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Tropical Home

Orlando, Florida<p>Situated on a small lake in Orlando, Florida, this custom residence brings open, airy living to its tropical garden site.<p>A bioclimatic design creates a cool, loft-like environment with dramatic cantilevers to provide much-needed shade and shelter from frequent thunderstorms.<p>To …

Architecture

Refugium Betzenstein

Betzenstein, Bavaria, Germany<p>Set in a nature park and beech forest in the small Bavarian town of Betzenstein, Germany, is a modern bio-passive vacation house with plenty of quirky details hidden within.<p>Sited on the northern slope of the edge of town, the house—named Refugium Betzenstein—consists of …

Architecture

4 modern home designs that have everything you need! (+ floor plans)

If you want gorgeous good looks, luxury touches, practicality, pretty gardens and even a garage for your home, you might think that you are making a …

20 Dream Kitchens

The kitchen can often be the main gathering point of a home, so why not make it stand out?<p>Here are a few of our favorite kitchens from over the years at Dwell...

Kitchens

Small Space, Big Design

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.<p>"Whether it’s incessant emails, texts, or social media updates, our overly packed schedules or the many hundreds of things we own, life can be overwhelming. I believe we intuitively desire simpler lives filled with …

Architecture

Articles about modern rugged and cozy countryside home has it all on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast...<p>Go inside L.A. designer Stephen Kenn's new furniture collection with an exclusive tour of his downtown loft.<p>The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your …

Frank Lloyd Wright

14 Inspirational Ideas For Storing Firewood In Your Home

1. This storage nook built into the wall.<p>Designed by Scenario Architecture. Photography by Matt Clayton.<p>2. Wood storage surrounds this …

Architecture

Articles about couple builds their ideal retirement home forest on Dwell.com - Dwell

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

Articles about modern mountain retreat washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean...<p>Two Washington, D.C.–based writers …

Architecture

Articles about 7 modern wooden facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>Whether it’s a place to rest your saucers or your sneakers, …

Architecture

Articles about 7 saunas modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Saunas are one-stop shops for the rejuvenation of body and mind.<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Articles about 5 modern enclosed porches on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>If you're looking to embark on a renovation project, consider the valuable indoor/outdoor space that a porch can offer.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>…

Prefab Homes

Articles about budget friendly shipping container home costa rica on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>These eco-friendly shipping container homes allow three adult children to be independent while …

Costa Rica

Articles about modern meets rugged grid retreat ontario on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean...<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>An exhibit up at the Hirshhorn Museum …

Architecture

Articles about australian bungalow modern addition on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up with a home that was too terrific to let go.<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside …

Architecture

Articles about prefab home washingtons puget sound on Dwell.com - Dwell

After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.<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 creative capital of architecture students to make their dream …

Prefab Homes

Articles about how buy shipping container on Dwell.com - Dwell

You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Would you like to benefit from the best construction or construction firm equipment sales through online? Then you …

Shipping Containers

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Home Tours

Articles about simplicity rules family beach house designed double rental on Dwell.com - Dwell

Robust materials and a flexible floor plan help the owners of an Australian vacation home reap maximum rewards.<p>Apartment residents know all too well about decorating restrictions, but interior designer Nicole Sassaman comes to the rescue,...<p>Jean Verville architecte designed FAHOUSE, a residence …

Architecture

Articles about 13 kitchens killer views on Dwell.com - Dwell

As Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast, this may be an opportune time to recall that Lowe's is selling Katrina Cottages.<p>Kiss the cube goodbye; these collective offices add flair to the freelance life.<p>Seven floors up, in an unassuming office building just shy of Chinatown, Dwell's San …

Kitchens

Articles about minimal north carolina home built tech forward west coast couple on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.<p>After last year’s collaboration, we were excited to team up with Monogram again for the 2016 Monogram Modern Home Tour.<p>A couple channel their Swiss roots in the American South.<p>At 204 square feet, this DIY …

North Carolina

Articles about residents tiny floating home can dive water two feet bed on Dwell.com - Dwell

After three years ashore, a Copenhagen couple return to the city’s waterways on a floating home for two.<p>Now that gas prices in the U.S. are hovering around two dollars a gallon, what's happened to green...<p>We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.<p>Discover …

Mad Men

Articles about modern home designed live music beverly hills on Dwell.com - Dwell

An old barn in a Beverly Hills canyon inspires a new, clean-lined guesthouse and concert venue.<p>Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...<p>Offering lofty canyon views and poolside living, the Phineas Residence …

Beverly Hills

Articles about opened house on Dwell.com - Dwell

A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...<p>On view all summer, a new exhibition at Philip Johnson's Glass House provides the first survey to explore the relationship...<p>Taylor Morrison’s San Juan Capistrano …

Architecture

Articles about going coastal on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.<p>Along the ever-expanding coastline of Hawaii’s Big Island, an architect and his family exchange fast-paced city life for a...<p>Robotic furniture sounds less far-fetched when Yves Béhar and the MIT Media Lab are involved.<p>Forage the forest floor, fish the …

Prefab Homes

Articles about high design vacation home perfectly captures its peaceful setting on Dwell.com - Dwell

A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an expansive interior.<p>By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...<p>A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally …

Home Tours

Articles about 5 modern bathrooms made stone on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>This classic piece of furniture is anything but outdated.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's April 2015 issue.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these …

Outdoors

Articles about grid prefab cabin completely tune surroundings on Dwell.com - Dwell

A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.<p>A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a petite holiday home that takes care of its own water,...<p>Each …

Prefab Homes

Articles about idyllic indoor outdoor house el salvador on Dwell.com - Dwell

A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight,...<p>At their house and flower farm in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park, Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery bring friends, family, and a fleet...<p>This addition and renovation of a midcentury …

Architecture

Articles about 5 impossibly idyllic cabins on Dwell.com - Dwell

Set in a beautiful stretch of fjord country about 250 miles northwest of Oslo, the Juvet Landscape Hotel is the kind of place you...<p>These modern retreats lend themselves to the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or forest therapy.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got …

Prefab Homes