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.
Sunken Outdoor Fire Pit
Hufft Projects carves out a sunken seating area in an outdoor scheme designed for entertaining.
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...
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.
The Fire Shelter
Simon Hjermind Jensen, founder and lead designer at SHJWORKS, created the Fire Shelter together with a team of architect...
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.
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...
This Blackened Timber House Triumphantly Emerges After a Fire
A modern dwelling replaces a fallen farmhouse.
Fall Fires
With Fall coming fast, I'm hoping for an Indian Summer and at least another month of evenings spent outdoors.
After a Fire, a Maryland Couple Turn to Charred Wood to Rebuild Their House
In a clearing in a Maryland forest, a sanctuary emerges from the chaos of a fire, supported by charred wood walls.
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 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.
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Bromley Caldari transforms an outdated beach home into a modern escape with staggering bay views.
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.
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.
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.
Fire in the Home 101
Taming fire was humankind’s first and most critical step toward its mastery of the material world.
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.