As the weekend slowly draws to a near, we've gathered up ten of our most clicked on homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.
An Unconventional Prefab on Fishers Island
A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular. Photo by Matthew Williams.
Photo by: Matthew Williams
Courtesy of: Matthew Williams
Garden Pavilion, Seattle
When the Zimmerman family settled in Seattle, Washington, in the late 1990s they bought a 1,100-square-foot Craftsman built in the 1920s.
The First Wave
In Sydney’s cramped beachside suburbia, architect Steve Kennedy defied a small footprint and a terrible drought with a generous double-height extension and a cutting-edge custom-made water-filtration system. Photo by Richard Powers.
Photo by: Richard Powers
As Jarmund/Vigsnæs’s growing crop of small, smart houses have garnered increasing attention, their equally prolific civic works have them poised to be Norway’s next big export. Photo by Pia Ulin.
Photo by: Pia Ulin
Setting the Stage
Blessed with an enviable site on the sylvan shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington state, architect Anthony Pellecchia and his wife, graphic designer Kathy Wesselman, wanted to create a vacation house that would be tied as much to the natural environment as to an aesthetic tradition. Photo by Philip Newton.
Photo by: Philip Newton
A Sustainably Built Weekend Home
Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land. Photo by Drew Kelly.
Photo by: Drew Kelly
Courtesy of: Drew Kelly
Angular Modern Beach House in Florida
Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna Maria Island, Florida. Photo courtesy of Traction Architecture.
Courtesy of: Traction Architecture
Spiral Staircase Shapes Tokyo Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting solution to small-space living. Photos by Koichi Torimura.