Matt French

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10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

The Ultimate Indoor Rock Climbing Workout

Training: Never Plateau Again

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Climbing is addictive. One reason is that you can see massive strength gains and technique improvement from day one of your …

Architizer

Pictures: Canadian Landscapes

This Home Office Is A Backyard Hideaway

The home office can be both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, you never have to leave home. On the other hand, you never leave home.<p>London-based architects Platform 5 has a solution for those who want to work from home without going crazy around the house: a backyard office. Built for a …

All-in-one Fire Fighting

You really need to have nerves of steel to stay calm in an emergency situation. More often than not, we tend to panic and delay evacuation, …

3D-Printed Osteoid Cast Uses Ultrasound to Speed Up Bone Healing

Say goodbye to the bulk, itchiness, and odor of traditional medical casts made of plaster. Turkish industrial designer Deniz Karasahin has come up with the concept design <i>Osteoid</i>, a 3D-printed cast that could completely transform the healing process for broken bones. This unique concept won the 2014 …

Concept Design

Wheelhaus Mobile Cabins

Thinking about buying a camper? Check out Wheelhaus Mobile Cabins before you sign. Priced competitively with high-end campers, these "Rolling Cabins" …

Articles about modern renovations historic buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...<p>If you can't get enough of historic architecture, then consider one of these heritage hotels that have been modernized in all the...<p>Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on …

Level Heading Stretcher

Skiing, trekking, rock climbing and all the similar thrills that the mountains provide also come with the high risk of accidents. The rescue …

9 Of The World’s Most Inventive Tiny Buildings

In architecture, bigger isn’t always better. See some of the world’s coolest small buildings here, from a hut on sleds to a walk-in fireplace.<p>Most people tend to describe their dream houses as sprawling and palatial–but maybe that’s because they haven’t yet seen the gorgeous and inventive nooks …

Ikea Unveils New PS 2014 Collection, With Urban Cool Kids In Mind

The Swedish furniture giant wants to cater to young creatives in cities–a smart business move, as urban populations swell.<p>Ikea already has the market cornered on young, broke city kids desperate for some decent furniture (just try attending a New York apartment party without knocking into a Billy …

Furniture

Beautiful Houses: Peter’s House

Today we will show you the beautiful Peter’s House in San Francisco, California, a project by Craig Steely Architecture. This place is amazing. The …

Pedro, Juan and Diego

They’re the latest handsome home furnishings from Chilean design studio Nueve. These floating shelves pair simple and functional geometries with …

Okazaki House by MDS

In recent years, children in Japan have been building houses on the lots of their parents’ homes. While they want to bridge the generation gap and be …

Herby Provolone Scones

Makes 16 scones<p>If you have aged provolone, which can be quite salty, reduce the kosher salt in this herby scone recipe to 1 teaspoon.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon paprika<p>4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more<p>1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted …

How to travel Iceland on a budget

I seem to be drawn to the world’s most expensive countries. Having already drained my bank account during a five-week stint around Ireland this year, …

Stunning Arborg House is Covered in Icelandic Moss

A modern glazed home with stunning views stands on a mossy hill in Iceland. Designed by PK Arkitektar, the Árborg House is a single storey vacation …

Architecture

The world's best multi-day treks...without high altitudes

Love trekking but suffer from altitude sickness? Or do you just want to want to enjoy a good trek without worrying about acclimatising? Altitude sickness, which usually kicks in around 2500-3000 metres (8200-9850 feet) and higher, affects some (but not all) of us, no matter how healthy you are.<p>And …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

Beautiful Houses: Cross Stitch House

This week we will show you a beautiful renovation, the Cross Stitch house in Melbourne, Australia, a project by FMD Architects. This house is simple, …

Pretty Perfect Chairs

Charming, debonair, jaunty, refined, tailored, courtly, sophisticated, crafted, preppy, neat, poised, timeless… just a few words to describe the Emma …

A Loft with Two Metallic Structures

The wide open expanse of a loft-type space can sometimes be daunting, not knowing how to break the space up into zones or for separate uses. There’s …

Karri Loop House by MORQ Architects

Karri Loop House Architecture.<p>MORQ architects have created the Karri Loop House situated in southwest Australia’s Margaret River township. To protect …

Architecture

Walls To Climb

I have always been a fan of fitness and find the Nova Climbing Wall an interesting way to integrate workout installation into the interior design of …

Stunning Modern House Blends in with Joshua Tree’s Desert

This impressive house in Joshua Tree, California is a stunning example of modern architecture. Designed by architect Kendrick Bangs Kellogg and built from 1988 to 1993, the Organic Modern Estate physically blends in with the desert in terms of design and the elements used to construct the …

Architecture

A House with Two Faces

While this house in San Francisco looks completely modern on this side, on the other, it’s a restored Victorian facade that blends into the …

REMLshelf: Artistic Wood Shelving

Architecture students Tadej Podakar and Luka Fabjan have joined together to form TRIpike studio, aiming to design with the principle of combining …