A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
A Hybrid Prefab in Ontario Drinks In its Lakeside Locale
A prefab core cuts down on construction time while site-built additions (like a screened porch) fine-tune the cottage for...
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.
A Concrete Vacation House Keeps Life Simple in Coastal Argentina
Luciano Kruk perforates a concrete volume with glass walls to fashion a simple yet elegant vacation home in the province of...
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,...
An Ontario Pool House Splashes Out With a Wild, Wavy Roof
A historic guesthouse lost to fire is reincarnated as an undulating escape with a swimming pool and kitchen.
Casa Tiny
A one bedroom vacation house in Mexico.
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...
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.
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 Spectacular Lakeside Retreat in New Hampshire
Seamless indoor/outdoor living allows a family to relax and unplug in this contemporary New Hampshire lake house.
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...
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 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 Riverfront Retreat in Brazil Boasts a Communal Pavilion
Overlooking the Paranapanema River, Casa do Lago is a weekend home comprising two elevated, staggered volumes that separate...
This Lakeside Cabin in New York Is Offbeat in the Best Way
Two city dwellers take a small shiplap cabin in the Hudson Valley from bad funky to good funky, while creating more room to...
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 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.
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...