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A Heavenly Backyard is Precise with Pebbles
A San Francisco landscape designer finds a small-space solution that’s anything but narrow-minded.
Snøhetta Builds a Heavenly Cabin For Hikers in Oslo
Offering unbelievable views, Fuglemyrhytta is a pentagonal cabin that can sleep up to 10 lucky hikers.
25 Blissful Backyards
Warmer weather is on the horizon, which means barbecues and pool parties are too.
16 Outdoor Pillows to Refresh Your Backyard Lounge
Whether you sprinkle them sparingly or pile them on, these cool cushions can turn your garden into a stylish party pad.
BioLite Is Reinventing Outdoor Tech—From Backyard to Basecamp
From a smokeless fire pit to a headlamp that’s actually chic, BioLite has spent years upping the standard for outdoor gear.
An Unused Garage Is Transformed Into a Light-Filled Backyard Studio
An inspiring renovation gives new life to a San Francisco family's old, unused garage.
An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard
This backyard is its own modern retreat in the Berkeley Hills.
A Vancouver Renovation Transforms a Backyard Into a Giant Living Room
Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.
6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
A Shipping Container Turns Into a Backyard Architecture Studio
Built for $200,000 and lowered into place by crane, a compact cargotecture office perfectly slots into an architect’s backyard.
This Architect's Tiny Studio Is the Ultimate Backyard Workspace
Nestled in the backyard of a Toronto home, this architect’s self-designed work studio is an experiment gone right.
A Bay Area Eichler With a Backyard Casita Lists For $1.2M
Designed by Claude Oakland, this OKC-63 model Eichler is defined by its massive, open-air atrium.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Bewitching Backyards
The blissful outdoor areas of these homes from the Dwell community are a breath of fresh air.
7 Multipurpose Sheds and Studios That Upgrade the Backyard
Whether it be for utility, storage, a studio, or a guest retreat, a backyard abode provides an opportunity to create architecture...
A Day at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Car Show
Last week marked the annual Monterey Car Week, which was jam-packed with events, races, and competitions that would make anyone...
This Backyard Triumphs Over Trouble to Become an Oasis of Calm
Prompted by a collapsing retaining wall, a couple transform their Hollywood Hills backyard into a modern retreat.
A London Couple's Backyard Studio Is Clad in Sustainable Cork
A musician-and-seamstress couple commission a shared workspace in their elegant garden.
This Prefab Backyard Pavilion Mimics a Dragonfly's Wings
Prefabricated architecture can get a bad rap for being boring and boxy—not so for this sculptural backyard pavilion.
A Backyard Eucalyptus Becomes the Muse For This Home Remodel
When architect Fiona Dunin was tasked with simplifying and modernizing a Melbourne home, she looked to the backyard for...
This Triangular Tree House Adds Whimsy to a Backyard in Australia
An angular addition breaks the rules of suburbia.