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Midcentury-Inspired Homes in This Texas Community Start in the Low $300Ks

Starlight Village, a new housing community in Leander, Texas, offers eight models that combine midcentury flair with modern convenience.<p>"Inspired by the Space Race and growing up in Air Force base housing, my husband, Michael, and I dreamed up a neighborhood built entirely of midcentury modern …

Living Rooms

A Gorgeous Frank Lloyd Wright Home Hits the Market For the First Time at $1.2M

In Michigan, a little-known Frank Lloyd Wright home nestled on 10 acres is looking for a new owner.<p>Not far from Ann Arbor’s famed Palmer House lies another Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home that has been deliberately kept under the radar—until now.<p>Coupled with an idyllic, 10-acre setting, this …

Architecture

This Award-Winning Cabin Is a Relaxing Antidote to City Living

Sited in a remote Canadian forest, a luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor-outdoor living.<p>When a Shanghai–based, Canadian–Brit family approached Robert E. Miller of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to design their dream cabin in the woods of Ontario, the principal architect went the extra mile.<p>Designed as …

Architecture

A Frank Lloyd Wright Home With Unusual Materials Hits the Market at $3.4M

One of only two Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes in Minneapolis has hit the market for $3,400,000 via Sotheby’s International Realty.<p>Built in 1950, The Neils House is a rare gem, not only for its location, but also for its use of then-expensive materials—like the cull marble bearing walls, …

Architecture

Toronto Competition Awards Timber Building to be Constructed on City's Waterfront

A collaboration between Moriyama & Teshima Architects and Acton Ostry Architects have been announced as the winner of the competition for a new …

The Bear Stand Retreat

Modern, remote, and completely immersed in nature, The Bear Stand Retreat is everything you want in a rural getaway. The house is located on a …

Gallery of AD Classics: Smith House / Richard Meier & Partners - 1

Image 1 of 26 from gallery of AD Classics: Smith House / Richard Meier & Partners. Photograph by Mike Schwartz

Architecture

Ross Modern

Ross, California<p>Inspired by its unique natural setting and blending effortlessly with the land, one is prompted to think this five bedroom, four and a half bath home is the manifestation of a lost design from an early modern master. Although clearly a nod to legendary modern design, this masterwork …

A Tranquil Lakeside Abode in Quebec Unfolds Over Six Levels

Resting lightly on the terrain, this gorgeous vacation home stays connected to its surroundings through natural materials and emphatic views.<p>When architect Eric Tremblay of Boom Town was asked to construct this home in Harrington, Quebec, he was already familiar with the clients. He had recently …

Jackson Family Retreat

California<p>A project located at the base of a canyon in the Big Sur area of Northern California, this 2,500 square foot 2 bedroom house was built for a family to enjoy together on the weekends and holidays.<p>This retreat, composed of four volumes, is on a site dominated by steep canyon walls. The …

1950s home gets contemporary overhaul in Indiana

A gut-reno also added a multipurpose room<p>Local boutique design studio Haus recently completed a comprehensive renovation of a midcentury modern home in the Meridian Hills neighborhood of Indianapolis. Originally built in 1956, the three-bedroom residence was designed by local architect Bill Wright …

Lake Waxahachie Home

Waxahachie, Texas<p>Mark Odom Studio was challenger with creating an atypical, modern home that would be unlike any place the owner had previously lived. Their honesty of place and quality of lifestyle gave Mark Odom Studio's team an opportunity to create a structure that was well-suited to its …

Pleasant Street Residence

Saugatuck, Michigan<p>The conviction that the '40s, '50s, and '60s were the pinnacle of American design resonates when a HR geek, Art, Architecture & Design Aficionado teams up with west Michigan firm, Lucid Architecture.<p>The home embodies classic mid-century modern style and detail right down to the …

