Water Sports
Energy-smart technology makes managing a Sausalito floating home easy, even from 6,000 miles away.
6 Modern Homes on the Water
Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
House on the Water by Galletti & Matter Architectes
A modern lake house enveloped by a distinctive roof.
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
A Family's Kiev Apartment Is Filled With Copper, Marble, and a Sophisticated Palette
Using a simple color scheme and dynamic textures, architectural design studio YoDezeen creates a strikingly modern yet warm...
Three Glass-and-Copper Pavilions Conquer the Cliffs
Hidden on a hill overlooking Australia’s Pittwater Bay, Rob Brown’s design for the James-Robertson house happily opens itself...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Are Strongly Connected to Bodies of Water
For some people, living by a body of water is an important priority—and when it comes time to building or renovating their dream...
Rock Copper Glass
Even before we began digging...
Product Spotlight: Soma Water
Bulky plastic pitchers. Little black flakes of charcoal in the water. Remembering to change the filter on time.
And the Water Wise Winners Are...
We teamed up with Kohler in hot pursuit of a common enemy—the water hog—and we asked you to submit your water-saving solutions...
Water Rower Makes a Splash
Household exercise machines are typically a dismal affair: bulky treadmills and unsightly elliptical machines relegated to back...
The Future of Solar Water Heating
Dwell hosts a Q&A with Mike Landau, solar water heating program manager for SoCalGas and Nurit Katz, chief sustainability officer...
An Exquisite Beach Resort on Baja California Sur Lies Where the Water Meets the Horizon
Hotel Mar Adentro, located in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, designed by Miguel Ángel Aragonés, is a boutique resort that sits...
Bathroom Design Idea: Copper Color Scheme
Penny tile imbues a San Francisco bathroom with a sophisticated, spa-like feel.
An Angular Copper-Clad Apartment Building in Italy
Perched in the Dolomite mountains, an angular copper-clad apartment building echoes the topography of its site.
Dwell Store Spotlight: Soma Water
A bestseller at the Dwell Store, Soma is an innovative product that we love because it reaches beyond other purifying systems in...
Ways to Conserve Water in Your Home
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water each day—which...
Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul
Inspired by a never-performed symphony he discovered in a book by avant-garde composer John Cage, architect Steven Holl has...
How to Make Your Garden Water-Free
Landscape architect Brennan Cox, principal of San Francisco–based Groundworks, explores the best approaches to drought-tolerant...

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