A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England
In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from...
Urban Planner and MacArthur “Genius” Emmanuel Pratt’s Vision for Chicago Is Radically Simple
Ideas like urban acupuncture and biofeedback belie the simplicity behind Sweet Water Foundation’s mission—to help folks in...
Rising From the Ruins: Homes Built on Architectural Remains
While the English word ruin comes from the Latin "ruina"—meaning “destruction” or “downfall”—ruins can be the literal and...
Dwell Home Venice: Part 12
In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...
The Midland Macromolecular Institute by Alden B. Dow
In 1967, the Michigan Foundation for Advanced Research announced plans to sponsor a laboratory in Midland to be devoted to...
Two Connected Cabins Make Up This Spectacular Retreat in Colorado
A clever, grated metal deck serves as a "snow strainer" at this eco-conscious mountain home.
Reclaimed Materials Make Up This Artist Studio in Washington
A modern cabin designed by Les Eerkes incorporates freecycled materials and makes a minimal impact on the surrounding forest.
This Prefab Ski School in the Alps Took 10 Days to Assemble
Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.
10 Modernist Masterpieces Get a New Lease on Life
The Getty Foundation continues its mission to preserve icons of the 20th century.
Budget Breakdown: A Creative Couple in Minneapolis Build a Multipurpose Backyard Studio For $18K
The 195-square-foot, shingled studio includes a library, reading nook, and workstation—and it’s DIY inside and out.
Shigeru Ban Designs Temporary, Easy-to-Build Shelters for Disaster-Prone Areas
Responding to the displacement caused by Typhoon Haiyan, architect Shigeru Ban designed a series of easy-to-build prefab shelters...
Budget Breakdown: A Tired ‘80s Home in Japan Gets a Bright Remodel For $164K
Additional windows and open shelving help Suita House in Osaka feel airy and modern.
An Arresting Australian Abode by Glenn Murcutt Needs a Buyer
Nestled against a sandstone rock face for privacy and clad with blackened zinc to protect against fires, this gorgeous residence...
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unbuilt Predecessor to the Guggenheim Museum Comes to Life
Through photorealistic renderings, Spanish architect David Romero resurrects one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s unrealized designs for a...
Here’s What You Need to Know About the Juneteenth Flag
The red, white, and blue Juneteenth flag commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., which came over two years after the...
Stay in a Tent-Inspired A-Frame Cabin in the New Zealand Rain Forest
On Waiheke Island near Auckland, New Zealand, the Tent House sits among wetlands on a patch of undeveloped land.
These “Just Add Water” Homes Can Be Built in Less Than 24 Hours
Paris-based architecture and design firm Cutwork plans to use roll-out cement paneling to build low-cost, durable housing units...
Budget Breakdown: A Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Turns Into a Chic Tiny Home For $27K
Jack Richens, the expert van renovator behind This Moving House, pulls out all the stops for this incredible conversion.
A Welcoming Family Home Radiates Out to the Neighborhood in Melbourne
Gardiner Architects buck building trends by connecting a family home to the surrounding neighborhood.
Charred Wood and Concrete Unite to Form a Chalet–Inspired Home
In the mountainous region of Bavaria, an unusual adaptation of the gabled chalet form results in a modern, sculptural home with...