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This Hawaiian Cabin Is Volcanically Cool
Kūono is a modern retreat deep in the heart of an ancient forest.
The Trellis That Keeps It Cool
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
This Chapel-Turned-Office in Belgium Is Unbelievably Cool
Klaarchitectuur fashions an office space for their firm that balances the building's communal past with modern workplace needs.
13 Pergolas That Keep It Cool for Indoor/Outdoor Living
These pergolas and trellises throw shade (in a good way).
16 Renovated Eichlers That Epitomize Midcentury California Cool
From 1949 to 1966, prolific real estate developer Joseph Eichler collaborated with renowned architects to build some 11,000 of...
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
A Breezy Modular Home Keeps Cool in Austin, Texas
Inspired by local residential typology, this 850-square-foot modular home has high ceilings, light-filled rooms, and a central...
Bricks and Breezes Keep This Tropical Indonesian Home Cool
A perforated brick brise-soleil fills this lush home with diffuse daylight and cooling breezes.
This Insanely Cool Loft Is What Downtown Dreams Are Made Of
While we love a traditional interior and adore a modern space, there's one style we keep coming back to: the downtown loft.
Rent Out One of These Cool Houseboats or Floating Homes
If being surrounded by water puts you in a good mood, then a modern houseboat may be your perfect escape.
Escape the Cold to One of These Cool Vacation Rentals in Miami
Miami is a city where tropical living meets retro style and colors like peach, yellow, pink, and aqua pay homage to a relaxed,...
Cool, Asian Courtyard Home With A Brutalist Core
Modeled after the traditional courtyard family residences of Thailand, Baan Yo Yen is a Brutalist-inspired house designed with...
Michele Koh Morollo
The Lighthouse, by British architects Sheppard Robson, seeks to redefine the future of residential energy by plugging into the...
Rebirth of the Cool
The Sunshine State once yielded a bumper crop of modernist homes that—as this remodel proves—are still worth savoring.
Hella Jongerius Crafts Camper
Of the many brilliant designers featured in Gary Hustwit's product design documentary, Objectified (which Dwell was privileged to...
An Architect Couple Fuse California Cool and Japanese Simplicity in This Blacked Out Bungalow
A soothing landscaped garden acts as the centerpiece at this Los Angeles residence that shuns all unnecessary elements.
A Barn-Style L.A. Home Keeps it Cool With a Crisp, Minimalist Interior
Laney LA built this black-and-white home in Culver City, California, with the help of its curious and creative owners.
Dutch Designer Focus: Hella Jongerius
In her Berlin studio, rogue Dutch designer Hella Jongerius creates colorful, covetable objects that meld the handmade and the...
Photographer Todd Selby’s Midcentury Pad Lands on the Market for a Cool $3.4M
The Raúl Garduno–designed Franks House comes with a cascading waterfall and a koi pond.
A Breezy, Self-Sufficient Home in Los Cabos Keeps it Cool—Literally
This off-grid residence by FabrikG is finely tuned to its seaside locale to regulate temperature.