Author: Levi

Architecture, Lodging, Travel

ORE MOUNTAIN CHALET

Tucked in the trees at the edge of a Czech forest, the Ore Mountain Chalet is an angular weekend retreat inspired by its surroundings. The exterior’s abstract silhouette is formed as a lookout tower with a classic steep roof to support the snow load during winter months, while a cutout […]

Cars, Gear

LYTEHORSE ELECTRIC STAND-UP ATV

LyteHorse originally set out to reinvent the golf cart — and ended up creating a new class of ATV. A cross between an ATV and a scooter, the electric LyteHorse stand-up mobility solution. Over eight prototypes, LyteHorse has refined the vehicle into production-ready form, with front and rear suspension and […]

Architecture, Lodging

WINDMILL LANE HOUSE

Occupying a former landscape nursery in Southampton, the Windmill Lane House is a tribute to the East End’s agricultural heritage. Designed by Jack Ceglic, the 3,660-square-foot home references the area’s farming communities with a shed-like exterior clad in dark standing-seam steel. In contrast, the inside boasts a bright, white palette […]

Cars, Outdoors

2022 THOR SANCTUARY SPRINTER CAMPER VAN

The European-style camper van is creeping up on the RV, and Thor’s Sanctuary shows why camper vans are gaining in popularity. Built on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 4×4 platform, the Sanctuary is designed for both off-road and off-grid living. Outside are Thule accessories like a retractable awning with integrated lighting […]

Planes

UNITED X HEART AEROSPACE ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT

United Airlines is making an eco-friendly move to help lead the way in innovative sustainability. The global airline is buying 100 19-seat ES-19 electric planes from Swedish start-up Heart Aerospace with their eyes on adding the crafts to their commercial fleet. The planes utilize electric motors instead of jet engines […]

Architecture, Hotels, Travel

DIANJIANG BAGU·SUJI HOTEL

Organized around a rice patty field 800 meters above sea level, the Dianjiang Bagu·Suji Hotel offers guests a unique stay with unparalleled views. The property consists of a cluster of buildings situated in a U-shape, preserving the natural paddy field while maximizing the views. Its 25 rooms are contained in […]

Cars, SUV

HENNESSEY VELOCIRAPTOR 400 BRONCO SUV

The 2021 Ford Bronco is almost impossible to find. That hasn’t stopped Hennessey from maximizing its performance. The VelociRaptor 400 Bronco is powered by the same 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 as the Bronco Wildtrak, but new intake and exhaust systems and recalibration boost horsepower by 75 to a total of 405, […]

Architecture, Hotels, Travel

ECO-FLOATING HOTEL

When planning a project for Qatar, ordinary won’t do. That’s why Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio pulled out all of the stops when they envisioned the Eco-Floating Hotel. The ambitious project extends from the shore of the Arab country and rests on the surface of the Persian Gulf. Its circular […]

Motorcycles

ZERO FXE MOTORCYCLE

A collaboration with San Francisco-based Huge Design, Zero’s FXE is a tech-inspired street bike. It’s powered by a 7.2 kWh Li-Ion integrated battery driving a Z-Force 75-5 passively air-cooled brushless motor, a combo that’s good for 46 hp and a city-driving range of 100 miles. Custom LED head and tail […]

Architecture, Lodging

TRUCKEE FOREST HOUSE

Nested between 115 trees, the Truckee Forest House is a direct response to its rugged Northern California surroundings. The dwelling uses a simple rectangular footprint to reduce the impact to the site, allowing the neighboring Jeffrey and sugar pine to seclude the home with their towering trunks. A three-inch thick […]