This Backyard Returns to the Wild
A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.
Backyard Marsh in San Francisco
A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.
Photo of the Week: Cozy Brooklyn Backyard
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Bay Area Ipe-Clad Backyard Getaway
An angled deck transforms a backyard in Menlo Park, California, into a welcoming gathering spot.
A Tiny House in the Backyard Perfect to Host Guests
It is not easy to design the interior of a tiny house without making compromises in style or functionality.
Photo of the Week: Modern Backyard Tree House
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Photo of the Week: DIY Backyard with Blue Chairs and Succulents
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
This Triangular Tree House Adds Whimsy to a Backyard in Australia
An angular addition breaks the rules of suburbia.
25 Blissful Backyards
Warmer weather is on the horizon, which means barbecues and pool parties are too.
A Heavenly Backyard is Precise with Pebbles
A San Francisco landscape designer finds a small-space solution that’s anything but narrow-minded.
A Family Builds a Tiny Backyard Studio on an Even Tinier Budget
In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...
A Seattle Backyard Becomes a Calm Oasis For Two Book Lovers
Tucked behind a Seattle home, this beautiful backyard reading retreat of glass, timber, and tile offers an idyllic escape from...
Budget Breakdown: A Weekend DIY Turns a Neglected Garage Into a Backyard Hangout For $13K
In Portland, Oregon, an experiential designer transforms half of his decrepit garage into a screened porch over just three days,...
An Amazing Kids’ Playhouse Built from an Old Backyard Shed
Joni Lay brings you a story about a kids’ playhouse that’s a lot like the Hans Christian Andersen classic The Ugly Duckling.
6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
An Australian Home's Brick Addition Creates a Private Backyard Haven
Inspired by the surrounding industrial neighborhood, a brick addition to a heritage cottage outside Melbourne creates a private...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Bewitching Backyards
The blissful outdoor areas of these homes from the Dwell community are a breath of fresh air.
This Prefab Backyard Pavilion Mimics a Dragonfly's Wings
Prefabricated architecture can get a bad rap for being boring and boxy—not so for this sculptural backyard pavilion.
An Unused Garage Is Transformed Into a Light-Filled Backyard Studio
An inspiring renovation gives new life to a San Francisco family's old, unused garage.
A London Couple's Backyard Studio Is Clad in Sustainable Cork
A musician-and-seamstress couple commission a shared workspace in their elegant garden.