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.

Cabin Vibes Get an Industrial Edge at This Brazilian Home
Cabin Vibes Get an Industrial Edge at This Brazilian Home
At Casa Granja V, a warehouse-inspired exterior gives way to folksy living spaces anchored by a library of 5,000 books.
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This Slender Home in Seoul Has One Room on Each of Its Four Levels
Architect TaeByoung Yim designs a 570-square-foot home with private space for studying and room to entertain.
A Curvaceous Revamp Fills a Dark Sydney Terrace House With Light and Harbor Views
Stafford Architecture sculpts the interior of a Darling Point home to provide soaring ceilings and views of Rushcutters Bay.
Before & After: A Seattle Midcentury Sloughs Off Its Unsightly Finishes
Before & After: A Seattle Midcentury Sloughs Off Its Unsightly Finishes
Design studio Le Whit peels away decades’ worth of dated remodels at this 1958 residence in View Ridge.
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This Charming Green Gable Home in Houston Is Pure “Spatial Magic”
Architect Ben Koush’s home blends into the neighborhood—but walk inside, and you’ll discover how he played with space in the design.
Before & After: A Snazzy Addition Rejuvenates a Queen Anne Victorian in Pittsburgh
A couple who love to entertain add 400 square feet to their 19th-century home, making room for a streamlined kitchen and a peppy new lounge.
A Midcentury Home in Malibu Shines After a Radiant Renovation
Studio Bracket Architects turn a 1949 International Style home into an ideal escape for a couple who collect pre-war American automobiles.
A Stepped Roof Primes This Cozy Norwegian Cabin for Next-Level Fun
On the edge of Norway’s largest national park, a family’s cozy holiday escape cleverly pays homage to the sublime landscape.
An Art Deco–Inspired Extension Graces a 1930s Cottage in Melbourne
Navigating a tricky site, Mihaly Slocombe turns a lackluster cottage into a luminous, eco-friendly family home.
A Coastal Forest Flows Through This Wood-and-Stone Guesthouse in Brazil
With reclaimed materials and an open, airy design, Casa Iporanga by architect Daniel Fromer melds with its verdant surroundings.
Twin Gable Roofs Form the Ultimate Surf Shack—On a Lake in Montana
Twin Gable Roofs Form the Ultimate Surf Shack—On a Lake in Montana
At Whitefish Lake, Workaday Design conquers a tricky lot to capitalize on views of the water across the street.
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A Tiny, Thatched-Roof Hideaway in Mexico Pays Homage to the Tropical Landscape
A 164-square-foot retreat in Litibú features a courtyard with an oculus that frames the sky.
A Volcanic-Rock Courtyard Energizes a Dramatic Home in Shanghai
From the ground up, Hiding House combines natural forms, textures, and materials to theatrical effect.
Clean, Precise Interiors Complement the 17th-Century Shell of a Italian Seafarer’s Apartment
With a fluid, meandering plan, House for a Sea Dog is the perfect antidote to the homeowner’s cramped quarters on water.
Budget Breakdown: A Gable Cottage Clad in Cork Pops Up in New York for $381K
Ninety minutes outside New York City, a young couple’s first house riffs on agricultural vernacular with a green twist.
A Minimalist, Wood-and-Glass Cabin Nestles Into a Patagonian Forest
The light-filled Impluvium Refuge embraces its remote setting in Southern Chile.
This Gold Medalist Racer’s Home Takes Garage Design to the Next Level
Designer Chrissie Beavis draws on her rally racing relationship with Tanner Foust to turn his Newport Beach home into an expansive space—with a hydraulic auto lift—that highlights...
A Kinetic Facade Opens This Spectacular Mountain House to the Grand Teton Landscape
Olson Kundig crafts a weekend escape with massive, hand-cranked shutters that respond to the capricious climate.
Before & After: Divine Details Help Streamline a Designer Couple’s L.A. Bungalow
A husband-and-wife team create a simple, understated home that inspires a sense of calm.
A Jaw-Dropping Staircase Stars in This Revamped 1920s Home
Drew Mandel Architects gives a crumbling brick home in one of Toronto’s oldest neighborhoods a major glow-up.
This Breezy Floating Home Makes the Most of a Tranquil Setting Along Seattle’s Portage Bay
Studio DIAA debuts with an airy design that employs generous indoor/outdoor connections and playful materials to gather and reflect natural light.
An Artfully Crafted Boulder Home Glows From Within a Charcoal Exterior
Drawing inspiration from artist Robert Kelly, Studio B creates a simple yet bold home that explores ideas of layering and translucency.
A Translucent Tower in Vietnam Invites Visitors in for a Cup of Coffee
Three generations live and work in this multitasking home and coffee shop in the bustling city of Huê.
Rental Revamp: A Comedian’s L.A. Digs Get a Plush, Boudoir Treatment
Punchy colors and playful textures up the glamour in writer Mamrie Hart’s bungalow.
How Richard Neutra’s Lew House Broke the Mold and Became a Midcentury Icon
Richard Neutra designed the Lew House in 1958 to suit his clients’ lifestyle and well-being with an open floor plan, wall-to-wall glazing, and a gleaming glass carport.
A Seattle Family Tucks Two Shipping Containers Inside Their 1950s Home
Part of a new addition, the containers divide the interior spaces and nod to the family’s love of contemporary art.
Before & After: A Terrace House in Melbourne Takes an Unexpected Turn
Architect Rebecca Naughtin carves out a curvaceous kitchen in her foodie clients’ heritage home.
This Off-Grid Retreat in Idaho Floats in a Sea of Rolling Hills
Three metal-clad structures connected by an open-air courtyard offer simple sanctuary and an escape from city living.
A Sleek Addition Hides Behind a Federation-Era Facade in Sydney
Heritage details cascade into a minimalist composition of glass and blackened timber in this renovation by Studio Prineas.
A Father-Daughter Duo Lovingly Revamp a ’70s Airstream on Vancouver Island
Interior designer Markie Miller and furniture builder Lance Price give an old tin can a second life as a rustic family retreat.