Victorian Secrets
Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
Not Your Grandma's Victorian
A traditional home in Toronto goes modern.
A Renovated Tiny Victorian with 21st-Century Interiors
Tragedy begets opportunity in San Francisco when a fire-scorched Victorian is rebuilt from within.
A Refurbished, Victorian-Era Brick Tower in Hampshire
When two equestrians resettle, a sagging water tower is part of the bargain.
A Toronto-Based Firm Breathes New Life Into a Victorian’s Interior
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Stay in a Converted Victorian Cooperage in London
Built in the late 19th century, a former cooperage where barrels were manufactured for a local brewery now holds a bright,...
A Streamlined Addition Revives a Gloomy Victorian in Sydney
The owners of this semi-detached, south-facing home asked the architects to bring in the light.
Secrets You Need to Know When Using Wood in Wet Spaces
Who says wood and moisture don't work well...
House of the Week: The Secret Fortress Next Door
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Victorian Home in London Gets a Modern Office Addition
Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.
Victorian Revival
A couple’s dinner out at their neighborhood bistro provides just the right impetus for their restaurant-inspired kitchen...
A Cool Melbourne Cottage Riffs Off of its Victorian Neighbors
Using the same roof form and materials as the houses surrounding it, this Australian residence reinterprets the pitched-roof...
A Historic Victorian in San Francisco Is Meticulously Transformed Into a Modern Family Home
In San Francisco’s Alamo Square, Jensen Architects turns to the past to boldly reinterpret a storied historic home.
A Victorian Cottage in Houston Finds New Life as a Local Firm's Office
In Houston's historic Old Sixth Ward, a neglected, 1904 Folk Victorian cottage is relocated and restored as a modern office.
An Architect Turns His Victorian Home Into a Sun-Drenched Live/Work Space
In an attempt to beat the winter blues and improve his work/life balance, Australian architect Andrew Maynard combines his home...
A Pink Corridor Connects the Past With the Present in a Victorian Cottage
A brick and fuchsia tunnel creates a time warp in this semi-detached Victorian in a Melbourne suburb.
Can You Find This Clothing Label in a (Sort of) Secret Shipping Container?
An online store launches a mysterious showroom to make its wares more accessible, relatively speaking.

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