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 Concrete Home Inspired by Historic Brutalist Structures Rises in Western Australia
A Concrete Home Inspired by Historic Brutalist Structures Rises in Western Australia
The Roscommon House draws on local history to combine undulating concrete walls with a timber-clad interior and exterior pocket courtyards.
 - 12 days ago
Geremia Design Imbues an Olson Kundig Retreat With Warm Tones and Modern Art
Geremia Design Imbues an Olson Kundig Retreat With Warm Tones and Modern Art
Designer Lauren Geremia curates a Washington State abode and guest cabin to reflect the homeowner’s love of the outdoors and modern art.
 - 13 days ago
This Lakeside Family Home in Canada Celebrates the Life Aquatic—Both Indoors and Outside
This Lakeside Family Home in Canada Celebrates the Life Aquatic—Both Indoors and Outside
Along the shores of Lac Saint-Francois, Bourgeois / Lechasseur Architects create a striking 6,800-square-foot home for a family that can't get enough of swimming and water sports.
 - 13 days ago
This Madrid Home Morphs From Studio to Two-Bedroom Apartment With the Push of a Finger
This Madrid Home Morphs From Studio to Two-Bedroom Apartment With the Push of a Finger
A Madrid couple make the most of just 750 square feet with movable walls and furniture.
 - 13 days ago
This Innovative Tiny Home With a Slide-Out Lounge Starts at $99K
This Innovative Tiny Home With a Slide-Out Lounge Starts at $99K
The 307-square-foot Sojourner by Häuslein Tiny House Co. can travel with you—or even expand when you’re ready to stake a claim.
 - 14 days ago
Chef Scott Pickett’s Renovated Bungalow Stars a Dreamy Kitchen
Chef Scott Pickett’s Renovated Bungalow Stars a Dreamy Kitchen
Reworked for an outdoor connection, this Melbourne residence now centers around a bright, spacious kitchen.
 - 14 days ago
Before & After: A Traditional Brooklyn Brownstone Receives a Chic Makeover Inside and Out
Before & After: A Traditional Brooklyn Brownstone Receives a Chic Makeover Inside and Out
Stewart-Schafer transforms a 1901 Brooklyn brownstone into a stylish, contemporary, and light-filled dwelling.
 - 14 days ago
Before & After: A 1980s Farmhouse Gets a Light, Airy Revamp With Touches of Walnut
Before & After: A 1980s Farmhouse Gets a Light, Airy Revamp With Touches of Walnut
The daily rituals and routines of an empty nest couple were the starting point for the redesign of the "House for...
 - 15 days ago
Roofless House Directs Views Upward For Indoor/Outdoor Flow
Roofless House Directs Views Upward For Indoor/Outdoor Flow
Shielding against unwanted views, a sinuous perimeter wall in Atherton, California, focuses views on the sky and surrounding canopy.
 - 15 days ago
Secret Storage and Pastel Colors Outfit a 350-Square-Foot Apartment in Madrid
Secret Storage and Pastel Colors Outfit a 350-Square-Foot Apartment in Madrid
A pocket-sized apartment renovation in Madrid helps the micro-home feel bright and airy.
 - 15 days ago
Haysom Ward Miller’s Off-Grid Lochside House Is RIBA House of the Year 2018
Haysom Ward Miller’s Off-Grid Lochside House Is RIBA House of the Year 2018
Clad in charred larch and built with prefabricated, structurally insulated panels, this lakeside home perches lightly on the land.
 - 15 days ago
Before & After: A Classic Beach Cottage in Dana Point Becomes a Stunning Family Home
Before & After: A Classic Beach Cottage in Dana Point Becomes a Stunning Family Home
Contemporary updates transform this classic SoCal beach cottage inside and out.
 - 18 days ago
A Hideaway Planned for Slovakia’s Malá Fatra Mountains Draws Inspiration From the Great Outdoors
A Hideaway Planned for Slovakia’s Malá Fatra Mountains Draws Inspiration From the Great Outdoors
Planned for a site in western Slovakia’s Malá Fatra Mountains, this contemporary cabin is designed to embrace the surrounding natural habitat.
 - 18 days ago
A Bella Freud–Designed London Apartment With a Glamorous '70s Vibe Lists For $4.9M
A Bella Freud–Designed London Apartment With a Glamorous '70s Vibe Lists For $4.9M
This fully-furnished luxury apartment in London’s former BBC Television Centre has elegant retro-infused interiors designed by Bella Freud and Maria Speake.
 - a month ago
Indoor Gardens Bring Light and Air Into This Brick Home in Vietnam
Indoor Gardens Bring Light and Air Into This Brick Home in Vietnam
Greenery abounds at this urban oasis in Hanoi.
