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Best of Design Awards
Sebastian Mariscal's Wood Architecture
We interviewed architect Sebastian Mariscal on his thoughtful, textured approach to designing with wood, for our 2014 Materials...
10 Warm Wood Floors
Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the benefits of implementing wooden floors into your home are endless.
Into the Woods
The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...
4 Reasons Why Alder Is a Trending Wood
Eco-friendly, easy to work with, and cost-efficient, alder wood is having a moment in the world of building materials.
The Durable Yet Comfortable Cabin in the Woods
A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the...
10 Creative Uses of Reclaimed Wood
The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of wood?
Two Ponds Bookend This Concrete-and-Wood Residence in Portugal
Braga–based firm Carvalho Araújo takes advantage of the ponds and stream that surround this dazzling, modern residence in...
This Wood-Clad Home Is Built Into a Serene Mountain Slope
Nestled into the mountainous terrain of Shefford, Québec, this simply constructed residence is elegant and strong in expression.
6 Quick Tips for Maintaining Wood Countertops
Warm, glossy, and earthy, wood countertops are decidedly beautiful, but they do require some upkeep.
A Staggered Concrete Home in Argentina Nestles in the Woods
Hugging a gentle slope on the Argentine coast, Casa Bosque by Besonías Almeida Arquitectos integrates with its forest...
Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco
Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a...
Modern Wood-Lined Family Home in the Hamptons
Two idiosyncratic Andrew Geller structures get a new lease on life as part of a modern-day family compound designed by Hamptons...
8 Bright and Airy Wood-Paneled Spaces
You may think that paneled walls means dark and dated, but these spaces show that they can be anything but that.
Designing a house for this setting was a thrilling puzzle of aesthetics and terrain for a young architect.
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Wood-Based Candles
Learn how to make your own candles with different types of wooden bases with this comprehensive guide and video.
Wood Guide Part II: How to Recognize 5 (More) Common Wood Species
If you’ve dreamed of being able to recognize birch versus cedar or ash versus Douglas fir like a pro, look no further than this...
Charred Wood and Concrete Unite to Form a Chalet–Inspired Home
In the mountainous region of Bavaria, an unusual adaptation of the gabled chalet form results in a modern, sculptural home with...
Get Cozy in This Renovated A-Frame Cabin in the Woods
A pair of boutique hotel owners transforms an A-frame cabin in New Jersey into a Scandinavian-inspired retreat that starts at...
Recycled Wood Stars in an Ogle-Worthy Renovation in Australia
Melbourne architect and designer Travis Walton elevates a rustic retreat with a strategic combination of recycled wood, concrete,...
Space-Saving Wood-Paneled Apartment in Manhattan
Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight...