Hillside Family Home in Australia
An unvisited ocean-facing plot of land, a couple of architect neighbors, and one giant leap of faith have netted a pair of...
An Affordable Modern Home in Atlanta
On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...
The New Zealand House Built on a Sled
This charming two-story beach house is simple, functional, and can be towed to any beach or...
Students Pass Their Class by Building a House in New Zealand
A family provides some real world experience for a group of architects in training.
11 Hillside Homes That Feature a Balancing Act With Nature
These daring constructions illustrate that the added expense and effort of building at radical angles might just be worth it.
House of the Week: Striking Wooden Ceiling in New Zealand
In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Affordable, SIP-Built Family Home in Kansas City
Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything but plain.
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
The Iconic Home That Still Looks as Good as New
Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as...
New Zealand Vacation Home Designed Completely Off the Grid
On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...
6 Modern Prefabricated Homes That Are Actually Affordable
That’s right—we’ve found stylish, high-quality prefabs that start at $135,000.
Off-the-Grid Island House in New Zealand Connects with the Outdoors
A remote beachside cottage evokes the spirit of camping trips.
10 Dwell-Approved, New-Old Homes in the UK
These 10 modern renovations take history into account.
A Hybrid Prefab Home in Upstate New York
For a vintage design dealer seeking a respite from the city, architect William Massie conceptualized a mostly prefab home around...
7 Affordable Prefab Homes and Other Alternative, Inexpensive Home Options
Nowadays, innovators in the world of prefab and kit home design have continued to push the boundaries on what they can do—their...
A Sound Professional Goes DIY While Building an Affordable Montana Home
A resourceful sound mixer sources some local design talent, rolls up his sleeves, and builds small, green, and affordable in...
A Professor and Designer Tests a New Hybrid Material on His Miami Beach Home
Using his Miami Beach home as a laboratory, professor and designer Nick Gelpi tests a material that recasts concrete’s tough...
A Dilapidated Home in New Delhi Is Transformed Into a School That Fosters Creativity
A derelict New Delhi residence gets a second chance at life—becoming a unique place where children will learn, create, and grow.
Affordable Beach Home Dream
It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.
Stay in a Tent-Inspired A-Frame Cabin in the New Zealand Rain Forest
On Waiheke Island near Auckland, New Zealand, the Tent House sits among wetlands on a patch of undeveloped land.

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