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The Wayback Machine: Your Solar House
Before the word "solar" evoked images of flat PV panels stuck on rooftops, many architects already had a mind to use the sun to...
A husband-and-wife architect team proves a house can be good for the environment—and look great too.
This Futuristic Japanese Building Is Not Your Everyday Tree House
Inspired by the form of trees, an architect breaks the mold of typical, cuboid, multi-level structures.
Celebrate the Solar Eclipse With 13 Products That Are Out of This World
Today is the day! But even if you aren't on the path of totality, you can still get in the spirit with these stellar items.
The Compact, Solar-Powered Ex of In House Sits Lightly Upon the Land
Steven Holl's geometric Ex of In House holds a minimal footprint without compromising on volume within.
How Changing the Layout of Your House Can Make it a Home
Parachute founder Ariel Kaye gives us the 411 in this excerpt from her new book, “How to Make a House a Home.”
When Your House Wants to Talk About Fast Food
A smart-home marketing stunt gone wrong.
The Solar-Powered Orchid Tiny House Has a Gorgeous, Light-Filled Interior
Nashville–based New Frontier Homes recently completed the Orchid Tiny House—a 290-square-foot off-grid home with amazing lighting...
These 5 Companies Want to Build a Tiny House in Your Backyard for Free
Each firm will construct an ADU in your backyard in exchange for a portion of the income you generate by renting it out.
6 Tiny House Resources That Will Help You Downsize Your Life
Move into a mini abode with this roundup of resources on modern small space living.
Post Your Project on Dwell
Now architects, interior designers, realtors, builders, and home dwellers can easily showcase their homes and projects on Dwell.
On Your Mark, Get Sett
Austin-based modern prefab designer Kimber Reed wants you to space out.
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Clear Your Cabinet—This Mug Is About to Become Your Morning Staple
If you’re looking to overhaul your kitchenware—or simply searching for the perfect daily cup—The Mug by East Fork is a solid...
10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True
Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree house goals?
Made in America: At Your Doorstep
A new generation of companies has turned direct-to-consumer furniture into an outlet for well-made original design.
How to Care for Your Bedding
While care labels provide a great starting place, proper bedding maintenance requires additional steps and is essential for...
A New Start-Up Wants to Build a Tiny House in Your Backyard For Free
Rent the Backyard is building prefab homes in empty yards to provide affordable housing—and they'll split the profits with...
Minim Lets You Build Your Own Tiny House For Just $35K
Want to build your own tiny house? Now you can purchase plans for this award-winning home from Minim.
A Hovering House in the Welsh Hills That You Can Call Your Own For a Week
With a section that hangs over a river, this four-bedroom vacation rental in Wales echoes Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater...
Tech Talk: 3 Smart Home Devices to Sell Your House Faster
Offering new conveniences, energy savings, safety, and security, pre-installed home automation devices are quite appealing to...
This Magical Dwelling Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
A rentable tiny house in Wellsville, Pennsylvania, provides guests with a minimalist living experience focused on the lush...
An Old Airstream Is Transformed Into a Midcentury-Inspired Dream Machine
This masterfully renovated 1965 Airstream oozes modern luxury in 216 square feet.
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
House In Morillos
A modern house built in the middle of a breathtaking natural landscape.
Designing Your Home Around a Central Piece of Art—Your Front Door
Your front door is one of the biggest pieces of art in your home.
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and...
Top Tips for Your Kitchen Remodel
From lighting to plumbing, here’s what you should know before you start your next update.
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
A Passive House in the Netherlands Embodies 5 Tips to Consider When Planning Your Own
This 2,500-square-foot Passive House was built using a panelized system—meaning the parts of the house were delivered from the...
These Customizable Modular Homes Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
Rooted in a sustainable, built-to-last mentality, tiny house maker Wheelhaus has just added a new collection of modular homes...
This Minimalist, Solar-Powered Home Is a True Desert Oasis
Designed to amplify connections with the desert, a low-lying courtyard house nestles into the landscape.
Put Lipstick on Your Door: 5 Ways to Make Your Home Unapologetically Bold
Russell Whitehead and Jordan Cluroe of 2LG Studio share their design tips for creating a home with an unforgettable personality.
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Not Your Average High School Auditorium
A renovation doubles down on the value of live performance at a midcentury Los Angeles venue.