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Photo of the Week: Wood and Glass Box Home

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
August 25, 2015
Environmentally friendly Orcas Island home exterior with solar panels

7 Environmentally Conscious Homes with Unforgettable Views

While these homes inhabit diverse environments, they all succeed in both supporting the natural world and drawing attention to it.
August 25, 2015
fence lincoln massachusetts farrar pond kim mikyoung site side

7 Bold, Modern Fences That Challenge the Norm

Bringing new forms to their function, these unconventional structures go beyond the prototypical white picket in favor of more adventurous building materials—including Cor-ten steel and the landscape itself.
August 25, 2015
Doblin House addition courtyard

5 Remarkable Brick Homes

Dwell salutes the hardiest, least frilly of building materials: brick.
August 25, 2015
If tidiness is paramount for the family, a place for the kids to play outdoors is equally important. The climbing wall at the back of the garden is entirely the work of Mark Tiarks, who built the Composite House and who relished a chance to step out from

5 Fun Custom-Built Children's Playsets

At Dwell, we've always believed that modern design is for all ages. With that spirit in mind, we present five unique constructions for kids.
August 25, 2015
venice home indoor outdoor living room

10 Indoor-Outdoor Dining Rooms

Few pleasures are simpler than eating alfresco, but as summer turns to fall, you may begin to crave more shelter for your meals than a pergola can provide. That's where these amazing indoor-outdoor dining rooms come in.
August 25, 2015
Shaw Island Prefab Passive House exterior.

5 Island Retreats Accessible Only by Boat

Some homes are "retreats" in the most literal sense: distant from the mainland and isolated from the world. These buildings explore the architecture of serenity and self-sufficiency.
August 25, 2015
Plastic and steel house in Hiroshima Japan with luminescent facade by Suppose

4 Stunning Polycarbonate Designs

Polycarbonate is a ubiquitous plastic with unique properties, most notably is soft translucency. Check out these four examples of polycarbonate in architecture!
August 24, 2015
glass menagerie bedroom interior

Pitched Perfect: 5 Renovations That Transform the Unremarkable Attic

These airy attic renovations prove a house's topmost floor can be so much more than a space for stashing boxes—sloped ceilings and all.
August 24, 2015
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