Villas based on artists, animals, secret agents and mountain monasteries
Apparat-C designed the Twin Peaks House with a simple and clean aesthetic matched by a bone-white interior and exterior facade that’s also complemented with light timber accents. Despite the building's gabled appearance, the house is contained a single rectangular
What does Republican control of both houses of Congress mean? Many things of course. But one of them might be yet another push to open the Yucca Mountain nuclear storage facility in Nevada. And really, what could go wrong? The key design element in question is something the Energy Department calls a “drip shield.” This […]
Looking out the window to see a massive mountain range unraveling its majesty is in itself a reason for happiness. Add a spacious, modern residence framing that view and you get a dream home. The Butte Residence by Carney Logan Burke Architects unveils an inspiring contemporary architecture within an almost wild, rural landscape. Show More Summary
Located about four hours from Cape Town, the Swartberg House is situated between mountain ranges on a remote site in a semi-desert landscape. The remote location allows for dark, star-filled nights, which was perfect for the London-based family for their
Mountain House Cans !! Lowest prices anywhere. (Nov 8th - 15th) As always we have great prices on Mountain House cans. We are allowed only a few sales in a year where you get maximum allowed discounts on all can cases AND free shipping...Show More Summary
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Gillian Flynn's hit Gone Girl trades places with Gray Mountain by John Grisham, ending its six-week run at the top of the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List. Both titles are published by Penguin Random House, the world's largest...Show More Summary
Outdoorsy yet elegant, stylish yet sentimental this pretty little fête snapped up by Perry Vaile is a wonderful balance of all the little things we love about signing into SMP every day. With a gorgeous neutral palette that compliments the stunning mountain scenery, one smiling inducing couple (and their super cute pup), and a few lamas thrown in for good measure -…
I always forget that once the leaves fall, the trees reveal their elegant bones. So do the mountains. With branches bare, the contours of every hillside come clear. I can see houses, hills, horizon through what used to be a...
Here are some of the finest architectural marvels from this month of October 2014. Curvy, rustic house at the feet of Tarta Mountains in Poland Natadera Temple in winter, Japan Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, as seen on September 27, 2014 The Bosco Verticale via De Castilla, a residential tower in Milan, Italy The Bombay Sapphire […]
The tiny arched houses are just 8 x 14 feet, but can accommodate four people. The cabins are located next to a mountain creek and are the closest accommodation to Catawba Falls, around two miles away. They share the campground with a few other cabins and tent
By Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will declare a swath of the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles as a national monument on Friday, the White House said, following an 11-year effort that got caught up in partisan politics. Show More Summary
If you live in the general vicinity of Los Angeles, there's a good chance you'll be soon able to see the nation's newest national monument from your house. President Obama will personally set aside the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument Friday, protecting 346,000 acres of U.S. forestland just northeast of Los Angeles. [...]Show More Summary
I’ve recommended a couple of articles in recent weeks about the new novel by John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats. Unfortunately, as Liam O’Brien explains at the Melville House blog, it may not be a good idea to read it, especially if you’re impressionable. Why? The book contains a hidden trove of Satanic messages. (h/t The Rumpus)
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The couple had a strong aesthetic idea when they first approached Cousins. Their ideas ranged from Atelier Bow Wow’s Mountain House to other unconventional small spaces by Japanese architects. This encouraged the architects to push the boundaries of design
Truth: Getting the GOP to act on climate as like "pushing a million pounds of idiot up a mountain."
Name: Elise Becker Location: Franklin, North Carolina Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 6 months; owned An old house with lots of original charm is now a groovy and colorful dreamboat filled with vintage objects and funky heirlooms. Show More Summary
Daily Show host Jon Stewart blasted three Republican congressmen on Monday for being climate change deniers sitting on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. Stewart showed footage of Reps. Larry Buschon (R-IN), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and Steve Stockman (R-TX) each thinking they...