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Articles about these incredibly tiny cabins tree houses and mobile dwellings are all less on Dwell.com - Dwell

The wooden structure next to Laurie and Peter Stubbs' house outside Baltimore is made out of trees and is nestled in the woods...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on …

New York State

Articles about modern lakeside retreat stripped down basics on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.<p>Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>A Martha’s …

Architecture

From the Inside, This Tiny House Feels Giant

A clever layout helps 150 square feet feel super spacious.<p>As longtime fans of the tiny house movement, we're constantly impressed by the way these humble abodes maximize space — or rather, <i>lack</i> of space. At first glance, this cute home definitely looks like quite the tiny charmer (that fold-out …

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Articles about roadside attraction on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Colorado couple handles their freeway-facing lot with flair, and incorporates a long list of sustainable features to boot.<p>The Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa boasts camper van-inspired details, midcentury design, and a spa that draws from geothermal hot...<p>I'm sucker for a good sign.<p>The island of …

Mid-Century modern

Articles about rustic shipping container home built shoestring budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...<p>As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping …

Shipping Containers

Ecocapsule gives you the eco-friendly camping experience of the future

Campers who love spending time in nature, or researchers who spend months in the wilderness, are probably looking at all sorts of smart ways to …

Articles about modern weekend ski home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modernist cabin in British Columbian ski country is the perfect retreat for a family of outdoor adventurers.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect …

Architecture

Articles about woods on Dwell.com - Dwell

The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...<p>Designing a house for this setting was a thrilling puzzle of aesthetics and terrain for a young architect.<p>Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam …

Architecture

This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …

Productivity

Articles about house week family home gets creative 800 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home …

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Duncan Meerding transforms tree stumps into lamps that double as tables and stools

Who knew tree stumps could have so many uses! Tasmanian furniture designer Duncan Meerding transformed ordinary tree stumps into gorgeous, …

Aluminum-clad Bridge House is a multi-generational home optimized for solar gain

Multi-generational homes are making a comeback and looking more stylish now than ever. Höweler + Yoon Architecture’s recently completed …

Articles about montreal modern addition captures views horizon on Dwell.com - Dwell

Atelier Moderno and Anne Sophie Goneau collaborate on an elegant backdrop for the A La Folie's delectable creations.<p>Australia is known for it's great modern residential architecture.<p>Nothing makes a bath more relaxing than a breathtaking view.<p>A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, …

Architecture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about japanese style box home boasts two story bookcase on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>More Japanese minka than Sears Roebuck, a kit home in the Bay Area—complete with a meditation room—provides the …

Architecture

8 of the world's most inspiring homes

Over the years at Inhabitat we've had the pleasure of discovering and exploring the most innovative designs from across the globe. Some of our …

Articles about tiny streamlined home fit family on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family member occupying...<p>An architect and his wife roll up …

Architecture

Articles about psst follow us down these 5 secret passages on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dear Dwell Reader: Many thanks to all of you—we've hit a couple milestones recently, and we wanted to share them with you.<p>A cosmopolitan design mecca with a distinctive urban vibe—Tokyo is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and...<p>It's not all shoots and rounds: The creative …

Mid-Century modern

How to Make Your Data Pretty? Utilize These Data Visualization Tools

Tired of showcasing the same old boring tables to your management? A spice of colors and layout brings life to data representation. If you need to …

Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources (Categorized)

<i>This post is #6 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category.</i> …

The FDA doesn't tell you when it finds scientific fraud

'Out of sight, out of mind, out of the peer-reviewed literature'<p>In at least 57 clinical trials conducted from 1998 to 2013, the US Food and Drug Administration found evidence of falsification, problems with reporting side-effects, inadequate record-keeping, and more. But only three of the resulting …

Medicine

Devialet’s Hi-Tech “Phantom” Implosion Stereo Sounds Better Than Speakers 20X Its Size

You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom is a petite, spherical, all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles think …

Articles about tiny 1920s garage transformed charming studio on Dwell.com - Dwell

A dilapidated auto shop in Seattle is reborn as an efficient studio rental.<p>Industrial elements are combined with vintage furniture and a minimalist color scheme to create a layered, atmospheric loft home...<p>Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that …

Architecture

How Much Could You Do with 270 Square Feet? - Dwell

The Swedish building code includes a unique provision that allows owners to build small, 25-square-meter (roughly 270 square feet) structures without much oversight, as long as they complement a standing home. Intended to allow for easy expansion of existing space, this rule inspired journalists …

Journalism

Inexpensive, Easy-Assembly Shipping Container Home

An attractive shipping container house shows the benefits of prefab living.<p>It was an almost-unheard of price point in New York: $100 per square foot for a new home. That’s what a pop-up shipping container structure that was displayed in the West Village in 2010 promised Manhattanites. The sleek, …

Keen Home Raises $1.52M To Bring Its Smart Home Vents To Market

Smart thermostats are great, but they often do not regulate the temperature of individual rooms. That’s where Keen Home’s Smart Vents come into play. The company first announced their product at Disrupt NY 2013 and is today announcing $1.52M in seed funding to bring it to market.<p>The seed round was …

Built by You: Simple DIY Bedroom Furniture Projects

(Image credit: The Felted Fox)<p>If you like basic, stripped-down furniture, without pomp or circumstance, then take a look at these five project ideas. …

Small Spaces

The Living Cube by Till Könneker saves space in micro apartments

This space-efficient box by Swiss designer Till Könneker creates a separate sleeping area and compact storage solutions for studio apartments (+ …