Highly Accessible
Having lived in, and loved, a modern house built in 1954 in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood since buying it in 1996, architect...
A Family Guesthouse Made for Accessibility, Aging in Place—and That View
With both an aging relative and a wheelchair user in mind, architect Neal Schwartz creates a family guesthouse designed to be...
The Highly Personal House of Danish Design Great Finn Juhl
Built in 1942, Finn Juhl’s home remains one of the greatest masterpieces of Danish design.
Accessible Frank Lloyd Wright House in Illinois Is Reborn as a Museum
Tours of the Ken and Phyllis Laurent House in Rockford, Wright's only accessible building, start June 7.
This Impressively Accessible Home Has a Tower That Can Be Reached by Wheelchair
A Baltimore father builds a house with accessibility in mind—and finds a new calling in the process.
A Hands-On Renovation Makes a Cramped City Kitchen Wheelchair-Accessible
A renovation in Boston helps bring a family together—at home and in the kitchen.
14 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Safe and Accessible
If a house is a machine for living, an occasional system update is necessary.
Introducing Dwell x Target
Dwell x Target: Modern Made...
The Obstacles That Drive Wheelchair Users Crazy
An architect imagines solutions to the accessibility problems in our buildings.
Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.
Floating House, Lake Huron
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
A Fresh Dose of Color Livens Up This Midcentury Los Angeles Home
How a highly productive collaboration among a trio of creative Angelenas—and a good dose of Barragán—turned a dark and...
The Nature of Nuance
The Mellin family blurs the lines between work and play in a highly conceptualized home and office remodel that celebrates...
Can You Find This Clothing Label in a (Sort of) Secret Shipping Container?
An online store launches a mysterious showroom to make its wares more accessible, relatively speaking.
The Magazine
Dwell magazine is a smart, accessible publication dedicated to modern design.
The Pampa House is an Oasis a Million Miles from Nowhere
Building around the challenges of the weather alongside the home’s intense isolation and difficult accessibility, the architect...
When Living on the Edge is Super Comfortable
Off the coast of British Columbia—on a site accessible only by boat—a family of Vancouver urbanites commissioned a sustainable...
This Self-Taught Designer Shakes Up Everything You Know About Concrete
Fu-Tung Cheng speaks about concrete, the craft of building, and how his new material offering—ShapeCrete—is an accessible tool...
Washington, DC
Washington, DC, is not all political wonks and Masonic conspiracies: It's also a highly walkable city, its diagonal avenues wide...
Outside In or Inside Out?
Among the kitschy, gnome-loving chalets of Holland's community gardens, Krill Architects created an anomalously spare and highly...