An architect and an interior designer convert a dilapidated toolshed into a modern guesthouse.
Set in ranging landscapes from Alaska to Sweden, Dwell takes a look at 10 modern cottages built on rural terrain around the world.
Paul McCartney sang it best on Ram: "I look high, I look low // I'm lookin' everywhere I go // lookin' for a home in the heart of the country." In honor of the epic search for that idyllic rural...
These 10 urban homes run the gamut from renovated commercial spaces to new constructions on small, irregular plots.
While curb appeal may get all the fan fair we think great architecture deserves kudos from all angles. Here, we've gathered 10 homes from the Dwell archives that pay as much attention to the design...
If there's one material Tom Kundig of Seattle firm Olson Kundig Architects is known for deploying in his projects, it's steel. Whether polished to a spectacular luster or left to weather with the...
In an increasingly urbanized society, vertical building has become the MO, but if you have the space, consider building outwards instead. These low-slung structures are easy on the knees and on the...
Constrained by minimal square footage, small houses run the risk of feeling cramped and claustrophobic. The best solutions often involve copious amounts of natural light.
You love tiny houses. We love tiny houses. We filled our November issue with them, from New Zealand to Chile to Japan and beyond. Here’s a look at 10, hot off the press!
Prefab houses are getting leaner, more efficient, and, in some cases, bigger. Here, we explore highlights from our December/January prefab issue, juxtaposed with our favorites from the past.
Wide-open spaces, welcoming attitudes, and a healthy respect for modernism: the American Midwest has much to offer. Here are 12 modern houses from the Heartland.
Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.
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.
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.
We turn our eye to Israel to sample a bit of the modern design happening in the Middle-Eastern country.
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...
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.
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...
These structures, built using prefab methods, create surprisingly inviting homes out of simple, stacked geometric forms.
A choice building material of centuries past, stone can be used in modern contexts, as these residences show.
Here at Dwell HQ in San Francisco, most of us reside in apartments and small ones at that, so we have a special place in our hearts for small space inspiration. Living small means getting creative...
These carefully perched cantilevers confound Isaac Newton's second law.
From in-laws to visiting artists, its nice to accommodate traveling guests. These modern guesthouses combine style and hospitality to keep your visitors close to home.