A Mirrored Garden Comes to the Met Rooftop
Artist Dan Graham builds a glass pavilion around ivy hedgerows for the museum's annual rooftop installation.
A Rooftop Garden Completes This Urban Pastoral Home
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood...
At a Japanese Flower Art School, Nendo Drapes an Ivy of Mirrors Over a Stone Garden by Isamu Noguchi
Nendo cut a thin stainless-steel sheet with a mirror finish into 2,000 rhombus-shaped pieces to construct an "ivy of...
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
Garden Apartment
Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
Growing Upward and Outward, a Cabin Expansion Mirrors the Trees
The shape of a tree’s canopy inspires the expansion of a ramshackle cabin in Quebec.
Come Sail Away
On a quest to create a weekend house for herself and her husband, Nancy Church scaled back her design fantasies and discovered...
Customization Comes to the Masses
Three new startups offer software-based tools for made-to-order furniture and housewares.
A Garden State of Mind
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Dwell’s Top 10 Outdoor Spaces of 2017
These rooftops, courtyards, patios, and gardens are a breath of fresh air.
10 Modern Rooftops For Summer Relaxing and Entertaining
With the weekend coming up and summer on our minds, the thought of relaxing on a rooftop is tempting, and inevitably magnetic.
A Lush Retreat With a Sheltered Rooftop Pool in Mexico City
A designer carves out a domestic oasis in Mexico City.
Modern Efficiency and Affordability Don’t Have to Come at the Expense of Style
By creatively manipulating the angles and levels of exterior surfaces on this modest Polish country house, architect Peter Kuczia...
Met Life
Climate-controlled high-rises make sense when the changing seasons bring extreme temperature shifts, but in Bangkok, year-round...
Four Floors of Gadgets and Gardens in Chicago
A strategic rewire enhances a spec house’s gut renovation.
Ideas For Creating A Beautiful Landscaped Garden
Creating a beautiful landscaped garden takes planning, care and love – however it can pay off hugely in the end and result in a...
Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies
Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...
A Rooftop Addition on a 19th-Century Building Suits a Growing Family’s Needs
An architect renovates his penthouse residence on the roof of the historic Gilsey House in Manhattan’s NoMad district—adding...
An Australian Cafe Filled With Handcrafted Details Comes to Portland, Oregon
Melbourne's famous Proud Mary has come stateside, and the space is as thoughtful as its coffee.

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