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Each Generation Builds on the Last at This Rural Retreat in Western Pennsylvania

An architect adds a pair of rustic modern wings to her childhood home outside Pittsburgh, becoming the third generation to make its mark.<p>For any architect, designing a new home means grappling with the usual—and usually daunting—challenges: budget limitations, client expectations, delays, design …

Architecture

Budget Breakdown: A Portland Couple Design and Build a Compact Home For $222K

An architect and construction engineer couple build a sustainable, 624-square-foot abode for $221,580—here's how the numbers add up.<p>Small, secondary homes are popping up everywhere in Portland, Oregon—including in the backyard of Scott Mooney and Lauren Shumaker. Dive into the costs of …

Living Rooms

This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Is the Ultimate Nomadic Dwelling

Transforming ubiquitous corrugated boxes into sleek pop-up homes, shops, and shelters, Cocoon Modules is redefining what a container can be.<p>Thanks to the help of Athens–based Cocoon Modules and the Greek mattress brand Coco-Mat, shipping containers are not only becoming a symbol of modernity and …

Dining Rooms

Stark Architecture overhauls Whistler home with black cladding and monochrome interiors

Steel frames stand out against the white interior of this extended house in Whistler, where Canadian firm Stark Architecture has also updated the …

The Bear Stand

Gooderham, Ontario, Canada<p>Located approximately three hours northeast of Toronto, Ontario, this 3,300 sq. ft. retreat is carefully situated along the shores of Contau Lake on a remote, seasonally isolated woodland spanning nearly 100 acres. Recalling childhood adventures exploring the surrounding …

This New Bed Designed With Sculptural Layers Of Wood Will Be Launched At Imm Cologne Next Week

At the International Interiors Show in Cologne next week, Polish design brand Gie El will be launching their latest bed design, ORGANIQUE.<p>ORGANIQUE …

Furniture

Zen Light

Boulder, Colorado<p>This North Boulder ranch style house circa 1956 was lacking spacial flow, and most importantly, life affirming daylight. The family of three desired a home that lived inside to outside while enhancing their life centered around the kitchen.<p>Yin and yang counter-folded gestures are …

The Black Barn | Arhitektura d.o.o.

The owner is a successful Slovenian businessman who spends some of his spare time in the countryside. The property is situated on the edge of a small …

Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Style and Camping Collide in Maine

When a traditional architectural style meets handmade details, the result is a quietly modern retreat.<p>In Bar Harbor, Maine, on a secluded waterfront property once used by Brooke Astor as a summer hunting ground, sits an eclectic little garden of collected curiosities: a fragment of a French-style …

Shipping container transformed into a tiny house

The Container Tiny House is based on a large 40 ft (12 m)-long high cube container and has a single door and several operable windows installed. The …

These guys created an app that stops college students from using their phones — and it's so successful they dropped out of college

Richardson, a computer science major, noticed something that was bugging him.<p>While in class, everyone was looking at their phones, texting, and doing whatever, with "no one paying attention to the teachers" as Gardner recalls.<p>The more they talked about it, the more annoyed they were. If technology …

Nahahum Canyon Residence

This cabin, located north of Cashmere, Washington, is both natural and luxurious. Balance Associates Architects delicately and dramatically carved …

Canadian Cottage Exudes “Modern Scandinavian Barn”

This contemporary cottage-like dwelling was developed by <b>CARGO Architecture</b> for a young, dynamic couple in their thirties. The project, named <b>Villa</b> …

Interior Design

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The all-new Volvo XC90 was named Motor Trend’s SUV of the Year yet again.<p>Encouraging busy beavers to "meet people and make stuff," The Make Lounge in London is a contemporary craft school meets social...<p>With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect …

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The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, …

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We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.<p>Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, the façade of this Mexican forest retreat reflects the...<p>A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a …

Architecture

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Forage the forest floor, fish the mountain creek, and relearn respect for nature’s abundant gift of authentic ingredients.<p>These five architects show us how to get away from it all in style.<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on your desktop, or takes root in a …

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Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>There’s room for you and everyone you know at this …

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Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design …

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As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of...<p>Set on Lake Rummelsburg is a modern floating home that features wraparound windows, offering spectacular views of Berlin.<p>When it comes to creating an indoor/outdoor …

Architect Jim Olson spent 55 years renovating this breathtaking Puget Sound cabin

It would be safe to say that architect Jim Olson from Olson Kundig Architects is an incredibly patient man. In a world where architects strive to …

Architecture

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On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...<p>Mark Johnson started daydreaming last year about how residential architecture in his native Houston would be improved if...<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished …

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Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...<p>It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the …

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An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.<p>For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.<p>Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat …

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What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie …

Lake Erie

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A world of craftsmanship is on display at MASS Design Group cofounder Alan Ricks’ home.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>Outside Oslo, one family's remodeled home includes a dark, secluded loft that encourages daydreaming.<p>In Boston's …

Architecture

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When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>How innovative, flat-packed problem solving led …

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Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>A pair of boutique hotel owners transforms an A-frame cabin in New Jersey into a Scandinavian-inspired retreat that starts at...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty …

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There's nothing better than a good night's sleep – especially after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season – so why not put...<p>The British designer's elevated exploration of marble—seen in a series of exquisite lighting pieces—makes its U.S. debut at The...<p>Wood and masonry come together in this …