Colin Mensch

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Pursuing Perfection: 8 Glass Boxes With Beautiful Detailing

Sometimes, thinking outside the box requires looking right through it. Grounding architecture, pure forms and geometry structure ideas on space, sequence and light. Architects and designers use shapes like triangles and squares as building blocks to larger concepts. As one of the most fundamental …

29 Tips for Landscape Photography – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

When it comes to landscape photography, practice (and knowledge) makes someone evolve and get better by the time. Let’s face it. Apart from really …

How A Horizontal Wood Fence Can Impact The Landscape And Décor Around It

Having a house with a white picket fence used to be the dream a while ago but times change and so does the design of the fence. The horizontal fence …

Beginner Wildlife Photography Tip: Basic Camera Settings

So, you’ve gotten yourself outfitted with a new camera, a telephoto lens, and a monopod. You’ve wrapped your lens with camouflage gaffer’s tape (and …

Wildlife

Map of America's River Basins Show Our Nation's Hidden Beauty

As the election nears, our country can at times feel like a hideous and hateful place. Let this map of the United States’ river basins made by Imgur …

12 Warm & Cozy Fall Baking Recipes

Break out the apples, pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg -- it's time to hunker down for some cozy fall baking.<p><b>1. Perfect Apple Pie</b><p>What's the secret to a perfect apple pie? Blind baking the crust and boiling down the juices before filling the pie. These steps add a bit of extra time but ensure a crisp …

Modern Farmhouse Tips Its Hat to Silo Style

Wendell Burnette Architects took inspiration from grain silos in their design of this modern farmhouse in Wisconsin. At a distance, <b>Field House’s</b> …

Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Raisins

The late Armenian cookbook author Arto der Haroutunian, who taught Paula Wolfert this dish, caramelized cauliflower on the stove before baking it …

Egg recipes you may not have tried before from a Thai street food chef

I’ve always thought of the egg as an ingredient that is so versatile but that versatility is often neglected because people return to their old egg …

10 Tiny Houses You Can Rent (or Even Buy!)

The popular tiny house movement doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. Some people are drawn to it because of its minimalist, eco-friendly benefits, …

Group uses ancient techniques to build contest winning cabin

Community Forest International is taking the winning plans from its sustainable cabin competition and building an affordable, off the grid tiny home …

Nat Geo’s New Website Lets You Print Topo Maps — for Free

Those giant maps gathering dust in the corner of your favorite outdoor store have finally been brought into the 21st century. <i>National Geographic</i>‘s …

Chamfer House / Mihaly Slocombe

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Chamfer House revisits a post and beam dwelling designed in 1977 by Kevin Borland. It sits within an …

Framing

Plans for tiny house by Foundry Architects made available for purchase

Anyone wanting to construct their own tiny house can now buy detailed plans for a micro dwelling designed by Washington DC studio Foundry Architects …

Top 8 Photography Tips for Beginners

Everyone loves a well-taken picture. Be it landscapes, abstract, fashion or any other object, images transcend a feeling that few things can achieve. …

Landscape Photography

KODA prefab brings factory quality and modern design to tiny living

Dezeen points us to a neat modern little prefab, the KODA, from Estonian design collective Kodasema. It’s no tiny house as we know them in North …

Prefab Homes

I Tried Living In This Tiny House On A Vacant Lot In Amsterdam

The Heijmans One might be the solution to housing crunches in cities. As long as you don’t mind a little crunched housing.<p>The first thing you notice about the Heijmans One house is how skinny it is. At 3.5 meters across, it’s only a little wider than a parking space–and exactly as wide as the back …

Solar Thermal

Off-grid tiny house has room to spare

Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses' recent models have been based on very large trailers, such as the Custom 30 Foot House and the 32 ft (9.7 m)-long Rio …

Off-grid

Portland tiny house rotates to follow the sun

The tiny house measures 12 x 12 ft (3.6 x 3.6 m) and comprises a total of 144 sq ft (13 sq m) of floorspace split over two levels, with a large …

Off-grid

Slow-Cooker Sticky Thai Meatballs Recipe

The key to these slow-cooker Thai-style chicken meatballs is to understand that the sauce gets better as it slowly cooks, but the meatballs don't. To fix that, we first cook the sticky sauce, packed with aromatics like lemongrass, ginger, and chilies, then add the flavorful meatballs right at the …

Cauliflower Potato Soup Recipe

"A yummy cauliflower and potato soup that tastes just like potato soup. Serve topped with shredded cheese."<p>Ingredients<p>1 head cauliflower, stemmed and …

18 Salads to Brighten Up Your Winter Meals

When the temperatures start dipping into the 30s and below, I dip into my repertoire of hearty, slow-cooked dishes to keep me and my kitchen toasty. Nothing makes you feel cozier on a cold day than an herb-crusted roast or thick stew—the flavor deepening over hours on the stovetop or in the oven, …

5 Tips For Better Photography With Any Camera

Blaming your camera gear for mistakes is a real no no in photography. In reality, a skilled photographer will be able to take great photos with any …

17 Genius Tips & Tricks For If You Own A Slow Cooker

How to easily cut cleanup time, figure out high vs. low, and slow-cook like a pro.

Cooking

Articles about green tiny budget friendly 5 resourceful new zealand houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>A family provides some real world experience for a group of architects in training.<p>In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>A pair of …

Architecture

Articles about 22 expert tips and tricks designing small dwellings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Equipped with 25 years of experience designing bathrooms, Melbourne–based GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens gives us …

New York City

Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Sauce

Enjoy one of your favorite bar and party snacks in a new form. With our spicy buffalo sauce and cool, creamy blue cheese sauce, cauliflower is as …

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