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 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.
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 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 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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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 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...
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.
British Designers Craft for the Crown
Two radically different design installations will celebrate London’s craft heritage.
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...
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...
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 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.