Home Tours

Home Tour stories from Dwell and our publishing partners. From miniature abodes to luminous dwellings, each of these modern projects from around the globe is an architectural masterpiece.

8 Structures and Spaces That Use Mirrored or Reflective Surfaces in Interesting Ways
Mirrors have long been associated with magic and illusion.
In This Compact Barcelona Apartment, Space Is Maximized With Smart Material Choices
In the heart of Poblenou, a neighborhood in Barcelona that was once the epicenter of industry in the 19th century, rising real...
Bringing Light Into a Modest 1940s Bungalow in Austin
Plagued by dim rooms and low ceilings, a typical midcentury bungalow in Austin, Texas, is remodeled into a contemporary,...
This Cor-Ten House in Brazil Would Not Be Complete Without its Giant Home Library
A modern dwelling by Brazilian design firm Atria cohesively embraces simplicity and abstraction.
A Modular Beach Home in Australia Allows One Family to Keep an Eye on the Surf
An L-shaped prefab in New South Wales draws in light from the north and captures views of the surf.
10 Modern Structures That Use Brick in Interesting Ways
There’s something about brick that we just can’t enough of. It's earthy and natural, symmetrical and sturdy, timeless and...
This Light-Filled, Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site
A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
A 250-Year-Old Stone House in Israel With a Surprisingly Modern Interior
This historic home by Henkin Shavit Architecture is reimagined through a modern lens.
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
A Rookie Designer and Her Builder Father Create an Artist's Sculptural Loft in the Desert
A rookie designer, a veteran builder, and an artist eschew the traditional and join forces to create a singular residence in...
A Minimalist Townhouse Provides Serene Accommodations in Historic Kyoto
Located in the 1,200-year-old historic center of Kyoto, Japan, and surrounded by green hills, Nichinichi Townhouse is a holiday...
A Careful Renovation Brings New Life to a Family’s Heritage Home on the Spanish Coast
Thanks to a careful renovation that included a handful of preservation challenges, a family's Spanish beach house is given new...
A Miami Renovation That Blends Concrete and Rich Wooden Interiors
Designed with Floridian sensibilities, this bright loft gives an otherwise industrial space some warmth.
A Louis Kahn-Inspired Barn That’s Lined With Floor-to-Ceiling Shutters
Giant shutters open and close a rural Pennsylvania residence, tempering light and heat.
This Double-Height Apartment in Barcelona Features Historic Details and a Floating Staircase
Two formerly separate levels are linked and combined into a double-height volume in this 1,464-square-foot apartment in...
Defining an Architectural Canon From the Ground Up
The residents of Midland, Michigan, are leading the charge to document their community’s unique architectural history.
A Stunningly Restored Midcentury by Case Study Architect Craig Ellwood Asks $800K in San Diego
The Bobertz Residence, designed in 1953, emerges from years of modification and wear to become a luminous example of midcentury...
A Pool With a Glass Bottom Hovers Over Another at a House in the Portuguese Riviera
The Wall House in Cascais, a coastal town in an area known as the Portuguese Riviera, is an 11,840-square-foot home made with...
Grids and Colors Inspire the Renovation of a Graphic Designer's Pink L.A. Bungalow
On a sloped plot in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, an almost 100-year-old anonymous bungalow was rendered in pink,...
A Renowned Florida Architect's Geometric Family Home Hits the Market For the First Time
Architect William Morgan designed this distinctive, triangular house in Atlantic Beach, Florida, which is now selling for $1.75...