Wood-burning stoves aren't just for rustic cabins in the woods anymore, the timeless and energy-efficient heating system has worked it's way into the modern home. There have been many advances in...
Get your tongs and apron ready, outdoor grilling season is nearly upon us.
These designs will have you summer-ready before your first sunburn sets in.
There's something undeniably appealing and entrancing about the flicker of a fireplace. Whether on a roof deck or in a patio, in a cozy bedroom or expansive living area, we say flame on by...
Installing the proper flues for ventilation can be an eyesore. Here are five modern chimneys that don't mar their rooflines.
A high-impact, modern fireplace can be the heart and hearth of the home, providing a visual anchor in any room, indoors or out. Click through the slideshow to check out five of our favorites.
Sleek lines and modern materials are key components of a well-designed fireplace.
Whether it's indoors or outdoors, for practical use or aesthetics, a fireplace is a great addition to any home. Check out six creative versions of the tried-and-true heating system, and our...
Blustery weather got you down? Here are seven fireplaces sure to warm you up.
There's no better time to gather around an outdoor fire pit then on a windy Autumn night. Check out these cozy outdoor areas, equipped with the latest technology and embracing timeless traditions...
Cozy up with modern fireplaces for all kinds of spaces.
As summer cools off and fall gears up, take a look at a few examples of sleek, minimalist fireplaces in Dwell-approved modern homes.
A major perk of reporting the story "John Lautner's Desert Rose" for our June 2012 issue? Actually spending a night at the Hotel Lautner in Desert Hot Springs, California, which has been...
In a leafy residential area a few miles from downtown Kansas City, Missouri, an enterprising architect saw opportunity where others saw trouble. He took a sloping, triangular lot and designed a new...
A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction process.
A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the archetypal cabin for a sturdy vacation home.
Abiquiu, New Mexico, owes this rugged new house to a plucky pair of residents, two talented architects and one long-sighted and very gracious loan officer.
In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a prefab empire.
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.
Architect Steve Bull designed a high-impact, low-maintenance home for a pair of intrepid clients in Alaska, but that was only the beginning of the adventure.
With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class, Wichita is anything but plains.
After searching in vain for an empty lot to build on, architect Brian White settled for a nondescript 1960s ranch that nobody else wanted—and proved that building from the ground up doesn’t always...
In a code-happy L.A. suburb, how do you break the mold without breaking the law? Architects Alice Fung and Michael Blatt steer clear of anarchy with a little democratic design.
An architect and artist flee Dublin for the countryside to build a biodegradable house and raise their children.