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Explore Namibia’s Haunting Coast With These Luxe Prefab Cabins

A luxury boutique hotel draws inspiration from the shipwrecks that line Namibia’s treacherous Skeleton Coast to create a thrilling getaway.<p>Set amidst the windswept sand dunes of Namibia’s coastline, Shipwreck Lodge is a low-impact boutique hotel that pays homage to the landscape in more ways than …

Prefab Homes

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Sebastian Maluska's pop-up rooftop tent converts any car into a camper

As a student of the renowned art and design univeristy ECAL, designer Sebastian Maluska has come up with some seriously innovative designs, and his …

Incorporated

Solar-powered glass PurePod cabins provide the ultimate connection with nature

For those looking to commune with nature, these sustainable all-glass cabins located in idyllic landscapes around New Zealand are just for you. …

Design

The luxurious Pohutukawa tiny home on wheels lets you live large in style

The notion of living large in small spaces is perfectly captured in the Pohutukawa, a tiny home on wheels that fits up to six people and boasts a …

Washing Machines

The 9 Deadly Sins of Bad Paint Jobs, According to a Pro

With so many things that really ought to be done by a professional when it comes to home improvement, the temptation—the need if you don't have deep …

20 Roku Hacks To Make Your Life Easier

While Roku devices cannot be jailbroken like other modern smart devices, there are a lot of features, workarounds, and "hacks" available that can …

He's dying of cancer. Now, he's the first patient to go to trial to argue Roundup made him sick

<b>(CNN) —</b> On bad days, Dewayne Johnson is too crippled to speak. Lesions often cover as much as 80% of his body.<p>Doctors have said they didn't expect him to live to see this day. But Monday marks a milestone: Johnson, 46, is the first of hundreds of cancer patients to see his case against agrochemical …

Pesticides

This Elegant Californian Prefab Minimizes Site Disturbance

Thanks to its modular construction, a modern retreat treads lightly on the pristine landscape.<p>When Clive McCarthy and his wife, Tricia Bell, were on the hunt for an escape from San Francisco, they found the perfect spot for their second home three hours north of the Bay Area on a 64-acre site in …

Architecture

25 Creative Life Hacks You’d Never Think Of In A Million Years.

Most of the time we forget to think outside of the box. We grow so accustomed to the way things work, we don’t even think twice about doing something …

These Rugged Tiny Houses Are Off-Grid (But Have Wi-Fi)

As technology evolves, the constant struggle to disconnect from our fast-paced, device-laden lives becomes more of a challenge. For that reason, …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

Electric bicycle hub motors vs mid-drive motors: Which should be on your next e-bike?

Electric bicycles are becoming increasingly popular forms of two-wheeled electric transportation for both commuting and pleasure riding. The two most common electric motor styles used in today’s electric bicycles are hub motors and mid-drive motors. Which one is best for your needs? Read on to …

These Tiny Huts Will Make You Want to Move to the Scottish Highlands

What artist doesn’t dream of escaping everyday reality and holing up somewhere far from the demands of responsible adult life? Somewhere remote, deep …

iOhouse Space

Put down your roots over and over again with the iOhouse Space. The self-contained, off-grid home allows you to live wherever you want and when …

A House Built Around a Tree

A house that blends into the forest. The creator of the architectural firm A.Mason Architects and A.Masow Design Studio created the project “Tree in …

These stunning student housing apartments are inspired by tiny homes

Student housing has come a long way since the days of crowding two roommates into a confined space with a couple of beds and a single desk. Case in …

10 highlights from Jim Olson's six decades in architecture

From a party bunkhouse to a hotel with a pool dropping to the ocean, we've rounded up 10 key projects by US architect Jim Olson, co-founder of …

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

A Tiny Cabin Boasts Big Views of the New Zealand Countryside

Voted New Zealand's Best Small Home in 2016, this petite retreat has been cleverly designed to sleep up to eight guests.<p>Set amidst the beautiful landscape of Kawarau Falls near Queenstown, New Zealand, this 1,291-square-feet cabin is fully equipped with modern amenities, breathtaking mountain …

New Zealand

These tiny steel cabins in Joshua Tree epitomize off-grid design

Located just north of Joshua Tree National Park, two tiny cabins clad in weathered steel give off the impression that they’ve been abandoned in the …

This Kids Room Has A Custom Designed Double Bed And Lofted Play Space

When Van Staeyen Interior Architects were tasked with designing a kids bedroom in old mansion, they came up with a unique design to house two beds …

A Swimming Pool Made From A Shipping Container? This House Has One

Vancouver-based company Modpools, have taken something that’s normally used to ship goods, shipping containers, and turned them into modern swimming …

The "Outside House" Straddles A 300 Year Old Lava Flow On Maui

When FLOAT architectural research and design were approached by their client to create a building that would allow her to connect to the land and its …

The "Escape Pod" Is A Unique Shingle Covered Outdoor Space

British-based designers Dominic Ash and Jeremy Fitter have joined forces to form Podmakers, and have launched their first product, the Escape Pod, a …

Designed for a community of tech elites, these tiny homes are 3D printed, run by Tesla batteries, and cost $250,000

The Galini is no different: It's 97% material efficient, meaning that only 3% of the materials that go into each unit are wasted. Everything else, …

Tesla

These gorgeous tiny art studios are surrounded by New England forest

New York-based Fiedler Marciano Architecture has unveiled a pair of gorgeous artist studios set on 450 acres of idyllic forested landscape. Created …

This striking concrete home uses mesh walls to connect with nature

When it comes to home design, architects around the world are forgoing the conventional for the experimental – all in the name of passive design. For …

Architecture