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.

An Off-Grid Home That Relies on the Sun and the Wind
A rural house in Ontario doesn't fuss around and fits right into the surrounding landscape.
These Shop Owners Have a Killer Apartment Right Upstairs
A pair of Toronto boutique owners and their architects surpass expectations for above-the-shop living with a renovation that...
Floating House, Lake Huron
On the edge of a tiny island accessible only by boat, this buoyant summer home lives the life aquatic.
Q&A With an Architect About What it's Like to Design Your Own Home
When you're an architect, designing your own home is a dream come true.
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...
Here’s How Hollywood Builds a Malibu Dream Home—on a Vancouver Soundstage
Tasked with designing a celeb-worthy Malibu abode in six weeks for a new television series on E!, production designer Daniel...
Lena Headey’s Off-Camera Castle
With a homespun renovation, this Game of Thrones actress finally finds her keep.
All in a Day's Work
The lifetime oeuvre of British textile designer Lucienne Day is celebrated in her centennial year.
Bright Colors and Sleek White Oak Fill This Playful Lake Tahoe Loft
Designer Vicki Simon’s creative brief for a gut renovation she took on in Lake Tahoe’s Squaw Valley came from the homeowners’...
Alden B. Dow: The Mastermind of Midwestern Modernism
The Alden B Dow Home & Studio in Central Michigan showcases the extraordinary vision, imagination, and craftsmanship of the...
11 Hillside Homes That Feature a Balancing Act With Nature
These daring constructions illustrate that the added expense and effort of building at radical angles might just be worth it.
15 Modern Homes with Black Exteriors
For many, the color black is not the first thing that comes to mind when designing a home. However, don't let it scare you.
A Spotlight on 10 Traditional Homes with Modern Interiors
Historically, the terms "traditional" and "modern" have not gone hand in hand (especially when speaking of home design).
9 Marvelous Waterfront Homes
Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...
Spotlight on Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects and Their Work in the Hamptons
Since we launched our new Add a Home feature, the community has shared numerous incredible modern dwellings from all over the...
10 LEED-Certified Homes For the Win
With approximately 1.85 million square feet being certified daily, LEED certification has become the most widely-used third-party...
Framing the Landscape and Capturing Light, a Photographer’s Home and Studio Echoes His Work
A photographer’s summer retreat in the seaside town of Loctudy, France, is an elegant, architectural metaphor for the importance...
Stay in a Converted Victorian Cooperage in London
Built in the late 19th century, a former cooperage where barrels were manufactured for a local brewery now holds a bright,...
This Boulder Home's Unique Bedroom-Bathroom Puts a New Twist on the Open Plan
A pair of Coloradans work with a design-build firm to create an airy, 2,100-square-foot modern home.