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.

Top 5 Homes of the Week With Funky Facades
Who doesn't love that house on the block that's drastically different than the rest? Check out our editor's favorite homes from...
An Incredible Forest Home Leaps Over a Ravine
Tucked into a heavily wooded parcel in rural Iowa, the Ravine Residence blurs the boundary between interior and exterior with...
Grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright Constructs Peaceful Prefab Near the Legend's Famed School
A scion of Frank Lloyd Wright erects a modular hillside retreat near the architect’s estate.
A Shipping Container Home in Australia Made With Eco-Friendly Materials
With the South Coast of Australia as its backdrop, this thoughtfully constructed home’s foundation consists of four shipping...
A Modern English Country House Inspired by Local Agricultural Traditions
Tour an incredible country estate in Kent, England, that takes after traditional hop-drying towers and was just named the 2017...
Guide to Understanding Laser, Plasma, and Water-Jet Cutting in Design
Laser cutting and its fellow industrial cousins, plasma cutting and water-jet cutting, might sound inaccessible and intimidating,...
A Minimalist Winter Chalet Stands Tall on Stilts
High House's white concrete panel cladding blends into the snowy environment of Québec City.
Swedish Designer Bruno Mathsson’s Home Is a Perfect Midcentury Time Capsule
We travel to Värnamo in southern Sweden for an exclusive tour of the iconic furniture maker and designer’s summer home.
The Woman Who Grew Up in This L.A. Home Returned to Give it a Stunning Renovation
This 2,272-square-foot house may be part of the owner's past, but its upgraded features make it entirely present.
8 Creative Ways to Let the Little Details Shine
Don’t underestimate the big impact that small design details can have on a space.
This Puget Sound Fortress Can Withstand a Tsunami
Situated in a high-velocity flood zone on Camano Island in Washington's Puget Sound, this home is a force of its own.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Libraries We Love
Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you house your books speaks volumes about...
Discover 10 Impressive Spaces With Arched Windows and Doors
Most often found in historic renovations, arched details and pathways bring a trace of the past into modern homes, while...
These 9 Spaces Show How to Rock a Monochromatic Color Scheme
Decorating with a single color might sound boring, restrictive, uninspired, or unadventurous, but the results can be anything but...
The Midcentury Home That Maintains Its Quirkiness After All These Years
Two designers restore a low-slung midcentury gem in Napa, California, by an unsung Bay Area modernist.
Standout in a Crowd
In architecturally conservative San Francisco, this house built on a 20-foot-wide lot proves that modern design can fit—literally...
You Wouldn't Expect the Rooftop Addition on This American Foursquare in Portland
LEVER Architecture calls the project the Fivesquare in reference to the modern glass box that now crowns the traditional...
Living Screens Conceal a North Bondi Beach House and a Semi-Indoor Pool
LED-lit, living wall screens provide privacy while allowing the home's owners to enjoy an indoor/outdoor lifestyle.
Discover 6 Amazing Riverside Homes
Nestled along the banks of rivers throughout the United States, these modern homes take full advantage of their locations in...
This House Proves Art Galleries Can Be Super-Friendly
An Antwerp home blurs the boundaries between art and design.
A Brazilian Architect Builds a Dream Home For Her Parents
A pair of empty nesters call on their architect daughter to create a home that fulfills their retirement wish list.
These 9 Structures Prove That Shingle Exteriors Can Be Surprisingly Modern
In architecture, shingles often bring to mind historic, pitched-roof buildings—but this certainly isn’t the case with these nine...
At This High-Desert Home, a Whole Wall Opens Up When You Crank a Giant Wheel
In California, architect Tom Kundig delivers an off-the-grid retreat designed for both connection and solitude.
An Off-the-Grid Prefab in Australia Uses Salvaged Iron as Camo
Disguised as a humble farm shed, the prefabricated Tintaldra Cabin is a cool, contemporary home that goes completely off the grid...
This Austin Home Was Designed to Showcase a Vintage Car Collection
Austin-based firm Matt Fajkus Architecture designs a two-level garage and residence with a ground-floor space that was built to...
4 Stunning Homes That Celebrate the Natural Beauty of Nova Scotia
Canadian architect Omar Gandhi and his team at Omar Gandhi Architect are always looking to build meaningful projects that will...
Yale Architecture Students Build a House For the Homeless
Since 1967, part of the Yale School of Architecture’s first year curriculum is to provide New Haven with structures and housing...
A Family Home in Australia Features a Playful Version of the Classic Pitched Roof
An architect's creative reinterpretation of a traditional pitched roof sets a property apart from its neighbors.
On the Coast of Massachusetts, a Prefab Ranch Is Totally Overhauled for a Wheelchair-User
A home on Cape Ann’s rocky shore becomes a refuge that offers resilience in the face of an unpredictable future.

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