Home Tours

Home Tour stories from Dwell and our publishing partners. From miniature abodes to luminous dwellings, each of these modern projects from around the globe is an architectural masterpiece.

A Home Fit for a Science Fiction Writer
On Austin’s outskirts, an author's bunker-style home redefines modern city living.
Minimal North Carolina Home Built for a Tech-Forward West Coast Couple
Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.
A Mighty Oak Tree Frames This Family Home in Austin
Matt Fajkus Architecture creates a grounded take on a tree house in Texas.
Home DW by Francisca Hautekeete
Home DW is a minimal house created by Belgium-based designer Francisca Hautekeete.
A Quintessential Midcentury Home Goes LEED Platinum
Architect Michelle Kaufmann transforms a 1965 home into a paragon of sustainability.
Sustainable Retirement Home in Tune with California Landscape
A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...
Make This Seaside Villa in Southern Portugal Your Own Private Resort For $2M
Echoing the whitewashed towns that characterize this Mediterranean coast, a modern villa in Algarve, Portugal opens up to...
An Airy Sydney Home Goes Vertical to Gain Space
A snug footprint and protected streetscape in Sydney prompt an architect to build skyward.
This Bright Green Prefab in Sweden Looks Just Like a Monopoly House
In Sweden, an architect finds an efficient building solution 260 miles from home.
Six Concrete Boxes Make a Jaw-Dropping Martha's Vineyard Home
Despite being set in concrete, an idyllic modular retreat is built to go with the flow.
A Thomas Phifer-Designed Glass-and-Steel Masterpiece For Sale
Architect Thomas Phifer is known for his sleek, minimalist steel-and-glass structures that are designed to take in endless...
Red Cedar Is the Key Ingredient of This Wooded Cottage For Sale
Located just an hour-and-a-half away from Chicago, a three-bedroom modern cottage in Michigan City, Indiana is for sale for just...
This Architect's Home Embraces Oceanfront Views
Architect Jonathan Segal and his son Matthew Segal built the Cresta to capitalize on Southern California’s balmy climate.
Tackling Big Design Questions in an Iconic Home
In John Lautner’s Garcia House, Nest, Dwell, and Airbnb invited the Los Angeles design world to consider our current crossroads...
Discuss: What's Your Favorite Work of Architecture in Film?
Architecture can certainly play a starring role.
Discuss: Would You Renovate Your Eichler Home?
If you were handed the keys to an Eichler home, would you set out to preserve it as a midcentury time capsule, or update it with...
Two Film Industry Veterans Flip the Script With a Suburb-to-City Move
While many established couples prefer the calm of the suburbs, Annette Van Duren and Alan Sacks make the unconventional move into...
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects’ Winning Design For the Shanghai Library
The Scandinavian architectural firm wins an international competition to design the Shanghai Library, a glass-and-concrete...
Show Us Your Modern by Dwell Magazine Decor
Show off the new collection in your home for the chance to be featured.
Burneo oriented the house in a pair of perpendicular volumes.
Burneo took advantage of the perpendicular orientation of the volumes to create outdoor spaces that look out to the...
A supposedly impossible site was the perfect plot for Hale (pictured) and Edmonds, who were searching for some sort of...
The front facade features Cor-Ten steel fabricated by Praxy Cladding.
Tall and surprisingly open, the Tel Aviv Town House by Pitsou Kedem Architects continues in the tradition of its...
After purchasing a thin, L-shaped lot in Tokyo, Tamotsu Nakada asked architect and friend Koji Tsutsui to create an...
H16 is a fully recyclable, zero-emissions house near Stuttgart that consumes no energy and blends in with the landscape.
Arba, the architecture firm founded by Jean-Baptiste Barache and Sihem Lamine, designed a 1,786-square-foot residence...
Gray Organschi took down a worn-out 1970s summer home and reinvented it as a serene pair of bleached cedar volumes...
The home’s facade is private and mysterious, without discernable windows or openings.
The large sliding doors are a telescoping design, which means they fit into one another and can therefore maximize the...

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