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An architect and his preteen daughter take on a backyard project.
With this elegant steel prototype, Marmol Radziner and Associates launch a new prefab venture with the goal of bringing their...
A Renovated Ray Kappe Abode in Manhattan Beach
Up-sizing from a small bungalow, Kristopher Dukes and Matt Jacobson take a minimalist approach to renovating and furnishing a...
In the Loop
Adrian Jones lived in his top-floor loft in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood for nine years before renovating.
A Fire Lookout Tower From the 1930's is Preserved as a Rustic Getaway
We heads to the mountains of Montana for a chilly night in this high-altitude cabin with a...
Rebuilding on a challenging site in Mill Valley, California, a couple optimize a winning view that was there all along.
Iconic Perspectives: John Lautner’s Garcia House
Though not everyone agrees on exactly how iconic architecture should be preserved, there are those who take a real shot at it,...
A Minimal Writer's Retreat in the Pacific Northwest
Lowering the shutters on this small writer’s retreat completely exposes the interior to the site’s impressive island views.
The glass-enclosed master bedroom floats above the corrugated, oxidized steel exterior.
This Snug Guesthouse in Upstate New York Is Good Enough to Live In
A tiny outbuilding offers a cozy living space inside a simple shell.
A family discovers the joys of DIY design—and muddy feet—in their home made up of distinct pods that blends harmoniously with its...
Large clerestory windows face the street at the Higashibatas’ house in Tokyo, optimizing both privacy and natural light...
This Surfer Rules the Ocean from a Cliffside House
A coastal home designed by Australian architect John Wardle is uniquely tuned in to its residents and to its epic surroundings.
One North Face tent sits atop a deck; another caps the main building, which contains a kitchen and dining area.
The long, lean Kobayashi complex includes a bathroom and storage room in the structure on the far right.
Mid-century designer Jens Risom's A-framed prefab family retreat, located on the northern portion of Block island, is...
Olafur Eliasson Gives Versailles a Surreal Aura
He brought the sun inside the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern in 2003 and made Manhattan and Brooklyn look surreal in 2008 with four...
An Iconic Case Study House That’s Perched High Above LA’s Sunset Strip
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
The New Home On the Block That Uses 90 Percent Less Energy
A Seattle engineer builds an energy-efficient house with an assist from a prototype smart-home system.
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