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A Whimsical, Charred-Wood Teahouse Stands on Stilts in Germany
Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori’s latest teahouse creation floats among pine trees at the Museum Insel Hombroich.
A Chicago Renovation Taps Into its Attic to Almost Double its Square Footage
Careful craftsmanship, spiral stairs, and an airy catwalk help define this Second City architect's home.
Near Montreal, a House Connects With Its Surroundings
In Boucherville, Quebec, Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement designs a single-family house that opens onto a veranda.
Knoll Gets in Touch With Its Bauhaus Roots
“Knoll Celebrates Bauhaus” explores the link between the company and the legendary school—and their joint impact on the course of...
The New March/April Issue Is On Its Way
Dwell founder and CEO Lara Deam takes us through the new issue and kicks off submissions for our annual showcase of up-and-coming...
IKEA Is Crushing its Carbon-Neutral Goals
Over the last decade, the flat-pack retailer has invested in solar and wind power to the tune of $2.7 billion, and it's now...
IKEA Is Closing Its Only Factory in the USA
This December, IKEA will cut costs—and 300 jobs—by closing its production facility in Danville, Virginia.
A Salvaged Apartment on Mallorca Leaves its Roots Exposed
As if undertaking an archaeological dig, architect Carles Oliver peels back layers of his home over the course of three years.
Amid a Hotbed of Architecture, This Home Holds Its Own
A major overhaul of a bungalow in Venice, California, perfects the art of indoor/outdoor living.
Here's Palm Springs In All Its Nighttime Glory
Inspiration can strike anywhere, at any time.
This Tiny Trailer Makes the World its Living Room
In Northern California, a renovation reimagines a vintage trailer as an off-the-grid mobile home.
This Playful Melbourne Home Embraces Its Split Personality
Heritage in the front, modern in the back—this renovation by FMD Architects is a family home with character.
A Hybrid Prefab in Ontario Drinks In its Lakeside Locale
A prefab core cuts down on construction time while site-built additions (like a screened porch) fine-tune the cottage for...
This Renewed 1920s Home in Poland Is Stunning in its Simplicity
A dilapidated building in Szczecin turns into a serene family abode with openwork screens that define spaces without closing them...
A Beautiful Spanish Hotel Inspired by Its Unusual Landscape
The design of a deluxe hotel set in the Bardenas Reales Natural Park in Spain's Navarra region is informed by its surrounding...
This Australian “Tree House” Embraces the Spirit of its Site
Cantilevered high above a steep, rocky site, this young family's “Tree House” fully embraces the Australian landscape.
A Renovated Melbourne Bungalow Keeps its Clapboard Character
Outside cladding continues inside this updated and extended bungalow, which now enjoys a breezy garden connection.
A Concrete Abode in Uruguay Embraces its Beachfront Setting
The communal spaces on the top floor of this three-story residence open up to ocean views.
The Truth About Thread Count (It’s Not Important)
Conventional wisdom dictates that when shopping for bedding, the higher the thread count, the nicer the sheet.
Gable + Plane
This Palm Springs Prefab Is a “Living Lab” for its Designer Residents
A pair of prefab experts turn their process on themselves.
A Passive House on the Outskirts of Moscow Blends Into Its Forested Surroundings
This green-roofed home by Snegiri Architects bows in deference to the enveloping woodlands.
A Dreamy, Minimalist Retreat in Spain Opens to Its Lush Surroundings
Positioned along the Mediterranean, the family home features modernist lines and a living area that connects to a gorgeous...
This Shou Sugi Ban Cottage Blends In With its Lakeside Surroundings
Bigger isn’t always better—this lakeside cottage has a low-lying form that disappears into the surrounding landscape.
A Restored Stable in the Italian Alps Embraces Its Unparalleled Landscape
Milan-based architecture firm ATOMAA transforms a crumbling structure into a beloved family retreat inspired by traditional...
A Colombian Cabin Uses Shingles as Camouflage in Its Tropical Setting
Experimenting with prefab elements, designer David Del Valle and architect Amalia Ramírez create a weekend retreat outside...
To Design a Cabin in New Zealand, Its Architect Looked to the Sky
Birds fluttering overhead gave Barry Connor inspiration for the compact cabin, which is positioned for some of the most...
How an Unsung Architect Gave Big Sur Its Look
A remembrance was held last week after the passing of Mickey Muennig, the architect who imbued California’s mystic coastline with...
A Rustic Home Rivals the Rugged Beauty of Its Forest Setting
Tucked in the pine forests and granite mountains of California’s High Sierra, this home takes a page from the National Park...
A Tiny Cabin in Finland Is a Creative Temple for Its Filmmaker Owner
Pirinen Salo Oy looks to church architecture and the illusions of cinema to craft an inspirational lakeside retreat.
A Kubrick-Esque Farmhouse Kicks Its Fossil Fuel Habit
The owner of an outdoor furniture company updates a 19th-century farmhouse.
A Bright and Shining Addition Connects a ’70s Townhouse to Its Garden
A sunken room offers a clever solution to a large, problematic drop at the back of this UK home.
An Addition to a 1940s Home in Sydney Amplifies Its Connection to the Outdoors
Architect Polly Harbison designs an extension for her sister’s home to include a kitchen, a bedroom with an outdoor shower, and...
This Modern Farmhouse Outside Toronto Makes Its Own Rules
Designer Scott Posno’s sleek-meets-rustic interpretation allows this sprawling property to follow its own playbook.
A Cool Melbourne Cottage Riffs Off of its Victorian Neighbors
Using the same roof form and materials as the houses surrounding it, this Australian residence reinterprets the pitched-roof...