San Juan, PR
After three rainless weeks a welcome tropical shower blew into San Juan, Puerto Rico, one afternoon last May, awakening Casa...
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
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...
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy...
Midcentury Illustrations—From Kentucky to Paris
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
20 Modern Homes From the Midwest
Wide-open spaces, welcoming attitudes, and a healthy respect for modernism—the American Midwest has much to offer.
Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors
It took a small army of contributing writers and photographers to bring the stories in our first-ever entertaining issue, Open...
Modern Modular Homes for Sale From $10K to $200K
Whether your budget is $10,000 or $200,000, this roundup of modular home prices in your area puts prefab within reach.
A Floating South African Cabin Borrows From the Landscape
In a forested suburb of Cape Town, four cylinders make a tower-like hideout on a businessman’s family estate.
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...
A Minimalist Residence Rises From Medieval Italian Ruins
Stone, concrete, and walnut come together to create this elegant abode in Urbino.
A Compact Home That Literally Pops Up From the Grass
With a green roof that merges with the grassy ground, this family home in Belgium looks like two periscopes rising up from the...
Elaine’s Townhouse From “Seinfeld” Wants $8.65M
The stately, 179-year-old townhouse in Chelsea played Elaine Benes’s residence on the ’90s show.
A Brutalist Apartment Draws Inspiration From a Concrete Bunker
Inspired by brutalism and the industrial heritage of Camperdown, this apartment for two design professionals evades warehouse...
Remodeling the Town Miller’s House From 1844
Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot house—which once belonged to a town miller—is transformed into a modern family home with...
An Amazing Home Rises From an Abandoned Ruin in China
In the remote village of Longtan in Anhui Province, China, RSAA / Büro Ziyu Zhuang transforms a ramshackle ruin into an...
Quirky Toronto House Is Far From Color Shy
Case in point: the magenta entry and cobalt blue carpet.
A Midcentury Home Enjoys Views from Every Angle
A new outlook for a Buff, Straub and Hensman gem perched high above Los Angeles.