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From the jungle to the mountains, these modern homes can handle any landscape.

A Modern Concrete Home in Peru
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
Net Assets
Argentinean materials, a roiling economy, and a pinch of personal tumult served as the recipe for furniture designer Alejandro...
8 Places to Visit in Buenos Aires
A design lover's guide to the Argentine capital.
One-of-a-Kind Furniture Fills This Delightfully Serene Buenos Aires Home
With a design philosophy—and materials—passed down from a renowned Argentine architect, a couple builds a custom family home in...
Photo of the Week: An Earthquake-Proof Design in Argentina
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Top 10 Road Trips To Explore The World
If you want to travel this summer, why not plan a unique road trip you’ll remember forever? We can help you get started or at...
Tunquen Treasure
A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies make living miles from municipal utilities a...
A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile
Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.
Modern Homes in Brazil
Brazil is a breath-taking country that has a perfect mix of nature and modern architecture.
Uncle Knows Best
A niece seeks out her uncle to design a home for her family in Ecuador.
Blockbuster Movies Can't Compete with These Monumental Views
Architect Isay Weinfeld creates an epic home in São Paulo.
Amazing Garden Oasis in São Paulo Born from a Five-Year Search and Renovation
A pair of architects help a client carve out an oasis of calm amid São Paulo’s bustle.
Design Icon: Oscar Niemeyer
A look back at the iconic modernist buildings designed by legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
A Modern Beachfront House in São Sebastião, Brazil
Studio Arthur Casas were hired by a previous clients’ friends who wanted to build a house right next door on a narrow beachfront...
Venezuela's Eco Cabanas
An architectural idealist, Kristofer Nonn answered an online job posting for an ecological builder in Venezuela.
Tourists to Ecuador Hope to Get Near This Home’s Lookout
A World Heritage Site sits at the foot of a house in Ecuador.
With a View of the Andes, This Concrete Retreat in Ecuador Follows the Sun
Made almost entirely of hand-poured concrete, a passive solar retreat in Ecuador hits all the right grooves.
An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular...
Explora Patagonia Hotel – Your New Bucket List Addition
A must-visit place for anyone who loves to travel to remote locations.
Chilean Architect Alejandro Aravena Wins This Year's Pritzker Prize
We revisit the remarkable, socially engaged work of Alejandro Aravena on the occasion of the announcement of his Pritzker Prize,...
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