131-Day House
Architect Jayna Cooper had never designed a house before, much less played general contractor, when she broke ground on her new...
Preview the '131-Day House'
Our July/August issue (on newsstands now) focuses on the work of talented female architects who found creative ways to solve...
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
This Farmhouse Design is a Modern-Day Fairytale
This spacious design is everything one can wish for in a house.
This New Old House
Danish design impresario Jens Martin Skibsted works with architect Jürgen Mayer H to update a Norwegian-style, 19th-century home...
Philadelphia Row House Renovation
In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of Persian pattern.
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
Hand-Made Houses
Here at Dwell, we love houses with a good backstory.
Building the House of Tomorrow
Is the age of designing homes for connectivity finally...
Photos of the Day: Isolated Building Studies
David Schalliol’s photo project showcases the eerie beauty in Chicago's abandoned lots and standalone buildings.
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
Scrap House
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and...
This London Prefab Made of 7 Modules Was Raised in Just One Day
Located on a site where two obsolete garages formerly stood is a 935-square-foot prefab home in London's borough of Richmond.
A Day in the Life of a Smart-Home Voice Assistant
We asked three super-users to share their voice histories.
Valentine’s Day 101: A Guide for the Romantically Challenged
Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that feels kind of forced…but you’ve got to go for it anyways! If V-Day planning isn’t...
7 Brooklyn Row Houses Renovations
The dream of owning a Brooklyn brownstone is just one of many reasons why people make the move to the popular outer borough.
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as well have been a barn.
10 Tiny Houses We Love
Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.

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