Out of necessity, water-wise native plantings are an integral part of landscape design. We consult experts on how to acclimatize on a local and a global scale.
A renovation shouldn’t be confined to the interior of a house. Landscape design is just as important to the modernization of a home.
In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.
A gut renovation and a landscaping makeover help a couple reconnect with the outdoors.
A fire pit adds a sophisticated touch to a home with a history.
We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is. Whether your yard consists of a large grassy area, narrow lot, or small...
These gardens blur the boundaries between natural and manmade landscape, providing a welcome escape from the bustle of daily life.
The striking Massachusetts museum Clark Art Institute reopens its doors after a decade-long transformation.
The call of the wild is impossible to resist in these six patios, backyards, and gardens that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Polish up your patio this summer with verdant green walls, unique sculptural elements, and an open layout.
Offering places to garden, play, recline, and contemplate the view, backyards have the power to redefine the homes with which they share a site.
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
Dwell's April 2014 issue is now on newsstands—here's a sneak peek of the intelligent homes, outdoor products, and green building methods you'll see in its pages.
An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.
Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale. Four designers share their visions of how to landscape within a tiny footprint.
A quintessential backyard element, the swing adds levity to outdoor spaces. These seven pieces give new perspective to their homes whether hung from a tree, on a porch, and even inside.
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their regions.
An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate the greenery of its Northwestern site.
For her largest commission to date, a young San Francisco architect channels Tadao Ando to create an outdoor room for a couple in the Berkeley Hills.
With a wild approach, award-winning designer Margie Ruddick pushes the boundaries of landscaping.