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Estudio Valdés reuses roof and structure of a derelict barn to build House at Lake Ranco

Trusses salvaged from an earthquake-damaged barn support the roof of this contemporary glass-walled summer cottage on the shores of one of Chile's …

Villa Kogelhof

Energy efficiency meets clean design at Villa Kogelhof by Paul de Ruiter Architects. Located on a protected habitat, the house is split into two …

Architecture

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National Parks

Herbst Architects Design A Modest Holiday Home Overlooking The Ocean

Herbst Architects have designed the Castle Rock Beach House, a holiday house that overlooks the Whangarei Heads on the North Island of New …

Okay Kaya debuts dreamy 'n' wonderful new song Damn, Gravity

Okay Kaya is a new artist. So new, in fact, that the only concrete information we have about her comes from a couple of lines gleaned from her …

Articles about 6 simple american getaways on Dwell.com - Dwell

Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.<p>Located in North Carolina, Thayer Coggin is a furniture company that has been producing modern home furnishings for over sixty...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure …

Sonoma County

Casa Kike / Gianni Botsford Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A few months ago i spotted this house with an amazing private library in Domus magazine, on an issue …

Timber viewing cabin by TYIN Tegnestue overlooks a wild Norwegian landscape

This wooden viewing cabin raised on stilts above the rugged landscape of southern Norway was designed by TYIN Tegnestue – the Trondheim office that …

Tom Kundig’s Delta Shelter

We've been given some new photos of Delta Shelter, a weekend cabin in Washington State, USA, by Tom Kundig of Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen …

Tom Kundig's Studhorse is a rural retreat for both snowy winters and scorching summers

The mountain landscape of Washington's Methow Valley is the setting for this family retreat, conceived by architect Tom Kundig as four structures …

Architecture

60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

Homebase

Sharma Springs / IBUKU

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sharma Springs was designed for the Sharma family as a jungle fantasy escape. It is a 6-level, 4-bedroom …

Listen: Kwamie Liv - Higher - Ja Ja Ja

Following on from last year’s <i>Lost In The Girl</i> EP, Copenhagen’s <b>Kwamie Liv</b> once again teams up with frequent collaborator <b>Baby Duka</b> and brings us an …

Copenhagen

Christian Müller converts an Alpine chalet into a pair of family apartments

Dutch architect Christian Müller has overhauled the interior of a chalet in the Swiss Alps, creating a pair of apartments that combine exposed stone …

A Humble Cottage In The Norwegian Archipelago

Kolman Boye Architects have designed a small cottage on the island of Vega in Norway.<p>The architect’s description<p>The house stands on the island of …

The Arctic

Articles about simple gabled house features intricate latticework shell on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home.<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>The science and design behind the famous Eames shell chairs is pretty impressive.<p>Danish architect …

Northern California

Articles about diamond rough and ready on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Ken Meffan's ten-years-in-the-making home is in the tiny Northern California town of Rough and Ready—a term that might...<p>An architect and artist flee Dublin for the countryside to build a biodegradable house and raise their children.<p>If you're planning a break, don't (ever) compromise on …

Northern California

Articles about crazy cool loft space surrounded rope walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Karst region in Slovenia is known for its limestone plateau, filled with picturesque caves and sinkholes.<p>After reading Aaron Britt’s interview with Kyle Schuneman on masculine design for our June Interior Design issue (on newsstands...<p>A new television show showcases exceptional public buildings …

Office Furniture

Passive Prefab House Kit - Cabin Attitude In The City.

The Dogtrot Mod: Celebrating Modern Dogtrot Style, In Modern Prefab Cabin Form.<p>This sleek expandable prefab cabin house kit intertwines passive solar …

treehauslove:

<b>Treehouse around the Oak.</b> A modern treehouse built around an oak tree by a German architect Andreas Wenning. The treehouse was built 11 meters from the ground and offers some stunning views from the patio. Inside there’s a double bed fitted within half of the treehouse. The windows are perfect for stargazing!

Articles about sustainable retirement home tune california landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, …

Architecture

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Home Tours

Into the Wild: A 191-Square-Foot Cabin in the Pacific Northwest

A tiny 191-square-foot cabin with one room and an outdoor shower is Seattle-based architect Tom Kundig’s ode to the wild woods of the Pacific …

Architecture

Montainer makes shipping container architecture easy

<b>You are not just buying a box but a full service design/build package. Could this take container architecture mainstream?</b><p>There is a great appeal to …

Articles about all one addition comes prefabricated on Dwell.com - Dwell

Point Zero's homes combine energy-efficient construction and health-oriented design without sacrificing the comfort or aesthetics...<p>With LEED-certified sustainability on the top of their list, a couple sets the bar for their new Los Angeles home.<p>Due to its shape and size this living room presented …

Architecture

Cabin-Style Refuge Mirroring a Perfect Landscape: Saturna Island Retreat

Located on an oceanfront property in British Columbia, Canada, the <b>Saturna Island Retreat</b> is a a contemporary getaway providing comfort on many …

British Columbia

Articles about 5 wood facades we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you …

Summer Fashion

Articles about scenic country home made flat packed panels on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your home and life with Chamberlain.<p>Bees have always been admired for their industrious nature and intricate honeycomb architecture; Charles Darwin called the...<p>Feeling the squeeze from Hong Kong's affordable housing crisis, one architect turns to a surprising new micro-housing …

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