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A Couple Transform a Prefab Shed Into a Cozy Cabin in Less Than Two Months

Two Airstream dwellers say goodbye to their mobile trailer to pursue their dream of homesteading in a cabin in the woods.<p>When Natasha Lawyer and Brett Bashaw—the couple behind the ‘Tin Can Homestead’ Airstream—grew disillusioned with Seattle’s high cost of living and congestion, they decided to …

Prefab Homes

These Tiny, Off-the-Grid Cabins Near Joshua Tree Look Totally Apocalypse-Proof

Plus, the high-desert outpost is available to rent.<p>Surrounded by boulders and twisted yuccas, two cabins in the Mojave Desert stand like Monopoly houses, their steel siding weathered to a tawny finish. But behind the simple gabled forms lies a complex network that enables them to operate wholly off …

Joshua Tree National Park

Experimental Ranch | Marmol Radziner

The Experimental Ranch House, designed by Cliff May as his personal residence, is situated in the Sullivan Canyon area of Los Angeles. The house was …

Architecture

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Self-improvement

Saxonia Residence

Kalamazoo, Michigan<p>Interior renovation of a 4,200 sq ft single family residence.

Renovations

17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Easy Hacks for Health, Muscle, Fat Loss and More<p>1 – Use vinegar to get lean and build muscle.<p>Take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before you go …

Nutrition

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Is This the Single Most Persuasive Word in the English Language?

Not because of what the word means, but because of what the word means you will do<p>I know a number of extremely successful people, and while in many ways they're very different, they all share one thing in common: They're exceptionally good at persuading other people.<p>After all, that's what leaders …

Self-improvement

A Family Lives Harmoniously Together in This Captivating Multi-Generational Home

In Sangolquí, Ecuador, architects create a striking Z-shaped home to accommodate two generations.<p>When Raul Ortega wanted to build a home that would accommodate his wife and children, as well as his elderly parents, he turned to Quito–based architecture firm Estudio A0 for help. After much strategic …

Architecture

12 Poor Decisions You Are Probably Making Every Day

The wrong decision could put a damper in your productivity.<p><b>From email to social media to online dating, we make decisions every day without thinking about it.</b>• <b><br>But many of the choices you arrive at this way aren't so wise, like staring at a computer all day or refusing to let your partner's slightly</b> …

Time Management

De La Canardière Residence / BOOM TOWN

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This residence was designed to enable a sister and brother to meet as a family on special occasions and …

Get Cozy in This Renovated A-Frame Cabin in the Woods

A pair of boutique hotel owners transforms an A-frame cabin in New Jersey into a Scandinavian-inspired retreat that starts at $150 a night.<p>When Chad and Courtney Ludeman, the husband-and-wife team behind Philadelphia's design-driven Lokal Hotel, started searching for a property in New Jersey, they …

New Jersey

An Intern Architect Builds a Home For His Growing Family on a Strict Budget

To accommodate his growing family, an intern architect in Canada builds a cost-efficient home that becomes the calling card of his future firm.<p>Constructed on a tight, tree-covered, infill lot in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada, Elm Avenue Residence was designed and built by John Duerksen for his family …

Architecture

A Colorado Home Puts a Modern Twist on Farmhouse Living

Nestled among trees and apple orchards, this warm and inviting family home makes the most of its peaceful wooded plot.<p>Inspired by historic American farmhouses, this modern dwelling is sited at the base of the Rocky Mountain Foothills in West Boulder, Colorado. Designed by Boulder-based firm …

Architecture

This Modern Prefab Is Now a Gorgeous Guest House

In Morelos, Mexico, a sleek prefab is assembled in a backyard after being constructed entirely off-site.<p>When SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos was asked to design an independent addition to an existing holiday home, their client requested limited on-site construction. Up for the challenge, the team …

Architecture

Dune 1

Cape Paterson, Victoria, Australia<p>Dune 1 is nestled along Victoria’s Bass Coast with wonderful views to both the ocean and surrounding farm land at the award winning ‘The Cape’ sustainable housing project. Driven by a passion for energy ef cient design, Dune 1 is a collaboration between local …

Housing

6 Weather-Ready Prefab Homes in Florida

These prefabricated homes in the Sunshine State are built to withstand harsh conditions.<p>Florida might be known as the Sunshine State, but that doesn’t mean that building homes is a breeze. In fact, because of the volatile climate—which includes a mixture of unrelenting sun, hot and humid weather, …

Prefab Homes

These 8 Prefabs in Seattle Make Us Want to Move to the Emerald City

There's a reason why prefabs are becoming ever so popular in the booming northwestern corner of Seattle, Washington.<p>Although Seattle has long been acclaimed for being surrounded by water, mountains, and evergreen forests, more recently, it's become a hotbed for modern design and high-quality …

Architecture

These solar-powered tiny homes are designed just for millennials

The tiny home movement is meeting the needs of all kinds of demographics – including veterans, retirees and homeless populations. Now, one savvy …

Villa Boscana

Son Vida, Illes Balears, España<p>Form must be forceful. If not, it’s not form.<p>A double-storey volume of exposed concrete is embedded in the rock generating a cantilever that occupies a whole floor in the form of a wooden base.<p>Raw concrete, natural wood, black metal, water, rocks and vegetation are …

Dining Rooms

Richard Branson Says Dump the MBA and Learn 1 Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

One thing can drive your business to success and it's not three letters at the end of your name.<p>Beyond his amazing business success after dropping out of school when he was 15, Richard Branson is unusual. He is unafraid of controversy while managing to live without regrets, as his mother taught …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

A Net-Zero Home in Canada Boasts a Striking Saw-Toothed Roof

Comprised of two perpendicular forms that gently navigate a lakeside site, Sky House runs off of solar energy.<p>For this net-zero home on the edge of Ontario's Stoney Lake, Canadian architects Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster devised a massing strategy to avoid blasting bedrock or leveling the site. …

Architecture

5 promises every Australian CEO and business leader should make right now

<b>1. Develop a very short list of clear priorities</b><br>Too many leaders develop too many priorities. It’s hard enough to achieve one goal, so if you have …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

The Australian Coast Is Incredible from a Drone's-Eye View

This 20-year-old has a gift for photography.<p>Hot tip, courtesy of this Instagram account: Bring a drone along on your next trip.<p>The man behind the account is Gabriel Scanu, a 20-year-old photographer from Sydney, Australia, who captures some seriously wanderlust-inducing photos with a drone.<p>Before …

25 apps for digital nomads, corporate escapists and loony adventurers

In the past three years, I have already run my business from Lebanon, Indonesia, Morocco, Iran, Kenya, and South Africa. Always on the hunt for a stable Wi-Fi connection, but free of fixed working hours.<p>My office can be my bed as well as my favorite local coffee shop. My only tools are a laptop, a …

Apps

Articles about 8 one room wonders on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though not strictly modern—well, not modern at all, really—the Wonders of the World series of books from Harvard Universtiy Press...<p>Due to its shape and size this living room presented quite a challenge in terms of creating a cohesive, organic interior design.<p>In Osaka, Japan, a family's request for …

Living Rooms

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

These 11 Speeches from the Last Two Centuries Changed the World

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Ronald Reagan