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Breezy Courtyards Brighten Up a Dated Tasmanian Home
A new, checkerboard plan brings the garden into this revamped residence in Tasmania, ushering in light and air for passive...
These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
Courtyards Maximize Sunlight in This Renovated Australian Abode
Sliding panels of glass create a mesmerizing indoor/outdoor flow in this sleek addition.
Four Courtyards Form This Modern Waterfront Home
Set on a sandy bluff overlooking the shores of Lake Michigan, a modern home has been inspired by its magical setting.
This Modern Courtyard Home Celebrates a 100-Year-Old Tree
A former fruit orchard makes for a stunning family home outside of London.
Modern Courtyard House with Custom Rain Screen
This courtyard house on the edge of the Berkshires offers both grand vistas and plenty of privacy, thanks to its custom rain...
Cool, Asian Courtyard Home With A Brutalist Core
Modeled after the traditional courtyard family residences of Thailand, Baan Yo Yen is a Brutalist-inspired house designed with...
Michele Koh Morollo
A Striking Courtyard Awaits Behind These Bluestone Walls
Hidden behind a stunning home, this courtyard encourages relaxed, indoor/outdoor living.
An Off-Grid Goto House Wraps Around a Jewel-Like Courtyard
Punctured by a glass-enclosed courtyard, this hexagonal, donut-shaped house is filled with light and views from all six sides.
A London Shed Becomes an Airy Home Lit By Three Courtyards
A new basement level and three bright, cedar-lined courtyards turn a shed into a sun-drenched home.
A Belgian Architect's Courtyard House Offers Work/Life Balance
This square, wood-clad residence on the outskirts of Genk is arranged around a serene courtyard that bathes the interiors with...
High-Performace Courtyard House
On a north-sloping site in Palo Alto, CA, the High-Performance Courtyard House is carefully sited and detailed to maximize the...
Arkin Tilt Architects
A Narrow Courtyard Joins a Unique Two-Family Home in Saigon
A city home honors the local culture with communal outdoor space and reclaimed materials.
Delightful Material Contrasts Define a Courtyard Home in Mexico City
Set in the prominent Mexico City neighborhood of San Angel Inn, Casa Campestre 107 is a sleek, modern home designed using...
Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian
The Smithsonian's Kogod Courtyard, built in 2007 as a modern complement to the nineteenth-century museum's Greek Revival–style...
An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
10 Homes With Large, Well-Ventilated Courtyards
Open and airy courtyards can create a sense of interconnectedness between indoors and outdoors.
Part of an Epic Expansion, London’s V&A Museum Paves its Courtyard With 11,000 Porcelain Tiles
RIBA Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete and her firm AL_A has just completed Exhibition Road Quarter, the largest...
Photo of the Week: Curved Courtyard Full of Succulents and Glass Sculptures
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Dwell’s Top 10 Outdoor Spaces of 2017
These rooftops, courtyards, patios, and gardens are a breath of fresh air.