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.

An Iconic Portland Midcentury Is Seeking a New Owner For $1.6M
An Iconic Portland Midcentury Is Seeking a New Owner For $1.6M
Once home to a famous artist, a historic midcentury is reimagined as an stunning modern-day dwelling.
By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo - a day ago
These Digital Nomads Live, Work, & Travel in a Sprinter Van
These Digital Nomads Live, Work, & Travel in a Sprinter Van
We chat with Lexi and Cody—the "van-trepreneurs" behind Dynamo Ultima—about what it's like to live and run a creative studio out of their van.
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An Australian Cottage Gets a Mediterranean-Inspired Revamp
An Australian Cottage Gets a Mediterranean-Inspired Revamp
With crisp, white stucco walls and a lush garden setting, this airy space will mentally transport you to the Mediterranean.
 - a day ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Interact With the Landscape
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Interact With the Landscape
Effortlessly blending into their surroundings, these modern homes pay homage to Mother Nature.
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Vivid Accent Colors Turn This Tiny Abode Into a Dreamy Oasis
Vivid Accent Colors Turn This Tiny Abode Into a Dreamy Oasis
A design duo transform their Manhattan apartment from dark and cramped to sleek and loft-like.
 - 2 days ago
An 18th-Century Coach House Is Reborn as an Assisted Living Residence
An 18th-Century Coach House Is Reborn as an Assisted Living Residence
Once upon a time, this historic space was part of a larger Irish estate. Now, it welcomes new residents to celebrate its fascinating past.
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Lush Gardens Infuse Tropical Vibes in This Chic Brazilian Home
Lush Gardens Infuse Tropical Vibes in This Chic Brazilian Home
In São Paulo, a modern abode maximizes natural light and integrates a strong sense of the outdoors.
 - 3 days ago
An Iconic T-Shaped Apartment Receives a Modern Makeover
An Iconic T-Shaped Apartment Receives a Modern Makeover
A unit in Montreal's historic housing complex Habitat 67 is reborn into a sleek, airy abode.
 - 3 days ago
Before and After: A 1950s Midcentury Abode Gets a Gorgeous Upgrade
Before and After: A 1950s Midcentury Abode Gets a Gorgeous Upgrade
A complete remodel of a Portland midcentury unlocks the home's grand potential.
 - 4 days ago
A Mint-Green Staircase Adds Radiant Color to This Restored Townhouse
A Mint-Green Staircase Adds Radiant Color to This Restored Townhouse
A historic home in Belgium breathes new life with an airy atmosphere and subtle pops of color.
 - 4 days ago
An Antwerp Apartment Captures the Spirit of the Belle Époque
An Antwerp Apartment Captures the Spirit of the Belle Époque
In Antwerp, Belgium, a historic flat is transformed into a bright and airy, dreamy oasis.
 - 5 days ago
An Old Charleston Row House Is Elegantly Modernized With a Southern Twist
An Old Charleston Row House Is Elegantly Modernized With a Southern Twist
After a thoughtful revamp, this iconic home now boasts a “southern modernism” sense of style.
 - 5 days ago
This Striking Net-Zero Home Wraps Around a Serene Pond
This Striking Net-Zero Home Wraps Around a Serene Pond
Rooted in sustainable design, the Connecticut House radiates an undeniable Zen-like vibe.
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An Outdated Swiss Chalet Is Treated to a Playful New Look
An Outdated Swiss Chalet Is Treated to a Playful New Look
Four sections, four levels, and four doors and windows enable this remodeled 1960s cabin to fully embrace its idyllic natural environment.
 - 8 days ago
A Minimalist Residence Rises From Medieval Italian Ruins
A Minimalist Residence Rises From Medieval Italian Ruins
Stone, concrete, and walnut come together to create this elegant abode in Urbino.
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A Historic Propeller Factory Is Converted Into a Gorgeous Home
A Historic Propeller Factory Is Converted Into a Gorgeous Home
Built in the 1800s, this former factory in Jersey City breathes new life as a chic, sophisticated residence.
 - 8 days ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Wondrous Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Wondrous Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
These airy abodes utilize immense windows to usher the outdoors in. Take a peek at our editor's favorite picks from the Dwell community that feature homes with sweeping views.
 - 8 days ago
An Inviting South African Cottage Embraces its Seaside Locale
An Inviting South African Cottage Embraces its Seaside Locale
Clad in timber and well-connected to the outdoors, this retreat in the village of Kommetjie is a nod to traditional cottage architecture and its surrounding community.
 - 9 days ago
This Renovated Esherick Perfectly Frames the San Francisco Bay
This Renovated Esherick Perfectly Frames the San Francisco Bay
Located in the city's iconic Sea Cliff neighborhood, a historic abode is treated to a stunning renovation.
 - 10 days ago
A Sculptural Staircase Anchors This A-Frame Getaway on Fire Island
A Sculptural Staircase Anchors This A-Frame Getaway on Fire Island
Bromley Caldari transforms an outdated beach home into a modern escape with staggering bay views.
 - 10 days ago
An Expansive Grass Roof Tops This Modern Brazilian Home
An Expansive Grass Roof Tops This Modern Brazilian Home
Sandwiched between two concrete slabs, a modern holiday home is fully integrated into nature.
 - 10 days ago
A Family Retreat in Quebec Gets a Striking White Addition
A Family Retreat in Quebec Gets a Striking White Addition
Connected to the main house by a glass bridge, the gabled addition affords family members both community and privacy.
 - 11 days ago
This Elegant Californian Prefab Minimizes Site Disturbance
This Elegant Californian Prefab Minimizes Site Disturbance
Thanks to its modular construction, a modern retreat treads lightly on the pristine landscape.
 - 11 days ago
7 Modern Celebrity Homes With Seriously Lust-Worthy Interiors
7 Modern Celebrity Homes With Seriously Lust-Worthy Interiors
Peek inside the impeccable homes of Diane Keaton, Bryan Cranston, Jenna Lyons, and other design-conscious celebs.
 - 12 days ago
This Little House in Washington Has Mighty Big Ties to Nature
This Little House in Washington Has Mighty Big Ties to Nature
Nestled in a second-growth forest, this Pacific Northwest retreat is deliberately simple yet modern.
 - 12 days ago
Acclaimed Architect Gisue Hariri Invites Us Into Her Intimate Manhattan Loft
Acclaimed Architect Gisue Hariri Invites Us Into Her Intimate Manhattan Loft
Hariri shares how creating her elegant, private Park Avenue apartment was a reflection of herself. Today, several years since the remodel, the home still feels uniquely hers.
 - 12 days ago
A Vietnamese Abode Draws In Light With a Glass Atrium
A Vietnamese Abode Draws In Light With a Glass Atrium
Traditional and modern elements merge to striking effect in this renovated home north of Hanoi.
 - 12 days ago
You Won't Want to Leave This Cozy Cabin in New Zealand
You Won't Want to Leave This Cozy Cabin in New Zealand
An Australian couple build a small cabin retreat in New Zealand for their family—then decide to make it available to rent for the rest of us.
 - 15 days ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Divine Dining Areas
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Divine Dining Areas
With dazzling pendant fixtures, plenty of natural light, and well-designed furniture, our editor's top picks of the week feature dining rooms that delight.
 - 15 days ago
Two Eclectic Volumes Unite This  Contemporary Chilean Home
Two Eclectic Volumes Unite This Contemporary Chilean Home
Perched 1,476 feet above sea level, a modern home is designed to beautifully embrace its coastal setting.
 - 16 days ago