Garden & Landscapes

The call of the wild is impossible to resist in these patios, backyards, rooftops, and gardens that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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.
By Lucy Wang - 11 days 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.
 - 16 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.
 - 18 days ago
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a New Chicken Coop For Less Than $1.5K
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Builds a New Chicken Coop For Less Than $1.5K
Designed for his son’s school in Tucson, Arizona, architect Gideon Danilowitz builds a low-cost chicken coop suitable for the desert climate.
 - 3 months ago
A Low-Key Landscape Gives a  Vancouver Family a New Lease on Outdoor Living
A Low-Key Landscape Gives a Vancouver Family a New Lease on Outdoor Living
A simple fence helped produce this secluded oasis.
 - 3 months ago
An Elegant Redwood Deck Transforms the Exterior of a ‘70s Home
An Elegant Redwood Deck Transforms the Exterior of a ‘70s Home
The beautiful two-story redwood structure forms an upper deck and lower dining room, creating a variety of outdoor spaces for the homeowners to enjoy.
 - 3 months ago
Budget Breakdown: A Weekend DIY Turns a Neglected Garage Into a Backyard Hangout For $13K
Budget Breakdown: A Weekend DIY Turns a Neglected Garage Into a Backyard Hangout For $13K
In Portland, Oregon, an experiential designer transforms half of his decrepit garage into a screened porch over just three days, creating a laid-back, outdoor room.
 - 4 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Lush Outdoor Spaces
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Lush Outdoor Spaces
These outdoor spaces from the Dwell community are perfect for warm summer nights.
 - 5 months ago
Top 8 Outdoor Sculpture Parks Perfect For a Summer Outing
Top 8 Outdoor Sculpture Parks Perfect For a Summer Outing
These sculpture parks across the country combine nature with man-made works of art for an unforgettable combination.
 - 6 months ago
10 Greenhouses That Will Inspire You to Grab Your Gardening Tools
10 Greenhouses That Will Inspire You to Grab Your Gardening Tools
Rediscover the phenomenon of photosynthesis with these incredibly eclectic greenhouses.
 - 6 months ago
6 Landscape Pros From Across the U.S. Share the Plants They Really Dig
6 Landscape Pros From Across the U.S. Share the Plants They Really Dig
Discover gardening ideas from all over the country.
 - 7 months ago
5 Simple Tips For Growing an Indoor Herb Garden
5 Simple Tips For Growing an Indoor Herb Garden
If you thought you had to have a green thumb and lots of space to garden, think again.
 - 7 months ago
Native Plants Form a Meadow-Like Habitat for a Rustic New York Home
Native Plants Form a Meadow-Like Habitat for a Rustic New York Home
After hands-on study, a Northeast landscape architect sows a free-growing meadow.
 - 7 months ago
15 Outdoor Kitchens That Inspire Al Fresco Dining
15 Outdoor Kitchens That Inspire Al Fresco Dining
Combining culinary creativity with a love of nature, these inspiring kitchens will make you want to cook, dine, and host outdoors all season long.
 - 7 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Plunge-Worthy Pools
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Plunge-Worthy Pools
Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools. Our editor's top picks of the week feature pools that have us feeling outdoor envy.
 - 7 months ago
6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
6 Backyard Landscape Designs That Need Minimal Maintenance
These no-fuss landscaping ideas yield gardens that practically take care of themselves.
 - 7 months ago
This Stunning Redwood Pergola Brings Classic Charm to its Hollywood Hills Home
This Stunning Redwood Pergola Brings Classic Charm to its Hollywood Hills Home
Recently updated with redwood to ensure durability and longevity, the gorgeous structure helps preserve the home’s history.
 - 7 months ago
18 Modern Fireplaces and Fire Pits to Inspire Outdoor Living
18 Modern Fireplaces and Fire Pits to Inspire Outdoor Living
Warm nights spent sitting outside with friends are just around the corner—so sit back, relax, and get inspired by these charming outdoor fireplaces and fire pits.
 - 8 months ago
5 Prefab Deck Kit Companies to Easily Upgrade Your Home
5 Prefab Deck Kit Companies to Easily Upgrade Your Home
Better your home's indoor/outdoor connection with one of these DIY deck kits.
 - 8 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Outstanding Outdoor Spaces
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Outstanding Outdoor Spaces
These porches, patios, and courtyards have us green with envy.
 - 8 months ago
8 Things to Consider When Choosing Retractable Glass Walls
8 Things to Consider When Choosing Retractable Glass Walls
When done right, a gorgeous glass wall system can transform a room into a spectacular focal point with a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience.
 - 9 months ago
6 Easy Ways to Get Your Garden Ready For Spring
6 Easy Ways to Get Your Garden Ready For Spring
Embrace the long-awaited coming of spring by following these tips for a verdant garden.
 - 9 months ago
This Teak Outdoor Living Collection Pairs Sustainability and Scandinavian-Inspired Style
This Teak Outdoor Living Collection Pairs Sustainability and Scandinavian-Inspired Style
Sustainability and innovative, minimalist design are at the forefront of Gloster’s luxe collection of teak outdoor furniture.
 - 9 months ago
This Copenhagen Rooftop Renovation Embodies the Future of Urban Design
This Copenhagen Rooftop Renovation Embodies the Future of Urban Design
Residents of a building confined within a dense Copenhagen neighborhood finally get the outdoor space they desire—in an unlikely place.
 - 10 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Bewitching Backyards
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Bewitching Backyards
The blissful outdoor areas of these homes from the Dwell community are a breath of fresh air.
 - 10 months ago
10 Modern Wedding Venues That Will Make Your Big Day Unforgettable
10 Modern Wedding Venues That Will Make Your Big Day Unforgettable
Honor your love for design—and each other—in one of these extraordinary wedding venues in the U.S. and beyond.
 - 10 months ago
This Prefab Backyard Pavilion Mimics a Dragonfly's Wings
This Prefab Backyard Pavilion Mimics a Dragonfly's Wings
Prefabricated architecture can get a bad rap for being boring and boxy—not so for this sculptural backyard pavilion.
 - a year ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Welcome the Outdoors In
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Welcome the Outdoors In
These inviting homes give the term "getting back to nature" a whole new meaning.
 - a year ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Pools That Make a Splash
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Pools That Make a Splash
Summer weather may feel like a distant memory, but these pools have us dreaming of our own private oasis.
 - a year ago
Living Green Walls 101: Their Benefits and How They're Made
Living Green Walls 101: Their Benefits and How They're Made
Living green walls may have gotten their start 80 years ago, but they’ve recently become some of the most striking and important eco-friendly features in buildings across the...
 - a year ago