Roundups

From the best midcentury renovations to the most remote cabins, these collections showcase our favorite designs.

Spotlight on 10 Influential Works by Le Corbusier
Spotlight on 10 Influential Works by Le Corbusier
In 1923 when Le Corbusier published his tome "Vers une Architecture" (Toward a New Architecture), the Swiss-French architect declared, “A house is a machine for living...
10 Modular Dwellings That Break Away From Traditional Building Practices
In most cases, areas in a home are designated by their use and separated into different rooms accordingly.
8 Modern In-Law Units
You may recognize an Accessory Dwelling Unit (or ADU) by one of its many other names, including in-law unit, granny flat, laneway house, or sidekick house.
30 All-Black Exterior Modern Homes
30 All-Black Exterior Modern Homes
Although some may initially think that the color black might evoke a dark and ominous architectural mood, it's actually a great color to use on the exterior of your home.
There's No Shortage of Glass in These 7 Homes Designed by Philip Johnson
It's safe to say that Philip Johnson was one of the most famous and influential American architects of the 20th century.
10 Bright White Cubist Homes Across the Globe
With his use of simplified geometric shapes and white concrete forms, Le Corbusier brought cubism to architecture.
Shape-Shifting Architecture: 10 Buildings That Move or Change Form
In the design world, there's been a lot of interesting talk about “smart” architecture lately—particularly what's involved in making buildings responsive to their surroundings.
20 Modern Homes From the Midwest
Wide-open spaces, welcoming attitudes, and a healthy respect for modernism—the American Midwest has much to offer.
10 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.
10 Enclosed Porches That Are Put to Good Use
If you're looking to embark on a renovation project, consider the valuable indoor/outdoor space that a porch can offer.
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.
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.
7 Repurposed Churches Around the World
With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into homes have become more and more desirable across...
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...
20 Best Modern Kitchen Counters
The kitchen is the heart of your home—so choose a counter that works for your lifestyle and gets the job done the way you want.
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
7 East Coast Kit Home Companies
The all-American concept of the Kit Home had its heyday in the first half of the 20th century and used to be restricted to the world of log cabins and kit houses sold through...
20 Modern American Farmhouses That Update Tradition
With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses that recalls a bygone era.
10 Outstanding Prefabs in the Pacific Northwest
Peruse these 10 inspiring examples of how prefabricated dwellings can challenge typical assumptions of customization and quality.
7 Affordable Prefab Homes and Other Alternative, Inexpensive Home Options
Nowadays, innovators in the world of prefab and kit home design have continued to push the boundaries on what they can do—their ideas offering alternative ways of living in terms...
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.
12 Renzo Piano Buildings We Love
Regularly cited as the father of "high-tech" buildings, Pritzker Prize-winning Italian architect Renzo Piano's designs showcase technological shapes and materials.
19 Frank Lloyd Wright Homes You Can Actually Visit—or Stay In
You may not be lucky enough to live in a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright—but you can always sleep in one.
10 Prefab Log Home Companies
Although log homes have traditionally been associated with Abraham Lincoln or a bucolic existence, they can actually be turned into warm, inviting, and surprisingly modern...
10 Kit Home Companies in the South
Known for its world-famous charm, wide-open spaces, and sunny skies, the South can be a welcoming place to call home.
10 I.M. Pei Buildings We Love
We pay homage to renowned architect I.M. Pei, who recently passed away at the age of 102.
5 Strong Prefab Concrete Home Companies
When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up repeatedly, naturally, is the ability of the material to...
50 Jaw-Dropping Glass Houses That Shatter Expectations
It’s clear: glass homes equal unparalleled views.
Modern, Lofted Beds For Tiny Spaces
For the spatially challenged, think vertically: lofted beds make every inch count.
25 Homes With Exposed Wood Beams: Rustic to Modern
We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.
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