9 Stunning Examples of Homes Built on and Around Cliffs
Although not for the faint of heart, a cliffside home can offer the excitement of living on the edge, as well as unparalleled...
A Modern Finnish Villa That Grows Out of a Seaside Cliff
Helsinki-based architecture studio Mer Arkkitehdit nestles a monochromatic villa among the trees in the 19th-century seaside town...
Three Glass-and-Copper Pavilions Conquer the Cliffs
Hidden on a hill overlooking Australia’s Pittwater Bay, Rob Brown’s design for the James-Robertson house happily opens itself...
Echoing the Surrounding Cliffs With a Zigzag Roof, This Maui Home Asks $2.8M
This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean views.
A Modern Holiday Home on a Cliff on the South Coast
Originally hired to complete an extension, AR Design Studio ended up designing an entire house after the original was split in...
Hanging it Up | Going Green with Ditto Hangers
I was recently wandering around (okay, more like drooling on everything) in one of my favorite shops – Reformation.
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Interior Designer Cliff Fong
L.A.-based interior and fashion designer Cliff Fong reveals his favorites items.
10 Cliffside Destinations That Will Make You Feel on Top of the World
If you like living on the edge, then staying at a vacation rental or hotel perched on a cliff might give you the rush you seek.
Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland
The thought of Scottish homes often conjures a vision of stone row houses nestled together on cobblestone streets, rolling green...
Just Getting to This Remote Patagonian Retreat Is an Adventure
A vacation home for a Chilean family rises on stilts from a rocky cliff, enjoying idyllic views of Lago Todos los Santos.
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.
Big Sur: Coastal Commissions
Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...
All in the Family
With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect for history, one Harvey Park...
In Praise of Walks and Wilderness
Writer and poet Haley Littleton seeks out fragile moments of being that exist in nature—on trails, summits, and cliffs.
This Lamborghini Miura Is A Family Heirloom Barn Find
I first learned of this story through our friend, the incredibly talented Jeremy Cliff, whose photos accompany this article.
Enter the Dwell Design Competition
We've started to get some great submissions for the design phase of our Innovate It competition.
Dwell's Innovate It! Winners Announced
Phase II of Dwell's Innovate it! design competition has ended.
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...
Surf Shacks 013 - Sam McIntosh
You may not have heard of a handsome and humble Aussie named Sam McIntosh—especially if you live here in the States.
8 Subterranean Homes That Are Out of This World
Though it's not typical, building a home underground can offer an alternative way of living that may fit with the lifestyle...

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