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House Philipp by Philipp Architekten

Located in Waldenburg, Germany, House Philipp by Philipp Architekten is situated on a small mountain ridge. Although completed back in 2005, the …

Articles about born usa 7 homes across america on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic …

American Cities

Beautiful Houses: The Deck House

This week we will show you the breathtaking Deck House in Pahang, Malaysia, a project by Choo Gim Wah Architect. We couldn't find details about the …

Former Army Building Becomes a Modern Mountain Home

The homeowner of this Swiss arsenal that was built during World War II wanted to transform this former army building into a livable space. Turning to …

Articles about 8 sleek fireplaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.<p>With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, …

Fabrication

Articles about 7 modern stone homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far …

Frank Lloyd Wright

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Design

Fruit-Wall: A Smart Way to Store Your Fruits & Veggies

Traditionally fruit gets stored in a bowl leaving them to get bruised and moldy as you forget about them over time. Now there’s Fruit-Wall, a minimal …

An Inviting Art-Filled Home by Sergey Makhno

Homeowners of this country house in Kiev enlisted the help of their friend, architect Sergey Makhno to create a restful retreat that was anything but …

GREEN ZERO by Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini

GREEN ZERO by Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini is a new interpretation of the modular housing suite that can be placed just about anywhere: …

Prefab Homes

26 Cheap Things to Do, Eat and See in New Orleans

Big cities can be a drain on the wallet with pricey options for entertainment, food, and transportation, but New Orleans, Louisiana, is particularly friendly for those traveling on a budget. Sure you can drop a wad of cash in The Big Easy, but it's not necessary. Here are 26 cheap -- and free! -- …

Travel

Mini guide to design in Helsinki

The Finnish capital is where Art Nouveau buildings, centenarian cafes and harbourside heritage meet modern aesthetics.<p>The Finnish capital is awash with understated Art Nouveau buildings, centenarian cafés and harbourside heritage, but it’s also at the heart of the country’s modern design, from its …

European Travel

10 Iconic Train Journeys That Are Trips Unto Themselves

One of the best ways to experience the travel style of yesteryear's rich and famous is to spend some time on a luxury train.<p>Typically, these trains provide private two-person overnight compartments, some with built-in showers, along with lavish service, onboard guides, and elaborate meals.<p>Many also …

Trains

Bali: Getting Culture and a Tan by the Pool

In a recent issue of the magazine <i>NOW! Bali - Life On The Island</i>, one of its writers was despondent that many tourists chose to lounge by the pool rather than seek out Bali's cultural attractions. Granted, the pool is an undoubtedly important element for most people vacationing on a tropical island. …

Bali

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Keeping it Calenta in Catalonia: Parks, Plazas, and Partying

As the second biggest city in Spain, Barcelona is a highly worthwhile destination spot for summer travelers. A culturally vibrant city, Barcelona provides significant historical landmarks, innovative architecture,impeccably warm weather, and superb nightlife. Not to mention the delicious …

Exploring the quiet side of California Wine Country

Blooming orchards under azure skies, vivid mustard flowers beneath budding vines, and rocky hillsides wrapped in fingers of fog – it’s no wonder California’s Wine Country receives millions of annual visitors. With its mild Mediterranean climate and mineral-rich soil, Napa and Sonoma Valleys seem …

Florence, Tuscany, and Umbria, Italy Travel Guide: Pisa, Siena, Assisi, Gubbio, Orvieto, Perugia, Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca. Illustrated Guide, Phrasebook, Maps. (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

Where to eat in Paris if you only have 48 hours

For traditional French croissants or other pâtisserie, try Boulangerie Eric Kayser, which produces their own yeast in-house. Breakfast in America, …

Photo Essay: Croatia’s Stunning Plitvice Lakes – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

You hear them before you see them. Hundreds of waterfalls cascade from various heights in different corners of the impressive <b>Plitvice Lakes National</b> …

Where to eat when Rome shuts down

Thanks to the economic crisis, more Romans are staying in the city this August ― meaning there are more authentic dining options for travellers to gorge on.<p>For years, Rome has shut down in August. During Italy’s traditional summer holiday of <i>ferragosto</i>,it is normally near impossible to find an open …

Italy

The 10 Best Restaurants In San Francisco's Castro Neighborhood

Our friends at Yelp helped us compile a list of the best restaurants in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood.<p>Although the neighborhood is home to several fine dining establishments, Yelp users voted a simple sandwich shop, Ike's, as the best restaurant in the area. A sushi bar, casual fish shack, …

This National Park is Part of the First International Peace Park

<b>Location: Montana<br>Established: May 11, 1910<br>Size: 1,013,572 acres</b><p><b>Did You Know?</b><p>Water originating in Glacier National Park—much of it from snowmelt—can be considered the headwater of the continent. Water that runs down Triple Divide Peak flows in three directions, eventually winding up in the Pacific …

The New All-Inclusive Resort

We expect a sense of thoughtful construction and attention to detail to pervade a luxury resort. But on Nicaragua’s Pacific coast, not far from the surfer town of San Juan del Sur, Morgan’s Rock has concerns that go way beyond the fluff factors of thread count and pool temperature.<p>Sure, the subdued …

Living in: Bangkok

One of Asia’s most stylish cities, Thailand’s capital lures with its modern technology, ancient temples and an intense energy that rarely ebbs.<p>Thailand’s capital is one of Asia’s most vibrant and stylish cities, where modern technology and architecture exist alongside ancient temples and palaces. …

Thailand

Classical Chinese Shoes

Cool Camera Clip? Yes!<p>I saw this Kickstarter for this Capture Camera Clip v2. Man, that thing looks pretty slick! I’ve seen many versions… and this …

5 Reasons to Go to Minneapolis Now

Earlier this summer, The Trust for Public Land named Minneapolis the No. 1 city in the US for parks—besting New York City for the honor. Bolstering …

Mississippi River

America's best craft breweries

It wasn't long ago when the American beer market was dominated by a handful of acrid, factory-produced brews that bore only a passing resemblance to what those in other climes called 'beer'. Thankfully, those days of choking down foul-tasting swill are long gone, with an explosion of microbreweries …

The Coolest Places To Eat, Drink, And Play In Paris

No, we're not talking about Bognor Regis — we're talking about Paris, duh! And, now is the time to steal a weekend away from your social calendar, for we've planned your mini city break, and it's got youshopping, sipping, and dining like a local — with not a tourist in sight, we promise.First stop …

France