Facade Focus: Brick
Yves Borghs and Katleen van Ammel wanted their new house to offer maximum privacy but also maximum light.
Facade Focus: Metal
While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through...
Facade Focus: Steel
Idaho-based architect Susan Desko—previously a senior design architect for Frank Gehry—created a house built of untreated steel...
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...
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...
10 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.
The Brick Weave House in Chicago
Born as a horse stable, the Brick Weave House in Chicago is all about transportation and transparency.
Interview: Filmmaker Eric Bricker
A documentary screening at Dwell on Design zooms in for a close-up on 98-year-old architectural photographer Julius Shulman and...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
A Refurbished, Victorian-Era Brick Tower in Hampshire
When two equestrians resettle, a sagging water tower is part of the bargain.
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...
Focus on Furniture
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's October 2016 issue.
Mid-Century Designer Focus: Mel Smilow
An unsung mid-century designer is poised for a triumphant revival.
10 Modern Structures That Use Brick in Interesting Ways
There’s something about brick that we just can’t enough of. It's earthy and natural, symmetrical and sturdy, timeless and...
Family-Friendly Renovation of a Brick Warehouse in Alabama
In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for a young family after a modern renovation.
A Clever Belgian Couple Renovate Their Aging Brick Home
By introducing chic new elements, a Belgian couple takes a gentle approach to transforming a tired house into a vibrant workshop.
9 Best Homes With Interesting Screened Facades
If you're looking for a way to make a bold architectural statement from the outside of your home, an experimental screen-like...
A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home in Chicago
Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...
Fjord Focus
As Jarmund/Vigsnæs’s growing crop of small, smart houses have garnered increasing attention, their equally prolific civic works...

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