Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
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.
Four Generations and Counting, This House is a Family Affair
With Alvar Aalto in mind, a renowned Swedish architect crafts a serene home on a long-held family plot.
House of the Week: The Secret Fortress Next Door
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time
This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.
The Whole House System That Unifies Every Room
Flexible and customizable, Henrybuilt systems are integrated solutions that elevate living spaces.
Sleek Scandinavian Design Permeates a Family’s Summer House in an Old Fishing Village
Completed in 2016, the courtyard home is a modern take on the traditional, brick-and-stone buildings in the seaside town.
A Remodel Turns a Dark and Choppy House in Melbourne Into a Bright, Flexible Family Home
A 1970s double-brick family home in Doncaster, Melbourne, was dramatically remodeled to take full advantage of scenic views of...
Victorian Secrets
Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
Family Matters
An architect and his preteen daughter take on a backyard project.
Simplicity Rules at this Family Beach House Designed to Double as a Rental
Robust materials and a flexible floor plan help the owners of an Australian vacation home reap maximum rewards.
Family Style
When a Japanese couple asked architects Takaharu and Yui Tezuka to design a small home that would evoke the Italian love of food,...
A Coal Crane Houses an Unexpected Retreat and Meeting Room in Copenhagen
Suspended high in the air over an industrial landscape in Nordhavn, a working harbor in Copenhagen, is an upscale retreat and...
Gaffney House Dining Room
For their weekend home in Sharon, Connecticut, architect Lynn Gaffney and her husband, Bill Backus, filled their natural wood...
The Family Tree
For this San Diego family, the phrase "putting down roots" has taken on a whole new meaning.
Angular Australian House Fits a Family’s Active Lifestyle
The stacked but flexible scheme is modern, urban, and dynamic—just like its...
A Family Goes Somewhere Over the Rainbow
A spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor in this London home.
Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet
A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...
A Family’s Cramped Bungalow Is Replaced With an Accessible and Affordable Prefab
In Santa Monica, a couple go all in on a prefab home that’s flexible and accessible and unabashedly part of their neighborhood.

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