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A Mirrored Hideaway Rises on an Extinct Volcano in Central Mexico
Located 20 minutes from San Miguel de Allende, Casa Etérea reflects the grandeur of its majestic surroundings.
Cabin Vibes Get an Industrial Edge at This Brazilian Home
At Casa Granja V, a warehouse-inspired exterior gives way to folksy living spaces anchored by a library of 5,000 books.
Four Tree House–Like Pods Form an Enchanting Retreat in Mexico
Casa en el Bosque’s linked pavilions are surprisingly light compositions of brick, glass, concrete, and metal.
A Streamlined Home in Chile Straddles the Line Between Desert and Ocean
Designed and remodeled by 56.02, B8 House features glass-cube bedrooms that privilege the wild landscape.
São Paulo, Brazil
For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the sometimes-draining throb of massive São Paulo was to simply rise above.
A Creative Couple Build a Home and Art Studio on the Edge of a Brazilian Forest
Architect Rodrigo Simão gets carte blanche to design a home and studio for an empty-nester couple in Petrópolis.
Budget Breakdown: This Modular Cabin in Chile Cost Just $51 Per Square Foot
Modular design defines a lakeside holiday home that was built for less than $160K.
A Stark White Residence Signals the Renaissance of a Brazilian Fishing Town
In a 4,000-person village known for epic windsurfing vacations, Atelier Branco builds a striking courtyard home.
An Introspective Brick Home in Mexico City Wraps Around a Jungle-Like Courtyard
The monolithic Casa Sierra Fría by industrial designer Hector Esrawe conceals a verdant interior with an imposing brick front.
This Beach House in Mexico Frames the Landscape With an Orderly Concrete Grid
On a rustic strip of coastline near Puerto Escondido, a couple give their designers permission to do less.
Rusted Zinc Helps This Family Getaway Take On the Elements in Chile
A barn-like residence on the Chilean archipelago of Chiloé honors the rural, coastal landscape.
A Dramatic Hallway Forms the Spine of This Shou Sugi Ban Retreat in Mexico
A simple floor plan emphasizes the rugged materiality of this elongated, cabin-style home in Valle de Bravo.
A Breezy, Self-Sufficient Home in Los Cabos Keeps it Cool—Literally
This off-grid residence by FabrikG is finely tuned to its seaside locale to regulate temperature.
A Cantilevered Home in Southern Chile Takes Design Cues From Lake, Trees, and Sky
In designing a family retreat in Araucanía, Aguilo + Pedraza Architects uses form and materiality to weave the home into its wondrous surroundings.
Budget Breakdown: This Ethereal Glass House in the Brazilian Forest Was Built for $187K
Built for a scholar, Casa Biblioteca is a sanctuary for reading, stargazing, and enjoying a cigar or two.
Prefab Design Paves the Way for a Zen-Inspired Home in Uruguay
A mostly prefab design provides for a simpler life on a lakefront in southern Uruguay.
This Groovy, Spherical Home in São Paulo Wants to Inspire the Future of Cities
Starting in 1974, architect Eduardo Longo built the radically organic Casa Bola as a prototype for modular city apartments.
15 Enchanting Homes in Mexico City That Retreat From the Bustle
From urban sanctuaries in the city center to weekend getaways in nearby Valle de Bravo, these homes are as diverse and innovative as CDMX itself.
Welcome to the Jungle
In Central America, Spanish colonial architecture prevails.
Native Trees Punch Through the Roof of This Concrete Home in Argentina
Built of concrete and timber, Casa BS in Córdoba maneuvers around nature, allowing trees to puncture its design.
Modern in Tijuana
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically different from any other in his hometown of Tijuana,...
This Unusual Structure Melds a Traditional Chilean “Quincho” With a Bauhaus Aesthetic
Drawing inspiration from artist László Moholy-Nagy’s abstract work, this barbecue and meditation space uses simple geometry to astounding effect.
Pockets of Greenery Punctuate This Dramatic Black House in Mexico City
Nature creeps into this clean-lined, matte-black home by way of outdoor terraces and courtyards.
A São Paulo Home Welcomes Guests With an Invitingly Breezy Brutalism
The residence merges two Brazilian architectural styles with distinctly casual and formal spaces.
Two Prefab Prisms Form an A-Frame Retreat in the Chilean Wilderness
With an off-the-grid house on a remote mountain, architect Smiljan Radić rebuilds the past.
This Mexico City Home Features a Garden at Every Level
A terraced layout and massive windows bring nature into every room of this concrete house.
This Mexican Lake House Is All About the Views
Estudio MMX anchors a waterfront home to its local context while maximizing the view.
ICON Unveils the World’s First Village of Affordable 3D-Printed Homes in Mexico
After 18 months of planning, ICON and New Story just unveiled two affordable 3D-printed homes in a groundbreaking development for Tabasco, Mexico.
This Rick Joy–Designed Apartment in Mexico City Is Filled With Light and Greenery
Outdoor spaces, natural light, and greenery abound in this urban infill project.
This House Outside of Mexico City Was Designed Around its Garden
Estudio MMX designed the concrete and brick volumes of the CMR House to create an elegant contrast with a verdant subtropical garden.