A Green Wall in Silicon Valley
Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.
A Net-Zero Building in Silicon Valley Gracefully Encompasses Both Work and Play
636 Waverley’s “ribbon” of concrete defines bright, pleasant spaces while providing weather protection.
A Silicon Valley Home Splits Around a Magnificent Blue Oak
This sun-filled residence brings a suburban California site closer to its untamed roots.
A Silicon Valley Retreat Sports a Butterfly Roof and Two Indoor/Outdoor Wings
The aptly named Butterfly House by William Duff Architects puts a spacious courtyard at the center of activity.
This Meditative Home in Silicon Valley Offers Garden Views at Every Turn
The flora comes first at a leafy enclave just minutes from downtown Palo Alto.
An Empty-Nester Couple’s Resort-Like Retreat Overlooks Silicon Valley
For a couple’s forever home, SB Architects draw from resort design to effortlessly blend indoors and out.
A Silicon Valley Eichler Becomes a Cheery Hub Where Dozens Can Gather
“It’s the new French embassy,” jokes architect Mary Maydan, who turned a previously botched Eichler into a home that’s as warm...
Four Pavilions Balance Privacy and Togetherness in This Silicon Valley Abode
Courtyard House in Menlo Park, California, encourages a family with two teenagers to be independent while staying connected—to...
A Sustainable Home in Silicon Valley
Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.
Silicon Valley Home Tours
Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.
A Minimalist Retreat Rises From Old Stone Walls in Hudson Valley
Perched atop a mountain on over six acres of woods, a young couple's weekend getaway incorporates the old with the new.
A 1920s Barcelona Flat Trades Confining Walls for a Green-Painted Partition
Architecture office AMOO revitalizes a 650-square-foot bachelor pad with a focus on light and color.
Two Silicon Valley Vets Master the Smart Home Without Going Full “Jetsons”
A freshly blackened veneer is the face of a San Francisco tract house’s Cloud-based reinvention.
Living Green Walls 101: Their Benefits and How They’re Made
Living green walls may have gotten their start 80 years ago, but they’ve recently become some of the most striking and important...
Living Green Walls Bring Jungle Vibes Into a Brazilian Apartment
Near Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, Brazil, is an incredible triplex apartment that brings the green of the park indoors.
Dwell Home Tours Lands in Silicon Valley
For our last stop on this year’s Dwell Home Tours program, we’ll be making our way to Silicon Valley, where we’ll be hosting...
An Architectural Feat in Silicon Valley Tames a Rocky Landscape
Drawing inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright, this home is fitted with intricate windows that allow for magnificent views and...
Bardessono Green Hotel, Napa Valley
Northern California's wine country has the advantage of built-in open space preservation by virtue of its indispensable...
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...