7 ADUs You Can Buy Right Now for Less Than $100,000
Whether you need a guesthouse for Grandma or additional rental income, these dwellings starting at $26,000 provide extra space...
24 Top-Tier Prefab Companies for Every Kind of Homebuyer
Going prefab? These companies make it a snap.
Experts Reveal the Top 10 Things to Consider Before Investing in a Fixer-Upper
Itching to take a crack at fixing up an old, run-down property? Read these renovation tips first.
Architects Share Helpful Tips From Their Own Home Renovations
These expert insights will help you navigate the dos and don’ts of the remodel process.
So You Want to Live in an ADU? Here’s What to Consider
Owners and tenants of accessory dwelling units (ADUs) share key insights about how to navigate the unique living experience.
Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete
After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...
The Dos and Don’ts of Shipping Container Homes
It’s easy to buy into the hype around shipping container homes, but there are some fundamentals you should know before going all...
Everything You Need to Know About Building an ADU in Portland, Oregon
Accessory dwelling units help the city meet its density goals and extend housing options—but only after striking a...
The Ultimate Guide to Prefab: 65 Resources by Location, Construction, and Price
Prefab is part of Dwell’s DNA—build a better future with our veritable tome of all things prefab.
The Definitive Guide to Prefab Home Companies in Your State
Prefab builders across the U.S. are striving for smarter, faster ways to make homes.
How to Build a Fire Pit
It’s not summer without a backyard s’mores station.
Everything You Need to Know About Building an ADU in Chicago
A new pilot program by the city to add housing has yet to catch on—but that could soon change.
6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
Building 101: How to Work With a Contractor to Create Your Dream Home
Here's what you need to know before undergoing a building project with a contractor but no architect.
Building 101: How to Work With an Interior Designer
From defining the scope of work to knowing when to compromise, here's what you need to know about working with an interior...
10 Design Tips for Kitchens, According to Expert Renovators
From design concept to installation, these 10 tips will guide you through your next kitchen remodel.
Is it Easy Being Green? The Costs and Benefits of Green Roofs
A green roof cools your home in the summer, insulates in the winter, and has far-reaching benefits for the community, but keeping...
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
How to Work With an Architect
Use this as a guide to finding the right architect for your new home or renovation—and what to expect during the process.
The 7 Main Roof Types—and What You Need to Know About Them
Whether it’s flat, gabled, butterfly, shed, gambrel, mansard, or hipped, the shape of a roof can have serious design and...
How to Choose the Right Type of Kitchen Sink
Read on for all the pros and cons to keep in mind for an educated decision about installing a kitchen sink.
How Much Should You Spend on a Kitchen Faucet?
Top designers give their advice about how to choose a stylish, functional faucet—and what it will cost.
We Asked 13 Designers to Share Their Work-From-Home Setups and Tips
Peek inside some of our favorite designers’ home offices, and get their tips for creating a successful WFH setup (or mindset) of...
The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables
With the current pandemic comes the return of the victory garden. Here’s how to get started growing your own greens.
The Foolproof Guide to Making a Low-Key Living Wall–and Keeping it Alive
Turn some unused real estate into the lush, verdant oasis of your dreams.
Let the Sun Shine In With an Expertly-Placed Skylight
Figuring out where to punch a hole in your roof can seem daunting, but these architects have plenty of ideas, whether you’re...
It’s Time to Make Your Own Potting Mix
Show your plants you truly care by whipping up a bespoke pile of dirt for them to thrive in.
7 Smart ADUs and Additions That Cost as Little as $18K
From a shingled studio in Minneapolis to a two-bedroom guesthouse in L.A., these backyard projects are something to emulate.