 - 19 days ago
Budget Breakdown: A Cozy Studio Tops an L.A. Garage For $220K
Budget Breakdown: A Cozy Studio Tops an L.A. Garage For $220K
Spurred by a recent state law aimed at easing California’s housing shortage, a Los Angeles family turns to architect Martin Fenlon to add an ADU to their backyard.
 - 19 days ago
A Tractor Shed Breathes New Life as an Award-Winning Sustainable Home
A Tractor Shed Breathes New Life as an Award-Winning Sustainable Home
In rural North Yorkshire, a simple agricultural shed becomes a bright and energy-efficient home for a couple and their art collection.
 - 20 days ago
This Ingenious Tiny House Saves Space With a Lofted Office and Underfloor Storage
This Ingenious Tiny House Saves Space With a Lofted Office and Underfloor Storage
New Zealand–based tiny house company Build Tiny used clever storage solutions to maximize space in this 183-square-foot home.
 - 20 days ago
A Compact Laneway House in Toronto Takes Back Underused Space
A Compact Laneway House in Toronto Takes Back Underused Space
Following a new policy change that allows housing units in Toronto’s back lanes, LGA Architectural Partners builds a crisp, light-filled example.
 - 20 days ago
Before & After: An Austin Midcentury Home Gets a Roof-Raising Renovation
Before & After: An Austin Midcentury Home Gets a Roof-Raising Renovation
This midcentury home in Austin received a light-filled renovation that celebrates the period in which it was originally constructed.
 - 20 days ago
Kengo Kuma Weaves Japanese Design Into This Indoor/Outdoor Oregon Abode
Kengo Kuma Weaves Japanese Design Into This Indoor/Outdoor Oregon Abode
East and West intersect at the Suteki House, which combines Japanese principles with an American connection to the outdoors.
 - 20 days ago
12 Futuristic Homes That Look Like They Belong in Outer Space
12 Futuristic Homes That Look Like They Belong in Outer Space
With NASA’s InSight lander roving across Mars, we have space travel on our minds. These sci-fi homes show us what life might look like if we lived on other planets.
 - 21 days ago
This Bright, White Duplex in Lithuania Showcases Art With Amazing Views
This Bright, White Duplex in Lithuania Showcases Art With Amazing Views
Apartment B9 is a top-floor duplex in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius that looks much larger and loftier than its 1,077 square feet thanks to the clever use of white surfaces...
 - 21 days ago
This Tropical Mexican Home Wraps Around a Lush Garden
This Tropical Mexican Home Wraps Around a Lush Garden
Designed to feel like a never-ending vacation, Casa TM in Colima boasts a circular enclosure that gives one family a luxurious connection to the outdoors.
 - 21 days ago
A Variety of Finishes Add Textural Intrigue to This Renovated Russian Apartment
A Variety of Finishes Add Textural Intrigue to This Renovated Russian Apartment
This Saint Petersburg apartment is an exquisite celebration of texture and color.
 - 2 months ago
Construction Diary: A Serene Desert Hideaway Is Part Rental, Part Designer Showcase
Construction Diary: A Serene Desert Hideaway Is Part Rental, Part Designer Showcase
Billed as a design retreat, Casa Mami in Pioneertown, California, hosts visitors at the edge of Joshua Tree National Park—then invites them to buy what they love.
 - 22 days ago
A California Couple Give a Cookie-Cutter Brooklyn Condo Some Personality
A California Couple Give a Cookie-Cutter Brooklyn Condo Some Personality
Going from West Coast to East Coast and custom to spec, a couple ask a design team to individualize their standard-issue Brooklyn apartment.
 - a month ago
This Adventure-Ready Tiny House Has a Mud Room and a Fold-Down Deck
This Adventure-Ready Tiny House Has a Mud Room and a Fold-Down Deck
Husband-and-wife team Brian and Joni Buzarde of Colorado–based mobile tiny house builders Land Ark RV recently completely their latest project—the Draper home.
 - 22 days ago
Before & After: A Dated Florida Ranch Gets a Complete Makeover For $311K
Before & After: A Dated Florida Ranch Gets a Complete Makeover For $311K
Blending Mediterranean influences with a modern farmhouse aesthetic, Jungle Too is a thoroughly renovated ranch in Florida boasting a renewed connection with the outdoors.
 - 25 days ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Charming Kids’ Rooms
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Charming Kids’ Rooms
These petite bedrooms and playrooms prove good things do come in small packages. Take a peek at our editor's favorite modern kids’ rooms from the Dwell community this week.
 - 25 days ago