Water Sports
Energy-smart technology makes managing a Sausalito floating home easy, even from 6,000 miles away.
Like a Loft on Water
Anchored in a small canal, this floating house is all about space and light.
Will We Innovate a Solution to Water Scarcity?
Ancient and emerging technologies promise sustainable answers to water shortages.
Water Slices Through This Gorge-Inspired Australian House
A homage to Sydney’s climate, the Iron Maiden House is designed to change with the seasons.
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...
These Tiny, Modular Homes Are Made of Concrete Water Pipes
Feeling the squeeze from Hong Kong's affordable housing crisis, one architect turns to a surprising new micro-housing solution.
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
House on the Water by Galletti & Matter Architectes
A modern lake house enveloped by a distinctive roof.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Mini Copper Desk With Leather Sling
Build your own lightweight, versatile desk out of copper pipes using this step-by-step video and guide.
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...
8 Quick Tips For Saving Water (and Money) at Home
There's no doubt Mother Nature—and your wallet—will thank you for following these quick, easy tips.
The World’s First Fully Accessible Water Park Raises the Bar for Inclusion
In San Antonio, Morgan’s Inspiration Island opens for its second season.
Gardens Will Grow Over Water
Thomas Heatherwick combines infrastructure with public space to make the world a little greener.
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...
Guide to Understanding Laser, Plasma, and Water-Jet Cutting in Design
Laser cutting and its fellow industrial cousins, plasma cutting and water-jet cutting, might sound inaccessible and intimidating,...
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...
6 Modern Homes on the Water
Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.
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...