8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
Rooted in the past yet decidedly in the present, these converted barns embrace their history, but take on a modern twist.
A Circular Beach House in Australia Embraces Coastal Living
Designed for self-sufficiency, this modern take on the traditional bach stands up against super-sized holiday homes.
This Lake House Is a Living Piece of Architecture History
A retired couple retreats to the modern masterpiece by Richard Meier.
13 Beach House Floor Plans That Celebrate Coastal Living
These interior layouts make the most of their seaside settings.
A Low-Slung Lake House in Texas Merges Indoor/Outdoor Living
With a rich material palette of glass, wood, and concrete, Cedar Creek Residence feels of a piece with its natural environment.
Moritz Kundig’s Historic Wallmark House Offers Lakefront Living for $1.1M
The landmarked midcentury residence just outside Spokane, Washington, features a massive lava-rock fireplace and a cedar-wrapped...
Living Screens Conceal a North Bondi Beach House and a Semi-Indoor Pool
LED-lit, living wall screens provide privacy while allowing the home's owners to enjoy an indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
Experience Tree-Top Living at One of These Sustainable Tree Houses
These extraordinary tree houses meld sustainable materials with hospitality design, offering an innovative and adventurous way to...
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
If you've been looking for a chance to experience what it'd be like to live in a tiny house, these escapes could give you that...
Sustainable Living: Chicago’s First Certified Passive House
Take a tour through Chicago’s first passive house, built by Brandon Weiss of Weiss Building and Development LLC with the help of...
An 18th-Century Coach House Is Reborn as an Assisted Living Residence
Once upon a time, this historic space was part of a larger Irish estate.
This Tiny House Makes 240-Square-Foot Living Look Easy
The Point by Modern Tiny Living packs a ton of style and storage—and starts at just $62,000.
A Mini-Home With Mega-Views
At just 430 square feet, an artist's retreat takes advantage of the surrounding scenery to define interior spaces without...
Here’s What They Don’t Tell You About Living in a Tiny House
The micro home movement paints a rosy picture of financial freedom, simplicity, and self-determination—but going small comes with...
12 Tiny House Companies That Can Make Your Micro-Living Dreams Come True
Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they promise a simpler lifestyle in a...
A Minnesota Couple Build a 324-Square-Foot House That’s a Blueprint for Greener Living
Sophia and Henry Jungbauer planned and toiled for over four years to bring their sustainable tiny home to life.
A Baltic Sea Beach House Mimics the Extreme Light and Dark of High-Latitude Living
With a bright but soothing interior, the Estonian seaside getaway draws decorative inspiration from its natural surroundings.
Small House Living – La Bohème By Baluchon
A mobile house that is small in size, but big on style.
A Platform for Living
Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...
House of the Week: Living the Off-the-Grid Dream
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
These 3 Co-Living Companies Are Transforming Urban Living
With co-living, the living's easy—you don’t have to worry about cleaning or running out of toilet paper, as it's all taken care...
Cutting Up a Mini Loft in Los Angeles
Los Angeles–based architecture firm Tag Front faces the future of downtown living with an apartment that melds the compactness of...
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
Loft Living in Pittsburgh
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...
Outdoor Living in NYC
The super's unit was anything but in this Upper West side co-op, however architect Brad Zizmor saw potential in the apartment...
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.
An Eclectic Living Room in Antwerp
Gallerist Veerle Wenes has sage advice for composing interior spaces: "People should choose objects for their home with passion,...
6 Tiny House Resources That Will Help You Downsize Your Life
Move into a mini abode with this roundup of resources on modern small space living.
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
Scrap House
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and...
Escaping to This Lakeside Retreat Would Be Like Living in a Tree House
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
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.
7 Homes Designed for Sustainable Living
From a shipping container dwelling to architect Steven Holl’s forest retreat, these residences embody the ideal that what’s best...
The Electric Mini
Now things get interesting: BMW, the corporate parent of Mini Cooper, has announced that an all-electric version of the Mini ...
Mini Mania
During the holidays a friend sent me a link to these pendants of miniature classic mid-century modern chairs.

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