The Desert Can Yield a Bounty of Vegetables—Just Ask One of Arizona’s Sustainable Farmers
Horticulturist Alfonso Chavez is helping return his Tucson, Arizona, community to the traditional and Indigenous practices that...
One of Arizona’s Most Architecturally Significant Homes Just Hit the Market for $2M
Built in 1975, the Ramada House is widely considered to be one of the most significant residences in the Grand Canyon State.
Razing Arizona
Matthew Moore has found himself in the curious position of being both an artist and a fourth-generation farmer, working and...
This Arizona Home Takes Design Cues From the Mighty Saguaro
The Phoenix residence draws inspiration from the Sonoran Desert and the stately cacti.
A Dramatic Floating Roof Crowns This Rammed-Earth Home in Arizona
With an angular roof canopy that glows with the sun and striated, rammed-earth walls, Dancing Light House delights in its desert...
5 Prefab Companies in Arizona Eager to Build Your Next Home
From Southwest-inspired residences to traditional log cabins, these prefab companies in Arizona can create the dwelling of your...
A New Complex of Micro Flats in Arizona Invites Nature Inside
Located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, the blocky structure is perforated by succulent-filled atriums and skylights that look...
In Arizona, a Modern Cube and Tumbledown 1930s Shack Make an Unlikely Couple
A local architectural designer bridges the gap between new construction and historic preservation in a central Phoenix...
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.
Tour Frank Lloyd Wright's Spectacular Desert Retreat and School in Arizona
A masterful extension of the desert landscape in Scottsdale, Taliesin West is a living memorial to the inspiring life and work of...
Bold Design Invigorates This Formerly Cookie-Cutter Midcentury Home That’s Asking $345K
The stylistic approach for The Black House, the newest project on offer from the Phoenix-based Knob Modern Design, can be summed...
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,...
Putting Down Roots in Denver, Ballplayer Josh Thole Renovates a 19th-Century Victorian
The modernized dwelling is now home base for the Arizona Diamondbacks organization player and his family.
The Last House Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Is Being Auctioned Without Reserve
Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the Norman Lykes Residence is one of 14 circular homes by the iconic architect.
Rammed Earth Walls Tie This Eco-Friendly Home to the Desert
Spanning a desert wash, a modern residence in Arizona embraces its natural surroundings with minimal impact.
An Old Horse Barn Is Repurposed as a Chic Desert Guesthouse
Former horse stalls now serve as concrete room dividers in this modernist guest home in Phoenix, Arizona.
Take in Outstanding Desert Views at This Inn Outside Saguaro National Park
The design duo behind the boho chic stay The Joshua Tree House venture out into the deserts of Arizona.
A Sustainable, Modern Home Frames a Prickly Desert Landscape
Conceived as an extension of the Arizona landscape, this eco-friendly, modern house approaches near net-zero energy consumption.
An Earthshipesque Home by a Frank Lloyd Wright Protégé Hits the Market for the First Time
Listed for $5.9 million, the sprawling Arizona residence by Taliesin architect John Rattenbury features an organic form that...
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a New Chicken Coop For Less Than $1.5K
Designed for his son’s school in Tucson, Arizona, architect Gideon Danilowitz builds a low-cost chicken coop suitable for the...
Watch It: A New Documentary Celebrates an Unsung Desert Modernist
Discover the late Arizona architect Judith Chafee in this new documentary.
Pod Living
A pair of Arizona–based architects prove that sleeping in a pod is hardly an extraterrestrial experience.
Kanye West Is Releasing an IMAX Documentary Filmed in James Turrell’s Roden Crater
James Turrell’s large-scale artwork in a volcanic cinder cone in Arizona is the backdrop for “Jesus Is King,” a film documenting...
The Award-Winning Byrne Residence Is Back on the Market for $1.65M
Anchored to a saguaro-studded lot, this steel-and-concrete home by Will Bruder Architects embraces the Arizona desert.
This Sleek Desert Home Seems to Melt Into the Sky
Perched atop sandblasted masonry walls, the Staab residence is a stainless steel and glass structure that absorbs the Arizona...
Phoenix Envy
Skip Sedona and forget the Grand Canyon? Architect Will Bruder leads us on a journey through slow food and rapid development in...
Houses of the Holy
For men of the cloth, architecture has always been one earthly delight they've been encouraged to indulge.
20 Desert Homes
The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...
Remembering Paolo Soleri
We are sad to report that the visionary Italian architect, urban planner, and sustainability advocate died today at the age of 93.
Iron Chef
The entire town of Solomonville, Arizona, heard their bickering, even through the thick walls of their adobe house, and they say...
Taking it to the Desert With Dwell Home Tours
After a successful kick-off program in San Diego, we’re now making our way to Scottsdale, Arizona for the second stop on our...
It’s Time to Kick Off Dwell Home Tours—First Stop, San Diego
We’re excited to announce that we’re bringing back one of our most celebrated events and can’t wait to show you what we have in...
Startin’ Spartan
When Jay Atherton and Cy Keener met in grad school at the University of California, Berkeley, they discovered in each other a...
A Desert Oasis Designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright Apprentice Lists for $1.5M
Having had only two owners since its completion in 1960, the home retains its original turquoise-colored rafters and breezy...
A Minimalist, Rick Joy–Designed Farmhouse in Vermont Asks $9.25M
A dramatic mix of locally sourced cedar shingles and stone from nearby Lake Champlain helps integrate Woodstock Farm into its...
Arthaus by Boyer Vertical
A multifamily building in Phoenix offers light and open space for 25 homes—and each comes with a thoughtful take on contemporary...

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