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.

This 140-Square-Foot Tiny House Is Packed With Surprises
This 140-Square-Foot Tiny House Is Packed With Surprises
With two lofts, floating stairs, porthole windows, and tons of character, Tiny House Valhalla is a delightful abode for a family of three in France.
 - 15 days ago
This Hollywood Hideout Takes Cues From the Mediterranean
This Hollywood Hideout Takes Cues From the Mediterranean
For this West Hollywood abode, designer Mandy Cheng was directed to create the “luxe version of Leonard Cohen in...
 - 15 days ago
A Sculptural Brass House Glows Like a Jewel in Amsterdam
A Sculptural Brass House Glows Like a Jewel in Amsterdam
Boasting bold brass facades, this striking family home embraces contemporary design with a sustainable approach.
 - 15 days ago
A Perforated Balcony Brings Ample Light Into a Tiny Abode
A Perforated Balcony Brings Ample Light Into a Tiny Abode
Argentinian studio IR Aquitectura puts every inch of this small, 269-square-foot apartment to good use.
 - 16 days ago
A Modern Home Is Gently Slotted Into a Steep Slope in Santorini
A Modern Home Is Gently Slotted Into a Steep Slope in Santorini
This Grecian holiday home puts a modern twist on the area's traditional cave-like abodes.
 - 16 days ago
An Elegant Edwardian Home Is Treated to a Thoughtful Revamp
An Elegant Edwardian Home Is Treated to a Thoughtful Revamp
Toronto’s Paul Raff Studio takes an avant-garde approach to the restoration of this historic home.
 - 16 days ago
Budget Breakdown: A Stunning Apartment Revamp Mixes High and Low For Under $100K
Budget Breakdown: A Stunning Apartment Revamp Mixes High and Low For Under $100K
Efrat Weinreb combines high-end pieces with low-cost scores to transform a tired apartment in Tel Aviv with a budget of $100,000.
 - 17 days ago
An Old Kit Home Is Transformed Into a Multi-Generational Abode
An Old Kit Home Is Transformed Into a Multi-Generational Abode
B.E Architecture combines a revitalized kit home with a modern steel-and-glass extension to form a multi-generational Melbourne residence.
 - 17 days ago
A Modest Midcentury Bungalow Takes on New Life in Sydney
A Modest Midcentury Bungalow Takes on New Life in Sydney
Completed over the span of five years, a Sydney home sports a refashioned rear that’s delightfully different from the original '60s structure.
 - 17 days ago
An Energy-Conscious Home Gets Woven Into a Waterfront Landscape
An Energy-Conscious Home Gets Woven Into a Waterfront Landscape
Passive solar principles, indoor/outdoor living, and a “forever home” mindset are combined in this elegant, art-filled property in Northern California.
 - 18 days ago
The Eclectic San Francisco Home of Knot Artist Windy Chien
The Eclectic San Francisco Home of Knot Artist Windy Chien
In the bustling Mission District, Windy Chien’s Victorian home bursts with creative energy.
 - 22 days ago
Budget Breakdown: A Tired ‘80s Home in Japan Gets a Bright Remodel For $164K
Budget Breakdown: A Tired ‘80s Home in Japan Gets a Bright Remodel For $164K
Additional windows and open shelving help Suita House in Osaka feel airy and modern.
 - 21 days ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Delectable Dining Rooms
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Delectable Dining Rooms
We'd love to take a seat in any one of these impeccable, modern dining rooms.
 - 21 days ago
Textured Bluestone Marries Minimalist Design in This Timeless Abode
Textured Bluestone Marries Minimalist Design in This Timeless Abode
Located on a corner site in Brighton, Australia, is a unique family home with harmonious transitions between interior and exterior spaces.
 - 21 days ago
An Inventive Melbourne Remodel Greets the Street With a New Garden
An Inventive Melbourne Remodel Greets the Street With a New Garden
Originally built in the 1850s, King Bill by Austin Maynard Architects gains a pocket park and a playful expansion.
