A Stunning Townhouse For Sale in a Historic London Neighborhood
A conventional facade with a modern interior creates seamless contemporary living in the heart of a historic district,...
Growing Upward and Outward, a Cabin Expansion Mirrors the Trees
The shape of a tree’s canopy inspires the expansion of a ramshackle cabin in Quebec.
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
Energy-smart technology makes managing a Sausalito ﬂoating home easy, even from 6,000 miles away.
The clients desired to create a fun-filled, cozy and informal cabin for family and friends to enjoy for years to come; integrating their love of outdoor life...
Q&A With an Architect About What it's Like to Design Your Own Home
When you're an architect, designing your own home is a dream come true.
The design for Fitty Wun reflects the playful, sometimes irreverent, personalities of the clients, a couple with three active young boys and a “work hard, play...
With the clients’ personal and professional lifestyle in mind, the design is intended to accommodate a large number of guests for entertaining yet provide...
New Kid on the Block
With sensitivity to local building typologies, fresh construction finds a place in Amsterdam.
Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland
The thought of Scottish homes often conjures a vision of stone row houses nestled together on cobblestone streets, rolling green...
Forgo the Tent and Give a Tiny House a Test Drive
Giving users a taste of the tiny house movement, one startup offers compact cabins for short stays.
A Family Guesthouse Made for Accessibility, Aging in Place—and That View
With both an aging relative and a wheelchair user in mind, architect Neal Schwartz creates a family guesthouse designed to be...
A Passive House in the Netherlands Embodies 5 Tips to Consider When Planning Your Own
This 2,500-square-foot Passive House was built using a panelized system—meaning the parts of the house were delivered from the...
This Northern California Prefab Gets a Dose of Universal Design
Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, an octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Inspired by Norway’s traditional boathouses, Swedish architect Erik Kolman Janouch plants a cottage into Vega Island’s barren...
A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.
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