Home Tours

Step inside the most incredible spaces in the modern world. From midcentury renovations, to off-the-grid cabins, to innovative prefabs, Dwell's home tours take you inside inspiring design projects that serve the contemporary lifestyle, lead the way on green initiatives, and incorporate smart technology. These stories illustrate excellence in modern home design the world over.

A Designer Transforms a Crumbling Brooklyn Brownstone Into a Live/Work Haven for $950K
A Designer Transforms a Crumbling Brooklyn Brownstone Into a Live/Work Haven for $950K
Uli Wagner upgrades a historic brownstone in Fort Greene while preserving its original beauty and character.
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Before & After: An Architect Peps Up Her Midcentury Chalet in the Catskills
Azin Valy of I-Beam Design turns a 1965 fixer-upper in White Lake, New York, into a rural retreat for her and her husband.
A Tattered Brooklyn Brownstone Is Brought Back to Life With Big Doses of Color
Michael K. Chen Architecture resuscitates a Clinton Hill residence by restoring its historic details and applying bold hues throughout.
A Designer Couple’s Los Angeles Residence Sports a Steel Screen for Climbing Vines
A Designer Couple’s Los Angeles Residence Sports a Steel Screen for Climbing Vines
Navigating a tricky corner lot, the founders of OPEN For Humans create a live/work sanctuary that privileges outdoor spaces.
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A Midcentury Home Receives a Subtle Update in a Historic Community Near Seattle
Robert Hutchison Architecture transforms a 1950s dwelling into a functional family home that respects the Pacific Northwest landscape.
A Candy Pink Pied-à-Terre in London Is Sumptuously Reimagined
TR Studio brings natural light, swanky details, and playful colors into a three-story mews house in Chelsea.
A Rammed-Earth Dwelling in New Mexico Welcomes Spectacular Sunsets
A striking compound in the 9,500-acre Galisteo Basin Preserve acts as a refuge for a retiree with her family and friends. It even has a stable for her treasured horses, too.
Like a Kid in a Candy Store
For Parisian gallery director Didier Krzentowski, the art of collecting has become a career by design.
Braver’s New World
A revamp of this small suburban Massachusetts home doubled its size while giving the yard, the neighbors, and the planet a little breathing room.
Before & After: An Abandoned Austin Bungalow Springs Back to Life With Five Lush Yards
Miró Rivera Architects celebrates the century-old home’s history while introducing a breezy addition with charismatic courtyards.
A Canadian Couple’s Luminous Home Draws From Midcentury Tradition
A Canadian Couple’s Luminous Home Draws From Midcentury Tradition
Influenced by the Case Study Houses and Frank Lloyd Wright, Chevalier Morales weaves a riverside dwelling into its bucolic setting.
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Communal Living on a Budget in Brooklyn
The Miner and a Major is an experiment in communal living and fantastical form.
A Houston Doctor’s Health-Focused Home Banishes Toxins and Braces for Storms
Interior designer Laura Britt and architect Stephen Andrews took notes from WELL Building Standards—and their physician client—to craft a nurturing family residence that also...
A Pink Concrete House in Argentina Offers “a Window to the World”
Alarcia Ferrer Arquitectos designs a modernist oasis on the slopes overlooking the Calamuchita Valley.
In Paris, a 540-Square-Foot Apartment Becomes a Forever Home for a Family of Five
Nomadic Architecture Studio opens up the interior of a one-bedroom dwelling to accommodate a young family as they move through life’s paces.
A Black Gable Cantilevers Over the Entrance to This Rhode Island Home
The bold yet minimalist residence sits lightly on the land and engages with the surrounding scenery.
A Decades-Old Home in British Columbia Is Reborn as an Art-Filled Haven
A family transforms their 25-year-old waterfront property into a bohemian home for their daughter.
This Exquisite Ranch-Style Home Near Joshua Tree Is the Ideal Desert Hideaway
Perhaps the ultimate Airbnb, Le Chacuel in Yucca Valley is a minimalist retreat recently renovated by its design-minded owners.
A Queenslander Cottage in Brisbane Is Overhauled to Open to the Elements
Shaun Lockyer Architects gives a timber-and-tin cottage a sophisticated mullet renovation that responds to the subtropical climate.
Before & After: A Thoughtful Renovation Revives a 1957 Alan McCullough Home in Richmond
RIC Design Build pays homage to the midcentury era and the architect’s legacy while making the house work for today.
A Curvaceous Brick Home Follows the Edge of a Forest Near Mexico City
LANZA Atelier’s Forest House is a triumph of artisanal expertise and sensitivity toward nature.
An All-Blue House in Bushwick Brings Big Color to the Neighborhood
Architecture firm LOT gives a 100-year-old row house in Brooklyn a major update with a gut renovation and big, bold color.
A Low-Slung, Glass-Walled Home Is Tucked Into Malibu’s Verdant Landscape
Hidden from the dense oceanfront in Malibu, California, this restoration by Brininstool + Lynch promises solitude and garden views.
Midcentury Meets Aloha at This Revamped Ranch-Style Home in Pasadena
Bestor Architecture reimagines a 1959 midcentury for a family of four by playing up its Hawaiian design influences.
Before & After: A Crumbling 1970s Building Is Revived as a Dual-Unit Home with a Barbershop
An architect with a passion for urbanism converts an abandoned building—formerly a day care—into a thriving live/work space in Newburgh, New York.
A Brother and Sister Find Common Ground in Their New Split-Level Duplex in London
Inside a historic Victorian, ROAR Architects designs a flat for each sibling that connect to shared spaces.
This Enigmatic Home in Vancouver Has a Hidden Entrance
Although it’s “veiled” from the street, the light-filled hideaway amplifies its connection to the outdoors.
A Designer Couple Build a Dream Home That Takes Indoor/Outdoor Living to the Next Level
John and Denise Schack of Revolve Development prioritize permeability in their Seattle residence with ample al fresco spaces.
This Loon Lake Getaway Is a Wabi-Sabi Twist on the Traditional Cabin
Drawing on Japanese, Scandinavian, and Shaker influences, Whitten Architects designs a decidedly non-rustic lakeside retreat in New Hampshire.
A $100K Revamp Lifts a London Victorian to Memphis Heaven
Office S&M turns the lower ground floor of a Victorian terrace into a colorful escape from the gray city.