Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.
I'd like to grow edible herbs and plants, but since I live in a tiny apartment with no outdoor space, I'm looking for a garden I can grow on my kitchen counter. Can you help?
With its community market initiative, PPS reinvents the public square on the international scale.
A Colorado couple handles their freeway-facing lot with flair, and incorporates a long list of sustainable features to boot.
Sam Yates will paint the town Palo Alto, once he figures out what color that is.
For those seeking refuge from an interminable game of Marco Polo, these four pool houses provide an artful escape.
For their weekend home in Sharon, Connecticut, architect Lynn Gaffney and her husband, Bill Backus, filled their natural wood "shack" with eBay finds and classic modern design pieces.
In Holland, being green is not a choice, it's a governmentally enforced obligation. Architects Han van Zweiten and Gregory Kiss's project makes a case for obeying the law.
When most people think of locations for a holiday home, they have visions of beaches, golf courses, spas, and chalets. But few have the mettle to choose the sort of place that architects André...
It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live and work, has slowly withered and become decrepit.
Dwell explores the variegated use of color in our world, from industry to emotion.
Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had been vacant for 30 years—into their dream home.
On the roof, amidst an array of native wild grasses and shrubs, six banks holding 180 small thermal solar
collection tubes provide hot water year-round. This new technology, made by Apricus Solar...
In the Napa Valley, one sustainable residence elegantly demonstrates straw bale technology.
This pair of handy Portlanders doesn’t crave any more of Oregon’s territory than what’s taken up by their 704-square-foot home, hard-working garden, and smartly designed outdoor...
Living in a state that’s saturated with rain for
much of the year, Oregonians rightly have an obsession with sunshine.
With a very limited budget and no construction experience, Lucky and Kim Diaz overhauled a wreck of a house into a sweet, 1,100-square-foot Los Angeles home with just $55,000 and a whole lot of...
It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.
A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house. The result is a masterful achievement of modern design that has allowed the filmmaker to...
A baby's arrival is cause for celebration—and for many, it's also a time to confront limited living space. For one Parisian couple, living in a cramped but loved apartment in the 10th...