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Journey by Design: Richmond, Virginia
This historic city’s under-the-radar modernism scene makes it worth a weekend visit.
Budget Breakdown: A Raleigh Colonial Is Reinvented For $260K
A suburban colonial home in Raleigh, North Carolina, is filled with light and garden views after a renovation and addition by the...
Get Off the Grid and Recharge at This Tiny Cabin in Virginia’s Countryside
The Lost Whiskey Cabin is a digital detox dwelling in Marshall, Virginia, that invites guests to unplug, slow down, and reconnect...
A Concrete-and-Glass Gem in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley Lists for $425K
Designed by Eugene Stoltzfus Architects, this contemporary home harvests sunlight for heating and electricity.
A Holiday Home in Hokkaido Echoes the Textures and Topography of Nature
A Japanese architect blurs the edges between shelter and site in a summer retreat enveloped by woodland.
A Tattered Brooklyn Brownstone Is Brought Back to Life With Big Doses of Color
Michael K. Chen Architecture resuscitates a Clinton Hill residence by restoring its historic details and applying bold hues...
A Two-Unit ADU in Los Angeles Offers Inspired Spaces for Creative Tenants
Architect Max Kuo transforms a back house and garage into a white-gabled duplex for a diverse mix of residents.
Near Amsterdam, a Couple Turn the Top of a Former Chapel Into Their Home and Studio
Textile designer Milla Novo and her husband move into a converted monastery, uncovering religious frescoes in the renovation...
A Black Gable Farmhouse Harvests its Own Electricity, Heat, and Water
Built of prefabricated cross-laminated timber panels, this barn-inspired home blends into the rural landscape.
An 18th-Century Portuguese Home Morphs Into a Series of Colorful Apartments
Each unit is layered with a mix of eye-catching details, including patterned mosaics and a moody mermaid painting on the bathroom...
Before & After: A Design Duo Give Themselves Free Rein to Experiment With Their Portland Bungalow
Lara White and Jason Stamp of Workaday Design infuse their 1922 house with plenty of personality.
Humble Materials Get an Elevated Treatment in a ’70s-Inspired Home in Cape Town
For his longtime friends, architect Michael Lumby works magic by investing in craftsmanship over expensive finishing and...
A Concrete Guesthouse in Upstate New York Is Decidedly “Bunker Chic”
With inspiration from the creative homeowners, architects David Leven and Stella Betts design a bunker-like backyard structure...
In London, an Old Victorian Becomes a Wonderland of Colored Concrete
Studio Ben Allen uses prefab elements to transform a dated Victorian in just four days.
This Beach House in Australia Is Nothing Like Its Neighbors—or Any Beach House You’ve Seen
Though it’d be hard to tell from the street, the compound of concrete blocks forms a surprisingly breezy family retreat.
This “Upside-Down” House in Melbourne Shifts Shape to Accommodate a Family of Seven
On a narrow lot in suburban Australia, Cloud Architecture designs a family home with built-in flexibility.
Expanses of Glass and Broad Trellises Bring Clarity to a Renovated Home in San Francisco
Architect Anne Fougeron softens and brightens a ’60s-era residence, adding a new glass pavilion.
This Eco-Friendly Home Wears the South African Bush as Camouflage
Sunken in the earth and topped with native grass, this low-slung concrete home lets the landscape rule.
Delightful Curves Abound in This Revamped Cottage in Sydney
Carter Williamson Architects preserves the heritage facade of a 100-year-old dwelling in Annandale while imbuing the interiors...
A Pair of Filmmakers Give Their San Francisco Edwardian a Sensuous Edit
Returning to the Presidio after two decades in New York, an auteur couple and their young daughters work with Geremia Design to...
A São Paulo Home Welcomes Guests With an Invitingly Breezy Brutalism
The residence merges two Brazilian architectural styles with distinctly casual and formal spaces.
5 Prefab Home Companies in Virginia
These Virginia-based companies are building prefab homes from the Atlantic coast to the Appalachian Mountains.
A Reinvented Terrace House in London Is Chock-Full of Clever Storage
A modular, adjustable, floor-to-ceiling storage wall is just one of the renovated home’s solutions.
Top 9 Bathrooms of 2020
From the whimsical to the austerely beautiful, the contenders in this year’s Dwell Design Awards are singular sanctuaries.
A Serene Nakashima Bathroom Survives
George Nakashima’s sublime Japanese-style bathroom endures at his rural estate.
20 Bathrooms With Transformative Tiles
The right tiles can transform any basic space into a breathtaking escape.
9 Unusual Modern Bathrooms
Don't just tile the bathroom floor: tile the walls and ceiling, too. No windows? No problem! Mirrored walls? Why not!
Tips for Tiny Bathrooms
The bathroom has many functions that we find are important in our daily routines.
This Woodland Home in Virginia Was Built for Modern, Multigenerational Living
An adventurous indoor-outdoor home by the Boston practice Höweler + Yoon Architecture acts as a beacon for three generations of a...

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