Collection by Kelsey Keith

Slat Happy: 8 Louvered Homes


Dwell's aesthetic has been summed up by a few aesthetic traits: flat roofs, glass walls, and wood slats. While that isn't always the case, we do appreciate louvered facades for how they help regulate light and temperature (as well as their clean, minimalist finish).

Slatted wooden screens afford privacy and break the short but driving rains that blast the house from the southwest.
Architect Dan Rockhill tackled a tight budget and a steep slope to build a modern Midwest haven for a family in...
Outdoor corridors allow the Worples to walk through the house and across the cove without going inside.
Budget supplies become modern design gold in this Omaha home.
Taking cues from a Japanese-influenced slatted screen applied to the house’s facade, Hufft Projects applied a ring of...
So instead of the clapboard siding or shingles common in the region, the architects of this house in upstate New York...
Carpenter poses outside his house, which is shoehorned into a tiny nonconforming lot among a block’s worth of older row...

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