Dreaming of faraway places? Let these houses that smartly respond to their beautiful surroundings serve as your visual getaway.
An artist crafts a sustainable tree house in the Puerto Rican tropics as an inventive take on the exhibition space.
Thanks to prefab technology, it’s now possible to bring an entire home with you on your seaside vacation. These modular structures were delivered straight to the shore to provide easy ocean access.
The World Architecture Festival, taking place October 1-3, 2014, in Singapore, recently announced the shortlist for its awards program. Click through the slideshow for 10 of the most inspiring...
There are many reasons to build with concrete: it’s cheap, durable, and minimalistic. Whether adding new concrete elements or exposing old ones, these home renovations make impressive use of the...
Often, we cleanse our duds in a wasteland of half-forgotten detergent bottles and dryer-sheet-detritus. But one creative couple in Boston’s South End have reimagined their laundry room as a sanctuary.
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.
These tips for camouflaging storage space will keep your compact home feeling clean and uncluttered.
The most successful historic home renovation is the one planned in detail. Having a plan identifies the work to be done at the approved cost and at the expected quality level. Click through the...
A modernist cabin in British Columbian ski country is the perfect retreat for a family of outdoor adventurers.
A renovation shouldn’t be confined to the interior of a house. Landscape design is just as important to the modernization of a home.
In our September issue, Dwell editors round up the best multifunctional, compact furniture for small spaces. Here's a look at eight more products that will give you more room and more peace of mind.
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...
In crafting classic forms with presence and weight, this American architect recalled a more monumental era.
Architect Michael Chen of New York firm Normal Projects masterminds the ultimate bar for a compact Chelsea apartment.
A couple, both architects, give their 1918 bungalow a modern update.
Constructing a home on a hard-to-reach island may seem expensive and difficult, but building in prefabricated parts can help make that secluded paradise a reality.
In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.
A gut renovation and a landscaping makeover help a couple reconnect with the outdoors.
German architecture is known for its clean lines, cutting-edge design, and elements of play. Here, we share seven examples of architecture across the country.
A New Zealand architect riffs on toy building blocks and Case Study houses for his children’s backyard fort.
Even the most time-honored institutions can sometimes use a facelift. These venerable museums across the country are being revitalized with modern renovations.
From renovated Airstreams to futuristic cars, these roaming residences represent the past, present, and future of mobile living.