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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...
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...
23 Unconventional Homes Built Around Trees
From Kyoto, Japan, to Austin, Texas, these dwellings take “bringing the outside in” to the next level.
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
If you've been looking for a chance to experience what it'd be like to live in a tiny house, these escapes could give you that...
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...
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
A Proposed Icelandic Resort Celebrates Wellness and its Magical Surroundings
A proposed resort in the awe-inspiring heart of Iceland offers the ultimate escape for guests and locals alike with a 150-room...
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these...
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.
Labor of Loved Ones
Designed by his son and daughter-in-law, and largely built by his family and a host of neighborly helpers, Bill Weber’s new home...
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...
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...
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.
This Isolated Prefab Is One with the Wild
A home in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional construction.
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...
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.
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...
Nature Reigns Supreme at a Verdant Kansas City Home
Landscape takes center stage in this Missouri residence.
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.
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.
20 Nature-Loving Homes Where Biophilia Thrives
Flourishing with greenery, natural materials, organic textures, and sunlight, these designs put wellness first.
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...
6 Black Tiny Homes That Blend In Seamlessly With Nature
These compact dwellings melt into their surroundings with muted black exteriors.
Nature Engulfs This South Korean House Nestled Into the Earth
Faced with a steep slope, Rieuldorang Atelier immersed this home in the hillside.
This Vacation Home in Argentina Is One Part House, One Part Skate Ramp
For a client who shreds, designer Macu Bulgubure created the ultimate escape by merging a half-pipe with a home.
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...
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...
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...
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.
For the Most Exciting Design Scene No One’s Talking About, Head to Detroit
The only UNESCO City of Design in the U.S. is experiencing a cultural renaissance that you need to see for yourself.
This Vineyard Hideout Is One With the Land—Literally
Rammed-earth construction fuses this Portuguese house to the environment.
Immersed in Nature, This City Cabin Targets Net-Zero Energy
An urban infill lot in Seattle is transformed into a nature-immersed retreat that feels a world apart from its city environment.