Romancing the Stone
- The house at 157 Congress Run in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming was a fine little place, a sturdy 1940s brick Cape with trim, boxy rooms and an undulating yard punctuated with old trees.
- With a palette of earthy colors and materials, and some thoughtful architectural interventions, a soaring schoolhouse in the Netherlands is reborn.
- In this spotlight on materials in the modern home: marble. We examine four residences that make use of the natural stone.
- A foundation for our beloved possessions and very own two feet—the floor. From the clean beauty of Carrara marble to intricately patterned slabs, we take a look at seven tile-clad floors we love.
- By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a high-design vacation home for just $70 per square foot.
- Thousands of oenophiles trek to California’s Napa Valley each year to indulge in its scenic vistas and celebrated wineries.
- While not as often associated with modernism as steel or glass, stone is indeed appreciated by modern architects, as evidenced by the following seven houses from the pages of Dwell that incorporate…
- Islands provide their inhabitants with a sense of peace, and their architects with a set of real challenges, from rough topography to sites reachable only by boat.