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There is nothing like sitting around a fire.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Stone Fire Pit
Watch our video and follow this step-by-step guide to build your own bluestone fire pit.
18 Modern Fireplaces and Fire Pits to Inspire Outdoor Living
Warm nights spent sitting outside with friends are just around the corner—so sit back, relax, and get inspired by these charming...
Sunken Outdoor Fire Pit
Hufft Projects carves out a sunken seating area in an outdoor scheme designed for entertaining.
Gather Around These 7 Modern Fire Pit Designs
Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.
Simple, Concrete-and-Steel Fire Pit in Oakland
A fire pit adds a sophisticated touch to a home with a history.
How to Make Fire Cider
This generations-old spicy, sweet, sour concoction can both fight the flu and level-up a cocktail.
Sustainable Retreat on a Fire-Devastated Site in Boulder
A natural disaster cleared a property in the Colorado mountains, giving an architect and her family a blank slate on which to...
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island Cottage is Rebuilt
Damaged by Superstorm Sandy, a Fire Island cottage is rebuilt to absorb, rather than resist, the hit of future floods.
This Blackened Timber House Triumphantly Emerges After a Fire
A modern dwelling replaces a fallen farmhouse.
The Fire Shelter
Simon Hjermind Jensen, founder and lead designer at SHJWORKS, created the Fire Shelter together with a team of architect...
The Conversation Pit Makes a Much-Appreciated Comeback at an Ultramodern Home in Cupertino
A glass house ﬂoats at the edge of Silicon Valley.
With Fall coming fast, I'm hoping for an Indian Summer and at least another month of evenings spent outdoors.
Architect Abeer Sweis Shares Fire-Resistant Building Strategies
As wildfires threaten the West, architects are developing more resilient homes that can withstand blazes.
A Fire-Resistant House Cuts a Striking Figure in the Australian Bush
Close client-architect collaboration and bespoke elements give rise to a rugged, contemporary home for a Melbourne family seeking...
A Sculptural Staircase Anchors This A-Frame Getaway on Fire Island
Bromley Caldari transforms an outdated beach home into a modern escape with staggering bay views.
A Couple Explore Europe in a Converted 1987 Mercedes-Benz Fire Truck
Leaving their home in Berlin, a couple and their dog journey through Europe in a revamped fire truck purchased for about $14,670.
This Eclectic Beach Bungalow on Fire Island Was Saved After Sandy
Two of the worst hurricanes in New York history bookend the saga of a Saltaire cottage.
A 1905 Fire Station in Connecticut Is Converted Into a Community Hub For Art and Music
The conversion of a fire station into a studio, stage, and lodging for musicians tracks the rebirth of a New Haven neighborhood.
A Respectfully Renovated Modern Beach House on Fire Island Asks $1.8M
DAS Studio Architects tackled the improvements to this 1964 home on Fire Island, just south of Long Island, New York.
An Architect’s Cabin Rises From the Ashes After a Devastating Forest Fire
Minimalism is taken to the max when architect Eric Logan rebuilds his family cabin on a Wyoming mountainside.