Dominic Bardales

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Algarve, Portugal

<b>Shipping containers are a trendy, semi-green alternative</b> for tiny house fans, but they do have their drawbacks. Unless you live near a port, the cost …

Topanga Canyon, California

<b>We all need serendipity like this.</b> A few years ago, designer Mason St. Peter was visiting a friend’s cabin in Topanga Canyon, California, and fell in …

Stealth Cabin, Ontario, Canada

<b>What’s in a name? Would “stealth” by any other name be less intrusive?</b> When a family sought to build a vacation cottage on a lakeshore outside of …

Butterfly Houses, Noh Bo, Thailand

<b>Although neither cabins nor weekend retreats,</b> the Sor Ker Tie (“butterfly”) houses are very cool and they offer an object lesson that beautiful, …

Pocket Shelter Mobile House

<b>The problem with houses is that</b> they’re just so… grounded. If the open road is more your style, a mobile house – not to be confused with the …

Elevated Tree Snake Houses, Pedras Salgadas, Portugal

<b>These put other tree houses to shame.</b> The snake reference in question in the Elevated Tree Snake houses, designed by Rebelo de Andrade (RA) …

Elqui Domos Hotel, Pisco Elqui, Chile

<b>That moment when a yurt becomes obsolete.</b> Yurts are fine and dandy – in their rugged efficiency. They can be quite luxurious, even. But the canvas …

Solomare del Diablo, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay

<b>The island blue exterior and thatched roofs</b> transport you to a remote tropical island, but the three huts of Solomare del Diablo are actually located …

Off the Grid, Yulan, New York

<b>Despite everything we complicate our lives with</b>, a basic human need for simplicity persists. Nowhere is this more true than in big cities like New …