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.

Take a Step Through 20 Huge Modern Doors
Take a Step Through 20 Huge Modern Doors
From wall-sized swinging doors to two-story roll-ups, these portals help you make a big entrance.
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Echoing the Surrounding Cliffs With a Zigzag Roof, This Maui Home Asks $2.4M
Echoing the Surrounding Cliffs With a Zigzag Roof, This Maui Home Asks $2.4M
This clifftop residence, designed to nestle into the environment, boasts a wall of windows that showcases spectacular ocean views.
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9 Modern Maldivian Resorts With Spectacular Overwater Villas
9 Modern Maldivian Resorts With Spectacular Overwater Villas
A dream destination for anyone who loves the island life, the Maldives, which is made up of 26 ring-shaped atolls, is home to more than 1,000 coral islands surrounded by crystal...
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A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A Camping Village in South Korea Draws Inspiration From an Iconic Fairy Tale
A local nature enthusiast in the Gyeonggi province sets up a cafe and cabin retreat to combat a diminishing forest.
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8 Ways to Renovate an Airstream
8 Ways to Renovate an Airstream
The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.
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10 Ways to Create an Uplifting Vertical Garden
10 Ways to Create an Uplifting Vertical Garden
Creating a living green wall, also known as a vertical garden, is a refreshing, innovative, and eco-friendly way to bring color and life to your home or business.
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Shop 20 Products That Will Make This Fourth of July the Best Ever
Shop 20 Products That Will Make This Fourth of July the Best Ever
With just two weeks away until July 4, the days keep heating up while the pool and grill beckon.
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On the Market For $4.5M, This Venice Beach Compound Captures the Essence of Indoor-Outdoor Living
On the Market For $4.5M, This Venice Beach Compound Captures the Essence of Indoor-Outdoor Living
Situated on a sprawling 10,998 square-foot lot—only a mile from the beach and within walking distance to the stores and restaurants of Abbott Kinney and Rose Avenue—this premium...
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Snøhetta Designs a New Riverwalk That Will Bring Public Access to Oregon City's Willamette Falls
Snøhetta Designs a New Riverwalk That Will Bring Public Access to Oregon City's Willamette Falls
For over a century, the breathtaking Willamette Falls—the second largest waterfall by volume in North America, and located less than an hour away from Portland, Oregon—has been...
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7 Steps to Creating Your Own Outdoor Barbecue Area For Summer Entertaining
7 Steps to Creating Your Own Outdoor Barbecue Area For Summer Entertaining
Nothing beats a good old backyard cookout with family and friends in the summertime.
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A Golden, Egg-Shaped Sauna Signifies the Rebirth of a Swedish Mining Town
A Golden, Egg-Shaped Sauna Signifies the Rebirth of a Swedish Mining Town
Artist duo Mats Bigert and Lars Bergström build a public art installation to commemorate the relocation of an entire city in Northern Sweden.
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An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
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10 Modern Rooftops For Summer Relaxing and Entertaining
10 Modern Rooftops For Summer Relaxing and Entertaining
With the weekend coming up and summer on our minds, the thought of relaxing on a rooftop is tempting, and inevitably magnetic.
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A Rock & Roll Hall of Famer’s Picturesque Montana Retreat Is Going Up For Auction
A Rock & Roll Hall of Famer’s Picturesque Montana Retreat Is Going Up For Auction
The family vacation home of E Street Band bassist Garry Tallent features green design, outdoor spaces, and an equestrian center on 33 acres of meadows and forest.
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Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
At the 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams, outdoor projects built with Humboldt Redwood graced a show home and a wine tasting room.
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An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
An Angled Cabin in British Columbia Makes an Ideal Island Retreat
Vancouver-based Hinterland Design assembles a small team of craftsmen to build and finish this modern Valdes Island hideaway in just five weeks.
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Gather Around These 7 Modern Fire Pit Designs
Gather Around These 7 Modern Fire Pit Designs
Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.
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9 Ways to Create the Perfect Outdoor Lighting
9 Ways to Create the Perfect Outdoor Lighting
With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put together an easy-to-follow guide to creating the perfect outdoor lighting.
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10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
10 Tiny Homes You Can Build
With a small budget, an open mind, and perhaps a little help from your friends, there's nothing stopping you from building your own tiny home.
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10 Homes With Large, Well-Ventilated Courtyards
10 Homes With Large, Well-Ventilated Courtyards
Open and airy courtyards can create a sense of interconnectedness between indoors and outdoors.
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10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs
10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs
With the official start of summer just a couple weeks away, the idea of relaxing poolside or jumping in for a quick dip is pretty enticing—especially if the body of water is...
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Dream/Dive Platform Encourages Playful Summer Living
Dream/Dive Platform Encourages Playful Summer Living
Summer is all about experiencing simple pleasures.
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Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel
Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel
Billing itself as the “five million star hotel,” Buubble is a unique lodging option about an hour outside of Reykjavík, Iceland, that offers guests the chance to sleep outdoors in...
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Rose House Blooms in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains
Rose House Blooms in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains
In the proposed guesthouse, water joins concrete, weathering steel, and glass as another building material.
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Tour One of Epic Retreat’s Tiny Pop-Up Hotel Cabins in the Welsh Countryside
Tour One of Epic Retreat’s Tiny Pop-Up Hotel Cabins in the Welsh Countryside
Step inside a pop-up hotel cabin inspired by the cave that King Arthur and his knights would have slept in while traveling—a legendary cave that could be discovered once, and...
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These 7 Outdoor Pavilions Allow You to Connect With the Outdoors Comfortably
These 7 Outdoor Pavilions Allow You to Connect With the Outdoors Comfortably
Step into these outdoor enclosures that provide picturesque views from all sides.
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15 Modern Outdoor Seating Pieces To Take You Into Summer
15 Modern Outdoor Seating Pieces To Take You Into Summer
The time has come to start spending as much time outdoors as possible.
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Get Your Tongs Ready For the Long Weekend With 13 Outdoor Spaces Made For Grilling
Get Your Tongs Ready For the Long Weekend With 13 Outdoor Spaces Made For Grilling
Memorial Day weekend is finally upon us, and if you're thinking what we're thinking, then it's time to get outdoors and fire up the grill.
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9 Yurt Vacation Rentals For the Modern Alternative Camper
9 Yurt Vacation Rentals For the Modern Alternative Camper
Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, the circular, tent-like yurt has become part of the current zeitgeist, as travelers are increasingly seeking out alternative...
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10 Tiny Trailers to Take on an Adventure
10 Tiny Trailers to Take on an Adventure
Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've always been fans of small, mobile, and functional shelters.
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