Hope Floats
A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.
This Couple Merrily Floats Along in Seattle
A prefabricated floating home drops anchor in the Pacific Northwest.
A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire
After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.
A Suspended Living Room Floats Like an Air Ship
Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his...
Morphosis FLOAT House for NOLA
The Make It Right Foundation has gotten loads of press over the last few years, thanks in large part to its ultra-celebrity...
Hope for the Jet Set
I'm about to hop on a transatlantic flight and am not looking forward to 12 hours in the same tiny seat.
Tourists to Ecuador Hope to Get Near This Home’s Lookout
A World Heritage Site sits at the foot of a house in Ecuador.
Luxury Lotus Bathtub
Float Away in this Luxurious Lotus Bath...
Go Stargazing in Snøhetta’s Towering Addition to Sweden’s Treehotel
Guests can now book a stay in the 7th room, a cabin that seems to float in a pine canopy with views of the Lule River and the...
A Mid-Century Manhattan Loft
When you're running a company out of your home, you'd better hope you've got the space to keep everything in its place.
Dwell On Simpsons Episode
We hope you caught the latest episode of The Simpsons for a glimpse of...
Dwell Professional
Dwell was started with the hope that more people would authentically engage with modern architecture and design—and rely on...
A Great Ocean Road Shack With a View Gets a Sustainable Update
When Kate and Grant, the owners of Dorman House—an old shack near the beach in Lorne, Victoria, Australia—decided to renovate,...
Prefab Parlance
From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with prefab construction can be daunting.
Take Charge of the New Year With These 8 Organizational Products
This morning on our #ModernMonday chat, Dwell and the community discussed hopes and resolutions for design in the new year.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects’ Winning Design For the Shanghai Library
The Scandinavian architectural firm wins an international competition to design the Shanghai Library, a glass-and-concrete...
Friday Finds 10.16.09
As the week draws to a close, we hope you'll enjoy this smattering of links from the Dwell staff.
One Canadian Family Beats the Cold by Escaping to Palm Springs
Renowned for its iconic midcentury architecture and legendary celebrity habitués—Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Bob Hope, and...
The Truth About Thread Count (It’s Not Important)
Conventional wisdom dictates that when shopping for Bedding, the higher the thread count, the nicer the Sheet.
Big Easy Living
In the hot and humid South, time seems to stand still and the architecture is often no different.

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