Lake Tahoe Architecture and Design

Browse Dwell stories about modern homes, design, and architecture in and around Lake Tahoe, CA.

A Designer Peels Back Layers of Linoleum and Shag Carpet to Rescue a ’60s A-Frame
A Designer Peels Back Layers of Linoleum and Shag Carpet to Rescue a ’60s A-Frame
Holly Snow Hollenbeck’s Donner Lake cabin makes the grade with swervy furniture, clever built-ins, and terrazzo galore.
Asking $8.4M, This Sierra Nevadas Residence Channels Resort Living
Amenities like an outdoor fire pit and a temperature-controlled, floor-to-ceiling wine cabinet make this mountain home perfect for aprés ski relaxation.
Listed for $2.65M, This Bavarian-Style “Snow Haus” Near Lake Tahoe Is the Perfect Alpine Escape
Overlooking the Truckee River, the chalet gets its name from a white stucco facade that blends into the snowy winter landscape.
You Can Ski Right Into the Living Room of This Mountain Retreat
You Can Ski Right Into the Living Room of This Mountain Retreat
Faulkner Architects creates an expansive home on a challenging mountain slope.
Pack Your Bags for Heath Ceramics’ Lake Tahoe Cabin, Where Refined Doesn’t Mean Fussy
Heath Ceramics pays tribute to the extraordinary vision of founder Edith Heath with a cozy, rentable cabin that puts the brand’s passion for craftsmanship on display.
Two Architects Build a Chalet-Style Getaway Near California’s Famed Lake Tahoe
Sherry Scott and John Kosich create a weather-ready retreat in the mountains of California.
A Sleek Lake Tahoe Retreat Shows Off an Impressive Art Collection
Outside Tahoe National Forest, one family's vacation home takes the shape of a modern farmhouse and acts as a gallery for the owner's art collection.
An Uplifting Lake Tahoe Retreat Uses Light as a Building Material
This soaring Lake Tahoe abode constantly references its sylvan setting, from the polished concrete floors that glisten like water to the strips of light that demarcate space.
A Couple Transform a Toy Hauler Into a Mobile Tiny Home For $6K
After a complete revamp, a 300-square-foot camper becomes a full-time residence for a family of four.
This Concrete Abode Stretches Over Giant Boulders
This Concrete Abode Stretches Over Giant Boulders
A Northern California retreat immerses into the landscape with the guidance of shadow and light.
A Family’s California Ski Retreat is Designed to Blend in With Its Site
In Truckee, California, the charred cedar–clad Martis Camp 141 celebrates its mountainous surroundings.