An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery
Perched on a coastal site in Australia, this property features cantilevered views of the sparkling sea.
This 60-Square-Foot Structure Divides and Conquers in a Manhattan Renovation
In a New York loft, a multifunctional cube provides a space-saving fix that’s anything but square.
10 Modern Structures That Use Brick in Interesting Ways
There’s something about brick that we just can’t enough of. It's earthy and natural, symmetrical and sturdy, timeless and...
7 Peaked Structures With Pyramid-Inspired Roofs
There's something undeniably mystical about pyramids and prisms, and architects the world over have used the enigmatic form in...
A Timeless Foundation Paves the Way For an Iconic Structure
Since 1963, Stepstone has been manufacturing handmade, precast concrete products elegant enough for any location—such as the...
Structured Play
Two of the country’s most creative and thoughtful playground designers—architect Richard Dattner and landscape architect M. Paul...
The Structure of Construction
This brilliant new table, called A New Perspective, by James Tooze of England's Batch, combines graphic design and carpentry to...
A Stoic Structure in Oaxaca Gives Way to a Couple’s Convivial Home
Designed for gatherings, Nuestro Sueño features living spaces that flow one into the next, all surrounding a central open-air...
This Unusual Structure Melds a Traditional Chilean “Quincho” With a Bauhaus Aesthetic
Drawing inspiration from artist László Moholy-Nagy’s abstract work, this barbecue and meditation space uses simple geometry to...
10 Prefabricated or Modular Structures That Use Plywood in Creative Ways
Lightweight, affordable, and flexible, plywood has all the warmth of wood, while being perfect for prefab and modular...
A Concrete Home Inspired by Historic Brutalist Structures Rises in Western Australia
The Roscommon House draws on local history to combine undulating concrete walls with a timber-clad interior and exterior pocket...
8 Structures and Spaces That Use Mirrored or Reflective Surfaces in Interesting Ways
Mirrors have long been associated with magic and illusion.
8 Endangered Modern Structures
These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.
An Architect’s Bright and Airy Family Home Thrives Within a Brutalist Concrete Structure
At the family home of an Israeli architect, modern and light-filled interiors enliven a brutalist, raw concrete structure.
A New Eco-Friendly Home Emerges From a Tired Structure on Long Island’s Wetlands
Josh Manes Architecture imagines protruding and receding volumes to maximize solar energy and frame 360-degree views.
A Historic Beijing Structure Gets a Modern Makeover
Chinese firm ARCHSTUDIO transforms a Qing Dynasty-era structure into a tea house that blends new and old.
Photo of the Week: Shipping Container Structure in Toronto
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
Mini Structures Are the Winter Equivalent of the Lifeguard Station
Five creative warming huts on Lake Ontario ignore the cold to celebrate scenic beauty and public space.
5 Light-Filled Spaces That Use Glass Blocks Creatively
Glass blocks—the old-school square blocks of translucent glass found in many buildings constructed from the 1940s through the...
Two Cedar-Clad Structures Form a Unique Montauk Retreat
Inspired by the natural setting, local architects create one weekend retreat by designing two dwellings that will beautifully...
A Green and Affordable Structure Fits Three Families in One 28-Foot-Wide Lot
Two Seattle architects design and build a dynamic multifamily structure on a formerly vacant lot.
These 9 Structures Prove That Shingle Exteriors Can Be Surprisingly Modern
In architecture, shingles often bring to mind historic, pitched-roof buildings—but this certainly isn’t the case with these nine...
Demolished Frank Lloyd Wright Structure in Banff May Be Rebuilt
The Banff Pavilion, controversially demolished in 1938, is on track to be reconstructed.
This Japanese Architect’s Live/Work Space Embodies Quiet Reflection
The design of this three-level structure was inspired by a single tree.
This Transformed Melbourne House Resembles a Quirky Village
A playful renovation in Melbourne creates a series of gabled structures.
Snuck Farm
A modern structure that celebrates rural simplicity and sustainability.
A Brooklyn Loft Renovation Eschews Walls to Keep Things Bright and Flexible
New Affiliates brings subtle definition to the Williamsburg home without taking away from the structure’s cast-iron and brick...
This Eichler-Inspired Dwelling in Austin Boasts Serious Curve Appeal
Alterstudio creates a soft-edged structure for living large on a standard lot.
A 17th-Century Building in the Swiss Alps Is Reimagined as a Residence, Rental, and Wine Bar
Designer Jonathan Tuckey reconfigures a stone-and-timber structure for contemporary living.
This Solar-Powered Prefab in Portland Was Set Up in Four Hours
A software developer adds a prefabricated shed by Drop Structures to his Oregon campground.
8 Treetop Cabins Perched High Above the Earth
These lofty structures take cabin design to a whole new level.
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
A Midcentury L.A. Home by Pioneering Chinese-American Architect Eugene K. Choy Seeks $2M
Originally built in 1956, the post-and-beam structure was stylishly renovated in 2008.
A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
This Mobile Studio in the Swiss Alps Is an Artist's Dream Come True
Clean lines and practical sustainability define this roving, multipurpose structure.
Modern Prefab Cabins for California State Parks
Students dream up modular structures for camping around California parklands.

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