On the Fence
This “landscaped outdoor room” near Farrar Pond, Massachusetts, uses simple construction to create complex effects.
These 11 Modern Fences Bring a Whole New Meaning to Curb Appeal
From a modern take on the traditional white picket fence to a free-form sculptural divider, these 11 unique fences might just...
In San Francisco, Green Fences Make Great Neighbors
Architectural elements and applied foliage deliver a one-two punch in designing for privacy.
A Low-Key Landscape Gives a Vancouver Family a New Lease on Outdoor Living
A simple fence helped produce this secluded oasis.
This Norwegian Ski Cabin Is Rough Around the Edges—but Refined Within
A designer couple build a contemporary cabin in Norway inspired by rural fences.
An Atypical Modern Home in Southern California
If good fences make good neighbors, then Shino and Ken Mori are the best neighbors ever.
Twin Houses on Tiny Lots Stretch Outward for Space
Linked by a modern version of a white picket fence, two near-identical houses in Los Angeles add space by extending beyond their...
An Introduction to Renting
The American Dream, some say, is all about owning a home.
Minneapolis, MN
Linden Hills, a leafy neighborhood in southwest Minneapolis abutting recreational Lake Calhoun, is a spot where few fences divide...
Branching Out
Arborsculpturist Richard Reames has spent the past 16 years making more than 100 sculptures, chairs, pieces of furniture, tool...
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
This prefabricated home in France was built to embrace the neighborhood.
Pink Seesaws Let Kids Play Together Across the U.S.–Mexico Border Wall
An art installation by Rael San Fratello turns the border wall into a playground for children and their families.
A Tent-Shaped Home in the Netherlands Crouches Between Natural Dunes
A summer home on the island of Vlieland in the Northern Netherlands takes the shape of a stormproof tent by De Waard, an iconic...
A Bay Area Renovation Reveals a (Practically) Brand New Eichler
Asking $1.9M, the sunny home features a 1,000-square-foot great room grounded by a masonry block fireplace.
A Silicon Valley Home Splits Around a Magnificent Blue Oak
A sun-filled home brings a suburban California site closer to its untamed roots.
A Gorgeous Chalet in the Swiss Alps Perfectly Blends Modern and Rustic Design
A reimagined Swiss chalet brings together regional influences, vintage elements, and a customized contemporary aesthetic.
A Renovated Eichler Home in San Rafael, California
Faced with the unique challenge of renovating the work of mid-century master, design principal Stephen Shoup of building Lab...
A Melbourne Midcentury Gets a Palm Springs-Inspired Revival
Built in 1964 and originally designed by architect Harry Ernest, a worn-down home undergoes an overhaul that embraces the spirit...
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Picture Wall
We show you how to build a modern, customizable picture wall in this step-by-step guide and video.