This Corn Crib Guesthouse Honors Agrarian Architecture
The nostalgic shape gets a modern update at a guesthouse in central Ohio.
This Compact Apartment in NYC Is Full of Crafty Solutions
A transforming apartment in New York offers ingenious solutions for making the most of limited square footage.
A Family’s Cramped Bungalow Is Replaced With an Accessible and Affordable Prefab
In Santa Monica, a couple go all in on a prefab home that’s flexible and accessible and unabashedly part of their neighborhood.
Shore Bet
Placing resiliency first, a fortified beach house rises in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Cottage Industrious
A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie packs function into just 510 square feet.
One Couple's Imagination Goes Wild at a 1967 Weekend Retreat
Offbeat furnishings are kindred spirits to an architectural oddball in the Hudson Valley.
American Beauty
A Kansas architect unlocks the potential in an outdated 1950s home.
The Brownstone Baked to Perfection
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...
The Soothing Sounds of Nature Fill Up This Island Prefab
A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.
The Ski Retreat for All Seasons
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...
Blockbuster Movies Can't Compete with These Monumental Views
Architect Isay Weinfeld creates an epic home in São Paulo.
These Separate Studios Keep a Retired Couple Happy
Art and life meet in the middle at a creative family retreat in Central Mexico.
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
Make Your Parents Happy by Building Them a House
This seaside New Zealand house is a family affair.
An Art Studio That Would Make Picasso Jealous
In Toronto, a painter accustomed to crashing in his studio created an airy artistic haven with both working and living quarters...
How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet
A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
This Cozy Home Totally Changes How We Think of Tribeca Lofts
A Manhattan renovation takes cues from its neighbors—a pioneering artist’s loft and the light of the nearby Hudson River.
A Rooftop Garden Completes This Urban Pastoral Home
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood...
A Homeowner Uses Smart Technology to Manage His Napa Property from Anywhere
In Napa, a custom menu of apps helps a frequent traveler keep track of security—and his garden—from afar.
How to Take a Dwell Photo
Dwell architecture and interiors photographer Matthew Williams offers his expert opinion on how to frame a shot and the best time...
Bach to the Beach
With authenticity and simplicity as their rallying cry, a Kiwi architect and his wife have built a modern beach house that puts a...
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.