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Best Boats Nominees 2018

<b>Presented by</b><p>If there’s one word that describes the boats comprising the class of 2018 in <i>SAIL</i> magazine’s annual Best Boats contest it’s “fun.” From …

A Garmin Edge killer? Hammerhead takes aim with Karoo

On paper, the forthcoming Hammerhead Karoo sounds superior in many ways to the market-leading Garmin Edge and Wahoo Elemnt GPS cycling …

Review: Dainese Trail Skins 2 Knee Pads

Putting Dainese's latest knee protectors to the test<p>Years ago, I received some unsolicited advice from an older and much wiser rider: "Dress for the …

Marathon Training | Runner's World

Jun 28, 2018<p>Considering your first half marathon? Go ahead and sign up. These running tips will guide you straight to the finish line.<p>Mar 12, 2018<p>How to get faster without hurting your performance, and all of your other deep-burning training qualms, solved by experts.<p>Nov 13, 2017<p>Make sure you’re …

The Best Buildings Of The Year, According To The Internet

The people who get to dole out awards to architects each year are normally critics and panels of experts who know exactly what goes into designing a …

Inside New Zealand's Modernist Masterpieces

17Down the Long Driveway, You'll See It<p>Unless you're particularly well versed in architectural history, it may come as a surprise to discover that …

New Zealand

Articles about minimal north carolina home built tech forward west coast couple on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.<p>After last year’s collaboration, we were excited to team up with Monogram again for the 2016 Monogram Modern Home Tour.<p>A couple channel their Swiss roots in the American South.<p>These design-forward home …

North Carolina

Articles about 7 tips planting green roof on Dwell.com - Dwell

An innovative glass addition adds contrast to a timber mountain lodge in France.<p>If you live in a large metro like we do, odds are you see mostly bleak-hued buildings. Lots and lots of buildings.<p>Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.<p>A perennial highlight of Dwell on …

Los Angeles

The Complete Guide to Running Your First Marathon

In the marathon origin story, Pheidippides runs from Marathon to Athens to deliver a message of victory and then promptly dies. We’ve come a long way …

14 Ways to Make Lifting Weights More Effective

People don’t actually ask, “how much you bench?” Well, maybe they do. And maybe they should stop, but that’s besides the point. The perception of …

Hardscaping 101: Steel Factory-Style Windows and Doors

Last week Michelle inspired us with 11 Facades with Factory Windows. The aesthetic harkens back to the greenhouses, factories, and warehouses of the …

Gian Salis' House on a Slope steps down a hillside in the Rhine Valley

This glazed house built from thick concrete slabs was designed by Swiss architect Gian Salis to follow the slope of a plant-covered hill in Germany's …

Architecture

Ramon Esteve Designs A House Surrounded By A Pine Forest

Architect Ramon Esteve has designed the El Bosque House, a home located in a residential area surrounded by large pine forest in Valencia, Spain.<p>The …

The Stone House transformation by Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects - The Fox Is Black

A little bit of old, a little bit of new. That’s what Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects have put together with their Stone House transformation in …

The House for Contemporary Art / F.A.D.S.

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Ryumei Fujiki and Yukiko Sato/F.A.D.S designed this home for an art appreciator and amateur artist who …

12 Modern Indoor Pools

If you live in a northern climate, chances are you’re craving sunshine right about now. But what if you had an indoor pool, so you could at least …

Modern Day Bauhaus Home is a Contemporary Masterpiece

Forest Hill Villa designed by Architema has its muse in the principles of the Bauhuas movement – more specifically Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and while …

The Pierre by Olson Kundig Architects

BEST OF BEIRUT DESIGN WEEK 2018<p>The Sculptural Symbolism of the New Church of Santiago de Antas<p>The Whimsical Lightness of Melbourne's Armadale …

Aktivhaus B10 makes, monitors, manages and shares its energy

First to deal with the terminology. A certified Passive House is one that demonstrates highly efficient energy performance to a prescribed standard, …

Simple Studio Home Design: Artist's Space in Denmark

This simple studio home design by Danish architecture firm Norm Architecture is all about minimalist living to the max. This live work home was …

Articles about 7 modern swimming pools on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter …

Los Angeles

Articles about 5 examples stone modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been …

Outdoors