Stay at an Old Converted Train Station in the Belgian Countryside
Located just an hour away from Brussels, the only visible clue to this vacation home's past life is the train track that...
Transport Perceptual Pod by Alberto Frias
Las Vegas–based architect Alberto Frias' design, an LED-illuminated perceptual pod called Transport, drew a lot of attention on...
The Barcelona Home Like No Other
Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta...
7 Affordable Prefab Homes and Other Alternative, Inexpensive Home Options
Nowadays, innovators in the world of prefab and kit home design have continued to push the boundaries on what they can do—their...
Landscape Architect Bernard Trainor
We're thrilled to welcome Bernard Trainor to Dwell on Design this year.
Woodbury Trains Latino Architects
Frequent Dwell contributor and all-around sharp design writer Mark Lamster has a bang-up story in The Architect right now about...
A Dramatic Cutout Wall and Other Surprises Define This Playful House
In Auckland, New Zealand, an architect cleverly uses roof supports and surplus soil to define space, both inside and out.
Alfie the A-Frame and 10 Other A-Grade Accommodations
Sophisticated and undeniably modern, A-frame houses still exude a certain simple and rustic charm, especially when it comes to...
Looks Like We're Getting That Train
The high speed rail system in France, called the TGV, has revolutionized travel within the country.
Sketches of Spain (and other Gehrys)
What is the purpose of the architectural sketch in the era of computer-assisted design? Is it creative discipline, exploration—or...
This Boutique Hotel Loves its City Like No Other
With a central location in Providence, Rhode Island, affordable rates, and a warm-modern style that blends hand-picked European...
10 Verner Panton Designs That Will Transport You Back to the '60s
When you think of Verner Panton, what initially comes to...
This smart transforming table replaces 7 other pieces of furniture
Small space dwellers will appreciate this hardworking, space-saving table, desk, standing desk and coffee table in one.
A Fly-Down Warning Device, and Other Hilarious Smart Tech Ideas from an Artist
British artist and designer Dominic Wilcox illustrates inventive—and admittedly outlandish—ways technology can potentially...
A Guide to Japanese Iced Coffee
Is Japanese-style iced coffee better than other...
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Get's Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
Creative Landscape Design for a Renovated Eichler in California
Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.
Forest House By Envelope A + D
A sprawling family retreat with separate cabins connected both with each other and to the forest they inhabit.
This Prefab Ski School in the Alps Took 10 Days to Assemble
Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.
8 Best Modern Mailboxes to Buy
It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...

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