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‘Homes like this are like a soft, comfortable sweater’

An architect, an author, and a house that’s new and old<p>When architect Thomas A. Kligerman of Ike Kligerman Barkley talks about Shingle-style homes, he waxes a bit romantic. “If you asked a child to draw a cartoon of a house, it would likely look like a Shingle-style dwelling,” he says. “Everyone …

See inside this incredible treehouse built from pieces of an old ship

With five-story water views and accents from a salvaged ship, this home has served as inspiration for an acclaimed architect.<p>Oscar-winner-turned-environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio plans to open his new eco-friendly resort on an island in Belize next year, but some of the planning was done on a …

Sunroom

Three-pronged glass house rises in Vermont

Floor-to-ceiling glazing frames breathtaking views<p>Another nature-embracing home has sprung from the breathtaking surroundings of Vermont. But this time, instead of incorporating vernacular cabin architecture like this shed-roof micro house and guesthouse do, the Glass Trefoil House in Stowe employs …

For Sale: $3,898,000 Kelowna home by Lake Okanagan

This Kelowna home has waterfront access and wonderful views of Okanagan Lake. Built in 2008, it’s been completely updated inside and boasts of an …

Ultra-modern Dumbo townhouse with next-level closets gets a price chop

The “award-winning” abode is down to $6 million<p>It may be a “landmark in the making,” but the energy-efficient townhouse at 168 Water Street has yet to snag a buyer, and after more than a year on the market, the hyper-stylish Dumbo digs are getting low-key price cut: the ask just dropped to an …

Laundry Rooms

$1.5M Morningside stunner has backyard oasis, killer kitchen

Reimagined 1934 residence promoted as “masterpiece”<p>This thoroughly reimagined 1934 residence on a Morningside hilltop presents a case where broker babble such as “exquisite,” “masterpiece,” and “the lifestyle you have dreamed about” could be on point.<p>Girded by rockstar landscaping and buried deep …

Vashon Island modern lists at $2.1M

Enjoy the outdoors as much as the indoors<p>On the Maury Island shore of Quartermaster Harbor sits a custom modern home that breaks with convention. The house appears to split into two segments, and convention continues to break throughout the house.<p>A stunning walkway leads to a single entry that …

Dining Rooms

Atherton treehouse-like home asks $4.9 million

1973 construction kept groovily intact<p>A stunning albeit unusual home for the tony town of Atherton, 375 Walsh, with its hillside location and circa 1970s architecture, seems like it might be more at home in Woodside, Laurel Canyon, or even one of those jarringly quaint cities up in Marin.<p>Featuring …

San Mateo County

The Latest Comeback Of The Mansard Roof And Its Unusual Advantages

Mansard roofs first became popular in the 17th century and they had multiple comebacks over time since then. This type of roof was popularized by …

Interior Design

The Future Perfect opens its first outlet in LA—in a midcentury modern residence

Casa Perfect is, well, perfect<p>Turns out, a midcentury modern home also makes a beautiful showroom of covetable furniture and decor objects—in addition to being a desirable place to live.<p>Nestled in the West Hollywood Hills is “Casa Perfect<i>,”</i> a 3,000-square-foot house designed in 1957 by the late …

Cave House

Located on the outskirts of Córdoba, Spain, the Cave House is a unique house with a unique backstory. The hollows from which it's built originally …

Architecture

Brackenbury House / Neil Dusheiko Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Introduction<br>The project is a remodelling and extension to a house in a conservation area for a young …

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4 Spectacular and Historic New York City Carriage Houses

From Brooklyn Heights to the Upper East Side, tour the city’s most beautiful (and storied) carriage houses<p>Carriage houses make up some of New York’s most stunning and unique historic properties. New Yorkers began building them in the late 18th century to store horses and carriages, the only real …

La Muna House

Residing in Aspen's exclusive Red Mountain, the La Muna House gives new life to one of the first homes ever built in the area. To fall in line with …

Architecture

The Beautiful Process Behind Erik Johansson's Surreal Images

I haven't been writing very much lately, but when Swedish Commercial Photographer Erik Johansson hit me with an email about his recent creation, I …

Risking it all? How we perfected the dangerous art of storm photography

101 Best Modern Cabins

What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.<p>Enjoy.<p><i>(This story is composed of photographs from both Dwell and those submitted by community members. All captions are from the original contributor or source story.)</i>

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This House In New York Received A Wood and Glass Revival

One year after purchasing this house in New York, the home owners asked Blaze Makoid Architecture to bring the home back to life by completely …

Interior Design

Mobile Home Gains Permanence Through Carefully Planned Design

Mobile homes don’t really offer that sense of comfort and coziness that permanent houses do. However, every once in a while we come a confident and …

32 Amazing Deck Lighting Ideas Which Add A Charm To Your House

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I’m Not Making an Excuse: My Social Anxiety Is Real

I’d always been a shy person, but lately things had been getting ridiculous. It was like I didn’t even know how to be around people anymore. I felt …

Mental Health

Do You Constantly Think and Worry About Your Relationships?

<b>“When you say ‘yes’ to others, make sure you’re not saying ‘no’ to yourself.” ~Paulo Coelho</b><p>Sometimes it’s easy to define ourselves by our roles and …

Relationships

To Diagnose Mental Illness, Read the Brain

Although scientists have learned a lot about the brain in the last few decades, approaches to treating mental illnesses have not kept up. As …

Depression

You Asked: What Happens If I Don't Eat Enough Protein?

Protein is a hot topic among weight loss and nutrition gurus. Some of the latest research suggests that regular helpings of the macronutrient can …

Nutrition

Thin Slices of Anxiety: An Illustrated Meditation on What It’s Like to Live Enslaved by Worry and How to Break Free

A guided tour of this pernicious prison of the psyche, honest and assuring in its honesty.<p>Kierkegaard called anxiety “the dizziness of freedom” and believed that it serves to power rather than hinder creativity. For Darwin, it was a paralyzing lifelong struggle — he accomplished his breakthroughs …

Mental Disorders

Handcrafted Miniature Worlds by Secret Wood – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Vancouver-based jeweller Secret Wood handcrafts finely detailed, snow globe-esque scenes out of wood, resin and beeswax. More images below.<p><i>Secret</i> …

Miniature

Updated 1903 Prairie-Style Home in Illinois Asks $1.25M

It's full of art glass and oak details<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Elmhurst, Illinois<p><b>Price:</b> $1,250,000<p>Marked by an open living area wrapping …