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Palo Alto Eichler Renovation Outdoor Living Space

9 Epic Outdoor Hangouts

As we ease into the holiday weekend, we hope the following backyard retreats, fire pits, and conversation areas inspire you to up the design ante of your chill zone.
July 3, 2015
Swedish guesthouse pavilion with pergola over the pool and george nelson benches

7 Pergolas Perfect for Summer

These summer-ready pergolas offer just enough shade, without taking you completely out of the sun.
June 30, 2015
Little house by the beach in Las Caletillas

Under the Sun: 13 Outdoor Spaces We Love

Whether your plans involve entertaining, grilling al fresco, or some old-fashioned R&R, get a jumpstart on the long holiday weekend ahead with ideas from these inspiring outdoor spaces.
June 30, 2015
holm residence sauna

4 Dreamy Nordic Saunas

The sauna is a way of life in many Nordic countries, and they are a central part of these homes.
June 26, 2015

Photo of the Week: Tiny Green Oasis

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
June 25, 2015
surf and turf sweden family dream getaway facade glass roof

8 Homes Built for the Outdoors

These homes are merely a place to lay one's head, as the residents choose to spend most of their time outside engaging with the surroundings.
June 25, 2015
Palo Alto home with acrylic pool window

Dive In: 7 Modern Swimming Pools We Love

Escape from the summer heat with these jaw-dropping pools that are equal parts cool and inspiring.
June 24, 2015
birds eye view landscape 1

Growing Upward: 9 Ways to Plant Vertically

To live in a city often means abandoning all hope of owning a garden. By planting vertically, however, these projects were able to add greenery without sacrificing precious floor space.
June 23, 2015
Outdoor wooden hanging bed

10 Idyllic Wood Decks

When it comes to decks, our opinions don't splinter: wood is the the most low-maintenance and natural-looking material choice.
June 23, 2015