An Impeccably Renovated Midcentury by Case Study Architect Craig Ellwood Asks $3.75M
This arresting Los Angeles–area residence echoes the style of the designer’s Case Study House #16B.
A Luminous L.A. Beach House With All-Original Features Asks $2.3M
Designed by Buff & Hensman in 1983, the award-winning Harry Dorsey Residence in Playa del Rey has a dramatic, three-story atrium.
The Rise and Resurgence of the Great American Row House
Throughout U.S. history, the row house has endured and adapted as an underappreciated model for accessible urban housing.
Just How Inclusive Is Accessible Design?
The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 30 years ago. Here’s what it achieved, and where it still falls short.
8 New Spire Designs That Could Crown the Notre Dame Cathedral
Check out what architects have dreamed up—then send us your designs with #dwellspire.
Submit Your Project to the 2020 Dwell Design Awards
Send us your best work in the Dwelling, Renovation, Prefab, Small Space, Garden, Kitchen, Bathroom, and Object categories by...
An Old Belgian Fortress Breathes New Life as a Charming B&B
With barracks dating back to 1785, this former fort has been carefully renovated and extended to now house a family, as well as...
A New Chicago Bed-and-Breakfast Occupies a Former Publishing House
Aptly named The Publishing House, a just-opened bed-and-breakfast in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood avoids the kitsch of...
The Only John Lautner Home in Anchorage Asks $1.2M
The Harpel Residence II is one of a select few homes the master architect designed outside of California.
Asking $220K, an Architect’s Handcrafted Earthen Home Seeks a Visionary Buyer in Vermont
Bob Chappelle used polystyrene panels, coated with mud and cement, to build the four-domed structure.
Happy Birthday, HVAC
Here's a random fact for the day: July 17, 2012, marks the 110th anniversary of the humble air conditioner.
How Can Higher Education Build a Better Architect?
In the 2010s, design/build programs were the cutting edge of architectural education.
Designer Peter B. Staples Finds Comfort in a Classic
The lighting designer—and one of this year’s Dwell 24—hunted down the quintessential director’s chair.
The Peter Carras Residence 1961 (The Dow Test House) Designed by Alden B. Dow F.A.I.A.
In the summer of 1961, The Dow Chemical Company approached Alden B. Dow with a proposal to design a research test house that used...
This Eco-Friendly Bed-and-Breakfast in Italy Is the Perfect Indoor/Outdoor Escape
Less than an hour drive from Venice or Verona, La Mugletta is a modern B&B located in the Euganean Hills of Northern Italy.
Architecture Reads on Google Books
Far be it from me to suggest you spend your spare computer time reading—those R. Kelly vids are certainly not going to watch...
Alden B. Dow: The Mastermind of Midwestern Modernism
The Alden B Dow Home & Studio in Central Michigan showcases the extraordinary vision, imagination, and craftsmanship of the...
Snøhetta’s New Underwater Restaurant in Norway Is Seriously Epic
At Under, a Snøhetta-designed restaurant balanced on the Norwegian coast, guests dine 16 feet below the ocean surface.
In Just 31 Days, These Historic Chinese Ruins Were Transformed Into a Chic B&B
After suffering years of neglect, a pair of dilapidated stone villas has been brought back to life with a $88,000 budget.
Black-Owned Design Businesses You Can Support Right Now
These artists, makers, and small businesses are essential voices in the design community.