Patenting Apartment Piles
A patent on a house design: this is the heart of the controversy surrounding Hans Zwimpfer's Pile-Up Housing.
Garden Apartment
Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...
Stacked Shipping Container Apartment
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
A Colorful Apartment Inspired by Paper Patterns Used in Fashion
For the young homeowner, a French-educated fashion designer, Waterfrom Design created a colorful, sophisticated apartment...
Patent Vending
Rescued from its long tenure as the home of processed snacks, the vending machine is enjoying a moment of unprecedented glitz.
A Salvaged Apartment on Mallorca Leaves its Roots Exposed
As if undertaking an archaeological dig, architect Carles Oliver peels back layers of his home over the course of three years.
The Light and Airy Apartment G in Downtown Singapore
In downtown Singapore, marble, light wood, soft hues, and subtle touches of gold come together to create a stylish, light-filled,...
Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building
A family of four makes a piece of New York history home.
A Tiny Hong Kong Apartment With a Tree House-Inspired Loft
A tiny apartment in a Hong Kong high rise is named Mini Tree House Residence after its little lofted bedroom.
Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.
In This Compact Barcelona Apartment, Space Is Maximized With Smart Material Choices
In the heart of Poblenou, a neighborhood in Barcelona that was once the epicenter of industry in the 19th century, rising real...
3 Smart Storage Systems Maximize Space in a Tiny Studio Apartment in Budapest
Budapest design studio POSITION Collective employs clever storage solutions, including a wardrobe rack, modular walls, and a...
An Origami-Inspired Apartment in Hong Kong With Tons of Smart Storage
Following the influential saying adopted by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, “less is more," this Hong Kong apartment taps into the...
Tatsumi Apartment House by Hiroyuki Ito Architects
Tatsumi Apartment House is a minimal residence located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Hiroyuki Ito Architects.
How to Design an Apartment You and Your Roommate Love
Trelawny Davis and Jackie Sosa are old friends but had never lived together.
Adventurous Apartment Building Made of 36 Shipping Containers
Three dozen shipping containers find a safe port in a modern apartment building in Mexico.
A Family's Kiev Apartment Is Filled With Copper, Marble, and a Sophisticated Palette
Using a simple color scheme and dynamic textures, architectural design studio YoDezeen creates a strikingly modern yet warm...
This Double-Height Apartment in Barcelona Features Historic Details and a Floating Staircase
Two formerly separate levels are linked and combined into a double-height volume in this 1,464-square-foot apartment in...
Odd Angles Don't Stop This Apartment's Transformation
By straightening angles, installing windows, and adding vertical accents, architect Aaron Ritenour brought light and order to an...

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