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These Cozy Getaway Cabins Are The Perfect Springtime Hideout

Why hello there, nature. 🌿<p>Sometimes, we just wanna swear off the crazy trip planning and actually <i>breathe</i> for once. Hostel hopping, wild tour itineraries and busy vacations are great, but an action-packed trip often leaves us feeling more drained than before.<p>Behold the unplugged vacation startup …

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Beautiful cabin pops up in ten days with minimal landscape disturbance

BIO Architects recently completed a modern modular cabin, proving yet again that beautiful homes can be affordable with the help of prefabrication. …

25 Shockingly Great-Looking Homes Made From Shipping Containers

See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.<p>See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.

Solar Panels

Complete Video Tutorial on setting up your own Off Grid Solar Power

Luckily for off-gridders, homesteaders or preppers, if your grid will somehow ever go down, you can generate your own electricity. Watch the six part …

Denver couple says building shipping container home was cheaper than the norm

DENVER - A Denver couple, who built their home out of nine shipping containers, claim the method can actually save money and be environmental …

Prefab A-frame wooden cabins are made for eco-friendly glamping

Economical and easy to build, A-frame structures enjoyed a period of popularity during the fifties and sixties as one easy way middle-class families …

Prefab Homes

La Luge House by YH2 Architects

YH2 Architects designed a holiday home in the forest of Quebec, Canada.<p>Description from YH2 Architects<p>Nestled on its site, surrounded by dense …

23 Surprisingly Gorgeous Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Because shipping containers are like Legos for adults.

Shipping Containers

Articles about why 8 architects chose prefab and modular designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.<p>An easy-to-build modular system is the perfect solution for a family in Bend, …

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Adze From Broken Hammer Head<p>Bubble-Free Resin Casts with Modified Paint Tank<p>Carving a Giant Utility Knife (entirely Out of Wood)<p>PVC Class<p>If I am …

STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR

DIY Modern Raised Planter Box // How to Build - Woodworking<p>Making an Off Road Trailer.<p>Gerrit Rietveld Crate Chair<p>Rockets Class<p>Really great work guys. …

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3 Easy-to-Build Outdoor Benches - DIY

The Plank Seat<p>A couple of log sections and a sturdy board are all you really need to make the Plank Seat for a quiet spot by a garden, lakeshore or …

Articles about sustainable home silicon valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.<p>For our last stop on this year’s Dwell Home Tours program, we’ll be making our way to …

Silicon Valley

A solar pizza oven

Ever want to make a solar pizza oven? Who doesn’t love pizza? Pizza is as American as apple pie in my opinion. Pizza is also very energy intensive. …

Rocket Mass Heaters

A rocket mass heater is a clean-burning, high-performance burner usually put together using a majority of recycled and/or natural materials, such as …

A Modern Two-Storey Dwelling Inspiring Calmness in New Zealand

Nestled in Auckland, New Zealand, <b>Rothesay Bay House</b> is a modern two-storey dwelling with a refined wooden exterior and a fancy modern interior. …

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

While you're impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space.

Outdoors

32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

Can't afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you're dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that's perfect for entertaining.

Landscaping

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Hacking

Articles about little cabin woods 7 homes we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established designers.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the …

Articles about 7 homes sporting gorgeous glass on Dwell.com - Dwell

A glass-fronted addition aims to re-engage a small-scale Melbourne home with its exuberant garden.<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We …

Hivehaus flat-packed honeycomb home could be the bee's knees

Similar to other micro-homes we have looked at, the Hivehaus comes flat-packed, is self-contained and appears relatively easy to build. Taking its …

How to Build a Rocket Stove - DIY

In less than two minutes, you can learn how to build a rocket stove using only cement blocks. Just watch this brief video, "The 6-Block Rocket …

Beat the Heat: 16 DIY Outdoor Showers to Cool You Down

Nothing feels better on a hot summer day after hitting it hard outdoors, than showering outdoors. Even if you can’t swing a pool or spa on your …

Articles about woods 8 forest homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>Wood in general is a beautiful, evocative natural material, and when …

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Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants<p>by Kier Holmes<p>How to Arrange Flowers Like a Frenchwoman: 8 Chic Techniques<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Landscaping 101: …

DIY Pallet Swing Bed

Oh the endless things you can do with pallets! A swing bed has been on my “Mike To-Make List” for some time (oh how long that list is! 😉 ). And …

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