The Ballet's Crown Jewels
New York City Ballet goers will be treated to a healthy dose of design this season.
A Luminous Plywood Addition Crowns This Mallorca Townhouse
City House by SMS Arquitectos features a second-floor townhouse extension that explores new possibilities with plywood.
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...
A Sculptural Brass House Glows Like a Jewel in Amsterdam
Boasting a bold brass facade, this striking family home embraces contemporary design with a sustainable approach.
A Crafty Remodel Recasts a Dreary Kitchen as an Inviting Jewel Box
A revised layout, smart sight lines, and an earthy palette turn the back of this Australian home into a relaxing hangout spot.
A Bay Area Jewel With Golden Gate Views Wants $1.55M
A light-filled home by pioneering modernist William Wurster is up for grabs in Point Richmond, California.
A Restored Midcentury Jewel by Richard Neutra Hits the Market at $13.5M
Originally built in 1954, the Hammerman House in L.A. underwent a thoughtful renovation by Neutra scholar and architect John...
Jeanne Gang Crowned Most Influential Architect of 2019 by Time Magazine
Time magazine names architect Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
8 New Spire Designs That Could Crown the Notre Dame Cathedral
Check out what architects have dreamed up—then send us your designs with #dwellspire.
Los Angeles Crowned Nation’s Smoggiest City—For the 19th Time
Los Angeles retains its dubious title as the nation’s capital for dirty air.
A Ballet Dancer’s Tiny Barbican Studio Has a Choreographed Routine of Its Own
With a budget of $13K, Intervention Architecture revamped a 388-square-foot flat into an airy home/ballet studio with...
An Off-Grid Goto House Wraps Around a Jewel-Like Courtyard
Punctured by a glass-enclosed courtyard, this hexagonal, donut-shaped house is filled with light and views from all six sides.
A Giant Golden Cube Hides the Bedroom in This Tiny Jewel Box Apartment
In Greenwich Village, Messana O’Rorke uses a minimalist yet luxe material palette to give a compact studio apartment the illusion...
This Rentable Midcentury Jewel Glitters in California’s Largest State Park
Entrepreneur Kristen Lewis found her ideal family vacation home in Borrego Springs, a dark-sky community nestled in a...
A Jewel Box Floating Home on Seattle’s Lake Union Lists for $3.5M
Vandeventer + Carlander used an inverted floor plan to fit in multiple outdoor spaces and a bedroom overlooking the water’s edge.
Vipp Owner Jette Egelund’s Moody Loft in Copenhagen Crowns a Former Pencil Factory
A stone’s throw away from the company headquarters, the recently renovated home climbs to a sprawling rooftop garden.
A Jewel Box Home in Melbourne Gets a Minty-Fresh Kitchen With a Cat Door
Architect Lisa Breeze expands the kitchen of a 1940s residence and includes cool-green cabinets, terrazzo floors, and a...
Let This Jewel-Toned Bathroom Complete With Jungle Animals Be the Design Inspiration You Need
Seeking a way to embrace a saturated palette, designers Britt and Damian Zunino created a vintage-inspired design that’s a...
A New Retreat in the Indian Himalayas Captures Epic Views
The crown jewel of The Kumaon hotel in Uttarakhand is a cantilevered dining room with glass walls.
A Sensational Slice of Coastal California With 3 Houses Lists For $6M
The crown jewel of this five-acre estate is a midcentury glass studio elevated on stilts.
British Designers Craft for the Crown
Two radically different design installations will celebrate London’s craft heritage.
A Grand Seaside Estate Hits the Market at $2.2M in South Africa
Spanning over 21,000 square feet, the property soaks up sweeping seaside vistas with floor-to-ceiling windows.
A Zaha Hadid–Designed NYC Penthouse Lists For a Staggering $48.8M
Featuring the famed architect's signature curves, this three-story New York City condo offers 11,121 square feet of living space.
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
Detroit’s Siren Hotel Has the Perfect Terrazzo Bathrooms—And They’re Easy to Recreate at Home
These jewel-toned bathrooms are a love letter to the beauty and buzz of Motor City.
Two Designers Create a Small but Luxe Retreat in the Catskills
A jewel-like home rises on a six-acre site in rural New York.
Thanks to a Massive, Jewel-Like Skylight, This Chilean Cabin Glows From Top to Bottom
Max-A Architecture glazed an entire facet of the home’s roof to capture daylight and views of the starry sky.
A Brooklyn Townhouse Reimagined as a Crisp, Loft-Like Duplex Asks $2.75M
Freshly renovated, this three-story duplex in Crown Heights offers flexibility in living arrangements.
A Lagoon-Style Pool Surrounds This Hollywood Hills Midcentury Home Asking $4.3M
The two-story home is crowned with a luminous living room wrapped in 27-foot-high windows.
Three Generations Live Under One Green Roof in San Francisco
Aidlin Darling Design recasts an unremarkable midcentury home as a multigenerational retreat crowned by a living roof.
One Night in Palm Heights, the Internet-Crowned “It Girl” Getaway
The Cayman Islands hotel is a new mainstay on the Instagram feeds of stylish celebs like Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski.
A Tiny Live/Work Addition Crowns a Historic London House
A modern topper for a brick mews house takes its cues from a fast-changing London district.
Rustic Cabins Comprise This Impossibly Idyllic Hotel in Norway
Set in a beautiful stretch of fjord country about 250 miles northwest of Oslo, the Juvet Landscape Hotel is the kind of place you...
A Designer Couple in Washington Overhaul Their Midcentury Kitchen for $35K
Saul and Kristen Becker of Mutuus Studio build a jewel-like kitchen that now acts as a calling card for their firm.
You Wouldn't Expect the Rooftop Addition on This American Foursquare in Portland
LEVER Architecture calls the project the Fivesquare in reference to the modern glass box that now crowns the traditional...
A Tiny, Jewel-Shaped Studio Perches Atop an Austin Bungalow
Designed by Nicole Blair, the Cor-Ten steel guesthouse sits two feet above the existing home’s roofline.

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