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The open spaces and transparency of modern architecture turn out to be extremely useful when there’s a house full of relatives.
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
The Dwell 24: Brave Matter
With Bauhaus-inspired sensibilities, Oakland-based designers Christina Zamora and Cathy Lo create ceramic lamps and objects.
The Family Tree
For this San Diego family, the phrase "putting down roots" has taken on a whole new meaning.
A Sonoma Prefab That Celebrates a Family’s Passion for Cooking
Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll for the modern cook.
A Family’s Glass-Enclosed Cabin Hovers in a Pine Forest in Ecuador
To turn a 700-square-foot home into a more permanent residence for a family of four, RAMA estudio attached a prefab...
A Family’s Queenslander Cottage Is Cracked Open With an Airy, Shed-Like Addition
The extension by design firm zuzana&nicholas features a lofted interior and massive sliders, creating a space that flows into the...
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.
A Vancouver House Connects a Family
Generations come together in a pair of homes on a single property in Vancouver.
A Family’s Home in Kyoto Balances Light and Darkness With a Diagonal Wall
The insertion of a two-level, canted partition in a 40-year-old home gives a young family in Japan a multitude of unique spaces.
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...
House on the Water by Galletti & Matter Architectes
A modern lake house enveloped by a distinctive roof.
A Family’s Forsaken Stone Farmhouse in Spain Is Delicately Restored
Returning to old stomping grounds, two siblings enlist Acabadomate to revive the 19th-century residence in Catalonia.
At a Young Family’s Woodsy Haven, a Soaring Living Space Anchors the Home
A sidelong nod to the midcentury box gives a Virginia residence with a striking wall of windows its name.
A Rooftop Addition on a 19th-Century Building Suits a Growing Family’s Needs
An architect renovates his penthouse residence on the roof of the historic Gilsey House in Manhattan’s NoMad district—adding...
One Family’s Norwegian Roots Inspire This Colorado Mountain Refuge
Carefully nestled in the Colorado Rockies, Gammel Dam is an award-winning family hideaway whose serene, minimalist interiors...
A Timeworn Brownstone in Brooklyn Becomes a Growing Family’s Sanctuary
After a top-to-bottom renovation and a two-story extension, garden views now fill this 19th-century home in Fort Greene.
A Dutch Family’s Resourceful Addition Makes Room for Three Generations
The new space allows three generations to enjoy a coastal property north of Amsterdam.
A Hotelier Realizes a Modern Barn for His Family’s Retreat in South Africa
In the Elgin Valley, a simple rural form by Scott + Partners sets the foundation for an indoor/outdoor getaway.