A Mountain Hideaway Plants a Green Roof in the French Alps
An innovative glass addition adds contrast to a timber mountain lodge in France.
Plant a Green Roof: Feed 70 Chickens and Lower Your Bills
If you live in a large metro like we do, odds are you see mostly bleak-hued buildings. Lots and lots of buildings.
An Australian Architect's Simple Brick House With Impressive Green Roof
With a simple brick house on a tiny lot, an Australian architect shows that style needn't be fussy or expensive.
These 10 Green Roofs Bring Life—and So Much More—to These Modern Structures
A living, breathing roof offers so much more than just a bright, soft, refreshing surface.
4 Easy Steps to Creating Your Own DIY Green Roof
If you've been dreaming of topping your home off with a living roof but want to get the job done on your own, we have you covered.
Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs
A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.
Photo of the Week: Trio of Cozy Cabins with Planted Roofs
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
A Prairie Escape Embraces the Landscape with a Green Roof
Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
Tips for Tiny Bathrooms
The bathroom has many functions that we find are important in our daily routines.
Five Tips for Young Architects
Why Thorsten Deckler, co-founder of 26’10 South Architects, says sharpening your creative skills starts with looking outside the...
Top Tips for Designing the Office
Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...
15 Tips for an Awesome Kitchen Design
Creating a better kitchen means being smart about its design and implementation and these tips are here to help.
12 Tips For Selling Your Home
All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.
10 Tips for Timeless Luxury
Alene Workman is an interior designer nationally recognized for her luxury residential and corporate interiors, a Fellow of the...
10 Green Commercial Buildings
These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.
12 Apartment Rental Design Tips
Apartment residents know all too well about decorating restrictions, but interior designer Nicole Sassaman comes to the rescue,...
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
A Modern Take on the Pitched-Roof
A family’s house outside the hustle of Amsterdam makes the most of local materials and forms.
Build a Greener & More Energy Efficient Office with these Tips
Commercial tenants are looking for sustainable buildings for reasons other than just helping the environment.

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