Los Angeles Architecture and Design

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

Efficient Prefab Panels Form This Southern California Abode
Efficient Prefab Panels Form This Southern California Abode
Net-zero prefab panels and Icelandic-inspired design come together in Dawnsknoll, a sustainable home in Santa Monica.
 - 3 days ago
Snatch Up James Dean's Former Hollywood Home For $4M
Snatch Up James Dean's Former Hollywood Home For $4M
James Dean slept here—need we say more?
 - a month ago
Grab This Orange County Eichler For $1M
Grab This Orange County Eichler For $1M
Hitting the market at $1,000,000, this classic Eichler in Orange County, California, is priced to move.
 - a month ago
Snag This Hollywood Hills Midcentury Home For $1M
Snag This Hollywood Hills Midcentury Home For $1M
A perfectly preserved, post-and beam structure hits the market in Los Angeles—and it's priced to move.
 - 7 days ago
This Hollywood Hideout Takes Cues From the Mediterranean
This Hollywood Hideout Takes Cues From the Mediterranean
For this West Hollywood abode, designer Mandy Cheng was directed to create the “luxe version of Leonard Cohen in...
 - 18 days ago
A Tiered Home in Los Angeles Hugs a Steep Slope
A Tiered Home in Los Angeles Hugs a Steep Slope
Referencing Case Study architecture, Three Step House in Silver Lake gradually climbs a curving site.
 - 13 days ago
An Updated Orange County Eichler Hits the Market at $1M
An Updated Orange County Eichler Hits the Market at $1M
With a welcoming central atrium, this warm and inviting Orange County Eichler radiates the feeling of entering a hidden gem.
 - a month ago
Grab This Sleek L.A. Midcentury by John Lautner For Under $2M
Grab This Sleek L.A. Midcentury by John Lautner For Under $2M
The Bergren Residence boasts hallmarks of iconic Lautner design, including a striking roofline, walls of glass, and breathtaking hilltop views.
 - 14 days ago
Own This Unique Hollywood Hills Midcentury For $3.2M
Own This Unique Hollywood Hills Midcentury For $3.2M
Boasting an eccentric zigzag roofline and plenty of midcentury charm, get ready to fall in love with this Richard Banta–designed hillside home in L.A.
 - 17 days ago
Own Comedian Adam Carolla’s Renovated L.A. Midcentury For $3.4M
Own Comedian Adam Carolla’s Renovated L.A. Midcentury For $3.4M
After a thorough renovation, American comedian and podcaster Adam Carolla has listed his Los Angeles family home.
 - 21 days ago
Stacked Boxes Form an Experimental Hillside House
Stacked Boxes Form an Experimental Hillside House
Built into a steep slope, this contemporary spec house hopes to raise the bar for hillside development in Los Angeles.
 - a month ago
A Midcentury-Inspired Beach Home in L.A. County Asks $8.8M
A Midcentury-Inspired Beach Home in L.A. County Asks $8.8M
This spacious Manhattan Beach residence combines midcentury-inspired design with state-of-the-art amenities.
 - a month ago
130 Majestic Oak Trees Inspired This Sleek Beverly Hills Home
130 Majestic Oak Trees Inspired This Sleek Beverly Hills Home
Sprawling trees and spectacular canyon views were the driving forces behind the design of Oak Pass Main House.
 - a month ago
This Post-and-Beam in Pasadena Offers Classic California Living For $2M
This Post-and-Beam in Pasadena Offers Classic California Living For $2M
Built in 1971, this well-maintained home features expansive windows, ample outdoor space, and tasteful updates suited for the modern lifestyle.
 - a year ago
Own This L.A. Midcentury by A. Quincy Jones For $2.45M
Own This L.A. Midcentury by A. Quincy Jones For $2.45M
On the market for the first time ever, the Grant House by A. Quincy Jones encapsulates the midcentury modern look.
 - a month ago
Fifty Shades Actor Jamie Dornan Lists His Midcentury Retreat at $3.2M
Fifty Shades Actor Jamie Dornan Lists His Midcentury Retreat at $3.2M
Best known for his lead role in the movie 50 Shades of Grey, Northern Irish actor Jamie Dornan is letting go of a midcentury gem with a glass atrium.
