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Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.
These Separate Studios Keep a Retired Couple Happy
Art and life meet in the middle at a creative family retreat in Central Mexico.
This Clever, Affordable Homestead for a Retired Texas Couple Is Two Houses in One
An architect designs a cost-effective home for his parents that allows for multigenerational living and responds to the harsh...
In Melbourne, a Retired Couple’s Weatherboard Cottage Gets a Luminous Extension
Roam Architects designs an airy addition with a timber roof, a two-way fireplace, and generous glazing that connects it to the...
A Couple Build a New House for More Family on Their Secluded Wisconsin Homestead
Johnsen Schmaling Architects design a linear residence recalling the path of ancient glaciers on the Kettle Moraine.
This Secluded Micro Cabin Perches Lightly in the Brazilian Forest
Built with materials carried to the site by hand, Chalet M is a 270-square-foot cabin that treads lightly on its woodland site.
A Brazilian Couple’s Prefab Cabin Is the Perfect Outpost for Forest Bathing
A green-roofed retreat slots gently into a wooded dell in southern Brazil.
My House: An Architect Couple’s Playful Courtyard Home in Los Angeles
Annie Ritz and Daniel Rabin, the couple behind And And And Studio, didn’t shy away from texture or color when it came to...
A Creative Couple Build a Home and Art Studio on the Edge of a Brazilian Forest
Architect Rodrigo Simão gets carte blanche to design a home and studio for an empty-nester couple in Petrópolis.
A Couple’s Home in Australia Is a Canvas for Changing Light
Centered in a lush garden, the single-level dwelling by Edition Office features softly textured brick and burnished concrete that...
A Prefab in Santa Ynez Provides a Retired Couple With the Perfect California Retreat
On a remote hillside in wine country, a Los Angeles couple build an energy-efficient prefab with stunning views.
A Couple’s Cherished Vacation Home is Given a Second Life
By building a modern property next to their traditional cabin, a couple starts fresh on familiar land.
This Couple Achieves Their Glass House Goals
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.
Aloft in the Forest
Among the many problems of urban living in Portland, Oregon, are raccoons, deer, and falling trees.
A Tree House–Like Midcentury Home Peeks Above the Forest Canopy
Designed around a specimen oak, this renovated midcentury has walls of glass and a natural palette to achieve a seamless...
This Artist Couple’s Off-Grid Dream Home Was a Decade in the Making
After escaping over the years to Lake Huron’s Manitoulin Island, a pair of painters tap Solares Architecture for a sustainable...
An Architect Couple Handcraft a Rustic Haven at the Edge of a Belgian Forest
Apart from the structural work and technical fittings, nearly everything was built by hand.
A Canadian Couple’s Luminous Home Draws From Midcentury Tradition
Influenced by the Case Study Houses and Frank Lloyd Wright, Chevalier Morales weaves a riverside dwelling into its bucolic...
An Empty-Nester Couple’s Home Near Buenos Aires Draws Inspiration From the Eames House
Up-and-coming Argentinian architect Florencia Rissotti’s first built-from-scratch residence is an homage to simple living.
A Secluded, Industrial-Style Home in the Berkshires Lists for $1.4M
Salvaged wood interiors flesh out a skeleton of concrete, glass, and steel in the Mohawk Trail State Forest.
Black Aluminum and Cedar Wrap a Traveling Couple’s Tiny Home
French builder Baluchon created Ala Köl for their clients’ life on the road.
A Stoic Structure in Oaxaca Gives Way to a Couple’s Convivial Home
Designed for gatherings, Nuestro Sueño features living spaces that flow one into the next, all surrounding a central open-air...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Handy Home Offices
Working remotely? Take some inspiration from these homes from the Dwell community that caught our editor’s eye this week.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Enviable Home Offices
Any one of these modern home offices and workplaces is perfect for studying, reading, and getting work done.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Enviable Home Offices
Who knows how much work we’d get done in these gorgeous home offices and studies—we’re hoping a lot.
A Couple’s Melbourne Home Uses Geometry to Tell a Love Story
Taking inspiration from a John Donne poem, FMD Architects brings in angled shapes that represent the union of two former clients.
My House: How a Designer Couple Are Weathering the Pandemic in Their Berkeley Home
After treating their fixer-upper to a four-year remodel, creatives Danielle Moore and Bryan Wang are adapting to a new normal.
An Austin Couple Turn a Ranch Home Into a Refreshing Live/Work Space
Architects Frank and Megan Lin revitalize an uninspiring 1960s ranch home, forging a connection to the outdoors and creating a...
A Couple’s Home Strives for Sustainability in an Olive Grove Near Madrid
Slow Studio uses passive design techniques to create a brick house with a surprisingly light footprint.
A Creative Couple’s Long Island Beach House “Bubbles” With Life
Clad in cypress and charged with color, the North Fork getaway of author Julie Satow and editor Stuart Elliott is something to...
An Incredible Forest Home Leaps Over a Ravine
Tucked into a heavily wooded parcel in rural Iowa, the Ravine Residence blurs the boundary between interior and exterior with...
A Taiwanese Couple’s Retirement Home Conquers Tricky Terrain With Prefab Construction
Built on a tight budget of $120,000, a retirement home in the mountains delivers unexpected contemporary design to a rural...
A Unique Home in the Canadian Forest That Doubles As a Bridge
On the shores of Mary Lake in Port Sydney, Ontario—just two hours north of Toronto—the Bridgehouse is a modern wooden home that...
Top 5 Cabins of the Week That Would Be Perfect For Forest Bathing
These modern retreats lend themselves to the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or forest therapy.
This $155K Tiny House in New Zealand Was Inspired by a Couple’s Cycling Tour
A simple, gabled form and clever storage define this compact one-bedroom home in Wanaka, New Zealand.
An Art-Collecting Couple’s L.A. Home Is a Masterpiece in Its Own Right
Síol Studios gives a 1920s Spanish Colonial house a bespoke renovation that frames an amazing art collection.