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.

10 Minimalist and Monochromatic Homes in Belgium
10 Minimalist and Monochromatic Homes in Belgium
Belgium is a beautiful country, rich with history and full of amazing architecture and design.
 - 2 years ago
Coast Docs
Coast Docs
Law professor Carole Goldberg and sociology professor Duane Champagne both teach at the University of California, Los Angeles.
 - 8 years ago
Nearly Slated For Destruction, a Restored Neutra in West Covina Asks $1.8M
Nearly Slated For Destruction, a Restored Neutra in West Covina Asks $1.8M
Featuring the architect’s iconic “spider legs,” a Neutra-designed midcentury modern that was meticulously revived after years of damaging neglect now returns to the market.
 - 2 years ago
This Chilean House Recreates the Hot Spring Experience with a Super Luxurious Stone Tub
This Chilean House Recreates the Hot Spring Experience with a Super Luxurious Stone Tub
Located in a forest in the Andean foothills, a house draws from the region’s geology to produce a unique bathing experience.
 - 2 years ago
Toronto's Tetris Inspired Home
Toronto's Tetris Inspired Home
We have all played the game “Tetris” at least once in our lives. We were mesmerized by the magic of geometry and rewarded by our efficiency.
 - 5 years ago
A Desert Prefab Hits the Jackpot in Sin City
A Desert Prefab Hits the Jackpot in Sin City
An art-filled retreat fits right into the landscape.
 - 2 years ago
This Bungalow is Anything but Basic
This Bungalow is Anything but Basic
A 1940s bungalow literally raised the roof in Vancouver.
 - 2 years ago
Weathered Steel Clads a $4.7M Home Near London’s Kew Gardens
Weathered Steel Clads a $4.7M Home Near London’s Kew Gardens
A modern construction in the historic context of the Kew Green Conservation Area in southwest London, the award-winning Kew House by Piercy&Company marries glass, steel, and...
 - 2 years ago
Method Lab
Method Lab
Designer Jennifer Siegal’s own house is a modest 1920s Spanish bungalow on the leeward side of busy Lincoln Boulevard in Venice, California, that looks nothing like what she makes...
 - 10 years ago
Minimalist Bachelor Pad in Brisbane
Minimalist Bachelor Pad in Brisbane
Londoner Dave Clayden has gradually adjusted to life in the subtropics, where, as he puts it, “toweling yourself down after a shower is enough to make you start sweating again.”...
 - 10 years ago
Winds of Change
Winds of Change
Caught in the grip of the worst drought in a century, Australians are showering together.
 - 10 years ago
Long Division
Long Division
The dark, primeval mountains and jagged ravines of New Zealand are free of rampaging Orcs, but Middle-earth, 2007, has another nuisance on the loose.
 - 10 years ago
Modern Angular Rural Family Home in Canada
Modern Angular Rural Family Home in Canada
Surrounded on all sides by a sweeping Canadian hayfield, the 23.2 House is an angular ode to rural life.
 - 2 years ago
Foxtail Bachelor Pad
Foxtail Bachelor Pad
Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects' Minimalistic Concrete...
 - 2 years ago
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.
 - 5 years ago
This Converted Barn in the English Countryside Stays True to its Historic Roots
This Converted Barn in the English Countryside Stays True to its Historic Roots
In a life-changing move, homeowners Hannah Smith and Jeremy Witt reside in a caravan in the rural landscape of Suffolk, England, to oversee the restoration of a crumbling barn...
 - 2 years ago
10 Exquisitely Modern Homes in Italy
10 Exquisitely Modern Homes in Italy
Italy: a place where wine flows like water, pasta is consumed all day long, and beautiful homes are located.
 - 2 years ago
Modern House Captures Panoramic Views in Australia
Modern House Captures Panoramic Views in Australia
Australia is known for it's great modern residential architecture. Teeland Architects completes a minimalist home in a picturesque setting.
 - 2 years ago
A Home That Dramatically Replicates a Starry Sky in Its Living Room
A Home That Dramatically Replicates a Starry Sky in Its Living Room
Given a fantastic site bordering the Hyblaean Mountains of Southern Sicily, Italian architect Fabrizio Foti imagined this villa, titled Casa M_P, as a bold landmark within a...
 - 2 years ago
Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s
Designing a Home to Accommodate Alzheimer’s
For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.
 - 4 years ago
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
 - 2 years ago
This House Gets Better with Age
This House Gets Better with Age
An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate Northwestern wilderness.
 - 2 years ago
A 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
A 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
A pedigreed mid-century home tailor-made for its inhabitants and environs joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places.
 - 5 years ago
The Right Track
The Right Track
With nearly a half century of architectural experience, Peter Cohen designed this ingenious spine-and-module home for him and his wife Sally in the coastal forests just outside...
 - 9 years ago
A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
A Mind-Bending Renovation Brings a Bold, Modern Addition to an Old Farmhouse
Self-taught designer Tom Givone continues his practice of updating 19th-century farmhouses with unexpected details and salvaged materials with his latest creation—a torqued-volume...
 - 3 years ago
Defying traditionalism: concrete bungalow inserted in a rural Belgian landscape
Defying traditionalism: concrete bungalow inserted in a rural Belgian landscape
TOOP architectuur's home base embraces the surrounding...
 - 2 years ago
A Hybrid Prefab Home in Upstate New York
A Hybrid Prefab Home in Upstate New York
For a vintage design dealer seeking a respite from the city, architect William Massie conceptualized a mostly prefab home around a carefully curated furniture collection in...
 - 5 years ago
A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin
A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin
A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.
 - 5 years ago
Marcel Breuer Hooper House II
Marcel Breuer Hooper House II
A new owner with a light touch has kept Marcel Breuer's 1959 Hooper House II a marvel of the mid-20th century whose life will extend well into the 21st.
 - 10 years ago