Floating House, Lake Huron
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
A Dream of Many Men, Lake Jackson Texas
Few architects have the opportunity to design a whole community, but Alden B. Dow had just such a unique opportunity in 1941 in...
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,...
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Get's Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
This Lake House Is a Living Piece of Architecture History
A retired couple retreats to the modern masterpiece by Richard Meier.
A Texas Couple Builds Their Cast-In-Place Concrete Dream Home
Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.
Hot Houses
When Seattle’s fire stations needed an overhaul, the city selected local architects to give these ultimate live/work spaces a...
This Texas Lake House Isn't Afraid to Let the Light In
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Hot to Trot
In rural Canada, an architect imports an American typology to create a year-round refuge rooted in the landscape.
Lake Front House
Permanent connection between nature and...
They Make Houses Too?
We've all found ourselves fawning over the perfectly minimal housewares, stationary, and incredibly awesome tiny pens that...
Modern Lake House in Missouri
Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.
Smaller in Texas
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping...
A Sensitive Modern House in Austin, Texas
An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.
10 Modern Hot Tubs
Say goodbye stress and hello to relaxation.
Smaller in Texas
In a far-flung desert destination, designer Barbara Hill does it again.
Reflections on a Lake
Unobtrusively distinct from its neighbors, a weekend house in Mexico assimilates the colors of the surrounding landscape on...
Everything You Need to Know When Designing and Building in Austin, Texas
Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin ninth among all U.S. metro areas for population...
5 Places to Visit in Oslo
The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design scene that plays homage to the rugged Nordic climate.
Why Is Joe Frowning?
So you’ve brought home a bumbling new contractor who’ll turn your Ritz into a wreck.

Get a Daily Dose of Design

Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.