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This Puget Sound Fortress Is Braced For a Tsunami
Situated in a high-velocity flood zone on Camano Island in Washington's Puget Sound, this home is a force of its own.
5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...
Own a Brilliantly Converted Brick Fortress in England For $1.5M
Adapted from a decaying defense tower from the Napoleonic era, this RIBA award-winning home in Suffolk has a surprisingly crisp...
11 Hidden Beds in Small Homes
Not everyone has the luxury of having multiple bedrooms in their homes—but that’s nothing to lose sleep over.
A Lush Garden Is the Hidden Heart of This Courtyard House
Garden and living spaces blend together in this Australian dwelling which inverts the classic wraparound veranda.
This Glass Pied-à-Terre Is Hidden in a Belgian Garden
Concealed by historic buildings in the center of Ghent, this light-filled hideaway sits in the backyard of an existing house.
An Old Belgian Fortress Breathes New Life as a Charming B&B
With barracks dating back to 1785, this former fort has been carefully renovated and extended to now house a family, as well as...
A Folded Steel Roof Shields a Fortress-Like Abode in Nova Scotia
Protected from the harsh coastal climate, Treow Brycg boasts stunning seaside views without compromising privacy.
A Stylish Hostel in a Historic Czech Fortress Starts at $16 a Night
Located in a horseshoe-shaped fortress from the 17th century, the Long Story Short Hostel offers modern accommodations in a...
Bookshelves Conceal Hidden Rooms in This Secret-Filled Backyard Studio
Harrison Design creates a dreamy work studio for screenwriter Matthew Michael Carnahan’s home in Arlington, Virginia.
This Off-Grid Prefab Cabin Boasts a Hidden Hot Tub
Dramatically wrapped in dark spruce panels, this self-sustaining tiny home in North Slovakia is the ultimate escape.
8 Small and Unexpected Garden Oases Hidden in the Middle of Cities
These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...
A Hidden Mezzanine Keeps This Narrow SoHo Loft Looking Crisp
The undulating walls of this light-filled loft reference the building’s past life as a silk warehouse.
A Hidden Passageway Makes Each Room in This Berlin Flat a Private Destination
In Berlin, architect Itay Friedman thinks inside of the box to create a flexible flat optimized for privacy.
A Hidden Penthouse Sits Atop a Historic Cast-Iron Building in New York
Located in Tribeca, this residential development consists of a complete renovation and new construction—both concealed behind one...
Hidden in Plain View
A digitally fabricated design in London boasts secret compartments for coralling the trappings of a modern workspace.
Hidden Heroes Hits London
Hidden Heroes, a traveling exhibit celebrating masterful design as applied to the everyday object, has touched down in London at...
Timbuk2 Hidden Series
The problem with reusable bags is actually reusing them.
House of the Week: The Secret Fortress Next Door
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Explore A Floating Fortress in 'Another Great Day At Sea'
Writers in Residence by Visual Editions goes behind closed doors to give architecture fans an intriguing longread.