Douglas Oleson

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Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe Recipe

"This is a recipe that we have made in our family for many years--everyone loves it. It's a very basic and easy variation on mac 'n …

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

Felipe Assadi's linear H House stretches along the Chilean coast

Chilean firm Felipe Assadi Arquitectos has created a long concrete house for a sloping site overlooking the Pacific Ocean, with extended portions …

The young Americans: 5 new modern San Francisco restaurants

CitywidePhoto: Bob K./Yelp<br>San Francisco restaurants serve up flavors from every corner of the planet, but for diners who looking for more domestic …

6 Fitness Tips for Building the Body You've Always Wanted

Average Joes can shape up with this six-pack of tips from fitness trainer and Men's Health Open champion Andre Crews.<p>Eight years before he had the chiseled physique you see now, Andre Crews was like most guys: an average Joe who wanted more out of life and his body.<p>By day he was a banker poring …

Woodland House / ALTUS Architecture + Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sited on a wooded plateau overlooking a wetland and lake beyond, this new residence seeks to quietly …

7 Myths in Architectural Detailing that Are Changing in the Digital Age

The recent availability of automated design and production techniques is changing the development of building details. With parametric and …

7 Gym Moves You Need to Master

1 of 8<p>In order to get really good at getting stronger and building muscle, you have to develop a certain type of mastery. Take Arnold for example. He …

Tip: The New Cardio – Steady State Lifting

Bored of steady state cardio? Tired of HIIT? Try steady state weight lifting to lose fat. Here's how to do it.<p>Choose an upper body compound lift and …

10 essential supplements and why you should take them

I’m often asked by clients and readers of this column whether they should be taking supplements to help achieve their training goals. My answer is that for general training goals, supplements probably aren't necessary. With a practical training plan and careful diet, you should be able to achieve …

Floating Olson Kundig home makes way for Washington wildlife

Seattle’s Olson Kundig Architects unveiled a brilliant T-shaped home called Rimrock whose elongated design ‘floats’ over a local wildlife trail. …

Living Rooms

RECO / Tom Mahieu Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Flemish Ardennes in Belgium is renowned for cobblestones, the international cycling race Tour of …

The best AMRAP workouts to boost your muscle endurance

South_agency / Getty<p>South_agency / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 12<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>The aim of AMRAP (“as many rounds as possible”) is to beat the number of …

Feast Your Eyes on the Shirtless Guy Who Should Be Dubbed "the Kettlebell King"

His Instagram handle is primal.swoledier — and once you see these pictures, you will understand why. Meet Eric Leija, the shirtless 24-year-old who is taking Instagram by storm. He's a kettlebell specialist who can do some pretty insane things with his pretty insane physique. Eric films his …

The Cliff modern house

Nova Scotia, Canada<p>The site is the one that helps the architect decide the design of the house. When it comes to this Cliff House, it was built on the coast of Nova Scotia, and from outside it reveals little. The granite landforms are put together with the cedar cladding. The house is positioned …

Architecture

House AA315 / BERNARDI + PESCHARD & BLANCASMORAN

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> As per our agreement with the client, all the programme in Level 1 is open to the garden.<p>Only specific …

Beautiful stable grows wild grasses on the roof for horses to eat

Don’t be alarmed if you see horses on the roof of this stable—they’re meant to be there. Argentinian architecture firm Estudio Ramos designed …

Design

Spanish Ajoblanco

<i>Spanish ajoblanco is cold garlic soup that will surprise you with its taste! It’s rich, refreshing and full of Mediterranean flavors!</i><p>Guys, do you …

Dynamic symmetry: The genius of Henri Cartier-Bresson's composition

Henri Cartier-Bresson—the father of modern day street photography and master of the candid shot—was obsessive about the 'geometry' in his …

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

Are You Training Them All?<p>The Magic 6<p>As a human, your body moves in pretty much the same way as other humans. In fact, there are six basic movement …

Workouts

12 Ways to Make the Beach Your Best Gym Yet

​Get in a great workout while the rest of your group still sunning themselves<p>Forget dumbbells, kettlebells, resistance bands, and the latest, greatest cardio machine at your gym. You don't need <i>any</i> of them—or a gym membership—to get in fantastic shape.<p>That's because you already have a free gym, and …

7 Workout Supplements That Actually Work

The fitness world is full of a lot of gimmicks and promises because, let’s face it, working out is hard work, and if there’s one thing human history …

4 Things You Must Do to Achieve 7% Body Fat

1 of 5<p>The Plan<p>If it’s a flat belly, a better all-around diet, and a stronger heart you’re after this year, we’ve got you covered. But if you’ve got …

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 …

Snøhetta’s ready-made cabin can fit into any landscape

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a Snøhetta-designed home, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. The renowned Norwegian design firm …

Living Rooms

​4 Rowing Workouts That Burn Fat and Build Muscle

​Combine rowing intervals with strength training to transform your body<p>Thanks in part to CrossFit, indoor rowing is having a moment. Not only have boutique rowing studios thrived all over the U.S. (Greenville Indoor Rowing in South Carolina, Row Zone in Philadelphia, Ro Fitness in Texas and Row …

E20 House

Set in a sloping meadow in Pliezhausen, Germany, the E20 House allows its concrete exterior to show through without overwhelming the minimal …

Minimal Hollywood house by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos juts out from steep hillside

Spanish firm Fran Silvestre Arquitectos designed the off-white angular form of this house so it would "hang from the topography" of the Hollywood …

Guy Fieri's Texas chili recipe is so rich and flavorful, you'll never turn back

Guy Fieri knows his chili. The <i>Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives</i> host is pretty much always eating something meat covered on Food Network, and when it comes …

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Design a Modernist Home in the Hamptons

The architects create a tranquil residence of meticulously orchestrated planes and volumes on Long Island<p><i>This article originally appeared in the June 2013 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Think of the house as a masterful exercise in spatial poetry. Or perhaps a brilliantly composed étude blending …