Back to Nature
A one-of-a-kind house on a Japanese island blurs the indoor-outdoor divide.
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
On the shores of New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu, architects Bronwen Kerr and Pete Ritchie designed a relaxed family home that...
Gifts that Give Back
This holiday season, consider treating your favorite people to gifts that come with a feel-good bonus.
Without altering its turn-of-the-20th-century facade, architect Christopher Polly transformed the rear of this Newtown,...
Hide Out in One of These Asian Retreats That Are Immersed in Nature
If you're looking to escape your daily routine by traveling to a distant land, consider posting up at one of these...
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Connect With Mother Nature
Everyday, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.
This 1930s Bungalow in Sydney Was Preserved in the Front and Updated in the Back
Breaking architectural conventions associated with suburban housing, this family home in Sydney’s leafy North Shore has its more...
Blogging it all Back Home
We are nothing but domestic voyeurs.
The Multi-Faceted Nature of a Wet Room
Remodelling your bathroom into a wet room offers you a number of capabilities that other bathroom designs do not.
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
Nature Reigns Supreme at a Verdant Kansas City Home
Landscape takes center stage in this Missouri residence.
Escape to a Bio-Passive Vacation Refuge in a Bavarian Nature Park
Set in a nature park and beech forest in the small Bavarian town of Betzenstein, Germany, is a modern bio-passive vacation house...
With the lightness and imagination of origami and the mathematical exactitude of digital design, this open-air chapel invites all...
Aligned with Nature
When Dominique Gettliffe saw the site his clients had purchased in tiny Crestone, deep in southwest Colorado, he didn’t see...
Knotty by Nature
In snowy Sweden, where pine planks and the democratic design incubator Ikea reign supreme, a local architect pays homage to his...
This House Doesn't Hold Back and Embraces the Desert
At the base of Echo Mountain in Phoenix, a geometric home by Wendell Burnette opens up to the surrounding desert landscape.
10 Outdoor Living Trends That Bring Homeowners Blissfully Close to Nature
How do we embrace the outdoors? Let us count the ways.
The Nature of Nuance
The Mellin family blurs the lines between work and play in a highly conceptualized home and office remodel that celebrates...