Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.
This Woodland Home in Virginia Was Built for Modern, Multigenerational Living
An adventurous indoor-outdoor home by the Boston practice Höweler + Yoon Architecture acts as a beacon for three generations of a...
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
Happy Trails
In the Virginia woods, two architects devise an economical solution to a couple’s need for space.
A Historic U.S. Post Office Is Transformed Into a Digital Agency’s New Modern Office
After a two-year hunt for the perfect office space, digital agency Mobelux found a new home for their growing company in an...
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
Take Me Home
A “tree house” of clean lines, ample glass, and thoughtful ingenuity lets a Washington, DC–area family and a stream of weekend...
Community of Vision
A mere eight miles from Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Georgian neoclassical plantation home, and just nine miles south of Old...
Row House
With a modernist palette of concrete, glass, and steel, Ziger/Snead Architects constructed an ode to rowing in rural Virginia.
Home Sweat Home
The land we purchased—a little less than 40 acres in the Floyd County foothills of southwestern Virginia’s Blue Ridge...
Waste Opportunity
While the Western world forgets its waste with a flush, 2.6 billion people don’t even have toilets.
Writer-Gardener Debra Prinzing in SF March 5
While British author Virginia Woolf heralded the benefits of “a room of one’s own,” writer, master gardener, and outdoor...
Teaching by Example
When the Charlottesville Waldorf School bought 13 undeveloped acres outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2002, the idea was...
A Dwell Favorite: Relaxing Along the River
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.
Stadium Game
Among America’s notable architectural ruins, few are as singular as the grandstand for Commodore Munroe Stadium, designed by...
10 Kit Home Companies in the South
Known for its world-famous charm, wide-open spaces, and sunny skies, the South can be a welcoming place to call home.
A Collision of Art, Architecture, and Fashion in Marfa
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Kamal Letterpress Art
I stumbled onto Kamal Patel's letterpress work in the Chronicle Books 2010 publication The Little Book of Letterpress, which...
Watch How a Sculptor’s Cliffside Glass House Seems to Grow Out of the Rocks
As a sculptor who spent years living and working in France, Loraine Strait always dreamed of living closely with nature and...
Vases by American Crafstman Kent Ipsen
A series of vases by American craftsman Kent Ipsen (1933-2012), a substantial contributor to the 1960s studio glass movement, go...

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