The Yurt: Ancient Dwelling, Modern Lifestyle
The yurt, one of the most ancient forms of shelter, has seen a resurgence in popularity among modernists in the last several...
9 Yurt Vacation Rentals For the Modern Alternative Camper
Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, the circular, tent-like yurt has become part of the current zeitgeist, as travelers...
Modern Meets Ancient in a Renovated Italian Vacation Home
The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento,...
10 Modern Floating Homes That Offer an Aquatic Lifestyle
In recent years, there's a been a surge of interest in floating homes for many reasons—mainly because they can be easily adapted...
These 11 Modern Homes in Southern California Offer an Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle
Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and surf—but for the modernist, it also brings to mind midcentury...
Preview: Modern Lifestyle Lounge
Modern design isn't just for mature, Marcel Breuer-loving adults.
Dwellings Redux
In celebration of our tenth anniversary, we tracked down the residents of 15 of the 19 homes we featured in Dwell’s first year to...
Making Ancient Cultures Look Modern
Driaan Claassen combines a variety of materials and a love of history to create distinct objects.
Last Day for Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling
Today is the final day to venture through this well-received survey of the phenomenon that is the prefabricated home.
A Texas Camping Spot Complete With Yurts and Miniature Donkeys
For those seeking a hidden locale to set up camp for an idyllic weekend getaway, Green Acres in Elgin, Texas might be the...
Ever Wanted to Stay in an Ancient Trullo in Puglia, Italy?
Experience the unique architectural heritage of Italy’s Apulia region at Brindisi Trulli, an ancient trullo that was transformed...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
This Blackened Timber House Triumphantly Emerges After a Fire
A modern dwelling replaces a fallen farmhouse.
An Ancient Building Technique Readies a Spanish Farmhouse for the Future
This finalist for the TERRA Award belongs to a growing mound of eco-friendly earthen architecture.
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
A Yurt-Inspired Vacation Home on the High Desert Plains of Colorado
Yurts inspire nature-immersed ideas of escaping the trappings of urban living—usually while enjoying cool breezes, icy beverages,...
10 Modern Homes in London
With streets lined with historical structures from multiple time periods—including Georgians, Edwardians, and neo-Gothics—London...
10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.
6 Modern Homes on Wheels
If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...
7 Modern Laundry Rooms
Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...

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