A Curved House in Ontario Bends 100 Degrees For Forest Views

Way out in the wilderness of Ontario, a curiously shaped house bends along a tricky ridge.<p>It was always about the dogs. Toronto veterinarian Mark Dilworth and lawyer David Bronskill hadn’t even considered building a cottage until they saw how excited their rescue dogs, Stanley, AJ, and Piglet, were …

These Contemporary Lake Tahoe Chalets Have Ski-In, Ski-Out Access

Located at the Northstar Resort in Truckee, California, these LEED Gold residences offer views of the slopes—and a few are looking for buyers.<p>Designed by San Francisco-based architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the Stellar Residences and Townhomes are a complex of six single-family residences …

Architecture

The Rolling Huts of Methow Valley, Washington

Designed by Olson Kundig Architects, the six Rolling Huts, small paradisiac shelters, are nestled in the Methow Valley, Washington. They compose a …

'Nuestra Señora de la Consolación' Church / Allan Cornejo Arquitecto

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the district of Rímac in Lima, it was erected in the decade of the 60s by the Congregation of …

Cosy corners and muted colours make house by Norm Architects the "epitome of hygge"

This family home in Norway by Danish practice Norm Architects is filled with cosy nooks and open living areas lined with generous windows, which look …

Stanley Bay House

Muskoka, Ontario, Canada<p>Sited overlooking beautiful Lake Joseph, Stanley Bay Cottage is anchored into the surrounding granite stone with a lower level walk out facing the lake. The varying roof planes of the building are inspired by the sloping landscapes. Upon approach, the lake is revealed …

A Modern Montana Ranch House by Suyama Peterson Deguchi

For a Seattle-based couple looking for a place kick back and relax with extended family, a remote piece of property in Montana surrounded by three …

Sunfish Lake Residence

Sunfish Lake, Minnesota<p>This modern single family home fits organically into its hilly lakeside site just outside of St. Paul, Minnesota. The single story home features a "look-out" basement level to accommodate for more sun-lit living spaces. Defined by its linearity and transparency, the home is …

Striking modern home celebrates natural materials for a timeless aesthetic

Minneapolis-based architecture firm Strand Design completed Theodore Wirth Ranch, a beautiful home designed to stand the test of time in both …

Wellfleet Modern

Wellfleet, Massachusetts<p>This modern green home offers both a vacation destination on Cape Cod near local family members and an opportunity for rental income.<p>FAMILY ROOTS. A West Coast couple living in the San Francisco Bay Area sought a permanent East Coast vacation home near family members living …

8 Outstanding Cabins For Rent in Canada

If you harbor a love for the great outdoors, then it's time to visit the Great White North.<p>Whether you're looking to ski, fish, hike, or simply kick back in a quiet pastoral town, Canada is a vacation destination that can certainly help you relax and recharge.<p>Below, we've tracked down eight …

Dwell Community’s Top 20 Homes of 2017

These astounding homes will have you doing double takes.<p>If you're ever at a loss for architectural inspiration, look no further than the Add a Home channel on Dwell.com, where designers, architects, and proud homeowners can share their abodes with the wider community. The top 20 homes, rounded up …

Richard Meier & Partners International Projects To Look For In 2018

The new year is almost here, and Richard Meier & Partners has four international projects that will be coming to fruition. These new multi-use …

10 Wonderful Winter Cabins: The Best Photos of the Week

December 21 saw the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. The season is an excellent time to take architectural photographs in a unique and …

Canadian Cottage with a view

Québec, Canada<p>This stunning property is built using the BONE Structure technology.

Gorgeous copper-clad home celebrates craft in the Pacific Northwest

Boasting lakeside views and a strong attention to craftsmanship, the Brook Bay Residence is a gorgeous luxury home nestled on Washington’s Mercer …

Architecture

Baby Ruth

Austin, Texas<p>Our Midcentury styled 450 SF Accessory Structure took us 4 short months to complete. Baby Ruth sports a full bath, polished concrete floors, encaustic cement tile, clawfoot tub, cedar ceilings, metal roof HVAC, and midcentury gems. Located on Ruth Ave in Crestview neighborhood in …