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13 Modern Prefab Cabins You Can Buy Right Now

Construction in a controlled factory setting means these cozy cabins are not only space-efficient, but also carefully built.

Sustainability

Racing Stations: The 10 Best Sport Wagons

Station wagons – or, as many prefer, shooting brakes – get a pretty bad rap in the car world. And that’s probably the fault of automotive companies …

Travel Experts Explain Why People Return To The Same Places Again And Again

Even the most adventurous travelers have their favorite repeat destinations.<p>Travel enthusiasts typically want to visit as many different parts of the world as they can. Some destinations, though, are just so special that even the most adventurous travelers want to return again and again.<p>But what …

Seattle to Vancouver: 7 Things to See on the Road

There are a few ways to get from Seattle to Vancouver BC—you can fly, you can ride the train, you can take the BoltBus or Greyhound. Or you can …

Canada

The 5 best shipping container houses of 2017

Repurposed with style<p>If there’s anything 2017 taught us, it’s that we have an insatiable desire for well-designed tiny homes and innovative campers. The other big trend of the year was another quirky style of dwelling: the shipping container house.<p>Made from the thousands of surplus containers that …

A Smart Layout Makes This Studio Feel Big and Bright

<b>Name:</b> Emily <b><br>Location:</b> Lincoln Park — Chicago, Illinois<p>My apartment is a 400 square foot studio located in a lively Chicago neighborhood. I would …

Interior Design

Bourdain on food, travel and politics

Impassioned and perceptive, the king of TV travel doesn’t disappoint in his interview. We talk about Persian chicken, interviewing Obama in Vietnam and the sauces of Oaxaca, Mexico.<p>More than 15 years in, Anthony Bourdain is still the king of TV travel. His show Parts Unknown – in which food, …

Anthony Bourdain

Ultimate midcentury fixer-upper asks $1.3M just outside Chicago

The interiors will surprise you<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Glencoe, Illinois<p><b>Price:</b> $1,350,000<p>Its white exterior leaves a lot to be desired, …

Italy's six best road trips

With a network of well-maintained roads that weave through a landscape of snow-capped peaks, plunging coastlines, lakes and historic towns, Italy offers plenty of epic driving. And while some routes are undeniably challenging, they all make for unforgettable experiences.<p>Tuscany's iconic countryside …

Italy

The most scenic routes near the Bay Area

Nothing is quite as serene as hitting the open road and taking in the views. Lucky for Bay Area residents, there's a wealth of beautiful roads just waiting to be driven on.<p>We’ve rounded up the most scenic routes found in or near the Bay Area, from the more touristy routes such as 17-mile drive …

8 Beautiful Houses That Were Very Cheap To Build

Less is more with these modern home designs, using sustainable architecture and low-cost housing technology to construct your dream home on a small …

Architecture

Green and Affordable Structure Fits Three Families in One 28-Foot-Wide Lot - Dwell

Stroll down a number of streets in Capitol Hill, one of Seattle’s most popular enclaves, and you’ll encounter restaurants, cafes, shops, galleries, and myriad public transit offerings. In 2008, architects Tiffany Bowie and Joe Malboeuf purchased a 28-foot-wide vacant lot on one of the vibrant …

Architecture

West Elm launches furniture line with L.A.’s Commune Design

We’re feeling the west-coast-luxe vibes<p>Hot on the heels of news that West Elm has teamed up with upstart mattress company Casper to allow consumers to test mattresses in stores, West Elm has announced another collab with Los Angeles firm Commune Design that is sure to interest fans of a particular …

Why Midcentury-Modern Architecture Endures

A new book on the masterful architect William Krisel documents the golden age of midcentury-modern design.<p>The midcentury-modern houses of Palm Springs, California, are unmistakable. With their strong geometric lines, post-and-beam construction, open-plan interiors, and floor-to-ceiling windows, …

A California Home Built to be Sustainable & Energy Efficient

Spanning three levels and built on a hillside, this Mill Valley, California house was designed by Zack | de Vito Architecture + Construction to be …

Botswana: the rewards of self-drive safaris

Botswana may have a reputation as the most exclusive safari destination in Africa, but it does offer an incredibly tempting alternative to the fly-in, upmarket-tented-camp experience: the more budget-friendly self-drive safari.<p>Botswana is made for road (and road-less) trips – it is big-sky country, …

South Africa

How To Dress Up White Sneakers With Menswear

Sneaker freakers, rejoice. The common leather shoe has officially made its transition from the gym to the street to the club.<p>But, there is one style …

Men's Fashion

These old shipping containers have been used to create a luxury home

PEOPLE HAVE BEEN building homes from shipping containers for a little while now but it seems that this project has taken it up a gear.<p>The structure …

News (Ireland)

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>Three dozen shipping containers find a safe port in a modern apartment building in Mexico.<p>With the South Coast of Australia as its backdrop, this thoughtfully …

Amazing

5 Decorating Concepts To Steal from Pro Photographers

So here's the deal: I'm not a photographer. But I <i>have</i> taken some photography classes to support my creative little hobby. I've learned a lot about …

Landscape Photography

How to have a budget break in Iceland

‘Iceland is too expensive to visit if you’re on a budget’. Along with ‘don’t eat the street food – it will make you ill’<i>,</i> this is one of the great travel myths. And it could lead you to miss out on some amazing experiences.<p>True, Iceland can be eye-wateringly pricey, but with some planning it is …

Articles about 6 homes framed trees on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.<p>Cantilevered volumes of glass lift the residents of this modern Atlanta home high into an urban forest.<p>An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...<p>A …

Writing

Articles about beautiful homes middle nowhere on Dwell.com - Dwell

Wood in general is a beautiful, evocative natural material, and when it's saved from a landfill and reused, it has even more...<p>A patio or outdoor deck can bring a whole other dimension to a home, opening up the interiors and making the residents feel...<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell …

Nova Scotia
Architecture

Articles about most popular homes 2014 indoor outdoor living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...<p>Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and surf—but for the modernist, it also brings to mind midcentury...<p>Situated on a sprawling 10,998 square-foot …

Architecture

How to travel Iceland on a budget

I seem to be drawn to the world’s most expensive countries. Having already drained my bank account during a five-week stint around Ireland this year, …

European Travel
Architecture

Articles about designer profile kate koeppel on Dwell.com - Dwell

Read NYC designer Eddie's Lee's inspiration for his new kitchen and his thoughts on design trends.<p>The Pritzker Prize–winning Chilean architect reflects on innovation, social responsibility, and the limits of control.<p>Orla Kiely furnishes her renovated Victorian house with her signature …

Architecture

Non-Toxic Pest Control (That Actually Works)

We all get pests, but how do we get rid of them in a way that is not harmful to the people and pets that live in our homes? Below are our tried and …

National Geographic Travel