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Our Daydream of Living on an Untouched Island Comes True in Washington
Seeking a quiet retreat, a couple builds a 1,600-square-foot property where simplicity reigns.
March 9, 2016
A Mountain Hideaway Plants a Green Roof in the French Alps
An innovative glass addition adds contrast to a timber mountain lodge in France.
February 11, 2016
A Rooftop Garden Grows on This Home in a Gritty Brooklyn Neighborhood
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood of Brooklyn.
January 17, 2016
House of the Week: Budget-Friendly Shipping Container Home that Responds to its Tropical Climate
Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow
September 4, 2015
7 Green Roof Escapes Outside of Cities
These homes with planted roofs nestle into their country surroundings.
July 8, 2015
Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs
A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.
May 12, 2015
Designing with Grass: 7 Green Roofs We Love
Take a walk on the wild side with these seven living roofs.
April 20, 2015
A Prairie Escape Embraces the Landscape with a Green Roof
Crowned with a glass observatory, this scenic Wisconsin home commands panoramic views of the surrounding grasslands.
April 19, 2015
7 One-of-a-Kind Rooflines
An A-frame could never contain all the personality these buildings have to offer. From jigsaws to zig-zags, these are seven unique rooflines we love.
March 5, 2015
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