Why Brazilian Modernist Lina Bo Bardi Is “Among the Most Important Architects of the 20th Century”
The author of “Lina Bo Bardi” peels back the layers of the influential architect’s work.
A Swedish Summer Cabin That Sits Above and Among the Trees
Perched on stilts, a minimal timber-frame cabin rises in Sweden's Archipelago.
A Wing-Roofed Home in Georgia Perches Among the Trees
Cantilevered volumes of glass lift the residents of this modern Atlanta home high into an urban forest.
This Monolithic Concrete House Appears to Float Among the Trees
Located outside of Buenos Aires, the house rises above the forest floor on a single concrete pedestal.
A Breezy Modern Beach House Sits Among the Trees in Australia
Built on a hill with beautiful views, this little house was made for entertaining.
Japanese Home Among the Trees Uses Bookshelves and Glass for Walls
An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...
This Pristine Portland Midcentury Will Let You Live Among the Trees for $1.35M
The 1955 stunner boasts forest views from every room.
An A-Frame Eco-Cabin in Brazil Rises Among Towering Palms
The Monkey House, named for the capuchins that swing through the trees, offers visitors a lofted view of the rainforest.
Stay at a Greek Island Villa Among the Ruins of a 14th-Century Castle
Resting along the crest of a volcanic crater on the little-known island of Nisyros in the Aegean Sea, Villa Nemésis marries the...
A Mirrored Mexican Home Hides Among a Lush Forest
Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, the facade of this Mexican forest retreat reflects the...
Among the Living
Neutra, historically a bathroom design brand, is expanding into a furniture collection, Neos, with young, Italian-born designer...
A Sprawling Sonoma Property With a Vineyard and Pool Asks $4.9M
Take a dip among the vines with this glass-encased residence.
Live Large in Actor Matt Damon’s Pacific Palisades Estate for $21M
Measuring 13,500 square feet, the seven-bedroom home by architect Grant Kirkpatrick of KAA Design is a sprawling, Zen-inspired...
A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach
A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.
Promo Daily: Damon Casarez
In this installment of Photographer's Promotional Pieces We Love and Why: Damon...
Before & After: This Sleek California Home Is a Master Class on Minimalism
A run-of-the-mill residence in the South Bay receives a John Pawson–inspired renovation that eschews all unnecessary detail.
An Ancient Building Technique Readies a Spanish Farmhouse for the Future
This finalist for the TERRA Award belongs to a growing mound of eco-friendly earthen architecture.
A Modern Home Embraces Nature With a Unique L-Shaped Design
To the west of Mexico City, a striking retreat is nestled among a lush forest and an enchanting lake.
These Perched Cabins in India Will Stimulate All Your Senses
A series of minimalist cabins nestled among spice plantations offer a restorative nature experience.
A Minimalist Home in Seattle Embodies a Simpler Way of Life
Sited among lush trees on an 11,303-square-foot lot, this tranquil dwelling is deeply connected to nature.
A Hillside Midcentury Home in Pasadena Starts at $749K
Perched among the treetops, this residence in the San Rafael Hills affords plenty of outdoor space for lounging and entertaining.
13 Iconic Buildings Designed by Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry's recognizable designs are often cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture.
6 Well-Designed Hostels For the Minimalist Traveler
Today, hostels are more sought-after than ever before, especially among millennials that long for minimalist adventures.
20 Eye-Catching Homes That Make Use of Circular Motifs
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Top 9 Objects of 2020
A mug reinvented 100 ways and a Bauhaus beehive are among the nominees in this year’s Dwell Design Awards.
A Coastal Retreat in Sweden Feels Light as a Cloud Inside
Delicately placed on the sandy shores of the Baltic Sea, Sommarhus H provides sanctuary among sea grasses and birch trees.
This 3D-Printed Village Aims to House 40% of Austin’s Homeless Population
Last fall, ICON 3D-printed a welcome center for a new type of community in Austin, Texas—and now the first homes are complete.
A Whimsical, Charred-Wood Teahouse Stands on Stilts in Germany
Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori’s latest teahouse creation floats among pine trees at the Museum Insel Hombroich.
Updated Midcentury Home in Washington, DC With an Indoor Pool Asks $3.9M
Built in 1954 by Robert Gurney, this residence is a masterpiece of stone and glass.
SLO Architecture's Dwell Vision Award–Winning Design
Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.
Classic Modernist House in Portland Inspires a Lighting and Furniture Line
Rejuvenation's new collection takes cues from John Yeon's 1937 Aubrey Watzek House.
A Modern Finnish Villa That Grows Out of a Seaside Cliff
Helsinki-based architecture studio Mer Arkkitehdit nestles a monochromatic villa among the trees in the 19th-century seaside town...
A Chinese Sugar Mill From the 1960s Becomes a Cave-Inspired Hotel
Set amidst the Karst mountains of Guilin in China’s Guangxi province, this modernized resort makes the most of its former...
Meet the Good Guys Trying to Hack Your Smart Home
Hidden among the many benefits of a Smart Home are subtle vulnerabilities that today’s security researchers are just beginning to...
The Top 15 Products Dwell Readers Bought in December
Here are the sought-after items your fellow design enthusiasts snagged during the holiday shopping season.
A Sleek, Glass-Enclosed Villa With a Saltwater Pool and Rooftop Terrace Asks $1.5M in Portugal
Just a short drive from the city of Amarante, the three-bedroom estate presents a tranquil escape, surrounded by protected land...

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