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A Cedar- and Metal-Clad Shed House Ushers In the Outdoors
Located in Craryville, New York, at the base of the Berkshires, is the Texas Hill House, a simple shed structure that opens up to...
Modernist Angular Residence with Vertical Cedar Siding
Charles Gwathmey’s residential masterpiece, a modest but pioneering home for his parents in the Hamptons, looks as fresh today as...
Red Cedar Is the Key Ingredient of This Wooded Cottage For Sale
Located just an hour-and-a-half away from Chicago, a three-bedroom modern cottage in Michigan City, Indiana is for sale for just...
Camp in Style at This Trio of Cedar-Clad Cabins in Minnesota
Available for $85 a night, these sleek, award-winning cabins are part of the first phase of the 456-acre Whitetail Woods Regional...
5 Stunning Uses of Western Red Cedar
Durable, low maintenance, and always beautiful, Western Red Cedar is showing up in exciting ways, proving it can enhance the...
This Charred-Cedar Waterfront Home Embraces the View From Every Angle
Step into this waterfront home in Prince Edward County, and find an instant reprieve from the city.
A Darkened Cedar Dwelling in Portland Embodies “Less But Better” Design
After debating whether to renovate or rip up a wobbly old house, a family in Portland, Oregon, opts to start fresh and unlock the...
An Incredible Cedar-Clad House Captures Views of the Sea and Forest
Sited on a sloping plot in Suffolk County, New York, this cantilevered house takes full advantage of its forest-meets-sea locale.
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Material Spotlight: 11 Hardworking Uses of Western Red Cedar
Durable, long-lasting, and insect-resistant, Western red cedar has been a building material of choice for generations.
A Glass and Cedar Cabin Looks Out Over One of British Columbia’s Best Views
Sensitive siting and a green roof keep this house in dialogue with its resplendent natural surroundings.
The Community-Run Cedar House by Airbnb and Go Hasegawa Welcomes Guests in Rural Japan
Now available to book through Airbnb, Yoshino Cedar House serves as a shared space for the rural community of Yoshino, Japan, and...
Clad in Cedar and Metal, an Indianapolis Home Gives a Modern Salute to its Traditional Surroundings
A two-story dwelling on an infill lot, the residence blends into the neighborhood with the help of cedar cladding, pitched roof...
Plagued Ash Trees Were Repurposed to Create This Charred Cedar–Clad Home on Lake Michigan
A shou sugi ban home overlooks Lake Michigan.
This Cedar-Shingle Cottage Gives Nova Scotia’s Fishing History a Modern Spin
MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects snagged an AIA Award for this green, contemporary lake house that invites three generations of...
Two Cedar-Clad Sheds Make Up This Summer Retreat on Martha’s Vineyard
Remixing the gabled shed, this relaxed and refined summer home opens up to shoreline views.
An Organic Cedar Wood Pavilion Filled With Meaning
Heartfelt messages lend a poetic perspective to a rest stop in the English countryside.
A Cedar-Draped Retreat Amplifies the Fragrant High Desert in Oregon
The abstract design by Hacker Architects frames the aromatic landscape with shifting planes and contrasting wood tones.
Two Cedar-Clad Structures Form a Unique Montauk Retreat
Inspired by the natural setting, local architects create one weekend retreat by designing two dwellings that will beautifully...
Wood Guide Part II: How to Recognize 5 (More) Common Wood Species
If you’ve dreamed of being able to recognize birch versus cedar or ash versus Douglas fir like a pro, look no further than this...