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This Crazy Cool Home Concept Is NOT for People Afraid of Heights

Everyone is always trying to find that dream house with the perfect view. The more jaw-dropping the vista, the better, right? But Casa Brutale takes it to an even crazier level… literally. This cliff-hanging concept house is designed in an upside-down L shape, with the top serving as a swimming …

Articles about house week comfortable home made two shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless …

Architecture

Articles about 12 see through homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Ever wanted to be in Dwell? We're gathering submissions for our special issue on our readers' own houses.<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, …

Real Estate

Articles about angular beach home blends dunes surprisingly well on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a...<p>Bravo’s new show Yours, Mine or Ours challenges couples to work …

Architecture

Articles about 5 modern prefabs midwest on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Monogram Modern Home, a prefab designed by Method Homes featuring a luxury kitchen outfitted with Monogram appliances, toured...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple …

Prefab Homes

Japanese House Reinvented by Philip Jodidio surveys new generation of Japan’s residential architecture.

<i>The Japanese House Reinvented</i>, a new book by Philip Jodidio, is a study in architecture born of constraints.<p>Even though Japan is one of the most …

Articles about 5 repurposed cylindrical structures on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two of the country’s most creative and thoughtful playground designers—architect Richard Dattner and landscape architect M. Paul...<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a handful of dirty clothes into my now...<p>The Scandinavian city offers a …

Architecture

Val-des-Monts Cottage / Christopher Simmonds Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A family cottage in the Gatineau hills infused with Canadiana shifts its way over the edge of a cliff to …

This L-Shaped Home's Double Height Living Room Opens To The Garden

Khosla Associates have recently completed the L-Plan House, a home for a young couple in Bangalore, India.<p>The architect’s description<p>We intentionally …

Ultra-Compact "Near House" is a Small Space Marvel in Japan

1/14<p>Near House<p>This Japanese micro home is called the Near House for a reason - its neighboring buildings are so close that you can touch them. …

Small Spaces

Room 11 Architects Design A Tasmanian Home On A Hill

Room 11 Architects designed the Highway house, a home that overlooks the city of Hobart, in Tasmania, Australia.<p>The architect’s description<p>Floating …

Articles about impressively accessible home has tower can be reached wheelchair on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Baltimore father builds a house with accessibility in mind—and finds a new calling in the process.<p>An architect with a taste for unconventional living spaces creates a small house at lofty heights with a starring view.<p>A renovation in Boston helps bring a family together—at home and in the …

Northern California

Mirage House With Infinity Pool On The Roof By Kois Associated Architects

An infinity pool will form the roof of this cavernous house designed by Athens studio Kois Associated Architects for the Greek island of …

Tiny Houses Have A Not-So-Tiny Problem

Many tiny house designs fetishize smallness while missing what makes micro-housing so useful: density.<p>As much as we love gorgeous small-scale architecture, not all micro-housing is created equal. Over at <i>City Lab</i>, Kriston Capps argues that tiny houses plopped onto huge lots in the middle of nowhere …

The top ten tiny houses of 2014

<b>UPDATE:</b> after doing this post I found that posts early last year were not put in the Tiny House category, and I missed them on the first run. So now …

This spectacular home is at peace with the California desert

The Desert House is simply a stunning example of architecture as art. Located in picturesque Joshua Tree — right in Southern California's High Desert — the home is at a comfortable equilibrium with its barren desert environment. The structure is dominated by soaring concrete ribs, but the overall …

Domo Dom house by Tadeusz Lemanski arches up to face the sky

The front of this house in Kraków, Poland, is curved dramatically up towards the sky so that Polish architect Tadeusz Lemański could squeeze a garage …

This Revolving House Folds In On Itself - iQ UK

The house that changes every season<p>All seven floors of the luxury building have been directly designed around the changing nature of its exterior …

Architecture

The Coolest, Airiest New Tiny House Hails From South Africa

Motivated by the challenge of sustainable urban living, which has already propelled countless tiny homes and prefab housing efforts around the world, Johannesburg-based architect <b>Clara da Cruz Almeida</b> set out to design a micro home especially well-suited for South Africa. The result, unveiled last …

Sea Glass House / The Manser Practice Architects + Designers

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Clients brief was for their weekend and holiday house, a compact 1960’s bungalow, to be enlarged, …

Architecture

Meet Mr. Knox

It’s a clever cabinet and funny translation of an iconic steel safe into a smart and playful wooden piece of furniture! The CNC cut gears fit …

Beautiful Houses: Redux House

Today we will show you the beautiful Redux House Bragança Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil, a project by Studiomk27. This house is breathtaking. Shapes, …

The Architect Is In: A Passive Solar House for a Family of Stargazers

This weekend Jennifer Beningfield, founding principal of London’s Openstudio Architects and a member of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory, …

Architecture

Modern mountain home in the high Sierras: Flight House

The Flight House is a modern interpretation of a mountain home designed by <b>Sage Architecture</b>, set in the Martis Camp development in the high Sierras …

Drawn & Quartered: Architect-Designed Log Wedge Birdhouses

Applying architectural logic to a bird’s eye view, these natural-material dwellings utilize fallen trees to create familiar and eco-friendly habitats …