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20 Amazing Images of Architecture as Seen from the Sky: The Best Photos of the Week

This week we have prepared a special selection of 20 images of architecture as seen from the sky. This style of image, made possible by the emergence …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

16 Inviting Countryside Cabins

In 1845, one of America's most famous writers, Henry Thoreau, built a small home for himself on Walden Pond, a piece of property owned by poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. He spent more than two years there seeking a more simple way of life, and ended up flipping the standard routine of the times.<p>This …

7 Nested Homes That Challenge the Conventions of Urban Privacy

The following seven projects toy with a provocative question that is central to sustainable urban living: how can we produce safe residential havens and nature-filled oases amidst expanding urban and suburban chaos? In responding to the so-called perils of urbanity, often residents have grown …

This 7-Move Workout Hits Your Entire Body in 7 Minutes

This MetCon circuit blasts calories and keeps your metabolism revved all day long<p>You already know that it doesn't matter how long you work out — it matters how hard you go. The workout below is only seven minutes, but it uses seven functional moves to work your entire body, burn fat, build muscle, …

Workouts

Strength vs. Cardio — Here's How You Should Structure Your Workout

Ask most trainers and they'll tell you that a healthy workout routine consists of strength training, cardio, and rest days, ideally spread throughout the week. But for those of us who love two-a-days or long sessions at the gym or just need to maximize our time, the common question seems to be: …

Exercise

This Wyoming Home Made of Reclaimed Stone From an 1890s Dairy Barn Will Knock Your Socks Off

The original creamery was moved and rebuilt, stone by stone.<p>It may only be a decade old, but this Jackson, Wyoming, home has a historical feel that helps it blend right into the Teton Valley landscape. That's because the main house is a resurrected 19th century dairy farm, which was moved, brick by …

Sold: The J.M. Roberts Residence, Richard Neutra (1955)

Yorkville Residence / Alan Nicholson Design Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in the northern California coastal hills and designed for two retired geo-physicists, the 2750 …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Desert Rain House in Oregon is one of the greenest homes in the world

There’s a new contender for the world’s greenest home: Desert Rain House in Bend, Oregon. Designed by Tozer Design, the LEED Platinum home recycles …

These efficient modern prefabs raise the bar for shipping container homes

Delivered in 10 weeks<p>In our roundup of eco-friendly prefab homes you can buy right now, one of the newest companies featured is Honomobo, based in the Canadian province of Alberta. Launched last spring, the company builds modern homes, offices, studios, multi-family complexes, and more out of …

Prefab Homes

Modern Lake Cabin

The interior layout and large windows in this BONE Structure custom home provide the occupants stunning views of the lake and mountains of this region. The architecture of the house is characterized, among others things, by a huge sloping roof which creates a direct link with the views of …

Family renovates century-old barn into stunning modern home in Washington state

If barn living never appealed to you before, this renovated farmhouse in Washington may be what it takes to change your mind. Seattle-based MW Works …

Colorado’s First International Passive House Inspired by Japanese Design

Going green is as much about smart design as it is about utilizing modern technology that cuts back on energy-consumption and carbon footprint. …

Casablanca house presents closed facade to the street but opens to garden at the rear

This house in Casablanca by architect Driss Kettani features a windowless white box perched above black- and blue-tiled walls, forming an abstract …

Architecture

This tiny island in the Atlantic has incredible contemporary architecture

The Canary Islands aren’t just for sunbathing<p>The Canary Islands—a Spanish archipelago located off the northwestern coast of the African continent—are best known for seafront resorts, all-night parties, and sandy beaches. But this tropical paradise, specifically the island of Tenerife, also boasts a …

Architecture

The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Africa and Asia's hottest beachfronts to the most underrated U.S. cities.<p>In 2017, you're going to need your passport—and your sense of adventure. Our top destinations to visit this year will have you heading out on safari, exploring historic Eastern Europe and South America, tapping into …

Nutritionists Agree—You Should Eat These 3 Foods Every Single Day

With the myriad of grocery stores and foods to choose from, selecting what to put into your body can be a bit daunting—especially when there's a new …

Microbiome

​10 chalets to die for!

The chalet style of architecture represents leisure homes that are set in mellow countrysides with greenery powering a combination of fun and frolic, …

Blast Fat, Torch Calories, and Work Your Booty With This 1 Move

For a fast, efficient way to burn calories (anywhere you are, without any equipment), look no further than this simple cardio move.<p>The single-leg touch and hop will test your balance and strength while upping your heart rate with a bit of quick plyo, thanks to the small hops and rapid movements. Be …

Fitness

Walls of glass, stone and wood line courtyards at Pitsou Kedem's House F

Pitsou Kedem Architects has completed a family home in the Savyon district of Israel, featuring living areas flanked by glazed walls facing onto …

Architecture

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes In Washington State, USA

Whenever I think of Washington, I think of lush green forests, the gorgeous city of Seattle, and, of course, snow-capped mountains that seem to go on …

The Barn | Carney Logan Burke Architecture Firm & Design Studio - WY MT

The owners of this building had commissioned the architect to do their original house 23 years ago, and returned to them with the charge of designing …

New Theory About Dark Energy Breaks Law of Conservation of Energy

Dark energy (not to be confused with dark matter) is the stuff that let’s scientists know the universe is expanding at an accelerated rate. Although …

Skylights stream light into tiny cantilevering home in German forest

We could all use more light in our lives, and good design provides. Dusseldorf-based architects Falkenberg Innenarchitektur have transformed a …

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

6 Ways to Burn More Calories on a Rowing Machine

It’s already one of the best ways to transform your body—but might as well get the most out of it.<p>When you're craving a cardio fix, you probably beeline for the treadmill or elliptical. We're going to go ahead and guess that the old-school rowing machine in the corner isn’t getting much love from …

Weight Loss