 - 2 months ago
A 1940s Beach Home Is Restored Into a Gorgeous Clubhouse in L.A.
A 1940s Beach Home Is Restored Into a Gorgeous Clubhouse in L.A.
Sited in a historic Venice Beach Craftsman, Habitas is a new exclusive clubhouse that marries the past with the present.
 - 3 months ago
Own This Sustainably Designed Malibu Beach House For $5.7M
Own This Sustainably Designed Malibu Beach House For $5.7M
Sited on one of the last undeveloped oceanfront lots along the Pacific Coast Highway, House Noir creatively addresses the issue of building near the sea in the face of climate...
 - 2 months ago
A 1958 Midcentury With Stunning L.A. Views Lists For $2.2M
A 1958 Midcentury With Stunning L.A. Views Lists For $2.2M
On the market for the first time in 10 years, this classic midcentury home was architect Ray Kappe's first commission.
 - 2 months ago
The Beloved Brady Bunch House Hits the Market at $1.89M
The Beloved Brady Bunch House Hits the Market at $1.89M
Whether you relive the story of the Brady Bunch or write your own, you'll want to snatch up this cultural icon of American television.
 - 3 months ago
Three Generations Fit Under One Roof After a Modern Renovation in Southern California
Three Generations Fit Under One Roof After a Modern Renovation in Southern California
A Los Angeles bungalow keeps its roots while growing to accommodate family.
 - 3 months ago
Own This Spacious Spanish Revival Home in L.A. For $2.95M
Own This Spacious Spanish Revival Home in L.A. For $2.95M
Sitting on a massive double lot, this revamped 1920s abode is the largest estate in L.A.'s Carthay Circle.
 - 3 months ago
A Widely Published Midcentury in L.A. Hits the Market at $6.9M
A Widely Published Midcentury in L.A. Hits the Market at $6.9M
Designed by Buff & Hensman and famously photographed by Julius Shulman, this iconic midcentury radiates recognition and style.
 - 3 months ago
Wilt Chamberlain's Former Bel Air Bachelor Pad Is Listed For $18.9M
Wilt Chamberlain's Former Bel Air Bachelor Pad Is Listed For $18.9M
Here's your chance to own one of the best examples of Brutalist architecture in Los Angeles.
 - 4 months ago
Step Inside Will Arnett’s Prefab-Hybrid Home
Step Inside Will Arnett’s Prefab-Hybrid Home
The Hollywood actor turns to his unofficial design guru when creating a custom-prefab hideaway in the hills above Los Angeles.
 - 5 months ago
A Cramped Midcentury Bungalow Gets a Luminous New Addition
A Cramped Midcentury Bungalow Gets a Luminous New Addition
Edward Ogosta Architecture renovates and extends a Californian dwelling, creating a breezy, light-filled home for a family of five.
 - 4 months ago
Snatch Eva Longoria's Secluded Hollywood Compound For $11M
Snatch Eva Longoria's Secluded Hollywood Compound For $11M
Eva Longoria, who recently added "new mom" to her long list of credits, has recently listed her gorgeous Hollywood compound on the market.
 - 4 months ago
Craig Ellwood's Iconic Smith House in L.A. Is Listed For $3M
Craig Ellwood's Iconic Smith House in L.A. Is Listed For $3M
Here is your chance to live in an iconic work of art.
 - 4 months ago
A Southern Californian Midcentury With Japanese Influences Asks $3.13M
A Southern Californian Midcentury With Japanese Influences Asks $3.13M
Floor-to-ceiling windows allow light and garden views to saturate this post-and-beam midcentury in Pasadena, California.
 - 5 months ago
The Doors Guitarist Robby Krieger's Restored L.A. Midcentury Asks $14M
The Doors Guitarist Robby Krieger's Restored L.A. Midcentury Asks $14M
Boasting an impressive rock and roll pedigree, this revamped midcentury home in Bel Air is shaped like a hexagon.
 - 5 months ago