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Top 5 Homes of the Week With Bewitching Backyards
The blissful outdoor areas of these homes from the Dwell community are a breath of fresh air.
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Cottage Industrious
A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie packs function into just 510 square feet.
A Cubic Dwelling in Norway Just Oozes Hygge
Minimalist yet cozy, this cluster-style home in a Norwegian forest offers plenty of nooks to get comfortable in.
Prefab, Modular, and Kit Homes—What's the Difference?
Get ready to disentangle the specific modes of construction for homes with ready-made parts.
Dwell’s Top 10 Small Spaces of 2017
Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.
A 290-Square-Foot Apartment in São Paulo Takes Advantage of Every Inch
A perforated concrete wall and a raised Formica platform are used to maximize limited floor space in a tiny São Paulo studio.
Stay in a Modern Tin Cottage on Scotland’s Isle of Skye
On the northwestern tip of Scotland’s Isle of Skye is a vacation rental that's inspired by the region’s traditional “crofter...
A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise For the Whole Family
A pair of Icelandic prefab pioneers deliver an efficient family home in Culver City.
Water Sports
Energy-smart technology makes managing a Sausalito floating home easy, even from 6,000 miles away.
These 13 Outdoor Showers Will Make You Consider One For Your Own Yard
Though it's not a necessity, having an outdoor shower on your property can be a game changer—especially if you plan on using your...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
Designer Spotlight: Silvia Song
From a 200-square-foot garage-turned-workshop, Silvia Song skillfully sculpts wooden wares.
7 Breathtaking Tree Houses You Can Actually Rent on Airbnb
While tree houses are frequently available for residence within imaginary kingdoms, fantasy novels, and the landscape of our...
Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
Steel the Scene
Two architects collaborate on a modular compound that celebrates an unspoiled Sonoma landscape.

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