A Sustainable "Case Study" House in California
A Southern California architect approaches his family home as an experiment in sustainable design.
A Look at 10 Iconic Case Study Houses in California
Architectural photographer Julius Shulman's iconic image of Pierre Koenig's 1960 modernist masterpiece, the Stahl House—also...
Snatch Up Case Study House #10 in Pasadena For $3M
Pasadena’s only Case Study House, carefully restored in 2012, follows the slope of its site and emphasizes indoor/outdoor living.
This Pierre Koenig-Designed Case Study House Lists For $3.6M
Known as the Bailey House, Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House No. 21 boasts two bedrooms, two baths, and a whole lot of charming...
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.
Budget Breakdown: This $851K Riverside Home Is a Case Study in Smart, Sustainable Living
Combining creative nous with careful planning, architect Mark Lawton builds a net-zero home inspired by the typology of a...
The Only Surviving Craig Ellwood Case Study House Asks $2.9M
Recently listed for $2,995,000, Case Study House #16 was the first of three houses Ellwood designed for the program—and it’s the...
Spend the Night in an Iconic Case Study House North of San Francisco
Here at Dwell, we can’t get enough of the Case Study House Program that helped shape modern architecture as we know it today—and...
A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House
Thanks to a disciplined devotion to mid-century principles of design, a curator’s bachelor pad in the Hamptons is reborn.
Sustainability in Stages
"Personally, I’d rather be living outside,” says architect David Hertz.
Glass House on California's North Coast
C-Glass House is a minimal glass house located in Marin, California, designed by Deegan Day Design.
An Alluring Berkeley Hills Home by a Case Study Architect Asks $2.9M
Rebuilt by architect Beverly David Thorne after a 1991 fire, this newly renovated post-and-beam residence takes advantage of its...
A Case Study–Style Home in San Luis Obispo Lists for $870K
True to the case study prototype, the minimalist interior makes the most of the home’s boxy frame.
An Exceptional Midcentury by Case Study Architect Pierre Koenig Hits the Market
A meticulously maintained, architectural time capsule in L.A. is available for the first time since 1960.
A Case Study Case Study
Meltdown, shmeltdown: If you've got a spare $14 million, you can have a genuine Case Study house, a Pacific Ocean view—and a...
Case Study House #18 in L.A. Hits the Market at $10M and Includes Plans From Tom Kundig
For $10,000,000, the new owner will receive the historic midcentury home, along with architectural plans for a separate structure...
8 Iconic Houses in Palm Springs, California
With its short distance from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a popular locale for those looking to escape the urban sprawl for a...
An Impeccably Renovated Midcentury by Case Study Architect Craig Ellwood Asks $3.75M
This arresting Los Angeles–area residence echoes the style of the designer’s Case Study House #16B.
Northern California’s Infamous Flintstone House Is Being Sued as a ‘Public Nuisance’
The town of Hillsborough, California, deems the so-called Flintstone House to be “intrusive” and a “safety...
This 484-Square-Foot Tiny House in Brazil Is as Sculptural as it Is Sustainable
Gustavo Penna Architect & Associates uses reclaimed mining waste to create a minimalist masterpiece on a spectacular site.
Own This Sustainably Designed Malibu Beach House For $5.7M
Sited on one of the last undeveloped oceanfront lots along the Pacific Coast Highway, House Noir creatively addresses the issue...
A 1970s Bungalow Is Transformed Into a Breezy Beach House in California
Architect David Montalba creates an oceanfront hangout where an extended family can enjoy the sand as their living room.
Case Study Architect Whitney R. Smith’s SoCal Residence Lists for $2.35M
The landmarked home and studio in Pasadena was Smith’s principal residence throughout most of his career.
Case Study Designer Craig Ellwood’s Landmarked Courtyard Apartments List for $2.85M
The building was originally designed in the ’50s as four interlocking flats for celebrity TV host Roy Maypole.
Experience Tree-Top Living at One of These Sustainable Tree Houses
These extraordinary tree houses meld sustainable materials with hospitality design, offering an innovative and adventurous way to...
Sustainable Living: Chicago’s First Certified Passive House
Take a tour through Chicago’s first passive house, built by Brandon Weiss of Weiss Building and Development LLC with the help of...
A Stunningly Restored Midcentury by Case Study Architect Craig Ellwood Asks $800K in San Diego
The Bobertz Residence, designed in 1953, emerges from years of modification and wear to become a luminous example of midcentury...
Palm Springs, California
In Palm Springs, California, “midcentury modern” connotes more than just Eames chairs and glass walls; it also hints at Hollywood...
Go Behind the Scenes With a Process-Driven Handmade-Tile Company in California
Age-old techniques meet modern innovation at a handmade-tile company in California.
10 Best Modern Homes in Venice Beach, California
As a buzzing seaside town known for its bohemian spirit, lively boardwalk, funky boutiques, and picturesque canals, Venice Beach...
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
A Serene, Sustainable Home in Colorado
Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.
A 1950s California Ranch House Gets a Modern-Farmhouse Makeover
This remodeled and extended ranch house in Del Mar is a modern farmhouse-meets-beach shack.
A Delicate Renovation Revives a ’70s Beach House in Northern California
Butler Armsden Architects’ retooling of a Stinson Beach retreat allows one family to bask in the outdoors.
A Sensational Slice of Coastal California With 3 Houses Lists For $6M
The crown jewel of this five-acre estate is a midcentury glass studio elevated on stilts.
These Art and Yoga Cabins Mimic California’s Majestic Forests
Nestled on a steep slope near the iconic Muir Woods in California, a pair of outbuildings offer a sublime connection to Mother...

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