 - 22 days ago
Stacked Boxes Form an Experimental Hillside House
Stacked Boxes Form an Experimental Hillside House
Built into a steep slope, this contemporary spec house hopes to raise the bar for hillside development in Los Angeles.
 - 22 days ago
A Sculptural Holiday Home is Shaped by the Peruvian Desert
A Sculptural Holiday Home is Shaped by the Peruvian Desert
Designed with locally sourced stone and red-tinted cement, this coastal retreat effortlessly blends into its surrounding landscape.
 - 23 days ago
A Staggered Concrete Home in Argentina Nestles in the Woods
A Staggered Concrete Home in Argentina Nestles in the Woods
Hugging a gentle slope on the Argentine coast, Casa Bosque by Besonías Almeida Arquitectos integrates with its forest surroundings.
 - 23 days ago
A Couple Embrace Wabi-Sabi Design to Travel Back to the Past
A Couple Embrace Wabi-Sabi Design to Travel Back to the Past
Enveloped by lush greenery, this contemporary Taiwanese apartment marries Zen elements with sleek, minimalist design.
 - 23 days ago
Two Rectangular Volumes Unite to Form a Colorful Lakeside Cabin
Two Rectangular Volumes Unite to Form a Colorful Lakeside Cabin
Measuring over 2,000 square feet, this uniquely shaped cabin amps up lakeside living in Minnesota.
 - 25 days ago
This House in Oregon Has a Long, Strange History of Being Called a Frank Lloyd Wright
This House in Oregon Has a Long, Strange History of Being Called a Frank Lloyd Wright
Rumors have swirled for decades that a midcentury gem in Portland, Oregon, is an unrecognized work.
 - 25 days ago
An Indoor/Outdoor Home in Minneapolis Defies a Harsh Climate
An Indoor/Outdoor Home in Minneapolis Defies a Harsh Climate
When Peterssen Keller Architecture set out to create a California-inspired property in Minneapolis, they decided to do so with an airy design that works for all seasons.
 - 25 days ago
A Dark Midcentury Becomes a Luminous Gem
A Dark Midcentury Becomes a Luminous Gem
A dated midcentury dwelling in Santa Barbara is transformed into a bright, airy abode—perfectly suited for contemporary living.
 - 25 days ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Impressive Modern Exteriors
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Impressive Modern Exteriors
Rustic, sleek, or colorful, these stunning modern exterior designs know how to make a good first impression.
 - a month ago
130 Majestic Oak Trees Inspired This Sleek Beverly Hills Home
130 Majestic Oak Trees Inspired This Sleek Beverly Hills Home
Sprawling trees and spectacular canyon views were the driving forces behind the design of Oak Pass Main House.
 - a month ago
This Sleek Austrian Home Turns Into a Cozy Light Box at Night
This Sleek Austrian Home Turns Into a Cozy Light Box at Night
Nestled on the edge of a small alpine settlement in Upper Austria, this modern, rectangular home harmonizes with nature on a tight budget.
 - a month ago
A Zen Retreat Champions Indoor/Outdoor Living in Coastal California
A Zen Retreat Champions Indoor/Outdoor Living in Coastal California
Designed for devout Buddhists, this contemporary getaway invites the outdoors in with massive, moveable walls of glass.
 - a month ago
A Modern Montana House Mixes a Love of Art With the Outdoors
A Modern Montana House Mixes a Love of Art With the Outdoors
Tucked in a lush valley, this modern Montana home is a contemporary take on the local rural vernacular.
 - a month ago
Before & After: An Old Equipment Room Is Reborn as a Modern Penthouse
Before & After: An Old Equipment Room Is Reborn as a Modern Penthouse
With 20-foot ceilings and full-height windows, this former Ukrainian equipment space breathes new life as an elegant, modern abode.
 - a month ago
My House: Visual Strategist Kate Davison’s Chic Bay Area Abode
My House: Visual Strategist Kate Davison’s Chic Bay Area Abode
Cool girl Kate Davison invites us in for a tour of her cozy, stylish home in the Oakland hills.
 - a month ago