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‘When we saw the house, we thought it was too good to be real’

A couple scores the ultimate midcentury time capsule<p>For people who love old homes, a time capsule—a house that remains mostly unaltered since construction—is the ultimate find. After all, as years go by, remodeling and trends have a way of erasing original details.<p>But the definition of an …

These Eerie Portraits Were Made with Makeup, Not Photoshop

Mimi Choi is an Vancouver-based artist who has attracted half a million followers on Instagram for her optical illusion photos. The portraits she …

Photography

Studio B creates skinny backyard dwelling for landscape architect in Colorado

Long, narrow shotgun homes influenced the design of this backyard structure in Boulder by Studio B, which features a concrete base and an upper level …

Stunning home fuses modern Scandinavian design with the Minnesotan outdoors

Nature takes center stage in the Northern Lake Home, a gorgeous luxury house hidden away in the woods of northern Minnesota. Designed by Strand …

Sculptor House

Overlooking Lake Trousers, the Sculptor House is a surrealist art piece in the middle of an evergreen forest. The design of the home was a …

AMMOUDI HOUSE IN ZAKYNTHOS

The house is located in the northeast corner of the island of Zakynthos, Greece, in the summer village Ammoudi that means sandy beach and it is named …

Architecture

Bellport House / Toshihiro Oki architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This weekend home, built on the south shore of Long Island, is envisioned as a social platform for the …

Vila Rica House / BLOCO Arquitetos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is located in a rural area, 40km away from the city center of Brasília. The topography has a …

Swimming Pools

Myths and facts about veganism | Financial Times

Back in the 1940s, it was a lifestyle in search of a name. “Dairyban” did not quite cut it, neither did “vitan” or “benevore”. In the end, six early …

Diets

House on the Olive Trees / Gallardo Llopis Arquitectos

<i>The place, the lookout and the olive trees</i><p>A parcel with irregular edges and a steep slope, enthroned upon a broad range of terraces sustaining a …

Elusive snowy white giraffes filmed in Kenya

<b>As if giraffes weren't exotic enough, this very rare mother and baby seem outright otherworldly in their absence of color and pattern.</b><p>The giraffe's …

Wildlife

Living House in Lima Mimics Human Forms

Located in Lima, Peru, The Living House portrays energy and fluidity. The house was designed by <b>Chetecortes Architects</b> for a family of frequent …

Architecture

Beachfront midcentury home with gorgeous views asks $1.2M

It’s virtually untouched<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Bainbridge Island, Washington<p><b>Price:</b> $1,150,000<p>Built in 1957, this two-story midcentury …

California's largest shipping container home project lands in Redondo Beach

<i>A crane positions an up-cycled shipping container into place as part of the structural construction of a sustainable home in Redondo Beach.<br>; Credit:</i> …

Before and After Bathroom Makeovers Photos

A bathroom renovation can be a big undertaking, but it can also make a dramatic difference in the feel and resale value of your home. But before you start any complex and costly project, it’s best to begin with some research and inspiration. We’ve gathered 13 incredible bathroom makeovers that show …

DIY: Landscaping for Beginners

I’ve been scouring landscaping ideas for our mediterranean climate and have found some great ideas ranging from darling succulents (like <b>hens and</b> …

How to Use Magnetic Declination with a Compass

How to Use Magnetic Declination with a Compass<p>Updated on May 27, 2016<p>What is Declination<p>So what is magnetic declination and how does it affect …

Outdoors

10 Backpacking Hacks to Make You Look Like a Pro

Everything in the wilderness is trial by error, but impress your friends by embracing your inner Jeremiah Johnson with these backpacking hacks:<p>1. …

Best Tents for 2016

Best Tents for 2016 Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteWe’re bringing together the best tents we’ve reviewed to give you one absolute list for …

A cypress tree grows through this hillside home in Los Angeles

High above the bustling sprawl and traffic of Los Angeles is a quiet sanctuary that’s so in tune with nature there’s a cypress tree growing through …

A Gorgeous Home That's Good For The Planet

This German house has so many special features that it’s hard to know where to start.<p>Clean-lined architecture that creates a spare modern exterior. …

This is the upcoming Samsung Chromebook Pro, apparently coming soon for $499

Well, this one certainly came out of nowhere. Thanks to the eagle-eyed team at <i>ChromeUnboxed</i>, we’ve just got our first early look at a new Chromebook, the Samsung Chromebook Pro, before its official announcement.<p>The Samsung Chromebook Pro, also known as the long-rumored “Kevin,” has leaked out …

Drought-tolerant gardens: Expert tips and tricks

We talked to landscape architects who work their magic in southern California’s dry climes<p>Even in our succulent-obsessed times, many people feel intimidated by and unsure about the idea of drought-resistant landscaping. For some, the notion of drought-tolerant landscape still conjures a drab vision …

Going Huge: What it Takes to Design a Concept Bike

Last year, Huge Moto’s Honda CBR1000RR ‘cafe fighter’ conversion melted the EXIF servers. Bill Webb and his team focused on creating unique bolt-on parts—leaving the base motorcycle largely un-hacked.<p>The San Francisco-based outfit is now tackling its most ambitious project yet: a complete, …

Carbon Fiber

Parametrically designed Louverwall house maximizes winter sunlight

This unusual house in South Korea features a parametrically designed louver system optimized to block direct sunlight while still allowing winter sun …

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Tiny House?

So you binge-watched "Tiny House Hunters" and "Tiny House, Big Living" until you can't watch any more, and you've decided to go for it: You want to trade down from the average 2,400-square-foot home to a mini version of just 400 square feet or less.<p>There's no doubt, tiny houses are hugely popular …

Ready to Live in Home for Under £40k

Forget what you already know about modular architecture because this project by Germany's <i>THULE Blockhaus</i> is a genuine game changer!<p>Simply called …

Home Building

This new house sits on a hilltop overlooking Georgian Bay in Canada

Atelier Kastelic Buffey have recently completed the <i>Hilltop House</i>, that sits on top of a slope within the Niagara escarpment in Ontario.<p>The house is …

19 simple garden ideas with spectacular results

We gathered 19 ideas to help you improve your garden, for big spaces or small, it doesn't matter, as you will see, you can great ideas that will suit …

28m² of Storage Becomes an Enviable Modern Home!

We know what you're thinking: can a disused storage facility <i>really</i> be transformed into a stunning and comfortable home? Well, the answer is yes! If …

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