A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
An Architect Riffs on Chinese Design For Her Grandparents’ Aging-in-Place Retreat
Honoring the homeowners’ roots in Chinese studies, Curio House taps into traditional Eastern design philosophies.
9 Smart Home Devices For Aging in Place
With these systems and connected devices installed, your smart home can help take care of you in your golden years.
A Family Guesthouse Made for Accessibility, Aging in Place—and That View
With both an aging relative and a wheelchair user in mind, architect Neal Schwartz creates a family guesthouse designed to be...
Trend Report: Design for All Ages
Universal design pioneer Patricia Moore offers advice for designing homes that adapt for every age and ability.
An Energy-Efficient Home Allows Graceful Aging-in-Place
On the Australian coast, a forever home offers an adventurous couple a comfortable and worry-free home to age in place.
Aloft in the Forest
Among the many problems of urban living in Portland, Oregon, are raccoons, deer, and falling trees.
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
Welcome to Your Forever Home: Smart Tech For Aging in Place
The smart tech revolution holds particular promise for aging in place.
Escape to the Jungle in One of These Modern Forested Retreats
If Tarzan and Jane happened to be design-loving folks, they'd be right at home at any of these vacation destinations.
A Modern Mobile Home Dropped in Place by Crane
On the edge of a historic park in an English shire, a prefabricated home sets a new design standard.
This Vermont Passive House Is Built From the Forest That Surrounds It
Architect Robert Swinburne deploys a collaborative building approach and hyperlocal materials to craft a home that celebrates the...
A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna
The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria.
Before & After: A Thorough Renovation Primes a Portland Home for Aging in Place
What starts as a kitchen remodel evolves into an aging-in-place program that transforms an entire home—and uncovers its history...
This Forest Retreat Is a Modern Take on the Traditional Estonian Hut
Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.
Estonian Forest Sounds
Despite its seemingly self-explanatory name, the field of Interior Architecture reaches far beyond the boundaries of remote...
An Energy-Efficient House Revels in Views of a Lush Forest
In a protected Oregon forest, a sustainably minded retreat crafted for a pair of empty nesters connects deeply with nature.
10 Modern and Stylish Places to Stay in Hong Kong
In the densely packed city of Hong Kong, space comes at a premium—so many apartments and hotel rooms may be smaller than you'd...
A Passive House on the Outskirts of Moscow Blends Into Its Forested Surroundings
This green-roofed home by Snegiri Architects bows in deference to the enveloping woodlands.
A Forest Retreat in Washington Takes Cues From Scandinavian Design
Modeled after the Danish sommerhus, this getaway for a Seattle family boasts lofty interiors that spill outdoors.
A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees for Forest Views
Way out in the wilderness of Ontario, a curiously shaped house stretches along a tricky ridge.
Modern Marsh House in South Carolina
In South Carolina's Lowcountry, a contemporary house soars amid the oaks and alligators.
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.
The Modern Studio of a Finnish Design Legend
Yrjö Kukkapuro, one of Finland’s design legends, is primed for an international resurgence thanks to a new furniture...
An Incredible Cedar-Clad House Captures Views of the Sea and Forest
Sited on a sloping plot in Suffolk County, New York, this cantilevered house takes full advantage of its forest-meets-sea locale.
Angular Modern Beach House in Florida
Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna...
On a Rock in a Hard Place
In an unlikely mountaintop locale, Anderson Anderson Architecture crafted a home out of a complex composition of off-the-shelf...
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...
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.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
House in Edobori by Yasunari Tsukada Design
House in Edobori is a minimal residence located in Osaka, Japan, designed by Yasunari Tsukada Design.
10 Best Places For Design Nerds to Dine in Mexico City
Mexico City is the creative haven du jour teeming with epicurean delights, stunning architecture, and a bustling arts scene.
10 Best-Designed Places to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon
From vegan pizza to Korean dumplings, Portland has a diverse range of cafes, bars, and restaurants to explore.
Budget Breakdown: This Ethereal Glass House in the Brazilian Forest Was Built for $187K
Built for a scholar, Casa Biblioteca is a sanctuary for reading, stargazing, and enjoying a cigar or two.
An Architect’s Slim Home Emphasizes the Outdoors and Aging in Place
For Kyu Sung Woo and his wife, concert pianist Jung-Ja Kim, their pared-down residence in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a natural...

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