Collection by Kelsey Keith

Did You Say Dogtrot? 8 Modern Variations on Vernacular Style


Present-day interpretations of vernacular architecture can skew more modern than you might think—these examples from the pages of Dwell prove that tying a home to its location is a move that never goes out of style.

Dwell's March 2003 issue profiled a metal-glad dogtrot house in Louisiana designed by Stephen Atkinson.
Brett Zamore calls the house he designed for David Kaplan the Shot-Trot because it fuses two regional housing types,...
“I wanted more of a skeletal look for this house, and less of a chunky, log-cabin look,” says architect Harry Panton of...
Ever aware of context, architect Henry Siegel says of his house, “A lot of architects’ buildings look better on a...
The office space above the kitchen looks out onto the great room.
Link Catlett and Butters, the dog, stroll alongside their home’s namesake wraparound porch, made of Brazilian ipe.
Architect Neil Stephen leaned toward historical influences when designing this modern home on the Isle of Skye for...
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