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Articles about locally sourced prefab prototype scotland on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.<p>How Superstorm Sandy helped inspire a Brooklyn prototype for more efficient temporary housing after a natural disaster.<p>Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration …

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On the Red Couch with Lonely Planet Founder Tony Wheeler

Inside Flipboard / May 24, 2013<p><i>After completing his MBA from the London School of Business in 1972, Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen decided to take</i> …

The Right (and Left) Stuff: Why Countries Drive on Different Sides of the Road

Changing Planet<p>No matter how many times you go to a country like England or Japan, it’s still a little shock to get off a plane and see people driving on the left side of the road. That is, if you’re from the roughly 75 percent of countries that drive on the right side of the road. Wrong in this …

Dubai Timelapse

Check out this Vimeo Staff Pick, filmed by <b>dimid</b>, that captures the towering city of Dubai.<p><i>More images after the break...</i>

Where is Dublin’s best pint of Guinness?

Dublin-born poet Brendan Behan described himself as "a drinker with a writing problem," so it's no surprise to find the Irish capital offering hundreds of opportunities to whet your whistle. But since many pubs here are crowded with shamrock-hugging backpackers, a little digging is required to sup …


Bangkok at dusk | Thailand (by Sanchai Loongroong)

Coffee Around the World

Kenneth Davids is a coffee expert, an author, and a co-founder of Coffee Review, a site that serves as a coffee buyer’s guide. Davids conducts blind, expert cuppings of coffees and reports the finding in 100-point reviews, much like those that exist in the wine industry.<p><b>Some of the advice Davids</b> …

A Guide to Singapore’s Hawker Food Culture

The spicy broth steamed up my glasses as I pulled the long, golden noodles from the bowl of <i>prawn mee</i> in front of me. If that chili-infused dish didn’t satisfy my hunger, the bowl of savory fish ball soup next to it would, or even the <i>shu mai</i> dumplings next to that.<p>These were a few of the delicacies …

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