Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston
By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable...
Will 3D Printing Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis?
3D printing’s impact on construction is slowly materializing.
These New Prefab ADUs Promise Affordable Housing for Years to Come
If you provide OBY Cooperative with a 99-year backyard lease, they’ll build an ADU—at no cost to you—that will pay out dividends...
Houston, TX
In Houston, where bigger means better and suburbanites in SUVs dominate the highways, architects Dawn Finley and Mark Wamble are...
Peter Barber Explains How to Make Affordable Housing People Love
The London architect tries “to show people that affordability can mean many things”—and his many fans think he’s succeeding.
This Affordable Micro-Home Was Designed to Be Replicated for People Who Lack Housing
In Austin’s Community First! Village, Chioco Design shapes the prototype of a functional and welcoming 200-square-foot dwelling...
Can These Tiny, Modular Smart Homes Relieve the Demand For Affordable Housing?
Prefabricated and stackable, Kasita's high-density units may be a solution to America’s affordable housing crisis—with...
This Tiny $11K Apartment Adds Affordable Housing to High-Rise Rooftops
A new kind of tiny home, Parasitic House takes advantage of untapped skylines with a low-impact design.
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A forward-thinking architectural practice partners with a premier property guardian to create a concept for high-quality housing...
A Meticulously Restored 19th-Century Row House in Manhattan Seeks $1.8M
Part of a cobblestone cul-de-sac in Washington Heights, the three-story residence once graced the pages of Dwell.
A Stylishly Renovated 19th-Century Brooklyn Row House Lists For $3.2M
The 6-bedroom home was built in 1899 by prominent architect Axel Hedman, while the recent restorations were led by designer duo,...
An Eco-Friendly Affordable Housing Project Just Won the RIBA Stirling Prize
Goldsmith Street beat out five other shortlisted nominees to scoop the coveted architecture award.
Los Angeles Funds 38 New Affordable Housing Projects to Help the Homeless
In 2016, L.A. citizens voted to fund 10,000 new affordable housing units citywide.
Dwell Reflects on Frank Lloyd Wright in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of His Birth
It's no secret that Frank Lloyd Wright has received his fair share of coverage over the years at Dwell—and rightfully so,...
A Powerful New Project in Baja California Involves 44 Renowned Architects
Tucked in a natural reserve with over a mile of coastline outside Ensenada, Mexico, CuatroCuatros is poised to host residents and...
5 Easy Tips From Modern Condos For Creating a Scandinavian-Inspired Interior
Here at Dwell, we love Scandinavian design and believe there's a lot to learn from all types of projects that incorporate its...
Yale Architecture Students Build a House For the Homeless
Since 1967, part of the Yale School of Architecture’s first year curriculum is to provide New Haven with structures and housing...
Affording America: Denver’s Albus Brooks Wants Cities to Incentivize Equitable Development
The Denver city council president–turned–private developer advocates for density, affordability, and bringing everyone to the...
An Exhibit Explores Ways to Combat the U.S. Housing Crisis
A major exhibition confronts the sort of housing Americans actually need.
Rural Studio’s 20K Homes Reveal the Systemic Problems Behind Affordable Housing
In rural Western Alabama, a student-led program evolves from building $20,000 homes to creating a blueprint for sustainable,...
Net-Zero Homes Help Solve an Affordable Housing Crisis at a Native American Reservation
The $60 million plan involves members of the Oglala Lakota Nation helping to build their own homes.
How to Build an Affordable America
There are as many solutions to the country’s housing crisis as there are causes. We need them all.
An Affordable Modern Home in Atlanta
On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...
Affording America: The Right to a Home
The most important houses being built in America right now are affordable houses.
Create Your Own Modular Hut With a Brilliant Prefabricated Assembly Kit
Inspired by IKEA's mission to provide affordable, well-designed products for the masses, The Backcountry Hut Company has set out...
An Affordable Duplex Transformation in Texas
Affordable gestures abound in this transformation of a dilapidated former duplex in the Texas Hill Country.
Philadelphia Row House Renovation
In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row home a bright modern update—and a dose of Persian pattern.
7 Affordable Prefab Homes and Other Alternative, Inexpensive Home Options
Nowadays, innovators in the world of prefab and kit home design have continued to push the boundaries on what they can do—their...
Before & After: A 19th-Century Row House Becomes a Boho Newlyweds’ Nest
A couple in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, leap right into the renovation of an 1898 row house after their honeymoon.
Affordable Housing for China
Over a million people have moved to Guangzhou in the past eight years, making the city's population nearly ten million today.
A Chic Portland Hotel Offers Lodging As Affordable as $35 a Night
The Society Hotel in downtown Portland, Oregon brings new life to an old sailor's hotel and provides adventurous travelers with a...
How Tiny Pods Are the Future For Portland's Houseless Community
In the fall of 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon, declared a state of emergency on housing due to the high number of homeless...
Sustainability is the Centerpiece of This New Austin Development
In the Texas capital's transit-oriented Mueller development, architect Michael Hsu proposes a modern take on row house living.
7 Brooklyn Row Houses Renovations
The dream of owning a Brooklyn brownstone is just one of many reasons why people make the move to the popular outer borough.
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
Houston, We've Solved a Problem
A bird flying over Houston, Texas, sees only a sprawling canopy of trees.

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