Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
An Old Amsterdam School Is Converted Into 10 Apartments
In Amsterdam’s Bellamy neighborhood, an old school is repurposed and transformed into modern, lofty apartments.
Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.
This Modern Courtyard Home Celebrates a 100-Year-Old Tree
A former fruit orchard makes for a stunning family home outside of London.
This 120-Year-Old Home With a Greenhouse Is a Gardener's Paradise
With a working nursery, guest suite, and garden shop, this place is much more than just an island home.
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...
A Los Angeles Renovation Opens Up to Coastal Climes
In the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, a couple turn to architect Ken Ungar for a home that maximizes ocean views and meshes...
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living with Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
A 250-Year-Old Stone House in Israel With a Surprisingly Modern Interior
This historic home by Henkin Shavit Architecture is reimagined through a modern lens.
A Year of Careful Study Leads to a Thoughtful Renovation of a 1949 Eichler
Whenever Jay and Melissa of Serrao Design/Architecture are tasked with transforming an older home, they try to heighten its...
This Boulder Home's Unique Bedroom-Bathroom Puts a New Twist on the Open Plan
A pair of Coloradans work with a design-build firm to create an airy, 2,100-square-foot modern home.
How a 1,000-Year-Old Technique Made This Pavilion
This Swedish guesthouse embodied Nordic building traditions for a modern extension.
What's the Most Overlooked Feature When Planning a Kitchen Renovation?
We turned to our panel of Dwell Pros for the answer—here's what they said.
Renovation Near Sydney Opens Home Onto a Lush Garden
A modern addition in Annandale strengthens a home's connection to the outdoors and enhances natural light.
Renovation: A Breezy Modern Addition Opens Up a Historic Melbourne Home
A family with three young sons asked Mitsuori Architects to renovate and expand their venerable Victorian house to accommodate...
Repurposed Ship Materials and 100-Year-Old Beams Make Up This Tree House-Like Home
With five-story water views and accents from a salvaged ship, this home has served as inspiration for an acclaimed architect.
Guess Which Humble Material Made This 100-Year-Old Building Super Energy-Efficient
Tasked with renovating a dilapidated structure, an architect saw the opportunity for an unconventional eco-friendly design to...
Process: Watch a 147-Year-Old Paper Mill Produce a ‘Black Licorice’ Roll
French Paper, a sixth-generation paper mill in Michigan, endures in the digital age.
Over a Decade, Two Furniture Designers Reimagine a 300-Year-Old Barn
Two British designers handcraft a French country retreat as elemental as their furniture line, Pinch.