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Sep

Sleek, slanted-roof cabin wants to woo new generation of California campersDebuting at the California State Fair, The Wedge is a student-design state park shanty that blends rustic simplicity with a more modern, Millennial-friendly aesthetic.

Sleek, slanted-roof cabin wants to woo new generation of California campers
Debuting at the California State Fair, The Wedge is a student-design state park shanty that blends rustic simplicity with a more modern, Millennial-friendly aesthetic.

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Aug

29

Jul

ViVood: A pared-down pop-up vacation shack that’s perfect for semi-roughing it
This teeny-tiny wooden cabin from Spain can be built in several hours (provided you can wrangle several friends to help you).

10

Jul

A skyscraper that grows taller and taller as its occupants generate wasteBilled as a ‘self-generating development,’ Organic Skyscraper’s ultimate height is dependent on the recycling activities of its occupants.

A skyscraper that grows taller and taller as its occupants generate waste
Billed as a ‘self-generating development,’ Organic Skyscraper’s ultimate height is dependent on the recycling activities of its occupants.

09

Jul

To ease urban pressure, China looks to floating citiesWorried about sea level rise and population growth? Maybe floating cities are the answer.

To ease urban pressure, China looks to floating cities
Worried about sea level rise and population growth? Maybe floating cities are the answer.

03

Jul

20 photos of gorgeous cabin escapes
These man-made hideaways add to the landscape instead of detracting from it, making them the perfect places to get away for a while.

See all the cabins here, and let us know which one is your favorite!

27

Jun

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Spring House ranks on annual ‘most endangered’ listThe 2014 edition of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s disheartening yet catalytic Most Endangered Historic Places list puts Wright aficionados on high alert.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Spring House ranks on annual ‘most endangered’ list
The 2014 edition of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s disheartening yet catalytic Most Endangered Historic Places list puts Wright aficionados on high alert.

20

Jun

Goats defy gravity with beautiful man-made towersGoats show off their natural climbing abilities in these striking towers with spiraling ramps.

Goats defy gravity with beautiful man-made towers
Goats show off their natural climbing abilities in these striking towers with spiraling ramps.

Old toothbrushes help to keep this rubbish-built abode stay nice and toastyWork is completed on a British green building project that sets out to prove ‘that there is no such thing as waste, just stuff in the wrong place.’

Old toothbrushes help to keep this rubbish-built abode stay nice and toasty
Work is completed on a British green building project that sets out to prove ‘that there is no such thing as waste, just stuff in the wrong place.’

08

Jun

Fanciful ‘Hobbit House’ reimagines the treehouse
Owner Suzanne Dege’ moved to Orcas Island with $400, a VW van and three cats. Today, she owns one of the most unique vacation rentals in Washington state.