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MT House / Telles Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is situated in an area with beautiful vegetation to the rear in an environmental …

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business

The Rustic Life! The Sculptor House By YH2

Over the past few months, we have seen some striking designs in the world of architecture, which are set in some impressive and rustic locations. …

Eichler with double A-frame atrium wants $1.8M

The Sunnyvale home is a showstopper<p>A 1960 Claude Oakland Architects Double A-Frame Atrium model Eichler has just come on the market in the Bay Area, and, apparently (according to the listing, at least) it’s a big deal. But one look at the photos and it’s obvious: The home is a showstopper.<p>The …

Tom Hurt attaches tiered white pods with plywood core to Austin house

Austin-based architect Tom Hurt has extended the back of a ranch house using a series of stacked units and wooden interiors to form a multi-storey …

The National Park That Was Stolen to Death

Fossil Cycad National Monument held America’s richest deposit of petrified cycadeoid plants, until it didn’t.<p>In 1933, a group of employees from the …

Should we limit visitors at national parks?

Record crowds push park service to seek new solutions.<p>Summer at a national park means awe-inspiring encounters with the great outdoors. It's the …

National Parks

The Trump administration is going after some of our most stunning national monuments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured Bears Ears National Monument in May. Now he wants to shrink it.Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP<p>Looking …

Legal scholars dispute whether monuments are permanent

No president has ever abolished a national monument, and it has been more than 50 years since a president shrank one. Nor has Congress revoked any …

Trump and Ryan Zinke may want to shrink national monument boundaries — but history points the other way

<b>(AP/Carolyn Kaster/Getty/withering/Salon)</b><p>The Interior secretary may want to reduce Bears Ears and other national monuments. That’s the wrong direction<p>John Clayton<p>August 8, 2017 8:58am (UTC)<p>As Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke implements President Trump’s order to review 27 large recent designations of …

National Parks

EDITORIAL: Some Reservations on Park Reservations

It’s a refrain we’ve heard many, many times before — the national parks are being loved to death.<p>All too often, it’s social media that gets the blame …

The Fastest Way to Become a Better Outdoorsman? Online Courses

Aim Adventure U is an online school dedicated to teaching people the skills necessary to thrive in the outdoors. Its greatest distinction from other …

Climbing

Silicon Valley billionaire loses bid to prevent access to public beach

A California court has ordered a Silicon Valley billionaire to restore access to a beloved beach that he closed off for his private use, a major victory for public lands advocates who have been fighting the venture capitalist for years.<p>An appeals court ruled on Thursday that Vinod Khosla, who runs …

New Zealand's backcountry huts inspired this breezy, open home

Indoor-outdoor living at its finest<p>A home inspired by New Zealand’s backcountry huts has been completed in the settlement of Puhoi, just 50 kilometers, or about 31 miles north of Auckland. Designed by the director of local firm LTD Architectural David Maurice for him and his own family, the simple …

Mike D’s Malibu Beach House Is the Definition of Paradise

After peeping Apple’s new state-of-the-art campus, we can now take a candid look at Beastie Boy Mike D’s dwellings<p>The MC has overhauled several …

The “Tanglewood House” Is Perfect for the Modern Family

Boston-based arch firm Flavin Architects and interior design studio Jane Young Design have joined forces to construct this Tanglewood House located …

A Brief History of Happiness: How America Lost Track of the Good Life—and Where to Find It Now

<i>Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from Sustainable Happiness: Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference, an anthology of work from YES!</i> …

Measuring What Matters: Introducing a New Action Framework

<b>It's time to change our culture into one that values health everywhere, for everyone. Introducing a new Action Framework and Measures to help us get</b> …

Health Care