Somewhere Under the Tuscan Sun
A complex of farm buildings from a less than glorious period in Italy’s history is magically transformed.
Density Down Under
Six weeks after moving from a “gorgeous custom house with huge gardens” in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, into an apartment a...
A Restaurateur's Mythical Home in Miami Follows the Path of the Sun
Following a diagram of the sun's path during the summer solstice, this three-story extension is the star of restaurateur and chef...
Rustic Meets Modern In This Tuscan Village Boutique Hotel
Set amidst rolling hills in the 900-year old village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, in the Tuscany’s Val d'Orcia region is a...
8 Modern Solariums and Sun-Drenched Spaces
By definition, a solarium is a glass-enclosed space that's designed to let natural light stream in.
10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
Vaulted Skylights and Concrete Columns Connect This Melbourne Home With the Sun
Concrete, aluminum, and skylights create architectural alchemy in this breezy residence in the Melbourne suburb of Kew.
A Scandinavian Summer Home Built for Surf, Sports, and Sun
An adventurous family envisions a dream getaway on Sweden’s southwestern shore.
A Refined Austin Home With Verdant Views Asks Just Under $2M
Alterstudio Architecture once again teams up with Austin couple and design-build duo Anne Suttles and Sam Shah—to spectacular...
With a View of the Andes, This Concrete Retreat in Ecuador Follows the Sun
Made almost entirely of hand-poured concrete, a passive solar retreat in Ecuador hits all the right grooves.
An Off-Grid Home That Relies on the Sun and the Wind
A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right into the surrounding landscape.
Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel
Billing itself as the “five million star hotel,” Buubble is a unique lodging option about an hour outside of Reykjavík, Iceland,...
Run by the Sun
In Holland, being green is not a choice, it's a governmentally enforced obligation.
Settle in the Celebrated Sea Ranch For Under $2.9M
Designed by iconic architect Charles Moore, this oceanfront home enjoys its own promontory in a historic community in Northern...
An Architect Turns His Victorian Home Into a Sun-Drenched Live/Work Space
In an attempt to beat the winter blues and improve his work/life balance, Australian architect Andrew Maynard combines his home...
Hit the Road With This Shou-Sugi-Ban Trailer Asking Just Under $50K
ESCAPE One is a road-ready tiny home with 276 square feet of adaptable space.
7 Resources For Prefab Sunrooms and Easy-to-Install Sun Parlors
What better way to take advantage of the season's long days and balmy nights than to tack on a sunroom in your...
A Family Goes Somewhere Over the Rainbow
A spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor in this London Home.
Stay in a Modern, Industrial Home That’s Hidden Inside a Traditional Tuscan Villa
Behind this villa’s classic Tuscan facade lies a cool, monochromatic, contemporary vacation home.
Sun Mun Way Cool
In Los Angeles, California, a family of four inhabits a polychrome fantasia in the heart of Chinatown.

Get a Daily Dose of Design

Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.