Collection by Dwell

Next-Level Additions to the Modern Home


Renovation projects don't just restructure the home—they can overhaul a lifestyle. From offices to guest rooms, additions speak to our modern propensity to adapt to changing needs. These examples inspire us to roll up our sleeves and renovate.

Far from the typical log-cabin style, an enormous amount of thought and consideration went into the redesign of this...
Top Notch
Tom Hanks is not known for horror films, but his 1986 flop, The Money Pit, has a terrifying premise: A seemingly small renovation...
On the outside this residence reflects the classic architecture of Riga; the inside tells a different story.
This Minimal Addition Looks Magical in the Belgian Forest
A little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a stellar view.
In 2011, award-winning architect Mark McInturff innovatively renovated the residence and enlarged it with a three-story...
1920s Bungalow Plus Modern Addition Equals Perfect Austin Home
A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up with a home that was too terrific to let go.
Designed by Marcel Breuer and Walter Gropius in 1940, the Chamberlain Cottage is an iconic example of the Bauhaus...
A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged...
Modern Renovation of a Classic London Home
A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.
Nestled in Canmore’s Silvertip Resort community, this living masterpiece embodies the grandeur of the Rockies by...
Modern Addition in Louisville
Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville...
Inspired by California’s Pacific Coast, this home in Miami’s coveted coconut grove is a modern classic.
Victorian Home in London Gets a Modern Office Addition
Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.
A uniquely situated experience, this penthouse is a modern masterpiece found on the top floor of a sprawling Victorian...