A Pint-Sized, No-Frills Summerhouse Rises From the Rocks on a Swedish Island
Sunna 3 by STEG Arkitekter is a casual hideout designed to peel away the stress of city life.
Watch How a Sculptor’s Cliffside Glass House Seems to Grow Out of the Rocks
As a sculptor who spent years living and working in France, Loraine Strait always dreamed of living closely with nature and...
A Landmarked L.A. Craftsman With an Original Stone Facade Asks $1.25M
Built in 1892, the Arroyo Stone House is embellished with California river rocks and century-old wood moldings.
This Breezy Sydney Home Stands Strong Against Bushfires
In the Western Sydney suburb of North Rocks, a sustainably renovated home embraces the outdoors in more ways than one.
A Norwegian Summer Cabin Embraces the Rocky Terrain
Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
A House Worthy of James Bond and More
John Lautner's beyond-groovy Elrod House is nothing short of concrete poetry.
A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge...
Everything About This Vacation Home in Israel is a Little Crazy
Everything about this vacation home is little crazy. For starters, there’s the location. It’s in Israel. In northern Galilee.
A Primal Space Gets a Swanky, Modern Twist in This Turkish Cave Loft
Material imperfections mimic nature in the design of this weekend getaway.
Landscape Architect Lisa Switkin Muses on the Connection Between Nature and Memory
Switkin recalls 25 years worth of memories from a memento box that never leaves her deskside.
This Concrete Abode Stretches Over Giant Boulders
A Northern California retreat immerses into the landscape with the guidance of shadow and light.
Dream/Dive Platform Encourages Playful Summer Living
Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
Tune In to Dwell’s First-Ever Podcast: Raw Materials 3 Ways
RM-3 Episode One shines a light on zinc, the hardworking, versatile metal that always has your back.
A Cluster of A-Frames Hugs White Sand Dunes on Australia’s Southwestern Coast
Two transplants from Sydney turn an overgrown and outdated holiday resort into a cozy compound that comes complete with fresh...
High Desert House in Joshua Tree Is an Otherworldly Architectural Icon
A couple’s handwritten note to renowned architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg results in an iconic Leviathan of a home in the...
This Norwegian Cabin's Roof Doubles as an Observation Deck
An observation roof and outdoor room extend the small footprint into the coastal landscape, while selective materials help it...
An Inspiring Island Retreat Mixes Scandinavian Style With Japanese Simplicity
At the northern end of the Stockholm archipelago, a humble cottage becomes a gorgeous seaside retreat for a nature-loving family.
A Swedish Summer Cabin That Sits Above and Among the Trees
Perched on stilts, a minimal timber-frame cabin rises in Sweden's Archipelago.