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Amazing Concrete and Glass Cabin in Argentina

H3 House is a stunning concrete and glass home designed by architect Luciano Kruk. Located eight block from the Argentinian coastline, the shared …

Architecture

Is This the Most Beautiful Ghost Town Ever? Drone Video Captures Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature

As the shadows of the past loom around what’s left of the overgrown houses and pathways, videographer Joe Nafis has perfectly captured the rare charm …

Abandoned Buildings

Dovecote / Atelier Andy Carson

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This new home designed by Atelier Andy Carson is a sanctuary from its harsh surrounds, perched on a …

New South Wales

17 incredible buildings opening in 2018

Skyscrapers

Studio Guilherme Torres brings "rock 'n' roll" atmosphere to São Paulo house

Studio Guilherme Torres has transformed a family home in Brazil into a contemporary pad for a DJ and music producer.<p>It took nearly two years to …

Architecture

The Right Way to Drink Lemon Water (For Maximum Benefits), According to a Nutritionist

Many of us know that when life gives you lemons, you should add them to your water. Along with soothing a sore throat, aiding in digestion, and flushing out toxins, drinking lemon water yields a number of health benefits . . . right? To find out whether adding a few slices is <i>actually</i> doing your …

Wellness

This café in Vietnam is a modern-day Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Next time you’re in Hanoi, don’t miss the An’garden Café, a breathtaking coffee shop designed by the Le House architecture studio. This innovative …

Architecture

Modern Adaptations Of The Classic Gable Roof Style

Without even knowing it, you were able to draw a gable roof ever since you were a little kid, that’s how popular this style is. Gable roofs are the …

Architecture

The next recession could be worse than the Great Depression

When will the next recession start?<p>In search of the answer, I kept asking speakers on-stage and off-stage at the Strategic Investment Conference 2018. I also asked really smart people that are well-versed in economics and economic cycles.<p>Their consensus seemed to be 2019 or possibly as late as …

Economics

Historian Who Predicted the 2008 Financial Crisis Warns the Next Recession Is Near

Niall Ferguson, a famed historian and a frequent guest of the world’s most elite events, is one of the prophets credited with accurately predicting …

Economics

In Seattle, An Urban Landscape Designed for Privacy and Indoor/Outdoor Flow

When a young couple found an aging, one-bedroom cottage for sale on the east side of Seattle’s desirable Capitol Hill neighborhood, they looked past …

The Psychical and Mental Benefits of Cold Showers

Cold exposure is a method of body hardening, which increases your tolerance to stress and disease. Odds are you’ve heard whispers around the water …

Barwon Courtyard House

The heart of the Barwon Courtyard House is also its namesake feature. Adopting a u-shape design, the home wraps around a central lawn. …

La Mira Ra House

Raw concrete and local stone fuse together to form the base of the La Mira Ra House. Built on a small hillside in the South of France, the materials …

Gallery of House in Formentera Island / Marià Castelló Martínez - 37

Image 37 of 81 from gallery of House in Formentera Island / Marià Castelló Martínez. Courtesy of Marià Castelló Martínez

A Portuguese Glass House Uses Surrounding Foliage as a Privacy Screen

A transparent hillside abode outside Porto swerves around existing trees and takes advantage of the lush canopy for privacy.<p>From the exterior, the residence is long and rectangular, with glazed walls that allow for views out into the woods beyond.<p>The roof is the only solid element, but its neutral …

Sky High House

Situated at the foot of Mt Franklin, Sky High House is surrounded by 50 acres of Australian wilderness. The majority of the home offsets its rustic …

Best Modern Examples of Ancient Courtyard Renovations in China

Chinese courtyard houses are one of the most common housing typologies spanning all the way from the northern capital of Beijing to the poetic …

Minimal guest house looks like it’s floating in the trees

Sweet<p>Known for its sleek and sunny homes, Dallas design firm Wernerfield went <i>dark</i> for this guest house—a black-clad rectangular beauty suspended in the trees. Raised 12 feet off the ground on large metal columns, the modern home replaced a split-level on the same site. Lifting the living space was …

Modern prefab home is all steel and wood

An indoor-outdoor paradise<p>For a weekend home focused on outdoor living, you don’t need a lot of interior space—at least, that was the thinking of the owners of this sweet holiday home in Morelos, Mexico. Designed by SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos, these steel-framed platforms are largely open to the …

Architecture

Sofia Bonati's amazing ladies – in pictures

For the past couple of years, Sofia Bonati has been drawing intricate portraits of women against a backdrop of mazes and floral patterns. A self-taught artist from Argentina, now based in the UK, Bonati uses pencils, watercolours, inks, gouache and markers to portray “the intricacy of the female …

Art

Cozy timber home embraces the Australian bush with a split form

Moloney Architects‘ Two Halves Home is a striking timber-clad residence that takes its name from its two seemingly separated but interconnected …

Architecture

A Home Rocks Out with Natural Stone, Concrete, and a Volcano

A home in Mexico enjoys views of a volcano along an impressive landscape.

This Son Built His Aging Dad a Chic & Sustainable Tiny House

For many seniors, tiny houses provide the most suitable living spaces because they're small, easier to navigate and require less upkeep. Undoubtedly, …

Sustainability

10 gifts camping enthusiasts have probably never seen before

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Camping is by nature a reductive experience; you leave behind most of the trappings of daily life — from the flatscreen TV to the …

Outdoors Gear

10 Rules for Building Muscle Without Getting Fat

Build Your Biceps, Not Your Belly<p>Building muscle without getting fat isn't complicated, but many lifters search endlessly for the best new method or …

Body Fat

This Airbnb alternative lets you stay in modern homes by top architects around the world

Architecture aficionados take note – a new Airbnb-inspired platform is offering stays in stunning modernist homes around the world. Started by two …

You'd Never Guess This Apartment is Under 500 Square Feet

One of the biggest challenges when designing a small home is how to separate the space into different uses without making it feel constricted or …

Living Rooms

Travellers are running away from something

“80% of travellers are running away from something in their lives.”<p>Jo, the manager of the backpackers we were staying in boldly stated. Thanks to her …

Home In The Pine Forest By Ramon Esteve

Architect Ramon Esteve has recently completed this modern house that sits on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, in an area full of woodlands and pine …