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Matthew Trzebiatowski matched an extreme aesthetic to an extreme climate, but his sustainable moves took a gentler approach.
This Compact New Zealand Home Uses Low-Cost Materials to Dazzling Effect
Designed for a couple in Wellington, New Zealand, this small home puts the focus on affordable materials and stunning views.
The Bilbao Effect
In the last 15 years, many a postindustrial city has redefined itself as a design center.
Glass and Stone Combine to Dazzling Effect on California's Central Coast
In Clint Eastwood’s exclusive Tehama resort in Carmel, a crisp, contemporary home prioritizes indoor/outdoor living.
Domino Effect: How a Bedroom Refresh Jump-Started a Whole-House Remodel For a Tech Exec
How a bedroom remodel jumped the threshold and inﬁltrated every room in the house.
This South Austin Home Juxtaposes Local Materials to a Shining Effect
The home’s large floor plan is broken up by three stone pavilions, and it features a lush backyard retreat with a pool and...
Giant Ferris Wheel, All Aboard. Bilbao Effect, Everybody Off!
Well, the London Eye has done it: Singapore has its own giant Ferris wheel, as does Nanchang and as of December 20th of last year...
A Vietnamese Abode Draws In Light With a Glass Atrium
Traditional and modern elements merge to striking effect in this renovated home north of Hanoi.
8 Marvelous Apartments You Should Absolutely Rent in Milan
Art, fashion, and design collide to spectacular effect in the Italian metropolis.
Rough and Refined Details Play Nice in This Reimagined Melbourne Victorian
Behind a traditional facade, textured concrete ceilings combine with svelte surfaces for a deliciously moody effect.
This Surprisingly Airy Holiday Home Is Made of Massive Concrete Slabs
Designed as a vacation home for a young family, this tropical modern dwelling uses restrained forms and fundamental materials to...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Wondrous Wood Accents
Wood: what can't it do? These modern homes from the Dwell community utilize the sturdy material to a remarkable effect.
A Shipping Container Home in Pennsylvania Embraces Its Rugged Industrial Origins
A couple builds a new home, repurposing a series of 11 shipping containers and an existing concrete foundation to maximal effect.
A Carbon-Neutral Concrete House Is an Exemplary Infill in Western Australia
Australian firm Whispering Smith uses commercial materials in a limited footprint for a wabi-sabi effect.
Technicolor Dreams Await at This Renovated Hotel in Honolulu
Neon and nature motifs collide to dazzling effect at this revamped hotel in bustling Waikiki Beach.
Light Floods This Dazzling Renovated Victorian in Australia
Templeton Architecture integrates steel-framed apertures throughout an 1890 home in Victoria to stunning effect.
This Unusual Structure Melds a Traditional Chilean “Quincho” With a Bauhaus Aesthetic
Drawing inspiration from artist László Moholy-Nagy’s abstract work, this barbecue and meditation space uses simple geometry to...
9 Great Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...
Top 5 Thoughtfully Updated Farmhouses and Barns of the Week
By paying homage to their roots, these updated dwellings strike a balance between past and present to stunning effect.
How to Beat the Winter Blues at Work
Winter is a great time for ski holidays, getting cozy indoors, or enjoying hot chocolate whenever you want, but the season may...