additional space or a stream of natural light, these recent additions breathe new life into preexisting homes.
September 22, 2015