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Downsizing a House to Expand the Garden: At Home with Landscape Architect William Dangar

Though he’s a landscape architect known for designing gardens to complement large houses, Australia-based William Dangar often gets to work with only …

Landscaping

House N / Estudio GM ARQ

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the beginning, this house was planned as a weekend residence, but with the progress of the project, …

Architecture

Tehama: A rustic retreat in Clint Eastwood's California settlement

Anyone who longed for a treehouse as a child in which to hide away and melt into nature will have an affinity with the Tehama 1 home off the coast of …

12 dreamy treehouses for living in the trees

<b>Although they have their playful moments, these gorgeously designed tiny homes in the boughs prove that treehouses have a grown-up side as well.</b><p>It's …

Ownerless House nº 01 / Vão

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Ownerless House nº 01 is the first of three contiguous lands bought by the client with the intent of …

Cliff House

White Salmon, Washington<p>After a long search, our clients discovered a site that was close enough to the river and Mt. Hood while offering long-range views up and down the gorge. The design re-uses the basic footprint of a former single-level ranch house sheltered between tall firs, yet exposed to …

Living Rooms

Tenkawa Fishing Cabin

With a concrete facade and green roof, the Tenkawa Fishing Cabin blends into its riverbank setting. The rectangular structure sits cantilevered over …

Pre-War House Has Brick Volumes Connected By Bridges And Gardens

Everything from the choice of materials, the finishes and colors used, the distribution of the spaces and the way in which they interact with the …

Method in Modular: 10 Floor Plans Using Shipping Container Architecture

Shipping container architecture has developed its own niche in both design and representation. Colorful or grungy? Economical or gentrified? Either …

Dreamy cabin is a luxurious escape in the New Zealand bush

Cabin envy is real with this gorgeous Back Country house in New Zealand’s Puhoi bush. Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, this …

DRF Residence | Mim Design

The revival of an Elsternwick residence has allowed award-winning Melbourne practice Mim Design to create a stunning internal transformation of an …

Holiday House in Cap Ferret / Atelier du Pont

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The terrain that slopes gently towards the sea is typical of Cap Ferret: a small forest of strawberry …

Architecture

Sol Duc Cabin / Olson Kundig

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This 350-square-foot cabin is a small perch for its occupant. When you’re inside or on the deck, you are …

These Are the 12 Most Iconic Chairs of All Time | GQ

Learn the stories behind these museum-worthy designs that will transform your living space.<p>A chair embodies a lot in one small package: engineering, materiality, practicality, and, most of all, imagination. You can love a sofa, a bed, or a table, but they don't pull at the heartstrings the way a …

WH Residence / M3 Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The residence is located in Odessa, Ukraine near the Black Sea coastal area. The neighborhoods of …

6 luxurious lake homes

<b>Azle, Texas.</b> Designed by Randy Gideon in the style of a Frank Lloyd Wright prairie house, this five-bedroom 1981 home sits on 6 acres along Eagle …

​​The Incredible Hulk Really Wants to Be the Head of America's Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition Council | Men’s Health

(Hulk yourself up starting today. The <i>Men's Health</i> Metashred Extreme workout will accelerate your muscle growth and shred body fat in just weeks.)<p>The Council, which has been chaired by fitness and sports celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Drew Brees in the past, is a platform to advocate …

Courtyard House / INOSTUDIO

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The plot is located close to the forest but also among dense single family housing. The location of the …

​Amazon's Got A Sweet Deal On Resistance Bands | Men’s Health

Fortunately, resistance bands make it easy to stay focused on your workout schedule and build strength while hopefully looking at something more inspiring than a fluorescent-lit wall (or the news). So, just in time for Labor Day weekend—and that last trip to hopefully a beach somewhere—this …

A house that became a personal paradise

Despite the client here ideally looking for a classic midcentury house that could be updated and customized, an amazing property, built in 1968 was …

Living Rooms

Helen Street House

Situated around a central courtyard, the Helen Street House is a small piece of nature in the middle of downtown Seattle. At the heart of the urban …

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 …

Denny's Lozada's 12-Minute EMOM | Men's Health

Fhitting Room instructor and Nike trainer Dennys Lozada stopped by the <i>MH</i> Rec Room to show us this one, swiftly obliterating any excuses even the busiest <i>MH</i> editors could come up with to not get their sweat on. (Having a fully loaded weight room in the office doesn’t help, either.)<p>This EMOM (every …

A personal trainer shares 5 at-home workout tools you should own

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Pictured: Bowflex Dumbbell Set with adjustable weights.Amazon<p>Whether it's to cut down on costs, travel time, or working out in a crowd of …

Exercise

​This Portable Pullup Bar Is a Game-Changer for Your Workouts | Men’s Health

While traditional pullup bars get the job done, they’re bulky and difficult to store when you’re not using them. Traveling is also a problem, since you can’t exactly throw one in your suitcase. You can hope that your hotel has a well-equipped gym, but more often than not your workout routine will …

Striking concrete and glass home has a twist

Does the front door ruin its style?<p>From certain angles, this home on Portugal’s São Miguel Island looks like a concrete cousin of Philip Johnson’s famous Glass House—a single glass-walled horizontal volume, a statement of modern minimalism. Designed by the Portuguese firm Arco Mais, the home has a …

​'Atomic Blonde' Director Reveals That Charlize Theron Is a Total Badass | Men’s Health

Focus Features<p>The longest continuous take in the movie is a battle between Lorraine and a Russian assassin, where she stabs him with a corkscrew, while he tosses her into furniture that shatters on impact. Theron was taking these punishing blows herself—she trained with professionals with decades …

This new $125,000 tiny home can be moved with its owners

Koda is a $125,000 tiny solar-powered house. It can be moved in one piece if the homeowner wants to relocate. It is 269 square feet, slightly larger than a one-car garage (200 sq ft) and the walls are made with strong concrete-timber composite panels so there's no need for a foundation.

Design

​ 6 Kettlebell Moves That Will Melt Your Fat Away | Men’s Health

2. The kettlebell high pull requires more knee bend, and thus more leg power. You should explode from the bottom so that the kettlebell pops up and reaches a point of weightlessness at the top, and use your arms to control its descent without pausing.<p>3. The kettlebell extended ROM goblet reverse …

The Best Way to Lift If You Really Want to Get Stronger

It all depends on how many plates you're piling on<p>Looking to get stronger? The amount of weight you lift makes all the difference, a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests.<p>Researchers had 26 men aged 19 to 35 lift to failure using a leg extension machine 3 times a week for 6 …

Living Rooms