Latest Articles in Architecture


6 Space Saving Solutions from Japan

Architects constantly refer to Japanese design when crafting small spaces; Dwell goes straight to the source for inspiration on how to make the most out of every square foot.
June 24, 2014
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A Modern Lakeside Home in Wisconsin

After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.
June 24, 2014
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A Memphis Landmark Finds New Rhythm

The storied residence of blues musician John Len Chatman—aka Memphis Slim—kicks off its next chapter as a creative hub.
June 24, 2014
Prefab home on stilts with white staircase

9 Prefab Homes Set on Stilts

When tricky terrain poses construction problems, hoisting a prefabricated home up on stilts offers a practical, eco-friendly solution.
June 23, 2014
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Modern Live/Work Space in a Former Chicago Funeral Home

A gut rehab turns a quixotic old building into a model live-work space near Wicker Park.
June 22, 2014
Texas house with open interior including bathtub and storage closets

7 Open-Plan Renovations

When existing homes contain awkward and cramped room arrangements, knocking down walls to create more open floor plans can work wonders.
June 19, 2014
Milman Road renovation in London by Syte Architecture

Modern Renovation of a Classic London Home

A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.
June 18, 2014
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Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan

A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
June 18, 2014
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Family-Friendly Renovation of a Brick Warehouse in Alabama

In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for a young family after a modern renovation.
June 17, 2014