A Professor and Designer Tests a New Hybrid Material on His Miami Beach Home
Using his Miami Beach home as a laboratory, professor and designer Nick Gelpi tests a material that recasts concrete’s tough...
Facade Focus: Metal
While still studying architecture at Eindhoven University, Servie Boetzkes and Jeroen Helder landed a commission through “friends...
10 Warm Wood Floors
Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the benefits of implementing wooden floors into your home are endless.
Material Spotlight: 11 Hardworking Uses of Western Red Cedar
Durable, long-lasting, and insect-resistant, Western red cedar has been a building material of choice for generations.
Editor’s Letter: Focus on Furniture
Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's October 2016 issue.
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
A Chic Georgia Abode Focuses on Nature and Wellness
Interior designer Rebecca Cartwright blends rustic and modern touches in this home, nestled in an arts and wellness community...
Mid-Century Designer Focus: Mel Smilow
An unsung mid-century designer is poised for a triumphant revival.
A Modern Concrete Home in Peru
Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
A Concrete Hideaway in the Italian Countryside
An Italian architecture studio offers an updated take on the vacation cabin.
Modern Concrete Getaway in Paradise
You might think a Brutalist-style concrete structure would be out of place in a lush, beach-resort island like Vieques.
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
Escape to the Woods in These Sustainable, Community-Focused Canadian Cabins
On a private island in Ontario, MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects are in the midst of creating an energy-efficient and convivial...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
A Concrete Abode Becomes a Surfer's Paradise
Situated steps from the Costa Rican shore, this weekend retreat prioritizes playtime on the coast.
A Concrete Home in Vietnam Is Topped With Trees
With greenery dwindling in urban areas, an architecture firm in Ho Chi Minh City designs a home to bring nature back to the...
This Light-Filled Forest Home in the Netherlands Brings Nature Into Focus
On the site of a former clinic, Kevin Veenhuizen Architects creates a peaceful family residence where plants and wildlife abound.
This Astounding Cabin in Norway Is a Patchwork of Different Materials
For one family's mountain getaway, the architects chose a distinct construction method, window pattern, and roof cladding for...
35 Modern Homes That Make the Case for Concrete
Durable, versatile, and energy-efficient to boot, concrete is a smart building material with endless design potential.
Lake|Flato’s Wellness-Focused Haciendas in Dallas Start at $589K
The new residential development offers first-time homebuyers, empty nesters, and down-sizers the perks of living in the city—but...
A Serene Seattle Home Focused Around a Zen Garden Asks $2.4M
This AIA award–winning home emphasizes purity of materials, a simple palette, and remarkable indoor/outdoor spaces.
This Concrete Abode Stretches Over Giant Boulders
A Northern California retreat immerses into the landscape with the guidance of shadow and light.
This Concrete Abode Embraces Indonesia's Tropical Climate
An Indonesian architect designs a contemporary concrete home for her family of five in Semarang.
A Commanding Mexican Home of Stone and Concrete Is For Sale
South of Mexico City, MA House by Cadaval & Solà-Morales is a stone, concrete, and glass structure that captures mountain views.
Pigmented Concrete Walls Tie This Home Into the Landscape
North of Rio de Janeiro, a holiday home blends into the terrain with reddish concrete walls pigmented to match the native soil.
5 Strong Prefab Concrete Home Companies
When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...
A 17th-Century Château in France Gets a Monumental, Sustainability-Focused Restoration
French architect Didier Repellin leads the recent remodel of the Château de La Chaize estate and winery, drawing inspiration from...
8 Incredible Concrete Homes in Latin America
Beauty, convenience, and simplicity—concrete provides it all in these Latin American homes.
A Staggered Concrete Home in Argentina Nestles in the Woods
Hugging a gentle slope on the Argentine coast, Casa Bosque by Besonías Almeida Arquitectos integrates with its forest...
Compact Australian Home Clad in Steel and Concrete
An Australian renovation uses industrial materials both indoors and out.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Concrete Stool
Build your own stylish, industrial concrete stool using this step-by-step video and guide.
Reclaimed Materials Make Up This Artist Studio in Washington
A modern cabin designed by Les Eerkes incorporates freecycled materials and makes a minimal impact on the surrounding forest.
5 Totally Unexpected Flooring Materials For Your Home
These may not be the first flooring materials that come to mind, but they sure will make a statement.
Material Spotlight: 10 Killer Concrete Homes
With a history dating back as far as the Roman Empire, concrete sometimes conjures up stark images of Brutalist structures from a...
A Houston Doctor’s Health-Focused Home Banishes Toxins and Braces for Storms
Interior designer Laura Britt and architect Stephen Andrews took notes from WELL Building Standards—and their physician client—to...