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Go Logic builds a wooden house in a forest clearing in Maine

US studio Go Logic has completed a three-bedroom home in New England, featuring angled roofs, a covered walkway and glazing that offers expansive …

Old Norwegian boathouse overhauled to create glowing wooden summerhouse

Oslo studios Koreo Arkitekter and Kolab Arkitekter have transformed an old boathouse on Norway's west coast into a summerhouse that becomes a glowing …

Glass Houses: A Magical Belgian Bed and Breakfast, $170 a Night

Belgian architect Bruno Erpicum transformed a small stone outbuilding, creating a glass-walled, one-bedroom bed and breakfast in the Belgian …

Garden room by Neil Dusheiko features walls of charred cedar

Charred cedar clads the exterior of this garden room that architect Neil Dusheiko designed as an office-cum-yoga studio for a north London residence …

Architecture

Geometric Twin Houses

Built in Upstate New York for a pair of brothers, these Geometric Twin Houses have different forms and even a different number of sides, yet are …

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18yo UK teenage girl becomes 1st to be prosecuted for…fighting AGAINST Islamic State

A British 18-year-old girl has become the first person to be convicted for attempting to join the campaign against ISIS in Syria. She is set to spend 21 months behind bars.<p>Silhan Özçelik from north London fled her home and took a train to Brussels, leaving a 25-minute farewell video address for her …

Anonymous has published a 'noob's' guide on how to fight ISIS online

Three guides were posted to an IRC channel used by Anonymous to share information on OpParis, encouraging anyone to get involved regardless of their computer skills. They include a "NoobGuide" for anyone wanting to learn how to hack, a "Reporter" guide that explains how to set up a Twitter bot for …

Why death in Beirut does not matter as much as death in Paris

I COME FROM A PRIVILEGED FRANCOPHONE COMMUNITY in Lebanon. This has meant that I have always seen France as my second home. The streets of Paris are …

The Maasai

By College Tourist; Author: Julia Wiesmann<p><b>Visiting an African tribe</b><p>Have you ever dreamt of embarking on a journey to the most remote and mysterious corners of the world? About visiting a place where you can enjoy unspoiled wilderness and meet a real warrior?<p>When I decided to travel to Africa, …

Turn your old phone into a home security camera you can watch from anywhere

Instead of letting your previous phones collect dust in your desk drawer, you can put them to good use. Aside from selling them for a fraction of what you bought them for, alternative uses for old phones abound. You can turn it into a baby monitor, a dedicated video camera or a makeshift Google …

Home Security

SABO Project transforms Paris apartment with multicoloured flooring and space-saving stairs

This renovated Paris apartment for a fashion designer features a vertical herb garden, rainbow-striped flooring and a staircase with irregular …

Articles about prefab gets makeover danish industrial design on Dwell.com - Dwell

Located in the serene Snarøya peninsula of Norway, an old modular prefab receives news life, thanks to a stunning renovation.<p>After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the...<p>Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of …

Django Django – “WOR”

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Art<br>• Films<br>• Indian<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Retro<p>This Sunday’s film comes to you courtesy of Wes, proprietor of Abandoned Pier and …

Patrick Dillon's SaLo House is an off-grid forest dwelling overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Architect Patrick Dillon built this sustainable house on a forested hilltop in Panama from salvaged materials that had to be brought to the site by …

10 Sneaker Apps You Should Know

Current and up-and-coming apps to look out for.<p>In conjunction with the prevalence of smartphones in our lives, sneaker apps have been steadily on the rise. Household sporting retailers like size?, JD Sports, and Foot Locker all offer apps that best help facilitate their customers, while Nike’s …

The 17 dirtiest French expressions (and how to NOT use them)

<b>Travelers to France beware! These expressions are not for the faint-hearted and are provided here so you can know if you’re accidentally saying the</b> …

Articles about triangular shape helps minimal house gain privacy its neighbors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Drawing from traditional architecture, Long An House in Southern Vietnam allows natural elements like light, air, and water to...<p>Jean Verville architecte designed FAHOUSE, a residence burrowed in the middle of a hemlock forest in Eastern Townships, Canada.<p>A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver …

Articles about danish prefab feels much larger its 861 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

When a couple in Sofia, Bulgaria, wanted to make their apartment feel more spacious, Pavel Yanev of All In Studio gave them a...<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an …

Articles about strikingly minimal home built less six months on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...<p>Overlooking views of a picturesque …

Architecture

Articles about simple and affordable portland home on Dwell.com - Dwell

The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.<p>It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>Streamline your home and …

Triendl und Fessler Architekten plans low-cost family home around a secret courtyard

Triendl und Fessler Architekten has completed an affordable home in an Austrian village, featuring a hole in its centre that provides residents with …

Articles about prefab ski school alps took 10 days assemble on Dwell.com - Dwell

Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.<p>Built for $148,500, Casa Montaña was manufactured in a Madrid factory before being assembled in a mountainous, coastal region in...<p>Ever wonder what it takes to get a …

Articles about these 6 prefabs have us buzzing on Dwell.com - Dwell

SXSW Eco is just around the corner, and Dwell will be on the scene, covering the conference and hosting a party! Be sure to join...<p>Introducing Honeycomb...<p>These prefabricated homes in the Sunshine State are built to withstand harsh conditions.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure …

Articles about row 25th affordable housing development houston on Dwell.com - Dwell

By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable...<p>Spanish rug and textile designer Nani Marquina, whose idyllic Ibiza weekend house we featured in Dwell's July/August 2012...<p>Inside the shell of the Oyster House …

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5 Videos That Inspire Bronze 56K’s Lo-Fi, VHS Aesthetics

Bronze got its start as a skate hardware company, but it wasn’t until the release of “56K” — a<p>Bronze got its start as a skate hardware company, but it wasn’t until the release of “56K” — a 20-minute skate video featuring Bronze riders Phil Rodriguez, Billy McFeely, Shawn Powers, Joseph Delgago, and …

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an …

Mini House : Modular Structured House with Modern Scandinavian Design

<b>Mini House</b> is a simple building that takes only 15 square meters to provide you with all your basic living needs. It functions as a weekend resort or …

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Articles about tiny cabins vermont woods commune nature on Dwell.com - Dwell

It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>If you've been looking for a chance to experience what …