A Little Cabin Cantilevered Over a Rocky Ledge in the Mountains
When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...
Goodbye Grid and Cushy Beds, Hello Pool in the Wilderness
An off-the-grid house that is little more than a decked campsite—albeit with a roof—includes a swimming pool for a family that...
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.
Modern Home Joins a Storied Site on the Pacific Ocean
A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the...
Less is More in this Manhattan Beach Bungalow
Matt Jacobson doesn’t just abide by the mantra “less is more,” he wholeheartedly embraces it. His Southern California home is a...
Aloft in the Forest
Among the many problems of urban living in Portland, Oregon, are raccoons, deer, and falling trees.
After searching in vain for an empty lot to build on, architect Brian White settled for a nondescript 1960s ranch that nobody...
Wood Paneling Loses its Dated Reputation with This Renovation of a 1959 Portland Gem
On a whim, a growing family uproots to Oregon where they find—and remake—the home of their...
Argentinean materials, a roiling economy, and a pinch of personal tumult served as the recipe for furniture designer Alejandro...
A Home, Studio, and Gallery Support a Growing Art Scene in Georgia
A forward-thinking architect builds a multifunctional structure with a burgeoning community in mind.
The Li Yuan Library’s coffered walls provide a built-in storage solutions for all those books.
When the firm first arrived on the site, the second floor of the property was so badly damaged that it was at risk of...
A Home's High Ceilings Are Responsible for Some Impressive Views
An architect with a taste for unconventional living spaces creates a small house at lofty heights with a starring view.
The Skyward House
Dwelling in a tiny Tokyo apartment for decades, the school teacher had dreamed of a vegetable and flower garden with a little...
Simplicity Rules at this Family Beach House Designed to Double as a Rental
Robust materials and a flexible floor plan help the owners of an Australian vacation home reap maximum rewards.
House in Yasunami by TENK
House in Yasunami is a minimal home located in Kochi, Japan, designed by TENK.
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
A Modern Renovation Connects to a Traditional Texas Town Through a Glass Wall
In a South Texas border town, a family introduces a bold aesthetic.