Mezzanines are, by definition, in-between spaces—neither here, nor there; neither upstairs nor down. But mezzanines needn't be wasted space. Here, from Dwell's archives, are seven examples of...
At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.
The architects behind these structures use windows as apertures to deftly capture stunning vistas.
The skylights in these modern kitchens throw daylight—and moonlight—onto cooking surfaces at meal times.
Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular building system.
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
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...
When you live in a climate that's right for it, there is nothing like having architectural elements that allow your indoor living to expand and blend with the outdoor space. Here, we feature six...
Rather than blot out their scenery, these seven houses attain crystal-clear continuity between interior and exterior with sleek glass curtain walls.
Skylights are the sensible way to access natural light in the most private room in the home.
With the average kitchen remodel costing around $55,000, it’s easy to see why homeowners look for ways to save money on a renovation. And considering how many decisions are made with this highly...
Eyes are the windows to the soul. And windows? Well, they broadcast a home's soul and create a connection between private, interior and public, exterior life. Here are a few ways to make maximum...
Named after its raw aesthetic, Brutalism in modern architecture features elements of strict linear design and repetitive geometric shapes. The controversial style rose to popularity in the 1950s...
For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
For a vintage design dealer seeking a respite from the city, architect William Massie conceptualized a mostly prefab home around a carefully curated furniture collection in upstate New York.
A coastal home designed by Australian architect John Wardle is uniquely tuned in to its residents and to its epic surroundings.
Marrying function, design and efficiency, these six skylights offer an alternative to daytime energy use.
A bright kitchen can transform a home and energize its residents as much as the day's first cup of coffee.
From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with what was already there.
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of space for an extended family to relax.
Eight modern homes that incorporate sustainable building practices into their oceanfront locations.
American history lives on in a family’s Tribeca, New York, loft after a renovation by a couple of enterprising architects.
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a high-design vacation home for just $70 per square foot.