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A Sustainable Home in Silicon Valley
Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.
This Meditative Home in Silicon Valley Offers Garden Views at Every Turn
The flora comes first at a leafy enclave just minutes from downtown Palo Alto.
A Silicon Valley Home Splits Around a Magnificent Blue Oak
This sun-filled residence brings a suburban California site closer to its untamed roots.
Silicon Valley Home Tours
Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.
Two Silicon Valley Vets Master the Smart Home Without Going Full “Jetsons”
A freshly blackened veneer is the face of a San Francisco tract house’s Cloud-based reinvention.
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.
Dwell Home Tours Lands in Silicon Valley
For our last stop on this year’s Dwell Home Tours program, we’ll be making our way to Silicon Valley, where we’ll be hosting...
Top 10 Sustainable Homes of 2020
From a carbon-negative cabin to a prefab farmhouse, these resourceful designs captivated readers this year.
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.
An Empty-Nester Couple’s Resort-Like Retreat Overlooks Silicon Valley
For a couple’s forever home, SB Architects draw from resort design to effortlessly blend indoors and out.
A Silicon Valley Eichler Becomes a Cheery Hub Where Dozens Can Gather
“It’s the new French embassy,” jokes architect Mary Maydan, who turned a previously botched Eichler into a home that’s as warm...
Four Pavilions Balance Privacy and Togetherness in This Silicon Valley Abode
Courtyard House in Menlo Park, California, encourages a family with two teenagers to be independent while staying connected—to...
A Silicon Valley Retreat Sports a Butterfly Roof and Two Indoor/Outdoor Wings
The aptly named Butterfly House by William Duff Architects puts a spacious courtyard at the center of activity.
Disappear Into the Woods in This Hudson Valley Home for $1.2M
Bright, airy, and only a few hours away from Manhattan, this modern woodsy house is the last dwelling available at Hudson Woods.
A Green Wall in Silicon Valley
Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.
This Carbon-Negative Cabin Is the Sustainable Home of the Future
Perkins & Will designs a mountaintop Passive House that takes energy efficiency to the next level.
A Minimalist Home Is Built Into Steep Terrain in an Austrian Valley
Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...
This Smart Home Sets a Powerful New Standard For Sustainability
The energy-efficient Silicon Valley home that architect Dan Spiegel designs for his parents responds to their lifestyles, the...
Austin Tackles Homelessness With a Village of Sustainable Tiny Homes
Local architects from McKinney York explain their schemes for two sustainable models designed to give the formerly homeless a...