Want views from your house? Try building it on top of a skyscraper. These three penthouse apartments give their residents the best views in town.
Three ‘book-objects’ created by Alexander and Daria Kudmova Butahinoy of the Moscow-based Ruetemple Architectural Studio offer ways to store books and save space. Furnishing the outdoor, public...
For nearly 40 years, Habitat for Humanity has worked with architects, students, and volunteers around the world to guarantee the neediest their most basic human right, shelter. These are the...
An in-progress 3-D printed house could impact the future of urban housing.
The world's second-largest continent boasts a variety of architectural styles, but these four homes indicate the growth of modern design in Africa.
The results of the American Institute of Architects' 11th annual Small Project Awards are in—and Dwell has the scoop on the smartest spaces under 1,000 square feet.
These four apartments serve as elevated sanctuaries that protect their residents from the city’s urgency.
Vacations are lively and adventurous when staying at one of these brightly-colored hotels.
We turn our eye to Israel to sample a bit of the modern design happening in the Middle-Eastern country.
Brick is a versatile material that’s made the transition from traditional building block to modern accent almost seamlessly. Sourced from the Dwell archives, click on through to see a few of our...
Innovative green design meets historical renovation in the world of contemporary German architecture.
Los Angeles-based Marmol Radziner understands the benefits of prefab construction. Here, we take a look at four noteworthy projects from the Dwell archives that were flawlessly executed by the...
Each of these homes incorporates some element that distinguishes it from its neighbors, and represents the success of modern design on the East Coast. Click on through to view a quartet of our...
Canada’s natural lush terrain gets accented by these five great homes.
In a historic city where new builds are uncommon, these homes demonstrate how sensitive renovations balance past and present.
Expansive or modest, the renovations of these beachside abodes turned them into super inviting retreats.
As these homes demonstrate, the unique allure of Los Angeles is the ability live quietly by the sea in a buzzing city of millions.
These bold and modern facades take transparency—and creative use of common materials—to the next level.
These houses from down under push the architectural envelope.
These five modern house additions not only add necessary square footage, but bring their previously existing structures thoroughly up to date.
Imported materials, online auctions, upcycling, and other canny solutions prevent costs from spiraling out of control at these contemporary renovations.
A dining room doesn’t have to stay behind closed doors and for most, an extremely formal space isn’t only unnecessary, it is uncomfortable. Here, we present five casual dining rooms with a year...
Even though it's freezing outside, it's never too early to start thinking about hanging out on spring-friendly deck spaces.
With gut renovations, old storefronts can become smart, conveniently-located homes.
Thanks to a fleet of wildly creative architects producing out-of-the-box houses for brave, non-conformist clients, Japan's architecture scene is one of the most exciting in the world. Here are five...