10 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.
Blue in the Facade
Canada's Magdalen Islands offer a seaside retreat to landlocked Quebecers, two of whom have turned the local vernacular on its...
Facade Focus: Metal
While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Stunning Black, White, and Gray Facades
Though it's usually thought that bright colors make the boldest statement, these homes prove that black, white, and gray tones...
An Edgy Slatted Facade Conceals a Striking Indoor/Outdoor Home in Brisbane
From the street view, an angular slatted facade conceals a home from the outside world while also carefully hinting at what's...
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
Modern Interiors Shine Behind the 19th-Century Facade of This Nashville Home, Now Asking $2.1M
A Dutch renaissance home with a storied past in Nashville, Tennessee, has received a head-to-toe renovation that brings out its...
Facade Focus: Wood
A Boston couple with a big extended family wanted to enlarge their brick neo-Georgian with an addition that would fit a generous...
Facade Focus: Steel
Idaho-based architect Susan Desko—previously a senior design architect for Frank Gehry—created a house built of untreated steel...
Facade Printer Inkjets the City
Touted as 'an inkjet printer in architectonical scale,' the Facadeprinter works by taking a vector or pixel file, and 'shoots' it...
Facade Focus: Brick
Yves Borghs and Katleen van Ammel wanted their new house to offer maximum privacy but also maximum light.
HelioTrace Robotic Facade
I was intrigued by a rendering featured in the latest newsletter from SOM, which came across my desk a few weeks ago.
Photo of the Week: Striking Facade in Berlin
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Super Minimal Steel and Concrete Villa with an Unusual Facade
A cross-hatch covering adds a playful note to a home in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
A Run-Down Melbourne Bungalow's Makeover Embraces Light and Family Life
Beyond its "stately facade," the interior of this California-style bungalow was forlorn and neglected when the new homeowners...
Stay in a Modern, Industrial Home That’s Hidden Inside a Traditional Tuscan Villa
Behind this villa’s classic Tuscan facade lies a cool, monochromatic, contemporary vacation home.
Take Your Next Vacation in a Midcentury Home in the Santa Monica Mountains
With its organic, horizontal silhouette, raw concrete facade, and Bauhaus-leaning interiors, this midcentury nature retreat...
This Light-Filled, Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site
A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
An Architect Renovates His 1920s Home in Portugal, While Preserving the Exterior Shell
The original facade of a 1920s house in Estoril, Portugal, is preserved, despite a full interior overhaul.
Loft Living in Pittsburgh
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...