An Architect Lost His Sight and Kept Working Thanks to Breakthrough Technologies for the Blind
As one of the few blind practicing architects in the world, Chris Downey occupies a unique place in design.
The Lost House by Legendary Architect David Adjaye Asks $8.4M
The home’s industrial facade is easily overlooked—but step through the door and you’ll find a sublimely sunlit, matte-black...
Made In America: In Plain Sight
Whether you’re taking on a renovation or just tired of the same old walls, U.S.-made window systems, shades, and wallpaper will...
An Architect Transforms His Tiny Apartment Into a Minimalist Masterpiece
There’s a place for everything in Tsai Design director Jack Chen’s one-bedroom flat in Melbourne.
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.
9 Innovative Light Fixtures That Combine Art, Design, and Technology
Lighting lives somewhere on the borderline between visual art, design, and technology—and is responsible for meeting both...
An Architect Restores His Houston Midcentury After Hurricane Harvey
Meticulously renovated over the course of 11 years, the Benit House was flooded during Hurricane Harvey—but homeowners Steve and...
After a Motorcycle Accident, an Architect Builds His Dream Home
Tommy Rand didn’t want to waste any more time, so he got to work designing a minimalist home for his family on the outskirts of...
A Homeowner Uses Smart Technology to Manage His Napa Property from Anywhere
In Napa, a custom menu of apps helps a frequent traveler keep track of security—and his garden—from afar.
A Breakthrough Renovation Turns a Brick Home Into a Desert Oasis
A design dream team connects a 1980s dwelling to its spectacular site in Paradise Valley, Arizona
Dwell 24: Hi Thanks Bye
Stein Wang and Topher Kong’s studio, Hi Thanks Bye, refers to their no-time-wasted approach to furniture design—prioritizing...
An Architect Builds a Svelte Backyard Tiny Home for His Mom
Architect Peter Liang’s 265-square-foot ADU sits in his sister’s backyard in Oakland, California, balancing privacy and...
An Architect and His Preteen Daughter Built This Tiny Backyard Retreat Together
On Bainbridge Island, Jim and Hannah Cutler create a cabin for reading and working.
Meet 3 Robots That Could Be Changing the Construction Industry
We introduce you to three companies with innovative robotic systems that could be bringing a lot of change to home construction.
An Architect Takes His Time in Building a Cozy Cabin in the Danish Countryside
Using recycled materials and by-hand techniques, Thomas Bossel of Pax Architects traded out refinement for rough-hewn edges to...
7 Modern Architects at Home
We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...
An Architect Turns a Weathered French Farmhouse Into a Monastic Retreat for His Parents
In Vaucluse, where he spent his childhood summers, architect Timothee Mercier converts a dilapidated farmhouse into a minimalist...
An Architect Builds His Own Backyard Oasis From Salvaged Materials
In a Brooklyn backyard, an off-duty architect builds a structure that tests his attention to the little things.
An Intern Architect Builds a Home For His Growing Family on a Strict Budget
To accommodate his growing family, an intern architect in Canada builds a cost-efficient home that becomes the calling card of...
An Architect Builds an Elegant Modular Office in His Backyard Garden For $15K
Proving beautiful design can be achieved in small spaces and on a small budget, an architect crafts a home office for his...
An Australian Architect Builds a Rammed Earth-and-Steel Home For His Family
Bush House by architect Paul O’Reilly takes a page from California’s Case Study houses, and is inspired by the family’s love of...
An Architect Crafts an Off-Grid Cabin on His Family Farm in Ohio
The Hut by Midland Architecture is a Scandinavian-inspired example of “country minimalism” on a cattle farm.
An Architect Creates a Two-Level Houseboat For His Family on a Tight Budget
An Amsterdam architect looks to Japanese culture when designing a floating home for his family.
An Architect Lists His Connecticut Retreat and Airstream Pool House for $1.45M
After turning a drab residence into a midcentury-style dream house—complete with an Airstream guest suite—architect Donald...
An Architect Renovates His 1920s Home in Portugal, While Preserving the Exterior Shell
The original facade of a 1920s house in Estoril, Portugal, is preserved, despite a full interior overhaul.
An Architect Turns His Victorian Home Into a Sun-Drenched Live/Work Space
In an attempt to beat the winter blues and improve his work/life balance, Australian architect Andrew Maynard combines his home...
A New Zealand Architect Brings a Beach Shack Sensibility to His Family Home
Channeling the kiwi bach, architect Daniel Smith creates an address where a casual attitude—even in a sharp-edge structure—reigns...
An Architect Builds a Monumental Cor-Ten Steel Prefab for His Family in Arizona
This 5,000-square-foot home made from steel, concrete, and glass took less than five months to build—but it’ll last forever.
Need a Breather? Get Lost in This Mesmerizing Garden in France
A historic French estate inspired by Claude Monet has been revived as a neo-futurist garden with otherworldly art and...
Q&A: Bay Area Architect Ryan Leidner Shares His Morning Ritual
Step into the morning ritual of Bay Area architect Ryan Leidner.
A Bare-Bones Brick Home in London Has Its Breakthrough Moment
A team of architects uses the bones of a midcentury eyesore to create a new home for a family of seven.
An Architect’s Remembrance of the Great Ray Kappe
Architect William Hogan recounts the stroke of luck that introduced him to Ray Kappe, and the profound influence Kappe would have...
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Designs a Tech-Forward Retail Experience For Reformation
The new concept store in the Mission neighborhood encourages shoppers to browse and reserve items through a digital interface.
An Architect Turns His Small, Dark Apartment in Buenos Aires Into a Bright and Airy Home
A strategic renovation maximizes a small apartment in Buenos Aires.
Before & After: An Architect and His Friend Tackle a DIY Remodel of a Lakeside Cottage
Douglas Segulja of OSSO Architecture creates an idyllic retreat in Highland Lakes, New Jersey.
Budget Breakdown: A New Zealand Architect Builds a Passive House for His Family for $490K
Drawing on a simple material palette of plywood and corrugated metal, architect Rafe Maclean designs a certified Passive House on...

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