Today Google unveiled plans to redevelop their Mountain View, California campus with an innovative complex of new buildings. The plan–conceived by architects Bjarke Ingels of BIG and Thomas Heatherwick of Heatherwick Studio–calls for lightweight block-like structures housed under massive and airy canopies. Show More Summary
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Hiking Echo Mountain via the Sam Merrill Trail is a rewarding experience, rich with history. First, Echo Mountain itself is the site of the ruins of the Echo Mountain House — a hotel built in the late 1800’s by Thaddeus Lowe. There were no roads to this hotel — you reached it by an incline […] The post Echo Mountain via the Sam Merrill Trail appeared first on SoCal Hiker.
Welcome to Curbed's first-ever Micro Week, five days' worth of stories, photos, and minuscule floorplans that celebrate the grand tradition of small-space living. We'll tour small homes, explore the city's smallest neighborhood, and so much more! Photos courtesy the owners...
We recently reported on the Custom 30 Foot House by Colorado's Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses, a towable dwelling that's on the larger side for such homes, at 9.1 m (30 ft) long. For those who like their tiny homes supersized, the firm recently followed-up with an even bigger model, dubbed Rio Grande. .. Show More Summary
Tucked up against a wooded backdrop in Forest Hill Extension is a home that feels, especially from the outside, more like a Tahoe getaway house than a city dwelling. A mountain theme has spread to some of the indoor decor,...
Third party study finds wide range of oxygen levels in popular brands Albany, Ore. – February 16, 2015 – Mountain House, the best-selling brand of camping, backpacking, and emergency preparedness meals, released results today of a recent...Show More Summary
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Klopf Architecture redesigned a well preserved Eichler House in Mountain View, California. The brief for the Eichler Great Room Remodel project requested a brighter and more open space that would respond to the socializing needs of a...Show More Summary
MU Architecture completed the Malbaie VIII Residence La Grange, a beautiful cedar-clad home that’s as swoon inducing as the breathtaking Canadian landscape that surrounds it. Clad in white cedar and dark gray metal, the barn-inspired home features large
In the 1960s, the U.S. military was looking to develop an individual ration that would be lighter than the old C and K rations, and taste better too. A company called Oregon Freeze Dry won the bid and to this day they continue to provide freeze-dried meals to U.S. Special Forces and other branches of […]
This modern interpretation of a ranch house has dwelling spaces above the garage as well as the storage and utility rooms. Three cantilevered wings — designed for living, eating and sleeping — take in views of the mountains and nearby parkland.
Built right into the slope of an Iranian mountain, the small town of Masuleh has a unique, purpose-built architectural style where the front yard of each of the houses on the incline is actually the roof of the house below it, with roof-lawns trickling down to the base of the mountain. Show More Summary
Nestled in a fascinating landscape in Loveland, Colorado, USA, this imposing log house mirrors beautiful views of the Rocky Mountains. The holiday-inspiring chalet designed by Architect Kathy Scott is part of a sprawling estate covering 375 acres of land in Saddle Notch and surrounded by open space on three sides. Show More Summary
Located on a small and sloping site, the house and atelier’s bifurcated lower level is partially buried underground and built from concrete; large glass windows pour natural light into the lower level, which consists of various workspaces, the gallery, and
If you love tiny houses, and you dream of living close to nature, we've found the perfect place for you. This little shack, designed by Broadhurst Architects for a family farm in the mountains of West Virginia, is equal parts tiny house and camping shelter — in the best possible way. READ MORE »
The house is organized around a central courtyard and evokes the sense of a small, clustered village. The courtyard divides into two sections: the main residence, and the guest wing/pool house. Large operable windows, an abundance of plants, and outdoor spaces
Architect Pablo Serrano Elorduy collaborated with interior designer Blanca Elorduy of Dom Arquitectura in developing this charming mountain guest house in Barcelona. The existing volume could not be changed, so the creative team adapted...Show More Summary
Back at the halfway mark in the last century, it was a reasonable expectation for someone with a low- to mid-level job to own a house, 2 cars and not a mountain of debt in sight. 60 years later, we call that the ‘American Dream’; the unattainable dream. If you’ve been hearing the term ‘income […]
For those who like the thought of living in a compact space but don't want to get too cramped, the Custom 30 Foot House by Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses may be of interest. Built for a family of three, it boasts more space...Show More Summary