Engraved House
As artist Christopher Griffin and aesthetician Oresta Korbutiak prepared to renovate their live-work space in Ottawa, the couple...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
Glass House on California's North Coast
C-Glass House is a minimal glass house located in Marin, California, designed by Deegan Day Design.
Dwellings Redux
In celebration of our tenth anniversary, we tracked down the residents of 15 of the 19 homes we featured in Dwell’s first year to...
Modern Meets Traditional in a Swedish Summer House
On an 18th-century farmstead in rural Sweden, two Copenhagen designers handcraft a summerhouse that seamlessly melds the modern...
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.
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
Modern Gabled House in Portland
In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
Micro-Dwellings Across America
From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...
Pousse Creative's Pet Houses
Designers Sebastian Haquet and Thomas Lanthier have a decidedly modern take on shelters for pets.
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as well have been a barn.
10 Modular Dwellings That Break Away From Traditional Building Practices
In most cases, areas in a home are designated by their use and separated into different rooms accordingly.
This House Conquers the Big Island in Hawaii
The unforgiving landscape of the island couldn't stop this architect.
A Pitched-Roof Dwelling on Scotland's Isle of Skye
A modern house steeped in heritage, history, and spirituality emerges on the fringes of Scotland’s Isle of Skye.
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
A Heritage Art Deco House in Australia Gets a Modern Update
A heritage inter-war, functionalist-style house gets a dose of contemporary Australian cool.
This New Old House
Danish design impresario Jens martin Skibsted works with architect Jürgen Mayer h. to update a Norwegian-style, 19th-century home...
Reimagining the California Ranch, Low/Rise House Sets a New Standard For Sustainability
The energy-efficient Silicon Valley home that architect Dan Spiegel designs for his parents responds to their lifestyles, the...