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A Net-Zero Home Shrugs Off Winter With Solar-Energy Comfort

Nestled in a historic mining area in Washington, a modern, energy-efficient house blends modern architecture with reclaimed rustic materials.<p>After completing work on Ed and Joanne Ellis’ primary residence in Bainbridge Island—the first LEED Platinum residence in Washington—Coates Design Architects …

A Small Guatemalan Hut Gains a Thoughtful Glazed Expansion

Wrapped in floor-to-ceiling glazing, this light-filled retreat embraces the Guatemalan forest from all angles.<p>Built in 1965, a modest, gabled hut on the outskirts of Guatemala City has been transformed into an expansive 4,467-square-foot getaway by architect Alejandro Paz of local studio Paz …

Guatemala City

Light Wave House

Perched above Byron Bay, the Light Wave House is the ultimate hangout spot on the coast of Australia. The project consists of a cabana, swimming …

Architecture

This App Is Converting Architects Over to Apple

Technology has changed the way many architects work. Portable touchscreen devices, along with the latest software applications, have streamlined the …

Cool concrete summer home sits among a sea of trees

Life in this concrete forest doesn’t seem so bad<p>Designed by the Buenos Aires-based studio Besonías Almeida Arquitectos, this summer home is situated in a seaside resort south of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and blends a clean modernist aesthetic with the surrounding landscape. The home’s design relies …

This Deliciously Sweet Steak Dish Will Be the Star of Any Paleo Dinner Table

<i>These one-pan Sesame Pineapple Steak Bites are bursting with tropical flavor! Perfect for a quick lunch or dinner, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Nothing complements a steak bite like the tangy sweet flavor of pineapple. This recipe includes a versatile marinade made with coconut aminos and sesame garlic – perfect …

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 …

Prefab Homes

The Best Travel Towel to Buy Right Now for Summer Camping

If you’re an ultralight thru-hiker, the idea of bringing a towel is pretty low on the list of things to carry, but if you have a few more days in the …

Bell & Ross Perfects Its Vintage-Inspired GMT

Though Bell & Ross is best-known for its lineup of chunky, square pilot’s watches, the brand has an incredible cache of vintage-inspired timepieces …

Watches

14 Healthy Brunch Recipes That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

Brunch is typically a pretty indulgent affair, but it doesn't have to be. If you're into eating healthy, here are 14 lighter alternatives that won’t …

Breakfast

Today in Gear: Brilliant Camp Cooksets, Lebron’s $36 Hat, a Luxurious Desk Organizer and More

<b>The Camp Kitchen Set You Want on Your Next Backcountry Adventure</b><br>Overland excursions and backcountry adventures are an incredible way to get away from …

Powerbank

16 Attic Design Ideas to Take Your Space Way Beyond Storage

Is your attic currently only being used for storage? If so, you’re not alone. Too many of us are guilty of taking older or rarely used items and …

Stunning home in California wine country opens up to the outdoors

1/13<p>Healdsburg House by Feldman Architecture<p>Feldman Architecture completed the beautiful House in Healdsburg, a contemporary home that embraces the …

13 Nutritionist-Recommended Superfoods That'll Boost Your Metabolism

Although it's quite easy to indulge in all kinds of food, we all know that all grub is not created equal. For instance, superfoods aren't dubbed …

Superfoods

L'Angolo Estate Tasting Room

Surrounded by 23 acres of Oregon's wine country, the L'Angolo Estate Tasting Room is a reflection of the landscape around it. The structure is …

Architecture

An Interview with the Queen of Pain

Also, Dislocated Fingers<p>People often refer to professional mountain bike rider Rebecca Rusch as the “Queen of Pain.” It’s a title she wears proudly. …

Our Favorite Sleeping Bags of the Year

In the past year I’ve tested…I forget how many sleeping bags. But it’s a lot. And for the most part, all of them were pretty good. Say what you will …

The Flexible, Space-saving Cookset We Love

When packing for a backcountry trip, the cookset is often the most spatially-awkward bit of kit. Typically it’s a cylinder that’s often already full …

Editor’s Choice: The Best of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2017

This year, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market was mostly made up of iterations of existing technologies — but that’s not to say that there weren’t …

This Hammock is So Light it May Not Actually Exist

I suppose a soap bubble would be lighter. Plastic wrap too. Maybe freshly spun spider silk? All I know is that the Sea to Summit Ultralight Hammock …

Backpacking

Head to Head: Roof Top or Ground Tent

Roof top or ground tent, which is better? It is a question oft asked and one that invariably draws out the advocates for both sides. While the …

Maybe Duffle Bags Are Cool After All

While I realize there’s nothing immediately exciting about a duffle bag, basically just a tube you stuff your clothes and gear into, every traveler I …

Today in Gear: May 23, 2017

Good morning. Seven years after its birth, the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin has reached its highest valuation ever: nearly $2,200 per unit. That …

Apple Watch

Field Tested: Sea to Summit 90L Duffle

Sea to Summit, the ever expanding brand from Australia, is not afraid to dive headlong into product categories others might consider already …

Dwell

Half the Size… Double the Life!

Sometimes you don’t need a functional product that’s over the top. You just want something simple, supreme and soulful. It’s therefore important to …

Industrial Design

The Cardamon Wallet

Stitched from a single piece of something called thermo-plastic urethane (which sounds weird but looks cool), the Cardamon ($50) is more durable and significantly slimmer than a leather wallet. It's designed to hold cash, plus eight credit cards.<p>Filed To: Accessories / Gear

Build a small, trendy home the Kubu way!

With pre-fabricated and modular homes becoming increasingly popular in the modern world, here is a refreshing cube design in pre-fabricated houses …

Design Thinking Is the Innovation Tool Your Company Needs

Those who work in highly creative roles are already aware of the impact a unique and innovative design can have on a business' bottom line. However, a solid design can be applied to more than just a product or service.<p>Proactive managers from every industry imaginable have found great success in …

Design

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