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The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and...
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
Gorski Kotar House
A beautiful cabin inspired by a walnut tree.
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
iT House, Joshua Tree
The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds...
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
In Toronto, a Quirky “House Within a House” Lists for $2.6M
The brick-clad, three-bedroom home holds an 1860s cottage within its contemporary shell.
House in Iwakura by Airhouse
House in Iwakura is a minimal home located in Aichi, Japan, designed by Airhouse.
An Atypical Tree House
When a 40-year-old pine tree fell over at the rear of a Brentwood estate in Los Angeles a few years back, its owner, an art lover...
House in Ohguchi by Airhouse
House in Ohguchi is a minimal residence located in Aichi, Japan, designed by Airhouse.
A House Grows in Brooklyn
While most people living in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn didn’t see much to love about an abandoned, weedy lot...
House in Yasunami by TENK
House in Yasunami is a minimal home located in Kochi, Japan, designed by TENK.
House in Ogikubo by SNARK
House in Ogikubo is a minimal home located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by SNARK.
Here at Dwell, we love houses with a good backstory.
The Whole House Zone
By conceptually dividing your home into zones, you can analyze each of its functions in turn.
A House Not Built for Human Beings
An architect-turned-falconer considers animals and nature when designing his own home.
Floating House, Lake Huron
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
House In Villard-de-Lans
A charming house with interconnected volumes that overlook different areas of a picturesque landscape.
Transformative House Renovation in Seattle
A couple, both architects, give their 1918 bungalow a modern update.
Malibu Canyon House with a View
Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded...
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
The Brick Weave House in Chicago
Born as a horse stable, the Brick Weave House in Chicago is all about transportation and transparency.
Philadelphia Row House Renovation
In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of Persian pattern.
A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.
This V-Shaped House’s Front Courtyard Opens Up to the Neighborhood
In West Vancouver, Architecture Building Culture creates an inviting residence that makes the most of a tricky, triangular site.
A Vancouver House Connects a Family
Generations come together in a pair of homes on a single property in Vancouver.
White Metal Boxes Transform a Madrid Loft Into a “House Within a House”
Inspired by contemporary Japanese architecture, a converted loft in Madrid gains functionality and minimalist charm without...
A London Terrace House’s Extension Goes Graphic With Pattern and Color
Painted timber buildings in Greenland and British beach huts inspired CAN to give this kitchen/dining extension in Brockley a...
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
Allen Key House by Architect Prineas
Allen Key House is a minimal residence located in Lane Cove, Australia, designed by Architect Prineas.
This Couple Achieves Their Glass House Goals
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.