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Ishibehigashi House / ALTS DESIGN OFFICE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A couple decided to purchase newly developed land that was for sale. In front of their lot, there is a …

This Australian Home Is a Study in Simplicity and Style

Careful detailing and attention to scale ensure that this dwelling in Ballarat, Victoria, is elegant and fuss-free.<p>Led by Australian firm Eldridge Anderson, this project was commissioned during the early planning stages of the subdivision in which it sits. "At that time, the site was essentially a …

Casa Quince / RML diseño

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The two main axes of Casa Quince are the integration of the project to the area, which presents …

50 Tiny Apartment Kitchens that Excel at Maximizing Small Spaces

Few rooms in our home demand as much attention as the kitchen. It is the heart and soul of the house and in contemporary homes with open living plans …

Former Office and Workshop Becomes Contemporary Loft

The creative team behind <b>EVA architecten</b> renovated a former office in ‘s Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, and converted it into a spacious contemporary …

João Vieira de Campos completes minimal concrete house in Porto

This monolithic concrete house in an affluent area of Porto presents a largely closed and robust facade to the street, but opens up on its side …

An Australian Cottage Gets a Mediterranean-Inspired Revamp

With crisp, white stucco walls and a lush garden setting, this airy space will mentally transport you to the Mediterranean.<p>When tapped to redesign a darling cottage in Brisbane's Little Italy, the team at Cavill Architects was inspired by "architecture with veneration for the past." As a result, …

Migrant Workers

My Kyoto Town House

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Bedrooms

Top 5 Homes of the Week With Plunge-Worthy Pools

Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools. Our editor's top picks of the week feature pools that have us feeling outdoor envy.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community through our Add a Home feature. Add your home to Dwell.com/homes today.</i><p>1. …

Swimming Pools

London Industrial Loft Jazzed Up with Art Details

<b>Day True</b> recently completed the design of the <b>Shoreditch Loft</b>, a contemporary apartment with industrial influences located in London, UK. The London …

Interior Design

Natural Light and Ventilation: 17 Remarkable Courtyards

This week we present a selection of 17 excellent images of interior courtyards. These spaces bring many advantages to a design such as increased …

Green steel accents define MMS House in São Paulo by Pascali Semerdjian

Colourful steel windows punctuate the brick facade of this home in São Paulo, recently completed by local firm Pascali Semerdjian Arquitetos.<p>The …

Narrow São Paulo house rebuilt for an elderly resident by Terra e Tuma

Brazilian office Terra e Tuma has demolished and rebuilt the narrow São Paulo home of an elderly woman to combat numerous problems with structure …

Terra e Tuma creates narrow concrete house for dense area of São Paulo

Brazilian studio Terra e Tuma has designed a slender urban home with concrete block walls and rooms organised around two interior courtyards.<p>The …

Masonry walls enclose courtyards and living spaces at Ritz&Ghougassian's Melbourne extension

Architecture studio Ritz&Ghougassian has extended a traditional Melbourne house, using a minimal material palette that sees blockwork walls left …

Light Box / Damon Hills + Finnis Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Light Box is a Californian bungalow renovation located in an area of significant heritage in …

Lightbox

Tree-ness House / Akihisa Hirata

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project is a complex building of houses and galleries built in Tokyo, Toshimaku. One tree is …

Architecture

Brutalist concrete home intrigues in Mexico

Don’t judge a house by its facade<p>There’s an M.C. Escher-like quality to this extremely concrete house in Oaxaca, Mexico. Designed by Mexico City-based French architect Ludwig Godefroy, the holiday home looks nondescript—even unappealing—from the outside, appearing as a rough-hewn concrete block …

Home

An Australian Cottage Gets a Japanese-Inspired Makeover and a New Home Office

A weatherboard cottage in Melbourne gets a renovation and extension that make it a tranquil, live/work sanctuary.<p>When your office is also your home, it can be a challenge to separate work from play. But in this contemporary cottage located in Melbourne, Australia, Austin Maynard Architects struck …

Think Big: 9 Small-Space Layout Ideas to Steal from a Petite Paris Apartment

When Septembre Architecture arrived on the scene of a 645-square-foot apartment in the hip 11th Arrondissement of Paris, the space had too many …

Home

6 Simple Ways to Save on Your Kitchen Renovation

Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.<p>A well-designed kitchen not only saves time and effort while cooking, but also offers a social hub for the family and friends, and adds to a property's resale value. According to …

Renovations

Martina / deltastudio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Martina, together with her family, chose the lake, the countryside. Here, among the rows of hazels, they …

CONTINENTAL HOUSE | GALANOV ARCHITECTS

The house has the closed microclimate, its tectonics integral with character have identical idea - integrity of space. Why we build the certain house …

Architecture

Loft São Paulo / treszerosete

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The 80m2 loft should fit perfectly with the way of life of the client who is young and single. Another …

13 Design Tips to Make a Small Bathroom Look Better

Small bathrooms may seem like the bane of your home design, but rest assured that there are many ways to combat the space deficiency. A small …

Aquas Perma Solar Firma

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia<p>“Homeowners often quit at the first sign of complexity or budget escalation when building a self-sustaining home,” says Clinton Cole, principal of CplusC Architectural Workshop, a design-build firm based in Sydney, Australia. But Geoff Carroll and Julie Young are …

4 Rooms in One: A Tiny Transforming Small Space

(Image credit: Bo Bedre)<p>Here's a small space that's both beautiful, and, thanks to some creative furniture choices, incredibly functional. This …

Small-Space Solutions: 5 Tiny Bedroom (and Dorm) Ideas to Steal from Stockholm’s Hobo Hotel

Set in a 1970s brutalist bank building on Stockholm’s Brunkebergstorg Square, the new Hobo Hotel is positioning itself as a social space for …

How to Fit a Washer and Dryer into the Smallest of Spaces

If you live without them, chances are good that a washer and dryer are at the top of your wish list. You may think, if your home is particularly …

Hardscaping 101: Driveway Paving

When designing a garden for a client, I consider every piece in the puzzle: the homeowner, the location of the house, the architecture, the current …