'West Coast Modern' by Zahid Sardar
Frequent Dwell contributor Zahid Sardar has two new books out that would be welcome additions to any architecture or...
Coast Docs
Law professor Carole Goldberg and sociology professor Duane Champagne both teach at the University of California, Los Angeles.
A Tiny Home in Washington Captures the Serenity of the West Coast
In Battle Ground, Washington, Matt and Elizabeth Impola create a chic retreat with French doors, bright, airy interiors, and a...
7 Tiny Home Companies to Consider on the West Coast
These design-forward home builders on the West Coast are crafting tiny dwellings that are big on style and sustainability.
10 West Coast Wineries With Architecture as Noteworthy as the Wines They Produce
These modern wineries offer a full-bodied experience.
This Canadian Tiny Home Beams a Rustic, West Coast Vibe
Smart storage tactics are combined with a U-shaped sofa to maximize space in this delightful tiny home.
A Venice Beach Granny Suite Exudes Serious West Coast Cool
A simple garage renovation becomes so much more at the hands of architecture firm Bau10.
Minimal North Carolina Home Built for a Tech-Forward West Coast Couple
Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.
A Vacation Home in Nova Scotia Takes Cues From the Coastal Landscape
Designed by Omar Gandhi Architects for Swiss clients as a home base for swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, and other activities,...
Way Out West
Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a...
This Expansive Beachside Home on Mexico's Pacific Coast Puts a Modern Spin on Tradition
Made up of several pavilions and consisting of a palm tree-thatched roof, large wood walls, and exposed concrete, Casa en el...
Mel B's Modern West Hollywood Home Is on the Market For $5.9M
Scary Spice's recently remodeled home is currently for sale.
Made In: The West
Check out the best products crafted in the West in this installment of our 2019 Made in America series.
10 Prefabs Found on the East Coast
While some people may think "West Coast" when they think of prefab homes, the following 10 examples challenge that assumption.
Glass House on California's North Coast
C-Glass House is a minimal glass house located in Marin, California, designed by Deegan Day Design.
Spain’s Basque Coast Gets a New Modern Hotel With a Michelin-Starred Restaurant
Located just outside San Sebastián overlooking the Basque Coast in Spain, a beautiful modern hotel has emerged from Monte Igueldo...
Modern in the Country
Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre plot of land in rural Yelm, Washington, with visions of a new home on the range.
West Coast Green
If green design were easy, everyone would be doing it. And though it makes sense in theory, actual implementation is often easier...
Tait Modern
When building a second home, most people don’t consider traveling farther than upstate.
Modern in Tijuana
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different...
Morocco Modern
Rediscovering the elusive Tangier abode of former Knoll President Yves Vidal
7 East Coast Kit Home Companies
The all-American concept of the Kit Home had its heyday in the first half of the 20th century and used to be restricted to the...
A Glass House on Australia’s Sunshine Coast
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
Kanye West’s Prefab Dome Homes Have Been Demolished
The Star Wars–inspired structures have been torn down after Yeezy failed to adhere to permitting regulations and ignored a...
A Sensational Green Roof Fuses This Home With the Australian Coast
An outdoor enthusiast’s eco-friendly retreat on the shores of Wallis Lake embraces the beach and bushland.
In Uruguay, a Home Near the Coast Keeps Things Open
Casa Mat by Argentinian firm Mutar favors experimentation over traditional domestic boundaries.
These 20 Fanciful Furnishings From Industry West Will Turn Your Space Into a Modern Dreamscape
Transform your living room into a dreamy assortment of plush chairs, shimmery light fixtures, and pastel colorways with these...
The Dwell x Target Lookbook Reveals a Sleek New Collection for the Modern Home
Ahead of the December 27 launch, the Modern by Dwell Magazine lookbook features a wide array of furniture, decor, and home...
Monogram Modern Home Tour Takes On the West Coast
After last year’s collaboration, we were excited to team up with Monogram again for the 2016 Monogram Modern Home Tour.
A Sun-Drenched Cottage on the L.A. Coast Asks $2.5M
The renovated home comes with a spacious home office and a converted, detached garage that’s rental ready.
Modern Homes in Brazil
Brazil is a breath-taking country that has a perfect mix of nature and modern architecture.
Modern Addition in Louisville
Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville...
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
8 Modern Driveways
These various modern homes prove that the driveway is just as important to a piece of architecture as the rest of the design.
A Rustic Hideaway Perches on a Wooded Bluff Overlooking the Washington Coast
Architect James Cutler designs a refined cabin that honors this remote stretch of rugged landscape.
Soak Up the Surf at These Remote Timber Cabins on the Chilean Coast
Perched on a steep hillside, a pair of secluded oak cabins blend into the rugged landscape of Navidad, Chile.

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