The Yard Zone
The space outside your walls should be as thoughtfully considered as the space within.
Yard Sale Photographs
Yard Sale Photographs, a new book of photography by Adam Bartos, revels in the everyday castoffs and outmoded bric-a-brac that...
Native Plants Can Transform Your Yard—And The Planet
With her drought-tolerant landscapes and permeable hardscape designs, Cassy Aoyagi of FormLA Landscaping has proven her...
How to Make Your Tiny Yard Feel Spacious
We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is....
A Blissful Retreat Replaces a Scrap-Filled Yard in Seattle
An architect couple sets out to transform a run-down property.
New York City Manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
NYC makers show off their locally produced wares at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a manufacturing hub of its own.
5 Great Reasons To Install Water Features In Your Yard
Water in your garden provides all sorts of fantastic aesthetic and practical benefits.
These 13 Outdoor Showers Will Make You Consider One For Your Own Yard
Though it's not a necessity, having an outdoor shower on your property can be a game changer—especially if you plan on using your...
Albina Yard—Pioneering the Future of Sustainable Mass Timber Construction
Although talk of taxing Canadian lumber brought into the United States may be one reason Americans are moving towards sourcing...
These 11 Modern Fences Bring a Whole New Meaning to Curb Appeal
From a modern take on the traditional white picket fence to a free-form sculptural divider, these 11 unique fences might just...
Braver's New World
A revamp of this small suburban Massachusetts home doubled its size while giving the yard, the neighbors, and the planet a...
Spring cleaning, inside and out
Easy DIY ways to spruce up and declutter your home and yard,and tips for when you need a...
A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island
A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
10 Ways to Use Rugs in Your Outdoor Space This Spring
Looking for creative ways to incorporate rugs into outdoor spaces that feel otherwise unfinished? These 10 examples will give you...
Plans For a Simple Carport Evolve Into a Rear Addition and See-Through Pool
A straightforward alteration and addition project in Manly, New South Wales, Australia, results in a surprising overhaul of the...
Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin
A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and...
An Urbin Solution
When Alana Charles and her husband moved to their dream home in Toronto, they were excited to start life on their beautiful...
Personal Bio
In 1980 a five-year-old George Rocha bombed the hill behind his grandparents’ house in Pawtucket Rhode Island on a green plastic...
How to Build an Outdoor Shower
There's still enough time this summer to do a little DIY and build an outdoor shower in your yard.
At Dwell on Design, Learn How Architects and Developers Are Creating New York City's Newest Neighborhood
As part of our run-up to Dwell on Design New York (DODNY), taking place October 2-4, we're highlighting a few of our diverse...