Los Angeles Architecture and Design

Browse Dwell stories about modern homes, design, and architecture in and around Los Angeles, CA.

Sitcom Actor and Comedian Jason Segel Says Farewell to His L.A. Pad for $2.8M
Sitcom Actor and Comedian Jason Segel Says Farewell to His L.A. Pad for $2.8M
The "How I Met Your Mother' star purchased the Los Feliz home in 2016 from artist Shepard Fairey.
- 2 days ago
A Silent Movie Star’s Hidden Post-and-Beam Retreat Reappears on the Market for $2.1M
Tucked away amongst majestic trees near Los Angeles, the 1953 home is an unexpected urban sanctuary.
An Artist Handcrafted This Abode as a “Thank You” to His Mom Nearly One Hundred Years Ago
Designed by Frederick Ruppel in 1925, the Spanish Colonial Revival set above the Rose Bowl remains in pristine condition. Now it’s for sale for $1.5M.
Artist, Sculptor, and MacArthur Genius Liza Lou Lists Her Dreamy California Compound for $2.5M
Artist, Sculptor, and MacArthur Genius Liza Lou Lists Her Dreamy California Compound for $2.5M
Set on just under an acre, the Topanga property packs in four structures and inspiration galore.
- 15 days ago
Before & After: An Eco-Friendly Family’s 400-Square-Foot Cottage Teems With Plant Life
A young couple, their son, and two rescue beagles model a grounded lifestyle from their Venice, California, tiny home.
An Open-Air Venice Home by Sebastian Mariscal Asks $3.7M
A 22-part Dwell series extensively chronicled the home’s multiyear construction process.
This Serene L.A. Bathroom Will Transport You to a Sun-Soaked Grecian Isle
A homeowner’s love for Santorini, Greece, became the inspiration for her master bathroom’s tranquil upgrade.
A 1958 Post-and-Beam, Now a Restored Midcentury Haven, Asks $1.9M
The current owners spent the last two decades restoring the original details of this home—which could be a Neutra design—and now they’re ready to pass on the keys.
A Boxy Los Angeles Bungalow Conceals a Secret Garden
A single window and door along the concrete-colored facade are all that hint to what’s in store.
You Can Scoop Up a Pair of Vintage Cottages in L.A. for $1.1M
The picturesque homestead also includes a decked-out glamping tent and tons of vintage features.
A Polygonal Refuge Takes Root in the Hills of Los Angeles
A Polygonal Refuge Takes Root in the Hills of Los Angeles
Tom Marble designs a calm retreat overlooking Silver Lake for a Buddhist devotee and hospice nurse.
- 24 days ago
You Can Rent Architect A. Quincy Jones’s Incredibly Charismatic Home and Studio in L.A.
Designed with his partner Ruth Schneider, the Laurel Canyon duplex sprouts organically from the hillside.
The Only Home John Lautner Ever Built for Himself Is Listed for the First Time in Decades
Built in 1940 for a reported $4,500, the John and Mary Lautner House is now on the market for $1,590,000.
Surfer-Architect Harry Gesner’s Futuristic Triangle House Is for Sale
Though its shape is sci-fi, the home feels decidedly down to earth.
Actor Zooey Deschanel’s Former Hollywood Hills Home Needs a New Owner
Listed for $3M, the property comes with a recording studio, detached guesthouse, and thriving garden.
A Dapper Midcentury Under the Hollywood Sign Lists for $1.65M
Designed by architect Robert Malinoff for his own family in 1958, this spruced-up residence emphasizes an outdoor connection.
A Revamped Midcentury in L.A. Exemplifies Sunny California Living for $3.6M
Originally built in 1960, the interior and exterior contrast vintage influence with modern finishes.
A Groovy 1965 A-Frame Compound with Killer L.A. Views Lists for $1.375M
This midcentury gem comes with a little piece of L.A. culinary history.
The Opulent Beverly Hills Mansion From “The Godfather” Hits the Market
The backdrop of the film’s horse head scene was also JFK’s West Coast headquarters during his presidential campaign.
Precast Concrete Stair Treads Transform a Hip Outdoor Workspace in L.A.
The i|o @ Playa Vista campus is playfully reimagined with a protruding steel staircase that connects collaborative, indoor/outdoor workspaces.
Actor Jason Statham Bids Adieu to His Hollywood Midcentury Home for $7M
Reimagined by Standard Architects and interior designer Courtney Applebaum, the sleek and minimalist home makes the most of its classic butterfly roof.
Prince’s Former Hollywood Mansion Hits the Market for $30M
The 1953 property comes with an impressive celebrity pedigree—it also served as the home of Elizabeth Taylor and Carlos Boozer.
A Historic Craftsman Compound in L.A. Lists for $2.5M
A landmarked main residence and cottage in Mount Washington offer a woodsy retreat from the city.
Wanna Feel Like It’s 1952 All the Time? Consider Moving Into This Midcentury Time Capsule
Asking $2M, the hilltop residence is remarkably well preserved—with vintage furnishings, original fixtures, and shag carpeting.
A Charming Early 1900s Venice Beach Bungalow Lists for $2.25M
The 1913 Craftsman occupies a prime spot in the heart of Abbot Kinney’s original Venice of America.
A 1920s Spanish-Style Charmer Is Listed for the First Time in 26 Years
This well-preserved bungalow with a converted garage in L.A.’s Silver Lake neighborhood seeks $1,075,000.
A Sun-Drenched Cottage on the L.A. Coast Asks $2.5M
The renovated home comes with a spacious home office and a converted, detached garage that’s rental ready.
Rodney Walker’s Asher Residence Hits the Market for $3M
This wood-paneled midcentury gem looks out over mountain vistas and offers complete privacy.
An Uplifting Venice Beach Home Geared for Outdoor Living Seeks $4.64M
Acclaimed architect Noah Walker gives an unassuming California bungalow bright, soaring interiors.
Photographer Todd Selby’s Midcentury Pad Lands on the Market for a Cool $3.4M
The Raúl Garduno–designed Franks House comes with a cascading waterfall and a koi pond.