A Brazilian Architect Builds a Dream Home for Her Parents
A pair of empty nesters call on their architect daughter to create a home that fulfills their retirement wish list.
A Texas Couple Builds Their Cast-In-Place Concrete Dream Home
Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple design the concrete house of their dreams.
A Pair of New York Architects Build the Home of Their Dreams in Oaxaca
Stepping back from their practice in New York City to create a new home in Mexico, a couple of architects find themselves to be...
After a Motorcycle Accident, an Architect Builds His Dream Home
Tommy Rand didn’t want to waste any more time, so he got to work designing a minimalist home for his family on the outskirts of...
Budget Breakdown: A Bay Area Family Splurges on a Dream Kitchen for $91K
Premium cabinets and appliances turn a dim, disconnected kitchen in San Bruno, California, into a central space that checks off...
Modern Angular Rural Family Home in Canada
Surrounded on all sides by a sweeping Canadian hayfield, the 23.2 House is an angular ode to rural life.
Modern Wood-Lined Family Home in the Hamptons
Two idiosyncratic Andrew Geller structures get a new lease on life as part of a modern-day family compound designed by Hamptons...
A Modern Home For a Design-Savvy Family in Florida
A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor/outdoor living space in Winter Park.
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...
An Actor-Turned-Designer Couple Build a Dream Home in Oregon
This residence in Lake Oswego cascades down a hillside to embrace its waterfront locale.
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home
Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for...
A Connecticut Couple Build an Off-Grid Dream Home in the Prairies of Uruguay
MAPA Architects revitalizes an old ranch house in rural Uruguay—more than 5,300 miles away from the clients’ primary home.
How to Build a Floating Home
We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.
A London Couple Design and Build the Home of Their Dreams for Less Than $110K
This vibrant remodel of a run-down London home proves that high design can be achieved on a low budget.
A Brisbane Architect Designs Her Family’s Dream Home on a Tricky Suburban Site
On a sloped lot flanked by neighbors, architect Julie Derrick devises an open, L-shaped plan that frames views of the lush...
A Couple Builds Their Dream Retreat in the Hudson Valley
Long before a 3,500-square-foot home stood on this secluded 12-acre site, this land was just a favorite campsite for two New...
Construction Diary: A Midcentury Ranch in L.A. Becomes a Young Family’s Japandi Dream Home
Working Holiday Studio’s Carlos Naude and Whitney Brown strike out to transform a lackluster house during the pandemic.
An Australian Family’s Dream Home Celebrates Mies van der Rohe Down Under
Nature, midcentury design, and a less-is-more mentality informed this family’s residence in Suffolk Park.
An Intern Architect Builds a Home For His Growing Family on a Strict Budget
To accommodate his growing family, an intern architect in Canada builds a cost-efficient home that becomes the calling card of...
An Australian Architect Builds a Rammed Earth-and-Steel Home For His Family
Bush House by architect Paul O’Reilly takes a page from California’s Case Study houses, and is inspired by the family’s love of...
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Extraordinaire Builds the Tiny Home of Her Dreams With $12K
At 23 years old, self-taught designer Mariah Hoffman set out to craft her own 156-square-foot sanctuary.
A Family of Four Joins Hands to Build Two Tiny Homes in Washington
Upon relocating to the Methow Valley, a family finds their compact cabin to be a little too cozy—so they roll up their sleeves...
Hillside Family Home in Australia
An unvisited ocean-facing plot of land, a couple of architect neighbors, and one giant leap of faith have netted a pair of...
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
Here’s How Hollywood Builds a Malibu Dream Home—on a Vancouver Soundstage
Tasked with designing a celeb-worthy Malibu abode in six weeks for a new television series on E!, production designer Daniel...
4 Innovative Prefab Homes in Georgia
From container homes to domed houses, these prefab residences in Georgia have a lot to offer.
Complete Your Dream Home With Dwell’s Modern Match
If you’re planning a renovation, Dwell can match you with distinguished brand partners to source premium products and help bring...
Modern Homes in Brazil
Brazil is a breath-taking country that has a perfect mix of nature and modern architecture.
An Architect Builds a Two-Family Home to Foster Young Farmers in the Hudson Valley
City dwellers with a passion for produce, Eugene Kwak and Claire Ko share their house and 16 acres with the local agricultural...
A Designer Couple Build a Dream Home That Takes Indoor/Outdoor Living to the Next Level
John and Denise Schack of Revolve Development prioritize permeability in their Seattle residence with ample al fresco spaces.
This Prefab Beach Shack in Montauk Is a Surfing Family’s Dream Come True
In Montauk Shores, a pair of HGTV stars transform a prefab home into a beachside paradise.
A Bay Area Renovation Carves Away Space to Reveal a Luminous Family Home
In Atherton, California, the aptly named Void House carefully subtracts space—and reduces the existing footprint—in this...
An Addition to a 1955 Modern Home Maximizes Views of the San Francisco Bay
A new master suite at the Teaberry Residence by Cary Bernstein Architect realizes the full potential of a site in Tiburon,...
An Outdoorsy Family’s Bay Area Midcentury Gets an Era-Defying Update
Architect Emily Jagoda revives a 1960 residence in Woodside, California, with playful elements geared toward the kids and adults...
Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.

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