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A Family Lives Harmoniously Together in This Captivating Multi-Generational Home

In Sangolquí, Ecuador, architects create a striking Z-shaped home to accommodate two generations.<p><b>Project Credits:</b><p><i>Architecture: Estudio A0</i><p><i>Builder: Carlos Morales</i><p><i>Structural and civil engineering: Aldo Echeverría</i><p><i>Hydro-sanitary engineering: Fernando Salazar C.</i><p><i>Lighting components: Manilec</i><p><i>Lighting</i> …

Architecture

Cantilevering modern home redefines the ranch house

Long and lean<p>This rectangular house is an exercise in simplicity. Built on top of a hill in Portsea, Australia, the modern home is comprised of three parts that connect together and stretch into an elongated volume. Its exacting shape and sharp edges are a lovely, if unnatural, contrast to …

Architecture

Union Bay Residence

This waterfront home is both a practical family home and an elegant oasis of space and light. It is also a return to roots, as the new house rests on the site of the owner’s childhood home. Defined by architectural concrete walls and sheltered by substantial wood and steel beams, an entire wall of …

Architecture

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

Motivation

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Workouts

Do You Really Need Polarized Sunglasses?

When buying new sunglasses, people commonly ask the same question: <i>Do I really need polarized lenses?</i> As they should. After all, polarization is far …

Cinematography

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

When it comes to health and well-being, simplicity is key. If something can fit into your daily routine and not feel like too much of a chore, you're probably more likely to stick to it.<p>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, believes she has the answer to weight loss …

Weight Loss

The 10 Best Small Watches You Can Buy Today

In the past 20 years or so, watches have gotten big. Really big. Some attribute the rise of the oversized watch to Sylvester Stallone and the revival …

Watches

We Tasted 14 Fancy Butters, and This Is the Best One

But you probably wouldn't be sad about most of them<p>Butter is great. This is probably not news to you. It makes things taste good. But to me, there …

Dessert

Hikari House / PranalaAssociates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Hikari House is a residential project located in Bandung, Indonesia. In a house where people lives and …

Architecture

Te Kaitaka / Stevens Lawson Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Te Kaitaka is nestled amongst the tussock covered hills of Roy’s Peninsula on the shores of Lake Wanaka, …

Architecture

Two Designers Create a Small but Luxe Retreat in the Catskills

A jewel-like home rises on a six-acre site in rural New York.<p>Just as they were wrapping up the plans for their weekend house in the Catskills, architect Jason Shannon and his wife, designer Paola Yañez, decided to add two feet to the width of the kitchen.<p>This was no small tweak but a major …

Jersey City

Rustic Meets Modern

This newly constructed 2,476-square-foot home in Pacific Grove affords views over a lush green forest reaching all the way to the blue of the Monterey Bay. The open plan on the main floor enhances the sense of spaciousness and is equally suitable for entertaining and cozying up for a quiet evening. …

Framing

Desert Gold

A little home deep in the desert. A wonderful design house in the middle of nowhere, 20 miles off the Death Valley National Park boundaries, with 80 acres of land and unobstructed views to the desert and the mountains. This vacation home in the middle of an isolated stretch of high desert, designed …

National Parks

Jackrabbit Wash

If you are looking for a respite from the rigors of modern life, you owe it to yourself to kick up your feet at Jackrabbit Wash. Unwind in the jacuzzi tub, take a dip in the pool, sleep in late, bask in the stillness and silence. Relax. The setting is sublimely beautiful: vast expanses of …

National Parks

The Splinter Creek Home Modern Home in Taylor, Mississippi by Lang… on Dwell

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Mississippi

Manshausen Island

Consisting of 55 acres in the middle of the Grøtøya strait, Manshausen Island was originally established in 1698 and became an important area for the old trading post of Grøtøya. The stone quays that exist on the resort's property originally housed one of Northern Norway's largest wooden buildings …

Architecture

How to clean your Apple cables, keyboards, mice, trackpads, and more

Accessories for your Apple devices can add up quickly and before you know it they’re also looking a lot dirtier than when you first unboxed them. Follow along for the best ways to clean your first- and third-party accessories.<p>Last week we covered some of the best ways to clean your AirPods and …

Apple Watch

Bowley Lock Company Model 543 High Security Padlock

Google “How to Pick a Padlock” and a collection of easy instructional videos await, many boasting that five seconds and a paperclip is all you need. …

Stainless Steel

Workout Hacks: Scientifically Proven Ways to Get in Shape

There’s a new workout fad every month, a new must-take supplement every year, and a new reason you’re not shedding those extra pounds every time you …

Exercise

Nordic Charm Blends with Modern Design at the Ion City Hotel in Reykjavik

It hasn’t even been a full month since I visited Iceland and I’m already itching to go again. While my previous hotel had a picture perfect view of …

Interior Design

Nike Combines Two Popular Sneakers for A Totally New Model

Fans of the Nike Free and the Nike Metcon may soon become one big fan base. These two cornerstones of the Nike brand likely never crossed paths …

Shoes

How to Make the Creamiest Polenta of Your Life

Polenta is just water and coarse-ground, usually yellow cornmeal. Or is it? There’s salt, too, right? How much? And how much water? Are other liquids okay? Do you combine, then bring to a boil? Or bring to a boil, then combine? Do you really have to stir constantly? What about soaking overnight? …

Babysitting

Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious | GQ

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

Whiskey

A Look Back at the New Gear We Discovered This Week

<i>Good morning, and welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Gear — your single-shot serving of an entire week’s worth of the best new gear pulled</i> …

GMC Sierra

Here's How This Tiny Cabin Functions Completely Off the Grid — Dwell

In the modern world, there are a lot of things we take for granted—like electrical and plumbing systems. You turn the tap, water comes out. You flip …

Columbia University

Japan: The Cookbook

From ramen to sushi to small sweets, the defining characteristic of all Japanese food is the care and attention that goes into preparing it. If …

Japan

The Rama Works M60-A Keyboard Will Last a Lifetime

When it comes to build quality, there’s the way everyone else does it, and the way it gets done at Rama Works. The Rama Works M60-A is a mechanical …

Graphic Novels

A Striking Courtyard Awaits Behind These Bluestone Walls

Hidden behind a stunning home, this courtyard encourages relaxed, indoor/outdoor living.<p>"Drawing natural light and breezes into the house, the courtyard accentuates the lofty ceilings and the endless space that is central to its design," says Elliott McLaren, co-founder of LifeSpaces Group.<p>"The …

Architecture

How to Cook Steel-Cut Oats Like a Pro (and Eat Them Beyond Breakfast)

You may have had rolled or instant oats, but have you ever trying making steel-cut oats? The healthy, versatile whole grain is nuttier and heartier to make for a filling meal than the instant counterpart. Because they’re so sturdy, steel-cut oats take a little longer to cook than the more processed …

Breakfast