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Container-based homes designed to meet a multitude of needs

Honomobo currently offers three models. The smallest, H01, is based on a single shipping container and has a total floorspace of 144 sq ft (13 sq m). …

Freshwest creates corrugated iron office on a riverside terrace in Wales

This small office space by Freshwest features an inverted roof, corrugated metal siding and a folding glass door that opens onto the banks of the …

Architecture

Look inside a houseboat designed for a family that wanted to be living and floating on the water

BYTR architecten designed this houseboat, located on a canal in Utrecht, The Netherlands.<p>When asked by their clients to design the ark, they …

Food & Dining

Pool House / 42mm Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Brief was primarily an extension the already existing house: to accommodate a home theater / lounge / …

Design

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Interesting Engineering

Open-Air Rooms and Moving Walls: Inside a Remote “Adventure Home”

In the northern Cascade Range of Washington State—a place where summers are scorching and winters can be frigid—it might seem counterintuitive to build an open-air home, one composed of four completely unattached buildings. But Tom Kundig, the architect behind the home known as Studhorse (named for …

Living Rooms

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Home Tours

Articles about couple build their eco friendly dream home forest on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green …

Architecture

Articles about 5 diy houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established …

San Francisco

Articles about cozy home portland under 800 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.<p>It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.<p>A 196-square-foot …

Ho Chi Minh City

Articles about architect builds his own studio retreat escape city on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a Brooklyn backyard, an off-duty architect builds a structure that tests his attention to the little things.<p>When Greg Reitz was ten years old, he was already so worried about the state of the planet that, without prompting from his...<p>Elizabeth Wright Ingraham had big shoes to fill. Her father, …

Architecture

Articles about 22 expert tips and tricks designing small dwellings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Equipped with 25 years of experience designing bathrooms, Melbourne–based GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens gives us …

New York City

Articles about tiny diy trailer home built couple budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.<p>A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it …

Mad Men

How One Company is Combining Net-Zero Performance with Prefabricated Architecture - Dwell

Thanks to their financial and ecological benefits, hyper energy-efficient Net Zero (or near-Net Zero) homes are coming into vogue across North America. If anything, the spread of this proven technology has only been inhibited by lack of public awareness of its benefits. Companies like Point Zero …

Energy Efficiency

Articles about 7 serene havens puget sound and san juan islands on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each of the home’s four staggered volumes is covered in a blanket of native grasses.<p>A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.<p>Bellota becomes the sixth Bay Area establishment to fine tune noise levels with Meyer Sound …

Puget Sound

Articles about 5 homes cor ten steel facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Available for as low as $55,000, the Artist Bothy is a multipurpose, prefab hut designed to promote a creative spark in residents.<p>Idaho-based architect Susan Desko—previously a senior design architect for Frank Gehry—created a house built of untreated steel...<p>Who doesn't love that house on the …

Architecture

Articles about take me birch 8 houses make use birch wood on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>We've all found ourselves fawning over the perfectly minimal housewares, stationary, and incredibly awesome tiny pens that...<p>Wood in general is a beautiful, evocative natural material, and when it's saved from a landfill …

Furniture

Articles about 5 houses 50s we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established …

San Francisco

Articles about open plan renovation boxy edinburgh home on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...<p>When you are involved in building renovations, whether a small scale domestic renovation project or a large scale industrial job...<p>Mark Johnson started daydreaming last year about …

Architecture

Articles about 6 striking metal clad homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A creative twist on the traditional shingle clads a Connecticut home.<p>At first …

Logging

Articles about these incredibly tiny cabins tree houses and mobile dwellings are all less on Dwell.com - Dwell

The wooden structure next to Laurie and Peter Stubbs' house outside Baltimore is made out of trees and is nestled in the woods...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on …

New York State

Articles about 7 ways use ipe wood on Dwell.com - Dwell

This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending …

Ceramics

Articles about texas couple builds their cast place concrete dream home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>Inside the artful, beachy retreat Filmmaker Jess Bianchi and …

Architecture