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75-square-foot micro home packs in all the essentials

The Ecocubo is clad in cork and lined with particle board<p>Another micro-living solution has arrived, courtesy of Ecocubo, a Portuguese concept. Measuring just 7 square meters, or approximately 75 square feet, the tiny cubic structure, which is sustainably constructed, of course, is clad in cork and …

Outdoor Spaces

Penda's modular bamboo hotel could be expanded horizontally and vertically

Design collective Penda has developed a concept for a flexible, portable hotel made from rods of bamboo, designed to bring guests closer to nature (+ …

12 Backpacking Hacks for Your Next Trip! [Infographic]

Whether you’re backpacking down the Grand Canyon or braving the cold in Yosemite, some of these backpacking hacks can help make your trip easier – or …

Sweating in a sauna may delay dementia

After writing recently about bathroom design, a Finnish reader complained that every home should have a sauna in it. He’s probably right; a few years …

Peter Womersley: from Bauhaus to boiler house

Combining brutality and breezy optimism, the British architect Peter Womersley brought a purist’s beauty to small-town projects in the 60s and 70s. Now his virtuosic talents are being rediscovered<p>It’s fair to say that Gala Fairydean Rovers, of the Ferrari Packaging Lowland League, is not one of the …

Architecture

Modern hut in the middle of the forest

Who has never wanted a romantic cabin in the woods to escape to when it all gets too much? Well, these lucky homeowners have exactly that. Built by …

Hiking Resources

Welcome to the Hiking Resources page at The Adventure Junkies.<p>This is a complete list of all the backpacking resources available on our website, from …

Hiking

Starting a Woodworking Business

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

12 Incredible Hostels Every Traveler Should Visit In A Lifetime

These places are destinations all on their own.<p>You travel on a budget, but you’ve abandoned grimy, noisy hostels for the cheapest of Airbnb stays. Or maybe you’ve always assumed hostels are dark, sad places packed with sweaty backpackers, and skip them altogether.<p>You shouldn’t.<p>From tree houses to …

How To Earn A Six-Figure Salary as an Architect

<i>This article was originally published by The Architect's Guide as "How To Earn A Six Figure Architecture Salary."</i><p>Architecture salary. Perhaps one of …

How to Visit the National Parks for Free in 2018

Photo by Aislyn Greene<p>Joshua Tree National Park, one of the many that will be free during certain times this year<p>The U.S. National Park Service …

70 Awesome Travel Hacks You Absolutely Need in Your Life

In this post, we are sharing with you a comprehensive list of easy and practical travel hacks, divided into six sections, so be ready to make your …

Eye Makeup

I hiked one of the most beautiful trails in Italy — here's what I wish I had known going in

What you won't see when you're looking at the picturesque photos on social media is the out-of-breath photographer behind the lens.<p>Trust me, there's no way after hours of hiking that anyone would look anywhere near as glamorous as the views ahead.<p>The experience, however, was absolutely worth the …

The Best Island In Hawaii Has Been Hiding In Plain Sight

It’s Hawaii exactly like you want it to be.<p>The major Hawaiian islands all have their calling cards. On Oahu, it's Waikiki and the famed North Shore. On Kauai, it's the breathtaking Na Pali coast. Maui has Haleakala and the Road to Hana. And on the Big Island, it's a scientific trifecta of …

The American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die

Shutterstock<p>Panorama Trail<p><b>Where it is:</b> Yosemite National Park, CA<b><br>Distance:</b> 8.5 miles<br>Have your GoPro ready—you're definitely going to want to capture …

5 Affordable Vacations That Will Actually Help You Keep Your Resolutions

Every New Year’s Eve, a lot of us vow to spend more time with friends, fall in love, learn something new and travel — all while keeping our budgets. This year, rather than giving up your resolve by the end of the first week, join the eight percent of Americans who actually make it happen. Believe …

Travel

The 9 Essentials You Need to Organize Your Gear

My dad was one of those ultra-organized types. Dymo labels on every drawer on his workbench, a stamp collection with hand lettering that would have made a medieval scribe weep on his parchment. Some of it rubbed off on me, although my wife would be quick to point out: not enough. Particularly when …

A Better Way to Steam Wood for Bending: Use a Plastic Bag!

Watch as Shipwright Sauzedde demonstrates the clever method<p>To bend wood, you need steam. The typical way to do this is to build a steam box that fits …

Kisai Blade Wood LED Watch Is Equipped with Kisai Link to Connect with Your Smartphone

<b>Kisai Blade Wood Link LED Watch</b> is the wood version of Kisai Blade Turbine. It features the same rotating LED time display but this time it is …

Industrial Design

Solar-Powered Ecocapsule Allows You to Live Off the Grid Anywhere in the World

Slovakia's Nice Architects recently revealed several exciting details about the Ecocapsule that will give you the opportunity to live anywhere in the world. Ecocapsule is a micro-shelter that operates off-grid by using sustainable technology such as solar power, rainwater collection and filtration, …

A Steam-Free Way to Bend Wood: The Hot Pipe Method

This low-tech method is best for pieces up to 3/8" in thickness<p>Scotty Lewis describes bending wood as "one of the most exciting and magical things a …