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 Silicon Valley Home Splits Around a Magnificent Blue Oak
This sun-filled residence brings a suburban California site closer to its untamed roots.
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...
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 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.
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 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...
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.
Out of the Valley Cabin
A perfect destination for visitors to Devon, England who love the environment and seek serene, natural surroundings, as well as...
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.
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
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.
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 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.
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...
Wallpaper That Fixes Walls
A new line of wallpapers from Graham and Brown allows you cover up that disaster you call a wall.
From Brown to Green
Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...
Disappear Into the Woods in This Hudson Valley Home for $1.2M
Bright, airy, and only a few hours away from Manhattan, this modern woodsy house is the last dwelling available at Hudson Woods.
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
A Couple Builds Their Dream Retreat in the Hudson Valley
Long before a 3,500-square-foot home stood on this secluded 12-acre site, this land was just a favorite campsite for two New...
Yes, It Is Easy Being Green
Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
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...
Designer to Know: Saturday Green
Inspired by their favorite day of the week, Saturday Green is a female-led collective of textile designers who recently launched...
A Compact Prefab Cabin Draws In Spectacular Valley Views
This economical and eco-friendly 725-square-foot cabin is a cozy retreat in rural New Zealand.
A Sinuous Silicon Valley Retreat Is a Portal to the Outdoors
With the help of Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney (EYRC) Architects, a couple with three children build a home that pays homage to its...
A Barn-Inspired, Modern Retreat Is Knitted Into Napa Valley
Field Architecture collaborates with Shawback Design to create a contemporary weekend retreat for a growing family in Napa Valley.
An Enclave of Modern Cottages in New York's Hudson Valley
At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.
The Midcentury Spirit is Alive and Well in This Hudson Valley Escape
Seeking an escape from bustling city life, a Manhattan couple embarks on a renovation in the verdant Hudson Valley.
A Minimalist Home Is Built Into Steep Terrain in an Austrian Valley
Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...
A Shiny, Postmodern Farmhouse in the Hudson Valley Lists For $1.4M
Evil Twin Brewing founder Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø puts his six-acre estate on the market.
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
The Conversation Pit Makes a Much-Appreciated Comeback at an Ultramodern Home in Cupertino
A glass house floats at the edge of Silicon Valley.

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