Budget Breakdown: A Portland Home Packs an Off-Grid Punch for $820K
On challenging terrain overlooking a wetland, Minarik Architecture creates a resilient, dual-volume residence.
At 820 Square Feet, This Glass-Ensconced Cabin Feels Bigger Than It Is
With its large covered porch and glazed walls, the Beaver Creek Cabin frames the forest like a picture.
Friday Finds 8.7.09
From Dwell's editorial, photo, and design teams, this week's round-up of blog sightings includes several stellar photographic...
Friday Finds 8.28.09
This week at Dwell as the chilly summer gives way to the warmest, sunniest months in San Francisco's calendar, the troops have...
Friday Finds 8.21.09
This week at Dwell we've been thinking a lot about the future, from the announcement of the visionary winners of our Reburbia...
A Napa Valley Motor Lodge Reinterprets the Classic Roadside Motel
The Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa boasts camper van-inspired details, midcentury design, and a spa that draws from geothermal hot...
This 3-Story Residence With a Glass Elevator and Boat Lift Seeks $15M in Miami
No expense has been spared and no detail overlooked in a luxurious new build near the city’s design district.
A Cottagecore Fever Dream Just Hit the Market in London
Designed—and currently owned—by textile maven Alice Palmer, the charming Edwardian is filled to the brim with pastels, prints,...
A 62-Acre Ranch With a Quonset-Style Main House Asks $3.9M in Texas
In addition to the 5,200-square-foot residence that opens to a wraparound pool, the sprawling property comes with a three-bedroom...
This Forest Retreat Is a Modern Take on the Traditional Estonian Hut
Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.
A Swiss Shoe Brand Treads New Terrain With a Tiny Alpine Hut
Swiss performance brand On unveils a minimalist micro cabin to honor their Alpine roots.
Go Off-Grid in This Tiny Australian Cabin Made for Digital Detox
Sadie, the new self-sustaining tiny home by CABN, gives guests a chance to reconnect with themselves in a remote patch of...
A Decades-Old House in British Columbia Is Reborn as an Art-Filled Haven
A family transforms their 25-year-old waterfront property into a bohemian home for their daughter.
Budget Breakdown: A Color-Changing House in Dallas Is Built for $584K
LED strips embedded in a polycarbonate wall allow one couple to change the mood of their new home.
Eaton DC’s New Wellness Center Is the Ultimate Holistic Health Retreat
On January 11, 2019, Eaton Workshop will launch a new wellness center offering yoga, meditation, sound baths, tai chi,...
20 Romantic Getaways Under $200 Per Night
Sweep your loved one off their feet this Valentine's Day at an affordable romantic retreat.
It’s Always Summer at This Portland Midcentury Seeking $1.2M
With a heated pool and a Finlandia sauna, this revamped home offers plenty of warmth all year round.
Flickr Pool: Green Buildings and Sustainable Communities
Flickr is a great place to find visual inspiration, often allowing you to travel all around the world right from your desk chair.
Thanks to a Massive, Jewel-Like Skylight, This Chilean Cabin Glows From Top to Bottom
Max-A Architecture glazed an entire facet of the home’s roof to capture daylight and views of the starry sky.
How to Get the New Sustain MiniHome
Ever wondered what it would be like to own a compact, green, mobile, prefab home? You will soon have a chance to find out.
This Island Cabin in Canada Comes With a Private 52.7-Acre Mountain
After a recent renovation, the $3.4M property has hit its peak potential with elevated interiors and panoramic views.
Budget Breakdown: They Built Their $60K Home to Preserve the Surrounding Forest
Instead of spreading out, an architect couple opt for a taller dwelling with a smaller footprint in Puerto Varas, Chile.
Budget Breakdown: They Gave a Legendary Artist’s Home an Era-Appropriate Revamp for $442K
For a family of four, Ueda Design Studio restores the luminous-yet-drafty midcentury home of Alden Mason with warm materials and...
Neon Yellow Walls Recast This ’70s Country Home in Spain
The architects remixed the retreat by using its window coverings as doors, ceiling beams for dining tables, and lots of loud...
Budget Breakdown: A Houston Family Nearly Doubles the Floor Plan of Their Beloved Bungalow for $391K
So what if they went $100K over? A standing-seam metal roof, expert millwork, a playroom with a climbing wall, and a powder-blue...
An Observatory for Sky, Light, and Wind Emerges 20 Miles From the U.S.-Canada Border
Sky House is a prefab, off-grid vacation home that is equal parts solitude and design.
A Firm Cooks Up a New Kitchen With $38K and a Dash of Midcentury Magic
In her L.A. office, Tracy A. Stone swaps commercial fixtures and 20-year-old cabinets for fresh appliances and tasteful finishes.
Budget Breakdown: A Work-From-Home Couple Reenvision a Loft for $291K. The Office Steals the Show
Amy and Tomasz run their photography business from a maple plywood workspace hung with Japanese noren curtains in their...
Budget Breakdown: A €46K Reno Digs Deep to Unearth a Barcelona Apartment’s Many Charms
“It’s like archaeology,” says architect Adrian Elizade, who excavated original brick and salvaged tile to uplift a small,...
Prefab Builder Aux Box Makes Preciously Small Backyard Homes and Offices Starting at $32K
Units are built on Vancouver Island and ship to anywhere in North America.
The Neighborhood Was Great. But the House Needed Help to Become a Family Home
Wanting a home to raise their kids and host their parents in, Ben and Sarah gave their Coburg residence a two-level extension...
15 Woodburning Stoves That Add Verve and Vibe to These Cozy Homes
Nothing creates that hygge cabin atmosphere like a crackling fire.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect’s £224K Remodel Makes a Splash With Pastel Tile
Inspired by a David Hockney painting, Grant Straghan colors his London home in soothing tones of seafoam and rose.
Budget Breakdown: Two Retired Teachers Build Oregon’s First All-CLT House for $591K
Surrounded by forest and accessed via a fairy-tale bridge, the resilient forever home showcases the strength of cross-laminated...