A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
This Mesmerizing Glass House Is Also a Photographer's Lakeside Studio
Set at the edge of Stoney Lake in Ontario, Canada, is a photographer's home, studio, and boat house.
A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees For Forest Views
Way out in the wilderness of Ontario, a curiously shaped house bends along a tricky ridge.
Lakeside House in Texas
Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...
Prefab Made This Super Remote House in the Ontario Wilderness Possible
An isolated prefab in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional...
Modern Communal Living in the Netherlands
Craving not just a home but a proper piece of architecture, a handful of design- and business-savvy Dutch families banded...
A Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in New Hampshire
Seamless indoor/outdoor living allows a family to relax and unplug in this contemporary New Hampshire lake house.
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
An Idyllic Vacation Home in Greece
A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...
The Lakeside Getaway That Entertains All Ages
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
A Dutch Tiny Home Is a Serene Lakeside Retreat
Dark timber cladding gives way to airy interiors at this compact holiday home near the Lakes of Vinkeveen in the Netherlands.
Escaping to This Lakeside Retreat Would Be Like Living in a Tree House
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
A Serene Indoor/Outdoor Oasis Rises on a Lakeshore in Ontario
A family wanted to prioritize outdoor living and easy social gatherings in their new home—so Toronto firm MJMA delivered a...
A Norwegian Family Retreat Balances Private and Communal Spaces
Stinessen Arkitektur designs a compound of clustered cabins that provides opportunities for family members to relax together or...
A LEED Gold Weekend Home Embraces the Ontario Landscape
This all-white LEED Gold home is undoubtedly modern, but takes cues from the historic precedent of the longhouse to bring the...
A Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in Texas Embraces the Outdoors
Inspired by historic fire towers, this breathtaking three-level Texan home is perfectly embedded in a challenging lakeside slope.
A Lakeside Home Brings a Scandinavian Sensibility to the Midwest
After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.
Reinventing a Traditional Edwardian near Lake Ontario
When a family couldn’t part with a traditional Edwardian, their architect introduced a world of design inspiration instead.
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge...
A Dreamy Lakeside Cottage Embodies the Spirit of Simple Living
Thanks to its relaxed character and peaceful environment, this warm, simple wood dwelling captures the essence of cottage life.