Amanda Shadowens

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Not A Group House, Not A Commune: Europe Experiments With Co-Housing

<i>This is the latest story from the NPR Cities Project.</i><p>In an abandoned building near Spain's Mediterranean coast, someone softly strums a guitar. Chord progressions echo through empty halls.<p>It's an impromptu music lesson, offered among unemployed neighbors in Alfafar, a suburb south of Valencia. The …

A Company That Lets You Custom-Design Your Dream Home Online

Bill Haney, who makes documentary films in addition to co-founding the company Blu Homes, likes to conduct a quick experiment at his movie …

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

Adventure<p>These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, …

A Year in the Life of Pro Photographer Forest Woodward | Outside Online

Photo: Forest Woodward<p>Forest Woodward has an enviable travel schedule. In the last year, the climber, surfer, and pro photographer has visited half a dozen countries, including Spain and Peru, and about 20 states in the U.S. Here are a few of the best shots he's taken over the past year. Don't be …

Insider’s Guide to California’s Central Coast

U.S. Highway 101 stretches 300 miles between San Francisco and Santa Barbara, roughly tracing a footpath of 1760s Spanish explorers and connecting the 21 missions they founded. You’ll want at least three days to do the region justice.<p><b>Here’s some insider intel to help you navigate this fertile</b> …

What's New in Austin Dining?

There has been more than a little media attention paid to Austin's food scene recently, which goes hand in hand with its far more established music scene, and the downtown nightlife along Sixth Street has managed to buoy the city's official slogan, "The Live Music Capital of the World," as well as …

Texas

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

The Best Traveler Photographs of 2013

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>National <i>Geographic Traveler’</i>s director of photography, <b>Dan Westergren</b>, has the distinct pleasure (and sometimes pain) of choosing which photographs run in the magazine.<p>The award-winning photographers assigned to our stories come back from the field with such a rich variety of …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 11 on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

Top 10

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

quiet night of quiet stars, so many stars

Here Comes The Sun

alice doesn't live here anymore, revisited

Shine on you crazy Diamond!

Articles about 11 amazing prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.<p>Architecture firm _naturehumaine designs a dream hideaway in eastern Quebec.<p>2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban’s body of work is a showcase of spatial and material innovation.<p>It’s becoming a modern day preference …

Prefab Homes

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

Spring 2014 Fashion Trends: Fresh Stylish Color Combinations to Test-Drive Now!

Sick of your winter wardrobe? Ready to try some new spring 2014 fashion trends? Us too! Which is why I've gone ahead and sussed out four fresh color combinations I think we should inject into our outfits as soon as possible.<p><b>Pastel pink and silver</b>: Spotted at runway shows such as Prabal Gurung and …

Tasting Room at Sokol Blosser Winery / Allied Works Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Dundee Hills are characterized by rolling grasslands, Oaks
and Douglas fir. The winery sits on a …

Architecture

2013: The year in design

From battery-powered exoskeletons to buildings that melt cars, this year was a notable one for design.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in wildlife

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p>Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit.<p>With development comes better controlled access …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

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