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This Eco-Friendly Bed-and-Breakfast in Italy Is the Perfect Indoor/Outdoor Escape

Less than an hour drive from Venice or Verona, La Mugletta is a modern B&B located in the Euganean Hills of Northern Italy.<p>Respectful of its site, this bed-and-breakfast consists of an environmentally-sensitive structure with a facade and interiors that are defined by clean, angular lines. Designed …

Sleep in This Romantic Tree House Just Outside NYC

With fall in full force, this rentable tree house in upstate New York provides the perfect romantic escape from NYC.<p>Those looking to reconnect with nature can find solace in Inhabit Treehouse, a secluded timber abode overlooking a natural swimming pond in Willow, a town less than a two-hour drive …

Späckhuggaren: A House for a Drummer on Sweden’s West Coast

Built for a music and nature loving, single father, Späckhuggaren, or House for a Drummer, is located just north of Gothenburg on the west coast of …

Architecture

A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire

After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.<p>Simon and Sarah Younger had only toyed with the idea of building a new beach house beside their shack in Dunalley, Tasmania, when the property was razed by a bushfire in 2013. After the smoke cleared, the …

A Chic Portland Hotel Offers Lodging As Affordable as $35 a Night

The Society Hotel in downtown Portland brings new life to an old sailor's hotel and provides adventurous travelers with a uniquely local experience.<p>Part hotel, part hostel, The Society Hotel combines affordable lodging with direct accessibility to the heart and soul of the city. Conceptualized by …

Stay at a Stone-and-Glass Retreat in a Remote New Zealand Bay

Relax and soak up the scenery at this stunning architectural gem close to the sea.<p>One of four luxury holiday rentals on Annandale, a working coastal farm estate nestled along the hilly Banks Peninsula in New Zealand’s South Island, this property is ideal for a romantic, natural escape.<p>Designed by …

New Zealand

Stay in a Tiny Shingled Cabin in Austria That Resembles a Bird-Like UFO

Next to an old farmhouse in the East Tyrolean village of Nussdorf, Austria, is an unusually shaped, shingle-clad cabin that's raised up on skinny steel struts.<p>Set on a hilly incline and designed by architects Peter and Lukas Jungmann, the cabin appears to hover above ground like some sort of alien …

How to make the perfect cacio e pepe

It’s 2016 most popular pasta dish, but should you use spaghetti, how much pepper do you need, is pecorino or parmesan best – and how do you achieve a smooth, creamy sauce?<p>If you’ve never heard of it, don’t worry – until about two months ago, neither had I. Then, suddenly, cacio e pepe was …

Italian Food

Articles about forest retreat combines small living camping experience on Dwell.com - Dwell

As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been...<p>A couple builds a home that makes the most of its woodsy site.<p>Made up of three modernized kodas, this wood-clad cottage features bright, minimalist interiors.<p>A jewel-like …

Articles about 10 striking designs indoor outdoor living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals.<p>Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...<p>A foyer, also known as an entryway, is the first thing you see …

Articles about 12 tiny homes and getaways our november issue on Dwell.com - Dwell

Known for its natural beauty and rich culture, Portland has become a proud hub of architectural excellence.<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, …

An Architect’s Triangular Villa in Västerbyn, Sweden

Architect Leo Qvarsebo designed himself a summer villa in the town of Västerbyn, Sweden that feels almost like an adult treehouse. The goals were to …

Architecture

A Custom, Modern Floating House by Friday

Whether you’re looking for a place to get away for the weekend or house for your whole family, Friday gives you that… and then some. Their Floating …

Carbon Footprint

Articles about green tiny budget friendly 5 resourceful new zealand houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Auckland architect switches up the formula on the Victorian villas that populate his neighborhood.<p>Voted New Zealand's Best Small Home in 2016, this petite retreat has been cleverly designed to sleep up to eight guests.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>A …

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 …

A Brussels Apartment Gets a Renovation

Belgian architecture studio AUXAU designed this renovation of an apartment in Brussels. In just a matter of months they turned a typical …

Living Rooms

Articles about why-we-love-modern-sectional-sofas on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

15 Secrets to Having the Best Perspective on Life

I sometimes believe that our greater culture likes being overly negative and pessimistic. We love over-criticizing everything, having no hope for beautiful things and losing fond admiration for the silly, whimsical aspects of life. It's an attitude that I believe is corrupting our capability to …

Articles about modern house rural spain on Dwell.com - Dwell

The La Casona Guest House combines traditional Spanish architecture with contemporary & modern aesthetics; get an exclusive look...<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates …

Articles about transformative duplex renovation montreal on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the city's Villeray neighborhood, a cramped structure is recast as an open work-play space for a young family.<p>Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>A …

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 …

Quick and Easy Cioppino

The legacy of San Francisco's Italian and Portuguese immigrants—many of them fishermen—lives on in this fuss-free take on the North Beach favorite, …

9 black-and-white mobile camera apps go mono a mono

Monochrome is back in fashion — as if it every really left. Despite the ubiquity of color images native to digital cameras, the drama of black and white photography is being rediscovered and people are once again connecting with its subtle beauty.<p>Manipulating monochromatic tonal ranges or unicolor …

Articles about striking angular cottage connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

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 …

Articles about contemporary nordic town house on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...<p>Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>This prefabricated dwelling is the first thing visitors see …

Articles about modern wooden frame retreat france on Dwell.com - Dwell

Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of...<p>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 …

A Whitewashed Italian Farmhouse with Just a Dash of Color

Milan-based A2BC Architects merged ancient and modern in their overhaul of a crumbling farmhouse on the terraced hillside of Cinque Terre in Liguria, …

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