Barely There
If not for the dawn appearance of the bear, which came loping toward Maem Slater-Enns and her then six-month-old daughter as they...
The L.A. Home of Song Exploder’s Hrishikesh Hirway Is Barely Larger Than a Music Box
The podcaster and his wife get creative to compress their work lives into a compact home.
Dwell's Top 10 Upcycled Shipping Containers of 2017
We can barely contain our excitement over this year's awe-inspiring projects.
How to Find Unique Homes on Airbnb and Other Tech-Enabled Travel Tips
Technology has enabled our obsession with traveling to unique, barely discovered places—from distant destinations to gems hidden...
Beyond The Red Door
This Victorian farmhouse in Granville, Ohio barely survived years of “keggers” and student housing at its university locale...
Photographer Steve Reczkowski Reviews 5 Digital Cameras
Not all pictures are worth a thousand words.
A Coastline Gem in Ogunquit, Maine
As I trekked northward to Maine last month for a lobster-filled weekend getaway, I stumbled upon the Ogunquit Museum of American...
Manhattan
Like many white people of a certain age, I first visited Harlem by mistake.
Pop-Up Schmop-Up
Perhaps the most beloved prefix these days for events and design projects -- aside from 'eco-' of course -- is 'pop-up.' Where...
A Tiny Apartment in Slovakia Makes Clever Use of Space
A lesson in efficiency, this flexible, 237-square-foot apartment in Slovakia uses custom-made storage and furniture to its full...
A Sea Ranch Stunner With a Green Roof Asks $1.3M
The Kirkwood House in the celebrated Sea Ranch community along the Californian coast features a sod roof and a sunken courtyard.
A Musty Attic is Transformed Into a Luminous Loft
In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
This Concrete Abode Stretches Over Giant Boulders
A Northern California retreat immerses into the landscape with the guidance of shadow and light.
Earth Work
A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of the...
Here’s How to Pronounce the Names of 28 Famous Designers and Architects
The “Rohe” in Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is trickier than you might think.
Two Wood-Clad Prefab Holiday Homes Connect to the Landscape of Rural Uruguay
Designed to welcome the outdoors in, two modular and minimalist houses provide a blissful escape in the Uruguayan countryside.
You Can Own an Entire Island in Belize For Under $500K
In need of a sea change? An island in the Caribbean just hit the market—and it's really affordable.
The Parabolic Glass House in Northern California Is One Architect’s Utopia in the Redwoods
In the ’60s, using only materials found on their 400-acre plot of forest in Mendocino County, Charles Bello and his wife built a...
This Bunker-Like Home in New Zealand Fights Back Against Howling Winds Off Lake Wanaka
An architect and his partner create a home for his parents to retire on New Zealand’s South Island.