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A Streamlined Addition Revives a Gloomy Victorian in Sydney
The owners of this semi-detached, south-facing home asked the architects to bring in the light.
Victorian Home in London Gets a Modern Office Addition
Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.
8 Modern Driveways
These various modern homes prove that the driveway is just as important to a piece of architecture as the rest of the design.
Modern Addition in Louisville
Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville...
8 Famous Midcentury Homes You Can Actually Tour
How many of these decade-defining homes have you checked off your list?
24 Outdoor Products for Every Kind of Summer Plan
Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.
A Modern Glass Addition in Belgium
For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a...
8 Modern Paneled Rooms
In our long history of construction, paneling has run the gamut from ornate boiserie to simple sheets of plywood.
Build a Breezy A-Frame Shelter With These DIY Kits by Artist Jay Nelson
Each kit comes with a miniature model, two prints, and plans for building a shady backyard shelter in about a weekend’s time.
Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.
A Cutting-Edge Addition Hides Behind a Victorian Cottage
Camouflaged in a conservative setting, this Melbourne home for a foodie family centers on a spacious kitchen with perforated...
8 Modern In-Law Units
You may recognize an Accessory Dwelling Unit (or ADU) by one of its many other names, including in-law unit, granny flat, laneway...
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
Rooted in the past yet decidedly in the present, these converted barns embrace their history, but take on a modern twist.
15 Modern Additions to Traditional Homes
We believe that building a new addition (or many) to your home is exciting.
A London Victorian Gets a Dreamy Addition Anchored by a Terrazzo Island
Perfectly balanced materials and an elongated skylight elevate a rear addition in East London’s Lower Clapton.
A Revitalized Rear Addition in Melbourne Connects a Victorian With a Verdant Garden
Faced with an inadequate ’80s addition on a grand Victorian home, Figureground Architecture intervenes with a striking treatment...
A Glazed Addition Amps Up the Allure of a Victorian Home in Melbourne
HA Architecture introduces a wall of windows to bring light and life into an Australian mullet home.
A Historic Victorian in San Francisco Is Meticulously Transformed Into a Modern Family Home
In San Francisco’s Alamo Square, Jensen Architects turns to the past to boldly reinterpret a storied historic home.
8 Modern Solariums and Sun-Drenched Spaces
By definition, a solarium is a glass-enclosed space that's designed to let natural light stream in.
8 Modern Offices That Feel Like Homes
Today's modern workplace psychology is all about making employees feel comfortable and happy so that they feel motivated and...
A Victorian Terrace House in London Gets a Bright, Brutalist-Inspired Rear Addition
A careful renovation by DGN Studio results in a light-filled kitchen, dining area, and gathering space that celebrates the...
Before & After: A Snazzy Addition Rejuvenates a Queen Anne Victorian in Pittsburgh
A couple who love to entertain add 400 square feet to their 19th-century home, making room for a streamlined kitchen and a peppy...
Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition
“I can show you what it was…and what it is,” Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island...
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
8 Outstanding Examples of Round Windows in Modern Homes
After noticing a number of projects that feature interesting circular windows, we decided it's time to give them a moment in the...
8 Times Historical Architecture Took a Walk on the Modern Side
Traditional architecture is something that can and should be preserved whenever possible.
Soak In the Greatness of This Gorgeous Melbourne Addition
Pandolfini Architects melds steel, concrete, and oak in an elegant, double-height rear addition to a 100-year-old residence.
A Cool Melbourne Cottage Riffs Off of its Victorian Neighbors
Using the same roof form and materials as the houses surrounding it, this Australian residence reinterprets the pitched-roof...
Before & After: A Victorian Cottage Expands With a Rear Addition to Accommodate a Growing Family
Kennon+ expanded and renovated a celebrity couple’s home into an impressive Melbourne mullet.
A Toronto-Based Firm Breathes New Life Into a Victorian’s Interior
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
8 of the Best Modern Pools to Dream of Before the End of Summer
Cool off and enjoy the last drops of the season with these 8 modern pools we love.
8 Modern Cat Trees That Will Look Fab in Your Home
Your kitty—and your couch upholstery—will thank you.
A Modern Addition Makes This 110-Year-Old Nashville House Sing
The owners—married musicians in an indie-pop band—turned to an old college friend to create a space for impromptu concerts and...
A Steel-and-Glass Addition With a Giant Hangar Door Maximizes Indoor/Outdoor Living
In Chicago's Wicker Park, the conversion of a two-flat Italianate building into a single-family home calls for a modern,...
Renovation: A Breezy Modern Addition Opens Up a Historic Melbourne Home
A family with three young sons asked Mitsuori Architects to renovate and expand their venerable Victorian house to accommodate...
7 Multipurpose Sheds and Studios That Upgrade the Backyard
Whether it be for utility, storage, a studio, or a guest retreat, a backyard abode provides an opportunity to create architecture...