Architects Dream Up Truly Inviting Housing Options for Aging Population
New advancements in aging-in-place strategies provide a positive outlook for the long term.
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
Dwell 24: Studio Truly Truly
Since opening Studio Truly Truly in 2014‚ Joel and Kate Booy have quickly established themselves on the international design...
How an Architect Couple Built Their Dream Home in Toronto’s Tight Housing Market
As housing prices skyrocket, two Toronto architects come up with a clever solution to help finance their first home.
The Cube One Prefab Is a Space-Age Dream—and it Starts at $30K
With dazzling lighting, a curvilinear design, and a fortified shell, the Cube One is a prefab for the future.
Beantown Dream
In this tightly packed Northeast city where developers pounce first on any available lot, two young architects found a rare...
A Brazilian Architect Builds a Dream Home for Her Parents
A pair of empty nesters call on their architect daughter to create a home that fulfills their retirement wish list.
7 Modern Nightstand Options
Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...
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 Pair of New York Architects Build the Home of Their Dreams in Oaxaca
Stepping back from their practice in New York City to create a new home in Mexico, a couple of architects find themselves to be...
An Architect Riffs on Chinese Design For Her Grandparents’ Aging-in-Place Retreat
Honoring the homeowners’ roots in Chinese studies, Curio House taps into traditional Eastern design philosophies.
20 Dream Kitchens
The kitchen can often be the main gathering point of a home, so why not make it stand out?
An Architect’s Slim Home Emphasizes the Outdoors and Aging in Place
For Kyu Sung Woo and his wife, concert pianist Jung-Ja Kim, their pared-down residence in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a natural...
Cramped Kitchen Transformed Into an Inviting Hub
In northern New Jersey, a cramped kitchen is reborn as a welcoming space for cooking and entertaining.
Yale Architecture Students Build a House For the Homeless
Since 1967, part of the Yale School of Architecture’s first year curriculum is to provide New Haven with structures and housing...
An Exhibit Explores Ways to Combat the U.S. Housing Crisis
A major exhibition confronts the sort of housing Americans actually need.
We Dream of Prefabs
...and wake up, every so often, to a project that fulfills the potential of mass-produced housing.
12 Terrifically Glamorous Camping Options
While we might prefer to avoid the awkward sounding neologism "glamping," there's no doubt that this modern trend of retiring to...
An Architect’s Dream Kitchen Channels SoCal’s Laid-Back Vibes With a Fusion of Homey Materials
Eric Olsen layered lustrous finishes with warm wood surfaces to create an inviting space for friends and family.
10 Modern Fireplaces That Make For Inviting Interiors
There’s something magical about fireplaces, especially during the winter months, when having friends and family gathered around...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Inviting Bedrooms
As the weather gets even colder, we can't help but think about curling back up in bed.
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...
Trend Report: Design for All Ages
Universal design pioneer Patricia Moore offers advice for designing homes that adapt for every age and ability.
The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless...
Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home
In an industrial part of Brooklyn, architect Sarah Zames transforms two unremarkable apartments into one modern space full of...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Inviting Reading Nooks
These homes from the Dwell community carve out space for reading and lounging.
A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa
It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept.
Before & After: An Architect Takes Steps to Create His Dream Home in Brooklyn
After spending much of his life waiting to renovate a historic row house, Brooklyn–based architect Shane Neufeld finally finds...
A Brisbane Architect Designs Her Family’s Dream Home on a Tricky Suburban Site
On a sloped lot flanked by neighbors, architect Julie Derrick devises an open, L-shaped plan that frames views of the lush...
How Is the Pandemic Changing the Housing Market?
Agents, developers, and industry experts weigh in on the current dynamics of home buying and selling—and what may lie ahead.
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...
9 Smart Home Devices For Aging in Place
With these systems and connected devices installed, your smart home can help take care of you in your golden years.
25 Awesome Gifts for Kids of All Ages
Nurture their creative streak with these picks designed to pique curiosity.
A São Paulo Home Welcomes Guests With an Invitingly Breezy Brutalism
The residence merges two Brazilian architectural styles with distinctly casual and formal spaces.

8,751 more articles