Blue in the Facade
Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...
9 Best Homes With Interesting Screened Facades
If you're looking for a way to make a bold architectural statement from the outside of your home, an experimental screen-like...
Facade Focus: Metal
While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through “friends...
The Dwell 24: Blue Green Works
At Blue Green Works, creative director Peter B. Staples creates lighting fixtures inspired by film, architecture, and New York...
A London Penthouse Is Flooded With Dreamy Shades of Blue
Perched above London's Covent Garden district, a penthouse is revamped into a stylish second home.
Dive Into the Next Phase of Iceland's Blue Lagoon
The famed geothermal spa outside Reykjavík, Iceland, is entering a major new phase—paving the way for the area’s first five-star...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Funky Facades
Who doesn't love that house on the block that's drastically different than the rest? Check out our editor's favorite homes from...
A Coastal Chilean Cabin Takes On the Elements With a Honeycombed Facade
Perched nearly 300 feet above sea level, Casa Panal braces for high winds while framing riveting views of the Pacific Ocean.
Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro Cafe by Schemata Architects
Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro Cafe is a minimal cafe located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Schemata Architects.
An Eccentric Facade Turns Heads at This House Outside Paris
At a dancer’s home in the suburbs, a series of exterior louvers create the perfect balance between privacy and openness.
A Bold Blue Extension Caps a Weatherboard Cottage in Melbourne
Charred black on the outside and bright blue on the inside, a clever extension makes room for a growing family.
Small Box Home With Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
A Bay Area Eichler With a Streamlined Facade Asks $1.15M
This Claude Oakland-designed residence in Oakland, California, offers everything you could ask for in an Eichler.
A Traditional Facade Hides a Light-Filled Renovation in Delaware
Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.
A Quirky Micro-Office Hides Behind a “Hairy” Facade
A tiny, distraction-free workspace is concealed behind a mysterious “hairy” exterior with no discernible entrance in Nottingham,...
20 American Homes That Rock the Red, White, and Blue
This Fourth of July, we pay tribute to the stars and stripes with these all-American abodes.
A Knockout Brick Facade Shelters an Airy Home in Sydney
Brcar Morony Architecture deploys bespoke masonry to counter a noisy streetscape and privacy concerns.
A Silicon Valley Home Splits Around a Magnificent Blue Oak
This sun-filled residence brings a suburban California site closer to its untamed roots.
An Eccentric Pop of Blue Accents an Introspective Home in Los Angeles
Architect Barbara Bestor layers surprises throughout the home, which she designed to fit within the partial footprint of an...
An Electric Blue Addition Punches Up a 1930s Bungalow in L.A.
Productora and Part Office revitalize an Elysian Heights home with bright metal siding and a sawtooth roof.
An All-Blue House in Bushwick Brings Big Color to the Neighborhood
Architecture firm LOT gives a 100-year-old row house in Brooklyn a major update with a gut renovation and big, bold color.
A Marvelous Midcentury With a Bright Blue Door Hits the Market For $1.15M
This low-slung midcentury home integrates into its forested surroundings in the Pacific Northwest.
A 1907 Hollywood Craftsman With a Cerulean-Blue Bedroom Asks $3.1M
Interior designer Oliver Furth left no stone unturned in the renovation of the La Brea Terrace home, applying a balance of bold...
A Toronto Residence Reinterprets the City’s History With a Standout Facade
The architects win over neighbors with a layered brick facade that plays off the city’s traditional Victorian, Tudor, and...
A Blue House Clad With Corrugated Steel Blends Into the Scandinavian Sky
Situated west of Copenhagen in Roskilde, Denmark, the Blå Hus features a bright exterior that shields a wood-clad addition to a...
A Sleek Addition Hides Behind a Federation-Era Facade in Sydney
Heritage details cascade into a minimalist composition of glass and blackened timber in this renovation by Studio Prineas.
A Landmarked L.A. Craftsman With an Original Stone Facade Asks $1.25M
Built in 1892, the Arroyo Stone House is embellished with California river rocks and century-old wood moldings.
This Catalan Home’s Stone Facade Hides a Secret Oasis
Amid the rolling green hills, ancient architecture, and winding, narrow streets of Catalonia sits a light-filled sanctuary with a...
A Perforated Brick Facade Shields a Glowing London Infill Home
Built on the site of a former garage in Islington, an artist and designer's new home cleverly captures light and greenery.
These Pink and Blue Homes Use Gender as a Metaphor For Urban Revitalization
Exploring themes of traditional masculinity, femininity, and assigned gender roles, His and Her House comprise part of an exhibit...
102 Potted Olive Plants Cover the Facade of This Bangkok Home
The first thing that catches the eye when one passes the Flower Cage House in Bangkok is a gridded-steel framework with a facade...
A 1984 Airstream Shines With a Steely-Blue Shell and a Cozy Farmhouse Interior
This souped-up getaway on wheels provides a young family with all the comforts of home.
10 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.
In Brooklyn, an 1890s Townhouse Is Reborn With Tons of Light and a Crisp Black Facade
The Red Hook home was once a warren of dark rooms.
This “Well-Behaved” Home Hides an Ocean of Blue Behind its Doors
Behind a subdued exterior, a San Francisco townhouse designed by OPA expresses its wild side.
A Powder-Blue Slide Adds Whimsy to This Family-Centric Duplex in Toronto
The owners might have three kids, but the idea for this unconventional addition came from the client’s childhood “dream house”...

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