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This Accordion-Like Home Listed for $6.5M Has a Glass Living Room Inspired by the Louvre
This Accordion-Like Home Listed for $6.5M Has a Glass Living Room Inspired by the Louvre
Known as the Origami House, the 8,500-square-foot dwelling is the brainchild of renowned architectural firm Leroy Street Studio.
Budget Breakdown: A Couple Roll Up Their Sleeves to Revamp a Colorado A-Frame for $164K
Amy Pigliacampo and Corey Szopinski brave snow, fire, and falling trees as they transform a ’70s cabin into a Scandinavian-style retreat.
Go Off-Grid Indefinitely in Bowlus’s New All-Electric Trailer for $310K
With its high-end solar-powered amenities, the Volterra promises to take you wherever you want to go, forever.
Take in Views of Lake Quivira From an Infinity Pool for $2.5M
Take in Views of Lake Quivira From an Infinity Pool for $2.5M
High ceilings, views from every room, and plush contemporary interiors make this the ultimate vacation home.
Live in the Heart of Capri in This Classic Seaside Villa
An elegant dome-topped home is topped only by its stunning panoramas.
A Grand Manor in the Mountains of Western North Carolina Asks $7.9M
An infinity pool with spa, home theater, and stunning views make this home a modern sanctuary.
An O’Neil Ford-Designed Home Hits the Market in Houston for $9.6M
Carved wood doors, antique elements from Mexico, and towering ceilings are just a few of the stunning features of this home.
This Glass-Encased Hunts Point Property Is Prime for Lakeside Entertaining, Asks $21.5M
The home, built in 1967, features a private dock and three levels of outdoor entertaining.
Choose Your Own (Holiday) Adventure: 10 Homes for Countryside Living or an Urban Retreat
From secluded, off-grid cabins, to impressive urban retreats, these ten design-led vacation rentals let you choose whether to get lost in the wilderness or make the most of city...
A Family’s Retreat Is a Natural Fit in England’s New Forest National Park
PAD Studio replaced a rundown cottage with a new gable-roofed timber design that looks as if it’d been there all along.
An Award-Winning Oregon Cabin Awash in Cozy, Coastal Vibes Seeks $1.77M
An Award-Winning Oregon Cabin Awash in Cozy, Coastal Vibes Seeks $1.77M
Just a three-minute walk from the shore, the Boles Beach House includes a freestanding sauna, a firepit, and a stone patio.
A Mostly Wood Home in Japan Lets One Family Lead a Simple, Sustainable Life
Nori Architects tests an earth-friendly vision for urban housing with a stripped-back design that the residents can modify and repair themselves.
Can We All Just Pack Our Bags and Head to This Newly On-Market Grecian Slice of Paradise?
Set in the heart of the Aegean sea, this curvaceous property—which just listed for $7.6M—offers views for days.
One Night in Snøhetta’s Remote Hiking Cabin in the Norwegian Wilderness
On an impromptu road trip, my friends and I squeezed in a quick stay at the recently rebuilt Tungestølen cabin complex in western Norway.
Before & After: Once a Dingy Garage, This Charming Casita Is a Love Letter to Texas
Packed with personality, the retooled shed might just be the cutest little ADU in the state.
8 Kitchen Staples That Partake Founder Denise Woodard Swears By
The self-proclaimed “mediocre cook” spills her best-kept secrets for creating delicious meals—without trying too hard.
You Can Own an Award-Winning Midcentury Home in the Rolling Hills of Iowa City for $410K
A rare find designed by acclaimed architecture firm Crites and McConnell in 1965, the Kitzman House features floor-to-ceiling windows and a warm, cedar-paneled interior.
The Unexpected Satisfaction of Leaving Behind the American Dream
When my family’s suburban home in Maryland became a burden, we set our sights on the West Coast—and a whole new way of living.
A Santiago Couple Build Four Cabins—and a New Life—in Chile’s Lakes District
Leaving the bustling city behind, a psychologist and an engineer start over with a set of rentable retreats clad in reclaimed wood.
A Century-Old Cottage Becomes a Two-Family Home That Fits Right Into Its Toronto Neighborhood
The architects at Rostami Atash Atelier converted this unloved East York property into two units, bringing more much-needed housing to the market.
36 Labor Day Entertaining Essentials for a Fun-Filled Holiday Weekend
The party tools you need to send summer off in style.
A Floating Iron Stair Cuts Through a Bladesmith’s Workshop Turned Residence in Italy
Architect Carlo Gaspari sensitively transformed the Old World shop with references to the trade and calculated cuts for skylights.
A Landmark Neutra Home Hits the Market for $3.3M in Los Angeles
Perched in Woodland Hills, California, the J.N. Baldwin House comes with original blueprints, a construction book, and chalk drawings by the legendary architect.
In My First Apartment as a Single Mother, I Found a Community of Women Parenting Alone
I had to share a bedroom with my toddler, but the invaluable support I received from other tenants in the building made subletting the 550-square-foot flat worthwhile.
A Cozy Cabin in Southern California Conceals a Screening Room Fit for Cinephiles
This newly renovated Airbnb offers L.A.–based nature lovers an escape from the city's oppressive heat and bustle.
Two Farmsteading Oregon Activists Give a Vintage Airstream a Glowing Update
The founders of Perpetually Devastated Acres are committed to fixing up neglected farmland—and vintage trailers, including a 1973 Ambassador with a sunset-inspired renovation.
The Top 15 Products Dwell Readers Bought in July
Barbecue tools, bath towels, and running shoes galore.
A Midcentury Home That Brought a Bit of Malibu to the English Countryside Lists for £3.25M
Tucked away in Buckinghamshire, the 1950s house was built to replicate the original owners’ property way across the pond in California.
If You Love All Things Honeycomb, This Eco-Friendly Prefab Is for You
With hexagonal ceilings and a stacked, geometric frame, the $1.75M home in Portland, Oregon, is the bee’s knees.
In Melbourne, a Radical Skylight Sutures a Heritage Home to an Addition With a Courtyard
The glazing contours the original brick home, creating a natural connection with the terra-cotta–clad extension.