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A Brutalist-Inspired Home in Australia Maintains a Breezy Connection to the Bush
A Brutalist-Inspired Home in Australia Maintains a Breezy Connection to the Bush
Complying with newly minted fire safety building codes, architect Polly Harbison started with concrete to create a dreamy indoor/outdoor retreat for her clients.
A Madrid Artist’s Studio Is Filled With Sunlight, Texture, and Creative Inspiration
Zooco Estudio creates a sublime workspace on the top floor of a painter’s home.
20 Eye-Catching Homes That Make Use of Circular Motifs
20 Eye-Catching Homes That Make Use of Circular Motifs
Ring-shaped skylights, wall cutouts, and built-in window nooks are among the playful, geometric features that round out these homes.
An Awkward Dublin Home Turns a Corner With a Smart Triangular Extension
Robert Bourke Architects utilizes every inch of space on a challenging site to create an addition with skylights, a garden, and room to breathe.
An Artist Transforms a Joshua Tree Cabin Into a Surrealism-Inspired Rental
Taking cues from the otherworldly landscape of Joshua Tree National Park in California, artist Shawn Button crafts an immersive desert getaway that transports visitors to a...
This Light-Filled Forest Home in the Netherlands Brings Nature Into Focus
On the site of a former clinic, Kevin Veenhuizen Architects creates a peaceful family residence where plants and wildlife abound.
Create a Warm Backdrop for Holiday Entertaining With These Inviting Furnishings
Easygoing living rooms, comfortable kitchens, and intimate dining areas are the home’s focal points during the holidays, so make them stylish—and relaxing—this season.
Co-Own a Charming Villa in the French Riviera With a Pool and Outdoor Kitchen for $370K
French provincial touches make this remodeled villa an indoor/outdoor haven.
This Cute Wooden Shelter Is Like an Apartment Building for Bees
With a new bee home design meant for your backyard, Danish company Habeetats is creating a buzz around biodiversity.
Before & After: A Chicago Architect Straightens Out Her Victorian Cottage’s Unwieldy Floor Plan
Before & After: A Chicago Architect Straightens Out Her Victorian Cottage’s Unwieldy Floor Plan
Removing a questionable staircase, Danielle Beaulieu brings light and fluidity into her 130-year-old home.
At 820 Square Feet, This Glass-Ensconced Cabin Feels Bigger Than It Is
With its large covered porch and glazed walls, the Beaver Creek Cabin frames the forest like a picture.
14 Extraordinary Additions That Transform Centuries-Old London Homes
These contemporary extensions bring new life to old terrace homes and residences from the Victorian, Edwardian, and Georgian eras.
A Chef Builds a Family Home and Restaurant Under One Roof in Spain’s Basque Country
After an in-house meal, guests can stay the night at the renovated farmhouse, which is designed as an agritourism escape.
A Bright and Shining Addition Connects a ’70s Townhouse to Its Garden
A sunken room offers a clever solution to a large, problematic drop at the back of this UK home.
Dwell Picks: 21 Things We’re Obsessing Over This Fall
The team leans into the season with a wine that’s worthy of the Thanksgiving table, an affordable duvet cover, and table lamps to set the scene for working and lounging at home.
An Empty-Nester Couple’s Home Near Buenos Aires Draws Inspiration From the Eames House
Up-and-coming Argentinian architect Florencia Rissotti’s first built-from-scratch residence is an homage to simple living.
A Postwar Cottage in Melbourne Gets a Light-Filled Extension With a Central Courtyard
DOOD Studio helps a young Australian couple create a light and bright addition to their previously dark home, which the owner-builder clients lived in throughout the construction...
Is Your Guest Bed Ready for the Holidays?
Ensure your visitors have sweet dreams this season with heavenly bedding.
This Energy-Efficient Prefab in Brazil Can Be Easily Expanded for More Space
In a one-size-fits-all home design concept, Bernardes Arquitetura has developed modular glulam-beam structures that can be added onto ad infinitum.
These Paint Colors Will Dominate Our Homes in 2022
We spoke to industry experts about the shades that will define the coming year—and how these hues can dictate our moods.
A Meticulously Restored 19th-Century Row House in Manhattan Seeks $1.8M
Part of a cobblestone cul-de-sac in Washington Heights, the three-story residence once graced the pages of Dwell.
Lina Bo Bardi’s Iconic Midcentury in São Paulo Just Reopened With a New Art Exhibition
After closing at the beginning of the pandemic, Casa de Vidro is once again welcoming visitors with a display of wooden works by furniture designer and artist Rodrigo Silveira.
A Scandinavian-Style Community Thrives in the Rocky Mountains
Designed by architect Anna Lindstrand for the grounds of a former farmstead, Lykke is an agri-community with a strong connection to nature.
Here’s Your Chance to Tour 9 Gorgeous Homes in Austin, Texas
The 2021 AIA Austin Homes Tour kicks off on October 15 with a combination of in-person and virtual tours, as well as live sessions with the architects.
This South Carolina Company Offers Tiny Cottages With Off-Grid Capabilities
Eclipse founder Justin Draplin explains his scheme for the 399-square-foot dwellings that include sustainable features such as solar power, in addition to spacious and flexible...
A Charming Los Angeles Bungalow Asks $750K
Lightly renovated since being built in 1956, this Mount Washington home is seeking its third-ever owner.
To Design a Cabin in New Zealand, Its Architect Looked to the Sky
Birds fluttering overhead gave Barry Connor inspiration for the compact cabin, which is positioned for some of the most spectacular night-sky viewing in the world.
A Historic Peabody & Stearns Duplex in Boston With Coffered Ceilings Asks $10.6M
The gorgeous, massive rooms of this pet-friendly residence are a wonder of intricate millwork and artisanal detail.
An Elegant Manse in Chicago With a Wine Cellar and 50-Foot Atrium Asks $3.9M
Original architectural features and contemporary comforts merge in this graceful Lincoln Park mansion.