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Asymmetrical Cabin Design Inspired by the Surrounding Dolomite Mountains

Overlooking Italy's Dolomite Mountains sits the <i>Valley House</i>, a timber cabin designed by architecture firm Plan Bureau. It's a unique asymmetrical home whose shape was inspired by the topography of its gorgeous surroundings. Much of this structure seems beautifully unconventional, including the …

Company Building in Kanagawa / HMAA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Company building of a local teaching-materials wholesale company built in Kanagawa-pref Japan.<p>The first …

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Stone and glass Torispardon House is a modern take on traditional Scottish farmhouses

This stone house in the Scottish highlands consists of two traditional structures connected with a modern timber and glass addition. The building, …

Articles about look out industrial italian pied à terre airbnb on Dwell.com - Dwell

Minimal space meets maximum durability in a beautifully sparse Turin apartment.<p>Minimal space meets maximum durability in a beautifully sparse Turin apartment.<p>Concealed by historic buildings in the center of Ghent, this light-filled hideaway sits in the backyard of an existing house.<p>A …

Archiblox prefab home uses "a fraction" of the energy it generates

Archiblox says the house is the "world's first carbon positive prefabricated house," by which it means the first prefab house to be energy positive. …

Articles about 5 windows we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you …

Photographer Travels the World to Capture the Diversity of Beauty in 37 Different Countries

Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc is on a mission to capture portraits of women from every country in the world in order to shed light on the beauty that exists everywhere. A little over two years ago, at the age of 27, Noroc quit her job, withdrew all her life savings, and embarked on an …

10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

Core77 Design Awards Spotlight: SOAK Charging Side Table

Ever more powerful portable devices increasingly enable our always on-the-go lifestyles, yet even the fastest microprocessor needs a power supply, …

Tigh Port na Long House on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Tigh Port na Long house on the Isle of Skye in Scotland – A project completed by Dualchas Architects.<p>The team of Dualchas Architects has …

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The Summer House You've Always Wanted, Built Right Into Your Winter Home

You've gotta love a house that comes with instructions. The newest project from Iranian design group nextoffice scales up the the space-saving …

A Mid-Century Pool House Renovated by +tongtong

This might be a pool house located in the backyard of a regular house in Toronto, but I could totally see myself living there. The freestanding, …

A Modern Villa Outside Saint Tropez by Architect Vincent Coste

Villa L’Escalet at Saint Tropez, France by architect Vincent Coste.<p>French architect Vincent Coste has designed Villa L’Escalet.<p>The house is situated …

Kaua'i Sugarloaf Pineapple

While perusing a farmers market on a recent trip to Kaua'i, we came across the Sugarloaf pineapple stand—the only one at the market with a line. We joined the queue, bought two and became part of the club. We devoured the first in the blink of an eye and were craving more. Part of its magic comes …

Residence in California’s Central Coast Wine Region

Paso Robles Residence by Aidlin Darling Design.<p>The architecture team of Aidlin Darling Design has completed this contemporary residence near Paso …

Carbon Assimilating Structure

The Propagate Tower explores carbon-capturing technology that would allow harmful greenhouse gases to be converted into usable building materials! It …

Fascinating Photographic Study of the Oldest Living Things in the World

In 2004, Brooklyn-based artist Rachel Sussman embarked on the photographic quest of a lifetime: to document the oldest living things in the world. Now, a decade later, Sussman is still going strong, her journey having taken her to some of the harshest and most remote landscapes, from the Mojave …

Reflected Landscapes by Victoria Siemer | Colossal

<p>In this recent series of digital artworks, Brooklyn-based graphic designer Victoria Siemer begins with dreamy landscapes of mountainous forests …

Elevated Vacation Home Offers Incredible Views of the Ocean

Stationed above the coast on Great Ocean Road in Australia, <i>The Pole House</i> is a modern home with incredible views of the ocean. It was designed by F2 Architecture and is considered one of Australia's iconic buildings, commonly referred to as the most photographed house on the road. It's not hard to …

Personal Photography by Nick Meek

Expressive Photography.<p>Nick Meek is a remarkable and very talented photographer. His skills are often in demand for advertising campaigns for …

Wooden Mix-Tapes Give Visceral Form To Digital Media

Qleek wants to marry the immediacy of streaming with the intimacy of vinyl. But can it succeed?<p>Leaving aside thorny issues such as audio quality and whether or not it hurts artists, the debate between physical and digital music is really one of intimacy versus immediacy. Whether you’re placing the …

Glass Superyacht by Lujac Desautel

Luxurious <b>Glass Superyacht</b> is an innovative concept yacht designed by Lujac Desautel, one of the finalists for “Young Designer of The Year” award at …

Adjustable Winter Home Nestled in the Quebec Forest

Nestled deep in the Quebec forest, <i>La Luge</i> is a vacation home that allows visitors to live directly amid the wonders of nature. Created by yh2 architects, the home was constructed out of cedar, oak, and walnut, with the darker and lighter woods separated into different sections to create very …

Spectacular Spring Photos of Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Spring is finally here, bringing with it warmer temperatures, brighter skies, and fresh green buds. For people living in Japan, the arrival of spring signifies one more thing: the beginning of cherry blossom season. Cherry blossoms, or <i>sakura</i> in Japanese, are a cultural symbol of Japan, admired for …

Pool Villa in Jesolo Lido, Italy by JM Architecture

Architecture of a Jesolo Lido based Pool Villa.<p>JM Architecture was commissioned to design this beautiful modern villa located in the beach town of …

Striking Photographs of the Ancient Tradition of Honey Hunting in Nepal

Documentary travel photographer Andrew Newey recently went on an expedition to central Nepal, where he spent two weeks living with the Gurung tribespeople in order to document the ancient art of honey hunting. In these photos, Newey captures the risks and skills involved with this tradition, which …

Alessandro Zambelli’s 3D Printed Lights For .exnovo

At Maison et Objet 2014, Alessandro Zambelli previewed his newest family of lamps for .exnovo named Afillia. By using traditional materials from …

Holiday Home by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Holiday Home – Mountain Lodge in Geilo, Havsdalen, Norway.<p>Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter designed this beautiful mountain lodge located near the village …

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