The Beach Lab
Few older coastal homes in Southern California are still standing that ooze that iconic Beachy character.
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
A Tiny Footprint Isn’t So Bad When You Live in a Tower
In a popular New Zealand enclave, two homeowners buck the bigger-is-better building trend with a modest getaway tucked into the...
A Design Duo Takes Over A Whole Factory
We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.
A hike to the Park Butte fire lookout on Mount Baker, Washington, tracks the forgotten history of the sparse observation towers...
Rescuing a Historic Homestead, Two Artists Create a Rural German Retreat
An artist couple from Amsterdam convert a neglected farm in rural Germany into a sustainable and modern vacation village.
Out of Town
The modern country escape a New York City couple builds in the Catskill Mountains quickly becomes home...
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
Floating House, Lake Huron
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
A Scandinavian Summer Home Built for Surf, Sports, and Sun
An adventurous family envisions a dream getaway on Sweden’s southwestern shore.
Such Great Heights
Designer Jennifer Siegal pushes the boundaries of modular housing at her Venice abode.
A Cypress-Clad Lake House Posted Up on an Old Logging Road
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
10 Modern Wintry Cabins We’d Be Happy to Hole Up In
With November soon coming to a close, Fall leaves will quickly be covered in snow which means we should probably just face it...
In Russia, a bipartite modular system gives way to a contemporary country getaway.
It Takes a Village
On Washington's lush Bainbridge Island, one community strives for quality of life as a sustainable initiative.
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