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Studio Arthur Casas designs prefabricated home for SysHaus

Brazilian firm Studio Arthur Casas has worked with a startup to create a highly flexible, prefabricated home that avoids the "negative surprises" …

Architecture

Remarkable midcentury glass house south of Chicago returns for $749K

Designed by a Mies van der Rohe disciple Harry “Deever” Rockwell, the home is surprisingly practical<p>A gorgeous midcentury glass home by notable modernist architect Harry “Deever” Rockwell is up for grabs just south of Chicago. Rockwell, who studied under the legendary Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at …

A Revamped Midcentury Wrapped in Glass and Timber Is Listed For $1.25M

Completely renovated with modern amenities, a 1960s midcentury in East Hampton hits the market.<p>Inspired by Philip Johnson's Glass House, 137 Copeces is a midcentury getaway with a strong sense of the past. Originally built in the early 1960s, the property has recently received a stunning makeover …

Real Estate

Wooden Screens Shade This Sustainable Melbourne Residence

A renovation and addition clad in operable, wooden screens turn an Edwardian in Camberwell into a breezy home that's strongly connected to the outdoors.<p>In the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell, local practice WARC Studio was commissioned to add new living areas to an Edwardian residence with a rear …

Architecture

Swimming Pool of the Week: Privacy and Calm in Cap Ferret, France

When a large family of several siblings started having children of their own, they wanted to vacation together in their beloved Cap Ferret, France, …

This Elegant Californian Prefab Minimizes Site Disturbance

Thanks to its modular construction, a modern retreat treads lightly on the pristine landscape.<p>When Clive McCarthy and his wife, Tricia Bell, were on the hunt for an escape from San Francisco, they found the perfect spot for their second home three hours north of the Bay Area on a 64-acre site in …

Architecture

This Award-Winning Cabin Is a Relaxing Antidote to City Living

Sited in a remote Canadian forest, a luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor-outdoor living.<p>When a Shanghai–based, Canadian–Brit family approached Robert E. Miller of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to design their dream cabin in the woods of Ontario, the principal architect went the extra mile.<p>Designed as …

Architecture

Moveable Walls Amplify Sublime Views For This Costa Rican Home

Surrounded by the jungle and overlooking the ocean, this terrace house features unique foldable walls to foster a stronger connection to nature.<p>Located in Santa Teresa, a small, seaside town in Costa Rica’s Puntarenas Province, Ocean Eye has been designed by the award-winning Costa Rican practice …

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This Elegant A-Frame Rental in Australia Lets You Reconnect With Nature in Style

Located two hours west of Canberra in the serene Australian countryside, an A-frame rental offers a unique glamping experience.<p>One of the main highlights at JR’s Hut, an off-the-grid glamping destination in Southeast Australia, is without a doubt the views. The panoramic vistas not only capture the …

Architecture

You Can Now Buy One of Palm Springs's Most Historic Homes For $839K

One of the original steel-and-glass properties built by Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison in Palm Springs just hit the market.<p>In 1961, architects Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison partnered to build a series of properties in the iconic community of Palm Springs, California. At the time, the …

Palm Springs

Rent This Modular Micro Cabin For Your Next Grecian Getaway

This mesmerizing micro home offers an incredible experience at an affordable price in Greece.<p>From its stunningly sleek interior to its Hellenic whitewash exterior, the Monocabin embodies Greek island architecture in more ways than one. Designed by Milan–based studio Mandalaki as a prototype for a …

Aegean Sea

SF House-Tech-Art-Play

San Francisco, California<p>For a creative and tech savvy couple looking for a home in the City, high on their list was the wish to have a spacious in-home studio where they could engage in a variety of digital and analog works. When they spotted this four-story house in Bernal Heights, they saw the …

Workstations

The 25 Best iPhone Apps To Download Now

These are our must-have iPhone apps<p>Whether you just picked up a new iPhone or you're looking for an app revamp, these 24 apps belong on your home screen. Including everything from music, navigation, organisation, messaging, photo editing, reading, social networks, keyboards, stargazing, and payment …

