How a Couple Built the Forever Home of Their Dreams in Less Than Six Months
Along Victoria’s Surf Coast, a minimalist timber dwelling combines Scandinavian charm with the laid-back vibes of a New Zealand...
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
A Striking Modern House Built In A Pastoral Landscape
Contemporary and vernacular combine with innovative architectural solutions in the design of this house located at the edge of...
6 Striking Prefab Homes in Seattle
From a floating home to LEED Platinum-certified dwellings, the Emerald City is a stronghold for eco-conscious prefab housing.
Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
Minimal North Carolina Home Built for a Tech-Forward West Coast Couple
Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.
These “Just Add Water” Homes Can Be Built in Less Than 24 Hours
Paris-based architecture and design firm Cutwork plans to use roll-out cement paneling to build low-cost, durable housing units...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Striking Exteriors
These visually arresting facades can't be accused of being boring.
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
A Couple Transform a Prefab Shed Into a Cozy Cabin in Less Than Two Months
Two Airstream dwellers say goodbye to their mobile trailer to pursue their dream of homesteading in a cabin in the woods.
7 Minimalist Apartments Around The World
According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...
Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco
Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a...
A Green Roof Helps Camouflage This Striking Home in Brazil
The Ribeirão Preto Residence sports a dramatic, cantilevered roof and a robust indoor/outdoor connection.
A Richly Furnished Home Frames Striking Landscape Views
In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.
12 Striking Examples of Clerestory Windows in Modern Homes
The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...
A Madrid Home Mimics the Mountains With a Striking Sawtooth Roof
This Madrid home's intriguing roofline creates tall ceilings while sticking to strict building restrictions.
The New Home on the Block That Uses 90% Less Energy
A Seattle engineer builds an energy-efficient house with an assist from a prototype smart-home system.
This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks for Under $22K
Formed from the idea that extra space to call your own shouldn’t be a hassle to obtain, this tiny prefab can be placed anywhere...
A Melbourne Home Is Treated to a Striking Barn–Like Extension
Reclaimed materials, natural light, and minimalist design come together to create a warm, textured space that encourages nesting.
A 1970s Airstream Is Revamped Into an Off-Grid Home For Six
Jonathan and Ashley Longnecker and their four kids live, work, and explore the world in this stylish, sustainable Airstream...
A Striking Home in the Flemish Countryside Cuts an Otherworldly Silhouette
In Brakel, Belgium, local firm Graux & Baeyens Architecten proves that vernacular and contemporary architecture can harmoniously...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Striking Glass Walls
Create a space that stands out.
14 Red-Hot Homes With Striking Scarlet Exteriors
These fiery facades aren’t for the faint of heart.
5 Prefab Homes That Cost Less Than $20K
These prefab homes and kit dwellings break new ground for affordable housing.
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Take Minimalism to the Max
These spare homes turn our minimalist dreams into a stylish reality.
23 Unconventional Homes Built Around Trees
From Kyoto, Japan, to Austin, Texas, these dwellings take “bringing the outside in” to the next level.
This Striking Net-Zero Home Wraps Around a Serene Pond
Rooted in sustainable design, the Connecticut House radiates an undeniable Zen-like vibe.
A Striking Angular Cottage in Connecticut
What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...
Dwell Professionals of the Month: July
Each week, our editors choose one Dwell Professional to feature as "Pro of the Week." Along with being an active participant on...
Six Overlapping Pavilions Create a Flower-Shaped Home in Massachusetts
No Architecture designs a weekend house with an octagonal courtyard and interconnected spaces that bring a family together during...
A Striking Home on Stilts Lists for $2.7M in the Santa Monica Mountains
Designed by Ellis David Gelman, this three-bedroom residence is nestled in the heart of wine country.
This Airy Hamptons Home Is Made From Six Shipping Containers
Wrapped around a mature oak tree, a light-filled shipping container home embraces the outdoors in more ways than one.
A Striking Holiday Home in Portugal Evokes the Poetry of the Surrounding Landscape
Casa da Volta reimagines what a rural retreat can be, with its rustic yet luxurious materiality and tranquil courtyard.
A Striking Cor-Ten Steel Home Seeks $3M in Sonoma
Designed by Mork-Ulnes Architects, the Triple Barn House is a rustic retreat made of glass, concrete, and steel.
A Timber-Clad Home in Australia Is a Striking Place to Grow Old In
At first glance, the dramatic facade of this coastal home in Victoria, Australia, might seem to contradict its name—Humble...
A Home With Striking “Stone Curtains” Glows Like a Lantern at Night
ElasticoSPA rises above byzantine building codes by designing a playful Italian home with a quirky stone facade.

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