Two Seats Are Better Than One
Designer Thom Fougere plays with scale and typology to create playful furniture.
A Steel Staircase Merges Two Units Into One in Tribeca
Thanks to a complete renovation, two separate units are merged into a single residence to create a chic home for a growing family...
A Cleverly Designed Bangkok Residence Fits Two Homes Into One
A three-story building is transformed into a flexible residence that can serve as a single home or a duplex.
Two Houses Are Better Than One
Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.
This Clever, Affordable Homestead for a Retired Texas Couple Is Two Houses in One
An architect designs a cost-effective home for his parents that allows for multigenerational living and responds to the harsh...
These Winning Low-Rise Designs Are a Blueprint for Better Housing—and Better Living—in Los Angeles
The City of Los Angeles has announced the winners of its latest design contest, which crowdsourced innovative housing solutions...
In Sweden, Two Matching Homes Nest Under One Black Gable Roof
An architect couple finance their family home by doubling the plan and selling half.
Labor of Loved Ones
Designed by his son and daughter-in-law, and largely built by his family and a host of neighborly helpers, Bill Weber’s new home...
This Award-Winning Home in Canada Allows Two Generations to Live Under One Roof
Toronto–based architects tackle the complex issue of aging in place by designing an accommodating multigenerational home.
A Two-Story Addition Turned a Bachelor Pad Into a Comfortable Home For Two
A pair of newly-weds in Chicago added a spacious extension for cohabiting.
How Can Higher Education Build a Better Architect?
In the 2010s, design/build programs were the cutting edge of architectural education.
5 Design Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep
If you’re constantly feeling as if you’re waking up on the wrong side of the bed, it might be time to rethink your bedroom design.
This Isolated Prefab Is One with the Wild
A home in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional construction.
A Darkened Cedar Dwelling in Portland Embodies “Less But Better” Design
After debating whether to renovate or rip up a wobbly old house, a family in Portland, Oregon, opts to start fresh and unlock the...
RM-3 Episode Two: Logs
In the second episode of our new podcast RM-3, we serve up logs three ways: as pliant plywood, as shakes and shingles, and with a...
Now There’s Proof That Tiny Homes Are Better Homes
New research shows that downsizing to a tiny home can cut your ecological footprint by 45%.
This Vacation Home in Argentina Is One Part House, One Part Skate Ramp
For a client who shreds, designer Macu Bulgubure created the ultimate escape by merging a half-pipe with a home.
For the Most Exciting Design Scene No One’s Talking About, Head to Detroit
The only UNESCO City of Design in the U.S. is experiencing a cultural renaissance that you need to see for yourself.
This Vineyard Hideout Is One With the Land—Literally
Rammed-earth construction fuses this Portuguese house to the environment.
This Dramatic Renovation in Portugal Will Have You on the Edge of Your Seat
In the former Puppeteers’ Quarter of Sintra, Portugal, REDO Architects sets the stage for an enchanting home that blends old and...
A Two-Part Landscaping Renovation in San Francisco
In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...
72 Hours in Småland, Sweden—Part Two
We take you deeper into the woods of Småland, southern Sweden's largest province, where the age-old traditions of glass- and...
The Tech Entrepreneur Behind Coursera Is Now Designing a Better Online Classroom
And—on the product front—new conduits of communication and emotional intelligence are designed to make kids feel closer at a time...
Dreaming of a Cheaper, Better Mattress? This Epic Allswell Sale Can Help
Score 15% off comfortable mattresses and bedding for a better night's sleep, now through October 16.
Explore the Japanese-Style Home of Two L.A. Tastemakers
The owners of a beloved housewares boutique upsize and remodel their home in Venice.
Two Designers Create a Small but Luxe Retreat in the Catskills
A jewel-like home rises on a six-acre site in rural New York.
Two Tiny Cabins Chose Simplicity Over Size
Two modest cabins in coastal New Zealand make waves with their respectful approach toward their environment.
A London Townhouse Gets a Gorgeous Renovation That Will Only Look Better Over Time
HÛT Architecture uses a simple palette of handcrafted materials to create a contemporary home for a musician and a furniture...
Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home
In an industrial part of Brooklyn, architect Sarah Zames transforms two unremarkable apartments into one modern space full of...
A Waterfront Home in Washington Grows Two Hovering Wings
Elevated above the Hood Canal shoreline, Aldo Beach House expands to make room for visiting family.
Escape to the Jungle in One of These Modern Forested Retreats
If Tarzan and Jane happened to be design-loving folks, they'd be right at home at any of these vacation destinations.
Two Ponds Bookend This Concrete-and-Wood Residence in Portugal
Braga–based firm Carvalho Araújo takes advantage of the ponds and stream that surround this dazzling, modern residence in...
Two Renovated Carriage Houses in Brooklyn Hit the Market
Starting at $3,350,000, these twin carriage houses in Clinton Hill retain their historic charm while boasting dreamy, minimalist...
Two Copper Towers Form a Tiny Retreat in Australia
Panels raise to open the off-grid cabin to the landscape, providing shaded views over the rolling hills.
This Tiny Alpine Cabin Promises Better Stargazing Than Your Local Planetarium
A totally transparent roof offers a clear but cozy view of the heavens for less than $90 a night.
Watch Out For These Two Kitchen and Bath Trends in 2018
For the rooms we agonize over most, Dwell presents a timely focus on velvety matte-black finishes and space-saving fixtures and...

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