A Sensitive Modern House in Austin, Texas
An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.
Lakeside House in Texas
Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...
This House in Austin Has a Tree Growing Right Through It
After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to organic modernism in Austin.
Everything You Need to Know When Designing and Building in Austin, Texas
Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin ninth among all U.S. metro areas for population...
Building the Maxon House: Week 5
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...
The Carefully-Curated Spartan Shop Expands Into a Creative Consultancy
It's a new beginning for Currie Person's minimalist contemporary homewares collection at Spartan Shop—as well as the end of an...
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Gets Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
This Texas Lake House Isn't Afraid to Let the Light In
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Cover Story: This House in Austin Has a Tree Growing Right Through It
After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to organic modernism in Austin.
Houston, Texas
Texas is known for propagating a "bigger is better" attitude.
A New Experiential Hostel in Austin Offers Unique Lodging in a Restored Railway Hotel
A new “experiential hostel" combines boutique hotel design, amenities, and service with the energy and community that's typically...
Dwell Asks: Watch 5 Top Designers Answer 5 Revealing Questions
Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder discuss their earliest design memories, favorite...
9 Unique Stair Railings
Handrails for stairs may be subject to specific, in-depth code requirements, but that doesn’t mean that they’re short on style,...
Independent Volumes Make Up This Unique Hamptons Home
An East Hampton abode is designed to be a comfortable setting for two, while also a perfect place to entertain family and friends.
Texas Two-Step
In Austin, mid-century homes built in the wake of World War II join more traditional vernacular architecture.
Scotland: Day 5
On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a handful of dirty clothes into my now...
Independent Volumes Make Up This Unique Hamptons Home
An East Hampton abode is designed to be a comfortable setting for two, while also a perfect place to entertain family and friends.
An Austin Airbnb Is a Blissful Getaway
At their spacious Airbnb in Austin, Paul and Jessica D’Arcy demonstrate how modern hospitality can be intimate at any scale.
Texas Two-Step
Austin-based architectural photographer Patrick Wong, who holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture, asked the firm...
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.