Lisa Annand

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Adina’s Seattle

Seattle local <b>Adina Marguerite Pease</b> is a creative type who lives to wander. While she’ll always be a California girl at heart, she moved to the Emerald City seeking greener pastures, and found them. When she’s not exploring the Pacific Northwest, Adina sets out on road trip adventures around the …

A Watershed Moment for Los Angeles

Wildlife<p>This vegetated depression, or swale, helps storm water infiltrate into the earth rather than running rapidly off sidewalks and streets. While helping prevent damaging floods, bioswales can recharge local groundwater, beautify urban landscapes, and purify water all at the same time. This …

Earning Your Boots in Eastern Oregon

Cows don’t have hangovers, but some have rough mornings. Riding a horse across a valley dotted with junipers doused in a morning drizzle, I see one poking along with two dozen porcupine quills sticking out of its face—leftovers from an overnight tangle with a wrong local.<p>“That’s going to be a …

Mapping the World's (Few) Protected Seas

Gabon and the U.S. have new marine reserves, but just a fraction of the seas is protected.<p>The nation of Gabon recently created a first-of-its-kind network of marine protected areas in central Africa, putting 18,000 square miles (46,600 square kilometers) of coastal water off-limits to commercial …

Celebrating a Decade of Conservation in Chile’s Karukinka Landscape

Changing Planet<p>On the southern tip of Tierra del Fuego in the Patagonia region of Chile, you’ll find one of the most stunning wild places in the hemisphere, complete with bountiful peat bogs, sub-Antarctic woodlands, windswept steppes, and snow-covered mountain ranges.<p>Spanning 1,160 square miles, …

Travel Sketching: A Manifesto

The idea of documenting a trip through art isn’t a particularly new one. Aboard Captain Cook’s second voyage to the Pacific was oil painter William Hodges; artist Edward Adrian Wilson accompanied Robert Scott as he explored the Antarctic; even 22-year-old Jacqueline Bouvier and her sister Lee …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

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Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

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Indian summer is all well and good, though in San Francisco the real treat of September is the SF AIA's Architecture and the City...<p>Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron hosted a panel of industry leaders in a discussion on how technology will inform the future of...<p>As an extension to the sold-out …

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We chat with the masterful weaver, textile designer, and gardener whose global aesthetic continues to reverberate and influence...<p>From modern prefab sheds to luxury tent lodges, organic planters to living walls, Dwell Outdoor is one of the most anticipated...<p>Designer and builder Damian Velasquez of …

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

13 Things Your Camera Wishes You Knew

Your sad, old camera will start to treat you better if you learn to take care of it.Every time I go to my nephews’ soccer games and see all the …

Cameras

A Park Ranger's Guide to Yellowstone

There are few people living who know Yellowstone better than <b>Jeremy Schmidt</b>. The Jackson Hole, Wyoming-based writer and photographer has spent 40 years as a ranger, “winterkeeper,” and guide in the park.<p>The author of more than a dozen books, Schmidt is a longtime contributor to <i>National Geographic</i> …

Quirky "Tiny Tattoos" Paired with Paralleled Landscapes

Photographer Austin Tott pairs the small with the grandiose in his series <i>Tiny Tattoos</i>. The delightful images feature hand-drawn body art that's positioned against a background from which they visually reference. In one photograph, we see a wrist that is marked with quotes in front of several stacks …

Weaving a Home : A Concept Tent for Refugees

<b>Weaving a Home</b> is a unique structural fabric that functions as tent shelters. This project is based on history where human has developed in …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

Four Paths to Happier Travel

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>We’ve all heard the old adage, “It’s about the journey, not the destination,” but rarely does anyone tell us <i>how</i> to appreciate the journey, especially the more unpleasant parts.<p>I couldn’t think of a better person to address this topic than Sharon Salzberg. A major influencer …

In the Details: Building a 3D Sketchpad That Lets You Draw Objects in Midair

With the rise of augmented reality (AR) technology, virtual reality headsets like the much buzzed-about Oculus Rift aren't just for playing games in …

Augmented Reality

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

Contemporary Design Scheme With a Little Extra: The Hollcroft Residence

A moderate land elevation surrounded by a pristine landscape in Portland, Oregon was considered the perfect setting for Giulietti Schouten Architects …

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Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

PILAR Active Physical Therapy to Relieve Back Pain

Our anatomy is designed for continuous motion, upright walk is part of essential movement yet our modern technology makes us spend of our day in …

Green Design Predictions for 2014

Happy new year everyone!<p>Though 2013 went by in a flash, we here at Inhabitat are raising our glasses in excitement for what the new year holds. We've …

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15 Bands to Watch in 2014

<b>Ah, a new year.</b> And here we have some "in with the new" for you, a preview of some great new — and not-so-new — musical acts you should have on your radar for 2014, culled from the playlists of our music writers. We know you're anxious to get on with writing those resolutions, so without further …

10 Global Elections to Watch in 2014

Forget the midterms: From India to Iraq, Cairo to Kabul, these are the races that will really matter in Washington this year.<p>While all eyes may be on the 2014 U.S. midterm races, it’s important not to forget that often the most significant elections take place beyond U.S. borders. After all, the …

Sneak-Peek: Top 5 Sky Events of 2014

<b>The New Year promises a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potential surprise meteor shower, among other celestial delights.</b><p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here are our picks for sky-watching events worth circling on your calendar for 2014.<p><b>1. Total Eclipse of</b> …