The modern house is one in which ideas drive the aesthetics. Our home life can be enhanced by exploring the ideas around how we uniquely want to live. Architects and interior designers play an important role from helping create the vision to executing with experienced detailing.

Modern Gabled House in Portland
In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.
Modern House Numbers
During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon quite a number of great modern house numbers, from the classic Neutra numbers to my...
Modern Lake House in Missouri
Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.
A Sensitive Modern House in Austin, Texas
An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.
A Modern House on a Budget in Los Angeles
Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...
Modern Victorian House Preservation in Oakland
Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a common problem for Bay Area homeowners: an aesthetically pleasing,...
A Modern House and Studio for a Marble Sculptor
On Sunday, June 23, we will welcome architect Michael Lehrer to the Demo Stage at Dwell on Design.
Photo of the Week: Modern House Numbers
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.
Modern Green Concept House in South Korea
The E+ Green Home, a concept house located an hour outside Seoul, not only points the way to a greener South Korea, it may well...
Palm Springs Modern: Wexler Steel Houses
Architect Donald Wexler was thinking prefab long before prefab was popular.
Photo of the Week: Modern Backyard Tree House
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
This Modern Prefab Is Now a Gorgeous Guest House
In Morelos, Mexico, a sleek prefab is assembled in a backyard after being constructed entirely off-site.
This Modern Miami House Feels Like It's in the Middle of the Jungle
A contemporary residence makes the most of its one-of-a-kind landscape.
8 Barn Houses For Modern Living
I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as well have been a barn.
Historic Massachusetts Home Uses Modern Pendant Lights in Pool House
This historic property in Concord, Massachusetts incorporates Niche modern pendant lights in a spa-like pool house.
Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai
Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
Patrón Designed a Spanish Colonial Guest House with Modern Flair
The La Casona Guest House combines traditional Spanish architecture with contemporary & modern aesthetics; get an exclusive look...
Modern Marsh House in South Carolina
In South Carolina's Lowcountry, a contemporary house soars amid the oaks and alligators.
Renovating a Modern House in a Historic District
What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...
Light and Shadow Help Shape This Modern Brick House in Vietnam
Drawing from traditional architecture, Long An House in Southern Vietnam allows natural elements like light, air, and water to...

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