Yes, It Is Easy Being Green
Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
A House Not Built for Human Beings
An architect-turned-falconer considers animals and nature when designing his own home.
4 Easy Steps to Creating Your Own DIY Green Roof
If you've been dreaming of topping your home off with a living roof but want to get the job done on your own, we have you covered.
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
Do Bathtubs Belong in Bedrooms? These Dwellings Say “Yes”
Love it or hate it, bathtubs are making their way into the bedchamber.
From Brown to Green
Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...
This Svelte Tiny Home Is Being Auctioned For Charity
RE/MAX and Henry Ford College in Michigan are taking bids on this student-designed home from July 26-28, with all proceeds...
This Airy Portland Loft Was No Easy Task to Transform
After four years and three phases of renovation, this loft went from a cozy home for three to a spacious and refined dwelling for...
Make Hosting for the Holidays Easier With These Gifts for Yourself
Houseguest season is upon us. These little gifts will help.
Inexpensive, Easy-Assembly Shipping Container Home
An attractive shipping container house shows the benefits of prefab living.
Will Smart Cities Make Life Easier For Everyone?
The Internet of Things has the power to make cities infinitely friendlier for seniors and people with disabilities.
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
Designer to Know: Saturday Green
Inspired by their favorite day of the week, Saturday Green is a female-led collective of textile designers who recently launched...
A Berlin Apartment Breathes Easier With a Light and Bright Revamp
A gut renovation adds a well-appointed sunny kitchen, a spacious master bedroom, additional storage, and luxe upgrades throughout.
12 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Rental Home
These easy, effective ways to improve your rented home can be tackled in less than a day—and are budget-friendly to boot.
An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
An Old Lumberyard in Sonoma County Is Being Reimagined as an Inclusive Community
A collaboration between Olson Kundig, SB Architects, and Vita, the Mill District is slated to bring new residences, affordable...
A Tree From the Farnsworth House Is Being Spun Into Historic Housewares
Local Midwest woodworkers are carving out a new life for the sugar maple that witnessed the home’s entire history.
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
4 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Smarter Today
These low-fuss products bring automation into your home without compromising on design.
6 Easy Ways to Get Your Garden Ready for Spring
Embrace the long-awaited coming of spring by following these tips for a verdant garden.
This Tiny House Makes 240-Square-Foot Living Look Easy
The Point by Modern Tiny Living packs a ton of style and storage—and starts at just $62,000.
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
A Green Home to Last a Lifetime in Austin
Austin couple Anne Suttles and Sam Shah built a house to last their lifetime—and longer.
The Dwell 24: Blue Green Works
At Blue Green Works, creative director Peter B. Staples creates lighting fixtures inspired by film, architecture, and New York...
Dwell 24: Green River Project
As a collaboration between designers Benjamin Bloomstein and Aaron Aujla, the Green River Project has created diverse pieces such...
Before & After: A Dark and Disjointed Los Angeles Cottage Sees the Light
Modus Development elevates a Highland Park dwelling with daylighting, archways, and a rooftop deck.
18 Easy-to-Install Showerheads That Will Seriously Upgrade Your Bathroom Routine
Here are our top recommendations for showerheads that will cultivate a soothing, spa-like experience at home.
A LEED Gold Weekend Home Embraces the Ontario Landscape
This all-white LEED Gold home is undoubtedly modern, but takes cues from the historic precedent of the longhouse to bring the...
5 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your IKEA Furniture in Under an Hour
Give your IKEA furniture a quick facelift with these DIY tips.
A Luminous Palm Springs Kitchen Fosters Easy Indoor/Outdoor Living
A manifestation of exquisite, thoughtful design, the kitchen in the prefabricated Axiom Desert House embodies rich indoor/outdoor...
Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat
A motif of perforated metal is carried throughout an Austin home, lessening the harsh effects of the sun.
Yes, National Avocado Day Is a Thing—Here’s How We’re Celebrating
This July 31, take your appreciation of the tasty green fruit to the next level.
7 Easy Ways to Give Your Kitchen Appliances a Cosmetic Upgrade
These surface treatments can give your kitchen appliances a quick, cost-effective makeover.

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