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Portuguese winery transformed into a minimalist and modern home

A 20th century winery has traded barrels of grapes for family gatherings thanks to the efforts of Extrastudio. The Lisbon-based architecture firm …

Beautiful House with a Perfect View on the Skyline

The Terry and Terry Architecture studio is behind a stunning house called <i>Skyline House</i>, with an impressive view on the Oakland skyline. It was …

dmoa architects' screen house frames the gently sloping fields of belgium's countryside

<b>the narrow, long, and tall house sits upon a beautiful site with endless views of the green landscape in bierbeek, belgium.</b> unfortunately it is …

A white and wood home that is oh so good!

It's no secret that white and wood is a combination that ALWAYS looks good, but today, we are going to show you a modernist home that takes things to …

Crestline

Santa Barbara, California<p>A young couple with discerning taste and excellent design sensibilities approached the firm with an outdated 1960's home and a modest budget. We transformed the home into an ultramodern, minimalist home featuring sophisticated design. While we maintained the hipped roofs of …

Living Rooms

“House of Yards” Is a Breathtaking Modern Oasis in Western Austria

Marte.Marte Architects have designed a breathtaking contemporary oasis overlooking the Rhine Valley in western Austria.<p>While two of the home’s …

Rishon Le Zion 3 Modern Home in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District,… on Dwell

Architecture

Tokyo modern home is bunker on the outside, airy loft on the inside

Rad!<p>Japan’s progressive zoning regulations set the stage for a wide range of unconventional modern homes that would never fly in more conservative building climates. And Black Box, the latest home designed by New York-based architects TakaTina is a perfect example.<p>The black metal-clad home rises …

Martha

Mount Martha, Victoria, Australia<p>Eco-friendly features like solar panels and rainwater catchments keep this retreat's environmental footprint small.<p>Characterized by a balmy, temperate climate, the seaside Australian town Mount Martha couldn’t be a better site for this oceanfront home that opens …

Architecture

Top 5 Homes of the Week That Celebrate the Outdoors

Every day, we select our favorite home by featuring it as the Dwell Home of the Day. Our featured homes this week have left us inspired with beautiful indoor/outdoor spaces and sleek designs. Take a peek.<p>These homes were added by members of the Dwell community through our new feature, Add a Home. …

Two Weeks' Worth of Genius 5ish-Ingredient Dinner Ideas

In January, I handed over Victoria Granof's Pasta con Ceci, my most prized new five-ingredient, near-instant dinner. And in return, I asked for yours.<p>It seemed to strike a chord, because dozens of thoughtful responses flooded the comments—many of you even tapped out what amounted to complete …

BauLinder Haus

Kansas City, Missouri<p>BauLinder Haus is located just a couple of houses away from a landmark Kansas City area home designed by Bauhaus architect, Marcel Breuer. BauLinder Haus was inspired by the modernist details of its prevalent neighbor.<p>The house’s simple form was conceptualized as a series of …

Architecture

12 brilliant prefab homes that can be assembled in three days or less

1/13<p>Green-roofed Hobbit Home by Magic Green Homes<p>The homes of the future will not only be more sustainable and affordable—they will also be much …

Tiny home on a roof serves 'treehouse' vibes

The interior is all homey plywood<p>The twelve-year-old boy living inside of <i>M</i><i>irror Mirror</i> must be the envy of his friends. Forget video games or the latest gadget. Clad in mirrored glass, the rooftop addition designed by Amsterdam-based architect Remco Siebring is unequivocally cool—like a futuristic …

Hangzhou Phoenix Creative Building

Located in the northern slope of Phoenix Mountain, Zhuantang Town, Hangzhou City, Phoenix Creative Building covers an area of 4.1 hectares. It’s near the mountain and by the river. In its north, China Academy of Art radiates the circle of art and creation. In its south, there is Phoenix Creative …

Architecture

Wood Block Residence

Mercer Island, Washington<p>Located on the west side of Mercer Island, this house is a reconstruction of one of iconic Seattle architect Fred Bassetti’s earliest designs. Fronting a busy street, the owners wanted to create a protective shelter for family life. While appreciating the classic modern …

Architecture

Home extension ideas: 10 looks to inspire your renovation

Ideas courtesy of Victorian terrace houses in London<p>English terraced houses, defined as side properties that connect to each other in a row, were first constructed in the 17th century, then gained even more popularity in the 19th century as high-density housing for the working class.<p>Of course, …

This HGTV Star Completely Transformed Her Garage Into an Effervescent Home Design Studio

<b>Project by:</b> Sabrina Soto <b><br>Location:</b> Studio City, California<p>Designer Sabrina Soto (of HGTV fame) converted her garage into a bright, breezy workspace …

Garage Door

These efficient modern prefabs raise the bar for shipping container homes

Delivered in 10 weeks<p>In our roundup of eco-friendly prefab homes you can buy right now, one of the newest companies featured is Honomobo, based in the Canadian province of Alberta. Launched last spring, the company builds modern homes, offices, studios, multi-family complexes, and more out of …

Prefab Homes

Minimalist Micro-Home With Clever Interiors Transforms Into Different Spaces

<b>If you need</b> some alone time to think, work or just take a break, the Balnarring Retreat, created by Branch Studio Architects, seems like the perfect …

Cozy Family Home Artistically Blends Modern And Traditional

Every family has its own idea of how a perfect home should be like. For a family from Switzerland, the perfect home was designed by wohgelmuth & …

This Belgian Villa Is The Ultimate Bachelor Pad

This new villa near the Belgian city of Gent is without any doubt one of the most tasteful modern bachelor pads that we have come across in a long …

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

1/13<p>Sonoma weeHouse<p>It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that …

Austin Shipping Container House

Drawn up by award-winning designer Patrice Nichole Rios, this Austin Shipping Container House mixes industrial and high-end materials with ease. The …

Shipping Containers

Off-grid Passive House runs entirely on solar in Colorado

The asymmetrical home maintains a stable temperature all year long<p>Through freezing winter nights and blistering-hot summer days, this custom Colorado home stays a livable 67-77 degrees Fahrenheit—without a conventional heating or cooling system. It’s also the state’s most energy-efficient abode. …

Architects transform 18th century barn with seamless contemporary extension

Bringing historic structures back to life is a challenge for any architect, but when the building goes back to 1792, the task is incredibly delicate. …

Old Hay Barn Converted To A Modern Guest House Filled With Light

It used to be just another old hay barn. It didn’t really have a purpose anymore. Then, in 2016, someone decided to make something out of it. That’s …

San Miguel de Allende travel guide

Our complete guide on where to stay, eat, and play in San Miguel de Allende<p>Winter is still here and while we're still bundling up against the cold, now's a great time to envision someplace warmer and start planning your next vacation.<p>Looking for trip suggestions? One place to keep on that list of …

Texas

The 10 most innovative homes of 2016

Although there was no shortage of out-there ideas, a few trends took shape. Architects emphasized designs that made for low-cost and fast construction, minimalist aesthetics, increased mobility, and the use of more renewable power sources.<p>Check out our favorites below.

San Francisco