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A Concrete Abode in Uruguay Embraces its Beachfront Setting
The communal spaces on the top floor of this three-story residence open up to ocean views.
Native Plants Form a Meadow-Like Habitat for a Rustic New York Home
After hands-on study, a Northeast landscape architect sows a free-growing meadow.
5 Strong Prefab Concrete Home Companies
When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...
Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete
After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...
25 Modern Homes That Kill it With Concrete
Extremely durable, versatile, and sustainable to boot, concrete is a smart building material, as these homes show.
Into the Woods
The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...
Dwell’s Top 10 Design Pros of 2017
We celebrate the architecture firms that have led the way in Dwell's online community.
This Smart Home Sets a Powerful New Standard For Sustainability
The energy-efficient Silicon Valley home that architect Dan Spiegel designs for his parents responds to their lifestyles, the...
Amazing Cantilevered Home in the Mountains
Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.
Brook Bay...
A Refined Austin Home With Verdant Views Asks Just Under $2M
Alterstudio Architecture once again teams up with Austin couple and design-build duo Anne Suttles and Sam Shah—to spectacular...
An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
Escape to the Jungle in One of These Modern Forested Retreats
If Tarzan and Jane happened to be design-loving folks, they'd be right at home at any of these vacation destinations.
Gorski Kotar House
A beautiful cabin inspired by a walnut tree.
Dwell x Turkel Design: Breaking Ground in Palm Springs
Drawing from the city’s heritage of midcentury modernism, the Dwell Prefab Palm Springs by Turkel Design embodies California’s...
Slow Architecture
When Italy’s first McDonald’s poised to open in 1986—a stone’s throw from the fabled Spanish Steps in Rome, no less—it ignited...
Ski Lift
This New York turned ski bum took a little piece of the city to the mountains, and never looked back.