Nature Nurtured
On the shores of New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu, architects Bronwen Kerr and Pete Ritchie designed a relaxed family home that...
Knotty by Nature
In snowy Sweden, where pine planks and the democratic design incubator Ikea reign supreme, a local architect pays homage to his...
The Nature of Nuance
The Mellin family blurs the lines between work and play in a highly conceptualized home and office remodel that celebrates...
7 Prefabs Set in Nature
One of the benefits of prefabricated and modular buildings is that they leave minimal construction waste and can be built without...
Reconnect With Nature at This Revamped Rainforest Retreat
Mim Design remodels the 15-year-old RLC Residence to create an atmosphere conducive to rest and relaxation.
Esther Choi Is Building a Global Community to Nurture the Next Generation of Designers
The multidisciplinary artist’s Office Hours—a series of free and candid online discussions—connects BIPOC designers and mentors.
Nature’s Graces
With the lightness and imagination of origami and the mathematical exactitude of digital design, this open-air chapel invites all...
A Holiday Home in Hokkaido Echoes the Textures and Topography of Nature
A Japanese architect blurs the edges between shelter and site in a summer retreat enveloped by woodland.
Nature Reigns Supreme at a Verdant Kansas City Home
Landscape takes center stage in this Missouri residence.
This Glass House and "Shiny Shed" Merge With Nature in Minnesota
Expansive glass walls and a reflective mirrored shed blissfully blend this home with its natural setting.
An Incredible Brazilian Home That Celebrates Art, Travel, and Nature
In Franca, Brazil, mf+arquitetos designs a unique residence for their art-loving client in just five months.
These Serene, Minimalist Apartments in Tokyo Are Filled With Light and Nature
Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa Design renovate two Tokyo apartments—and the result is a love letter to Scandinavian and...
Mingle With Mother Nature in This Tiny Prefab Getaway
Tucked into an old-growth forest, this prefab home was assembled in just three days with minimal site impact.
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
Nature Engulfs This South Korean House Nestled Into the Earth
Faced with a steep slope, Rieuldorang Atelier immersed this home in the hillside.
This Off-Grid Container Home in Australia Disappears in Nature
Nestled in a tiny town off the coast, this container home echoes the main ingredient the owners had hoped for in a weekend...
A Lofty Nature Retreat in Quebec Inspired by Nordic Architecture
This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that’s a surprising contrast...
Commune With Nature in This Enchanting Timber Cabin in Holland
Nestled near a forest in northern Holland, a tiny prefab cabin offers city dwellers respite in nature.
Top 5 Homes of the Week Nestled Within Nature
Warm spring weather is approaching, and these modern homes are ready to welcome it in. Take a look at our editor's favorite homes...
An Artist Builds a Wooden Home That Lets Nature Be the Boss
In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.
20 Nature-Loving Homes Where Biophilia Thrives
Flourishing with greenery, natural materials, organic textures, and sunlight, these designs put wellness first.
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...
6 Black Tiny Homes That Blend In Seamlessly With Nature
These compact dwellings melt into their surroundings with muted black exteriors.
Hide Out in One of These Asian Retreats That Are Immersed in Nature
If you're looking to escape your daily routine by traveling to a distant land, consider posting up at one of these...
An Elegant Abode Embraces Nature Without Waiving Privacy
In North Carolina's Cary suburb, a contemporary home of timber, glass, and concrete blocks is designed for a nature-loving couple...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Connect With Mother Nature
Everyday, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day.
This Duo Are on a Mission to Create Neighborhoods to Support Nature
Walter Meyer and Jennifer Bolstad of Local Office Landscape and Urban Design focus on projects that “build cities in...
Aligned with Nature
When Dominique Gettliffe saw the site his clients had purchased in tiny Crestone, deep in southwest Colorado, he didn’t see...
Back to Nature
A one-of-a-kind house on a Japanese island blurs the indoor-outdoor divide.
Nature Applied
As lighting designer Gwen Carlton puts it on her website, her aesthetic is Grimm's Fairy Tales set in 1930s Paris–though nothing...
Nature of Material
Israeli designer Ran Amitai has a new line of stacking stools that merge organic with high-tech to lovely effect.
A Seattle-Area Family Breaks Free From Suburbia and Ventures Deep Into Nature
A decade-plus journey took this Washington State family from a planned subdivision to a sylvan valley.
This Inviting Prefab Home in Martha’s Vineyard Takes Cues From Nature
Faced with the challenges of building on an island, a New York–based family embraces the benefits of prefab design with a custom...
Midcentury Renovation in Portland Capitalizes on Nature With Seven Doors to the Outside
An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.
A Lush Wallcovering Brings the Feeling of Nature Into This Tiny New York Apartment
A Manhattan pied-à-terre provides a homey retreat for Canadians who frequently visit New York.
This Little House in Washington Has Mighty Big Ties to Nature
Nestled in a second-growth forest, this Pacific Northwest retreat is deliberately simple yet modern.

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