'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...
6 Modern Wineries on the West Coast With Beautiful Architecture
A weekend away at a vineyard doesn't just have to be about the wine tasting—rather, it should be an opportunity to escape to a...
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.
Modern Woodwork by Way of the California Coast
Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts elegant wood, brass, and leather pieces.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Coast Docs
Law professor Carole Goldberg and sociology professor Duane Champagne both teach at the University of California, Los Angeles.
A Modern Holiday Home on a Cliff on the South Coast
Originally hired to complete an extension, AR Design Studio ended up designing an entire house after the original was split in...
City Guide: West Queen West, Toronto
Must-visit places in Toronto's West Queen West, a neighborhood that's home to burgeoning design, culinary, and retail scenes.
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...
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.
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...
West Side Story
A comprehensive look at mid-century California design reveals a modern coming of age for the Golden State.
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.
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
10 Modern Homes in London
With streets lined with historical structures from multiple time periods—including Georgians, Edwardians, and neo-Gothics—London...
10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.

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