São Paulo, Brazil
For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São...
Top 9 Dwellings of 2020
The homes nominated for this year’s Dwell Design Awards represent the best in creative, context-driven design.
A Daring Home Clad in Shining Copper Armor Fends Off Natural Disasters
Set in a grove of coastal oaks, this art-filled home by TOLO Architecture has survived fire and flood.
Arches, Curves, and a Spiral Staircase Define This Sculptural Australian Home
Chenchow Little architects devise a wondrous and efficient home for a family of five in Sydney.
This Beach House in Mexico Frames the Landscape With an Orderly Concrete Grid
On a rustic strip of coastline near Puerto Escondido, a couple give their designers permission to do less.
This Self-Sufficient Australian Home Is a Living, Breathing Ecosystem
A house in Sydney combats climate change with its own ecosystem.
A Magical, Off-Grid Guesthouse Disappears Into the South African Bushveld
Inspired by ancient ruins, Frankie Pappas crafts a green-roofed, brick guesthouse that connects deeply with nature.
This Peruvian Home Puts a Twist on the Traditional Tudor
The Lima residence meets local style mandates by elevating historic forms to a whole new level.
A Mesmerizing Cabin in Puget Sound Evolves Over Several Decades
First built in 1959 as acclaimed architect Jim Olson's first project, a modest bunkhouse in the woods grows into an extraordinary...
Budget Breakdown: This Ethereal Glass House in the Brazilian Forest Was Built for $187K
Built for a scholar, Casa Biblioteca is a sanctuary for reading, stargazing, and enjoying a cigar or two.
This Minimalist Japanese Home Pivots Around an Indoor Garden
An indoor/outdoor courtyard allows tree branches to graze the ceiling of this narrow Osaka residence.
Modern Homes in Brazil
Brazil is a breath-taking country that has a perfect mix of nature and modern architecture.
A Brazilian Home With a Touch of Japanese Zen
Designed with two parallel wings separated by a shallow pool, this striking São Paulo residence is lined with rows of timber...
A Mesmerizing Pool Dominates This Brazilian Home
A pool with panoramic glass walls becomes an alluring work of art in this Brazilian apartment.
This Modern Dwelling Reimagines the Architecture of Suburbia
In a neighborhood of densely packed homes, this contemporary dwelling makes a bold statement that pushes the boundaries of...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
Cabin Vibes Get an Industrial Edge at This Brazilian Home
At Casa Granja V, a warehouse-inspired exterior gives way to folksy living spaces anchored by a library of 5,000 books.
A Gorgeous, Off-Grid Guesthouse Perches Lightly on a California Ranch
On an undulating stretch of California coastline, a hidden guesthouse runs free of the grid.
A Colorado Home Puts a Modern Twist on Farmhouse Living
Nestled among trees and apple orchards, this warm and inviting family home makes the most of its peaceful wooded plot.
A Portuguese Glass House Uses Surrounding Foliage as a Privacy Screen
A transparent hillside abode outside Porto swerves around existing trees and takes advantage of the lush canopy for privacy.