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A Screened Porch Slices Through a Design Duo’s New England Cottage
A New England cottage makes the most of short summers with an innovative indoor/outdoor space.
Happiness Is a Scandinavian-Inspired Tiny House With a Greenhouse and a Porch Swing
Elsa is a 323-square-foot tiny house complete with a pergola-covered porch, a swing, and a greenhouse that’s sure to make plant...
10 Enclosed Porches That Are Put to Good Use
If you're looking to embark on a renovation project, consider the valuable indoor/outdoor space that a porch can offer.
Longer Days Call For More Time on These 9 Modern Porches
With summer just around the corner, we're daydreaming of warm afternoons spent lounging on the perfect modern porch.
Porches Inn, North Adams, Massachusetts
In 1985, the Sprague Electric Mill in North Adams, Massachusetts, closed down.
A Porch in Italy Is Reborn as a Tiny Cabin With Eye-Popping Interiors
Drawing from Persian design, Francesca Perani Enterprise creates an urban hideaway with budget-conscious materials like OSB and...
Small Country Home with Dramatic See-Through Wall
A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.
Before & After: A Ramshackle Barn in Northern California Becomes a Family’s Rural Retreat
In Sonoma County, Faulkner Architects transforms a neglected barn into a refined guest house with a screened sleeping porch.
A Shaded Veranda Wraps Around This Japanese Dwelling
Taken from the traditional engawa, the covered porch extends the living room toward the surrounding mandarin plantations.
Clad in Cedar and Metal, an Indianapolis Home Gives a Modern Salute to its Traditional Surroundings
A two-story dwelling on an infill lot, the residence blends into the neighborhood with the help of cedar cladding, pitched roof...
Budget Breakdown: A Weekend DIY Turns a Neglected Garage Into a Backyard Hangout for $13K
In Portland, Oregon, an experiential designer transforms half of his decrepit garage into a screened porch over just three days,...
A Hybrid Prefab in Ontario Drinks In its Lakeside Locale
A prefab core cuts down on construction time while site-built additions (like a screened porch) fine-tune the cottage for...
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Outstanding Outdoor Spaces
These porches, patios, and courtyards have us green with envy.
Sneak Peek: The May/June Outdoor Issue
Our annual edition focused the outdoors features houses plotted perfectly in the landscape—from a prefab passive house near...
Richard Schultz Design Weighs in on 6 Outdoor Lighting Options
Be they medieval torches blazing on battlements or bug zappers crackling to life with each new victim, the need for outdoor...
Hyundai Ride and Drive
Recently Dwell partnered with the Hyundai Sonata Uncensored campaign, an interactive, traveling exhibit designed to welcome...
A fresh approach to the region’s rural vernacular...
10 Sterling Saunas in Modern Homes
Saunas are one-stop shops for the rejuvenation of body and mind.
This "Almost Cube" House Offers Mesmerizing Views of the Chilean Coast
Located in the coastal Chilean town of Punta de Lobos, a house with a pavilion-like shell made of slatted pinewood sits...