These Log Cabin Kit Homes From Finland Are Surprisingly Sleek

Helsinki-based company Pluspuu offers 11 customizable models of modern log homes and sauna cabins that start at $18,000.<p>Settled logs that shrink can pose a problem for builders of log homes, as this calls for constant adjustments and maintenance. To counter the effect, architects and builders have …

Living Rooms

11 iPhone email tips you'll wish you'd known all along

I can't quit the stock iOS Mail app. I've had brief dalliances with the Gmail app and a handful of other email apps that promise to improve my life, but I keep coming back to the Mail app. As a result, this long-time Mail app Gmailer has picked up a few tricks along the way.<p>1. Archive vs. …

Meet the Prefab Unit That's Smart, Mobile, and Sustainable

These self-sufficient, modular prefab housing units from Germany offer smart home technology and are designed to meet the Passive House Standard.<p>Six years ago, German entrepreneur Mark Dare Schmiedel rediscovered his love of nature when he moved to the countryside to build his own loft house along …

Prefab Homes

Kamlan 50mm f/1.1 is a $170 bokeh beast

In his recent video, Kai Wong showed you five 50mm lenses you can buy for less than $100. This time, he shows you a Chinese “bokeh master” – Kamlan …

Solar-powered Villa H is a modern glass-fronted home in the Dutch dunes

Natural materials converge in the beautiful, tailor-made Villa H (Villa Hupkes) tucked into Rotterdam’s dune landscape. Architecture firm BERG + …

Best Compact Camera 2018: The top go-anywhere cameras | Trusted Reviews

<i>This is why you should trust our list of the best compact cameras:</i><p>best overall compact camera<p>Sony RX100 V<p>The Sony RX100 V is our pick for the overall …

This Modular Eco-Hotel Room Is Poised to Drop Into Nearly Any Setting

Part of a micro-architecture collection, this modular hotel suite provides sustainable and comfortable lodging that can be inserted in a diverse range of landscapes.<p>Designed by Barcelona-based creative design studio In-Tenta, DROP box contributes to the emerging trend of compact, modular …

Dropbox

Umbrella House

Sarasota, Florida<p>Architectural Digest described the Umbrella House as “One of the five most remarkable houses of the mid-twentieth century”. In 1953, developer Philip Hiss hired renowned architect Paul Rudolph to create one of the 20th century's most iconic houses. The dominant feature of the …

Florida

The Arsuf Residences

Arsuf, Center District, Israel<p>Gottesman-Szmelcman Architecture, the award-winning Israeli-Franco firm, unveils The Arsuf Residences, located in the gated coastal community of Arsuf, Israel, north of Tel Aviv. Nestled within a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean Sea adjacent to Apollonia National …

National Parks

Inner West House

New South Wales, Australia<p>Located in the Inner West of Sydney, Australia, this cottage creates an expansive sense of garden and a generous, light filled home on a compact site. Designed for a young couple with a growing family, the project sought to create a variety of comfortable spaces within …

Architecture

Modular modern addition refreshes a 1930s bungalow

So airy<p>h1: ‘30s bungalow gets modular modern addition<p>Aussie firm Architect Prineas—creators of this storage-packed tiny apartment—have designed an ultra-modern home extension made of modular components. Named Allen Key House, the angular addition attaches to an original California-style bungalow …

Here Are the Most Iconic VMA Moments of This Millennium - PAPER

MTV's VMAs is undoubtedly one of the most exciting events on the musical calendar, likely because its a space where artists are free to shock and enthrall (without cussing, of course) however they see fit. The drama and spectacle throughout the years has given us endless material to reference in …

The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone

Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform the market with their high-quality prefabs.<p>Founded in 2014 by Alexis Rivas and Jemuel Joseph, Cover was born out of a frustration with the current residential building …

Los Angeles

Uma casinha por fora, por dentro quem diria

Neste princípio de Agosto rumamos ao sul como milhares de portugueses, mas não vamos de férias, vamos conhecer um projeto de reabilitação fabuloso na …

Back Country House

Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, the award-winning "Back Country House” is a stunning retreat located in the settlement of Puhoi, just …