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Having lived in, and loved, a modern house built in 1954 in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood since buying it in 1996, architect...
The Highly Personal House of Danish Design Great Finn Juhl
Built in 1942, the legendary home remains one of the greatest masterpieces of Danish design.
A Versatile House Fulfills All This Musician's Needs
In Kansas City, an architecture studio designs an adaptable house for a musician on a budget.
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
This Budget-Conscious Bamboo House Is a Slice of Paradise
Built for $93,200, this tropical holiday home in Northeast Brazil features a striking, chevron-patterned bamboo exterior.
Two Architects Revive Their London Flat With Minimal Furnishings and a Fresh Dose of White
When two architects with a passion for photography and minimalism put their ideas together to enliven their outdated flat in...
This Compact Apartment in NYC Is Full of Crafty Solutions
A transforming apartment in New York offers ingenious solutions for making the most of limited square footage.
A Famous Musician’s Rare 19th-Century Victorian Seeks $2.95M in Denver
After treating the three-level residence to a decade-long restoration, the lead singer of the Colorado-based rock band, The Fray,...
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Tinkers With Passive House Design on Long Island for $705K
Wayne Turett of The Turett Collaborative designs his own energy-efficient holiday home in Greenport, New York, as an exercise in...
Budget Breakdown: A Midcentury Glass House Is Revitalized for $299K
Rescued from demolition, a cantilevered home in Michigan is restored as a refined retreat with a magnificent indoor/outdoor...
A Fun, Cost-Conscious Home With Bright Interiors and a Climbing Wall
Challenged to build a budget-friendly dream home, a Wyoming firm delivers a bold, beautiful box.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
A Remodel Turns a Dark and Choppy House in Melbourne Into a Bright, Flexible Family Home
A 1970s double-brick family home in Doncaster, Melbourne, was dramatically remodeled to take full advantage of scenic views of...
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
Budget Breakdown: This Ethereal Glass House in the Brazilian Forest Was Built for $187K
Built for a scholar, Casa Biblioteca is a sanctuary for reading, stargazing, and enjoying a cigar or two.
A Musician Couple’s Wedge-Shaped House Echoes the Majesty of the New Zealand Landscape
Imagined by Jeffrey Day of Actual Architecture Company, the sharply angled structure rises at a 12-degree slope that suits the...
For Minimalist Modular Design on an Attainable Budget, Look No Further Than the weeHouse
Modern, chic, and site-responsive, the innovative weeHouses produced by Minnesota-based Alchemy Architects tick all the boxes for...
Budget Breakdown: A Color-Changing House in Dallas Is Built for $584K
LED strips embedded in a polycarbonate wall allow one couple to change the mood of their new home.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a 14-Foot-Wide House in Atlanta For $332K
The skinny house, which resides on an “unbuildable” lot, stretches three stories high in the gabled rear.
Celebrate Compact and Low-Budget Design With the the AIA Small Project Awards
Discover award-winning homes across the country and submit entries for the annual AIA Small Project Awards.
How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
Budget Breakdown: A Miami Designer Builds a 400-Square-Foot Backyard House for $140.5K
Emma Pereira drew inspiration from Japanese micro homes to build Atelier Lumi, a tiny studio and guesthouse.
Near Boston, a Red House Designed to be Green
A teardown renovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts, comes with a mandate for maximum efficiency.
A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...
JINS Taps Michele De Lucchi to Design New Budget-Friendly Eyeglasses
For the third installment of its Design Project, Japanese eyewear brand JINS brought in Italian designer and architect Michele De...
Budget Breakdown: A 1920s Guest House Bathroom Gets a Bold Revamp For $34,800
In a 1925 home designed by modernist architect Rudolph Schindler, a tiny bathroom gets a big and bold renovation.
A Beautifully Retrofitted 1969 Airstream Strikes a Chord With a Nashville Musician
The designers embraced the trailer’s heyday by outfitting it with vintage furniture and decor.
Budget Breakdown: A Santa Barbara Ranch House Gets a Sophisticated New Look for $626K
Achieving a high-end look on a modest budget—in one of the country’s most expensive regions—was made possible by the owner’s...
A Japanese-Inspired Flat in Singapore Embraces Flexible Spaces
A couple integrate clever space-saving techniques learned from Japanese micro homes via a flat renovation in Singapore.
A Washington Horse Stable Becomes a Flexible Artist's Studio
This 760-square-foot stable outside Seattle was converted into an artist's studio, guest bedroom, and more.
Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles
Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.
Budget Breakdown: A New Zealand Architect Builds a Passive House for His Family for $490K
Drawing on a simple material palette of plywood and corrugated metal, architect Rafe Maclean designs a certified Passive House on...
Budget Breakdown: A Design Duo Give Their San Francisco Loft a Modern Makeover for $70K
The homeowners tackled much of the work themselves to refashion a dated home into the ultimate, 700-square-foot city loft.
An Old Garage in Toronto Becomes a Highly Efficient Laneway Home
Design collective Creative Union recasts a decades-old structure as a minimalist pied-a-terre for a graphic designer.
Be Inspired by This Tiny House Designed and Built by a Single Mom
A Bay Area single mom priced out of the rental market takes matters into her own hands and constructs a tiny home for herself and...
This Midcentury-Inspired Tiny House Radiates Clever Design
At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.