Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
At first sight, the plain barn adjacent to Lone and Søren Asmusson’s home in Farum, Denmark, looks like any other thatched barn on a country estate. Upon closer inspection, however, it becomes...
For this four-module prefab house off the Australian coastline, local firm Archiblox’s aim was “to create an inspiring double height living area with full glazing along the northern façade that...
Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.
When two retired teachers decided to build a new home, they knew they wanted an energy-efficient, no-stress Passive House design that would support aging in place. The resulting 1,800-square-foot...
Finding undeveloped land in the idyllic Californian city of Carmel-by-the-Sea is next to impossible. So when Austrian architect Mary Ann Schicketanz decided to leave rural Big Sur, where she had...
A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been repurposed."
A modern oasis for a family in Mexico City breaks from the local vernacular.
In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.
For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.
Built on a Hawaiian lava flow, an architect’s first substantial house in concrete reflects its craggy surroundings.
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for micro-living in San Diego.
There are many ways to judge a room—its size, its shape, its furniture. But as these dogs of Dwell homes would likely attest, all it takes is good instinct. Here, we've rounded up a few of our...
Two idiosyncratic Andrew Geller structures get a new lease on life as part of a modern-day family compound designed by Hamptons architects Bates Masi.
A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to build their green dream home.
A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the spirit of its surroundings.
If prefabrication is the future of architecture, then these cutting-edge prefab homes offer an exciting glimpse into what might lie ahead.
The University of California, Davis, and automaker Honda team up on a concept that explores energy efficiency and emerging green technology in a residential context.
Sometimes you need a room to do double or even triple duty. These transformative furniture units take versatility to a whole new level.
Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.
A chance encounter led a Dallas couple to a neighborhood where nature is prized as much as design, and houses are built to make the most of both.
After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.