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Matthew Trzebiatowski matched an extreme aesthetic to an extreme climate, but his sustainable moves took a gentler approach.
The Bilbao Effect
In the last 15 years, many a postindustrial city has redefined itself as a design center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What’s the Twist Behind This Home’s Sinuous Staircase? Ordinary Plywood
A renowned architect transforms a 1920s home, drawing upon a palette of plywood and glass to dramatic 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.
10 Gravity-Defying Cantilevered Homes
Ranging from the dramatic to the understated and modest, these 10 homes use suspension to thrilling effect.
Light Floods This Dazzling Renovated Victorian in Australia
Templeton Architecture integrates steel-framed apertures throughout an 1890 home in Victoria to stunning effect.
Dappled Sunlight Shines Through the Walls of This Mesmerizing Tiny House in Greece
Botanical cutouts punch through the green metal walls of this 226-square-foot retreat in Halkidiki, recreating the effect of an...
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.
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.
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...
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.
What Historically Low Mortgage Rates May Spell for Homebuyers in 2020 and Beyond
Near-zero interest rates may have the long-term effect of inflating home prices and setting up another financial crisis.
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...