Project: R-House
Passive solar design, which promotes passive means of generating and retaining warmth over active—and expensive—systems, is...
House R, Slovenia
Slovenian architect Bevk Perović's House R project is a modern inspiration in a region with a rich and ancient history, but it...
Energy Retrofit: The Now House Project
It may be simpler to build a zero-energy home from scratch than to retrofit an existing structure, but buildings constructed in...
Project Runaway
Driven by the death of several appliances, a San Francisco family finds that a spanking new kitchen delivers a good dose of...
Graphic Design: Project Projects
Manhattan-based Project Projects may be a graphic design studio, but it works in all dimensions, on the page and off.
8 Dwell Projects That Were Proudly Designed by Women
Throughout Dwell’s history, we've honored a multitude of truly talented women in the design field.
House In Villard-de-Lans
A charming house with interconnected volumes that overlook different areas of a picturesque landscape.
Gorski Kotar House
A beautiful cabin inspired by a walnut tree.
Opened House
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
Designed In-House
Mill Valley, California, might not be a hotbed of modernism, but it was here, ten years ago, that Dwell came into the world...
This House Gets Better with Age
An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate Northwestern wilderness.
How To Find The Best Tradesperson for your Project
As your parents have probably told you, personal recommendations are very important.
131-Day House
Architect Jayna Cooper had never designed a house before, much less played general contractor, when she broke ground on her new...
Takt Project
Tokyo-based design collective Takt Project invites consumers to reimagine products from retailers such as Muji.
Project: TED
Unlike its next-door neighbor, R-House, TED wasn’t originally planned to meet the exacting Passive House standard.
Mask House by WOJR
Mask House is a minimal residence that will be located in Ithaca, New York, designed by WOJR.
High-Performace Courtyard House
On a north-sloping site in Palo Alto, CA, the High-Performance Courtyard House is carefully sited and detailed to maximize the...
Robert Vanselow, Loft R
“I am the most meticulous, picky person. You can tell,” says Robert Vanselow, motioning around his living room.
DIY Wooden Projects
Nowadays DIY is one of the best ways to get what you want, recycle old pieces of furniture and make your home look spectacular.