A Homeowner Uses Smart Technology to Manage His Napa Property from Anywhere
In Napa, a custom menu of apps helps a frequent traveler keep track of security—and his garden—from afar.
The Things a Smart-Tech Reviewer Actually Uses
We asked an early adopter to tell us what her top devices are.
Robert Redford Is Selling His Napa Valley Retreat For $7.5M
Here's your chance to own actor and director Robert Redford's sprawling 10-acre wine country getaway.
Self-Regulating Technology Makes Managing This Compound a Breeze
A Colorado retreat built for extended family gatherings makes the most of smart tech.
10 Tiny Home Floor Plans That Illustrate Smart Use of Space
Find out how tiny homes fit everything in such a small amount of square footage with these free floor plans.
Cove Purifies Your Water With Smart Technology
A start-up wants you to ditch your Brita for good.
An Architect Lost His Sight and Kept Working Thanks to Breakthrough Technologies for the Blind
As one of the few blind practicing architects in the world, Chris Downey occupies a unique place in design.
Editor's Highlights from Dwell's First-Ever Issue Dedicated to Smart Technology
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's July/August 2015 issue.
Mark Zuckerberg Introduces His Smart Butler, Jarvis, to the World
The CEO of Facebook Shares His Thoughts on His Quest to Integrate AI Into the Home—Starting with His Own.
Reimagining a Connected Kitchen For a New Generation of Homeowners
With Millennials demanding smart tech-equipped homes, Samsung’s Chef Collection and Family Hub create a new kind of experience...
A Barn-Inspired, Modern Retreat Is Knitted Into Napa Valley
Field Architecture collaborates with Shawback Design to create a contemporary weekend retreat for a growing family in Napa Valley.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
Get Smarter
The story of the smart home has yet to be written—one early adopter explains why.
Managing Space
British architects Foster + Partners have revealed their "expansive" new design for the Yale School of Management in New Haven,...
Must-have smart home tech gadgets from ISE 2017
Looking to make your home just a little smarter? While still in its infancy, the number of smart home products—devices that let...
The Site Shack Is a Tiny Prefab Cabin That Sets Up Anywhere in a Snap
At under 100 square feet, the 8' x 12' Site Shack includes just the essentials: a wood-burning stove, a desk, and storage.
Reinhold Messner: A Man and His Museums
We met with the mountaineering legend in the Dolomites, where the late architecture icon Dame Zaha Hadid designed the last of...
These Modern Parents Show How Invaluable Technology Can Be
As founders of a thriving design collective and parents to three young children, Matthew and Jesse Hufft have their hands full,...
Modern Mixed Use in San Diego
When Im and David Schafer moved in together they faced the challenge of combining the contents of David’s 880-square-foot loft...
10 Creative Uses of Reclaimed Wood
The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of wood?