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Architecture, Travel

THE BOLDER SKYLODGES

Overlooking Norway’s Lysefjord, the Bolder Skylodges is a pair of compact retreats to unwind in nature. The 200-square-foot tiny homes are perched almost 2,000 feet above sea level near Pulpit Rock — the insane cliff Tom Cruise dangled from in Mission Impossible 6. Each one is fully equipped with a Vipp kitchen, […]

Architecture, Lifestyle, Travel

METCHOSIN HOUSE

Architect Marko Simcic’s award-winning home in British Columbia is on the market. Sited on 67 acres of oceanfront on the coast of Vancouver Island, the Metchosin House was designed to live harmoniously with the Garry Oak savannah — one of Canada’s most endangered natural ecosystems. It sits on a concrete […]

Lodging, Travel

WOODNEST CABIN

Nestled in a Norwegian forest just a 20-minute walk from Odda, the Woodnest Cabin offers the unique experience to dwell in the canopies. The timber treehouse, designed by Helen & Hard Architects, is anchored to the trunk of a living pine almost 20 feet off the ground. A small bridge […]

Architecture, Travel

LOST WHISKEY CABIN

Anchored to a hillside in Virginia, the Lost Whiskey Cabin is designed for slowing down. The weekend retreat blends Scandinavian design and the rugged countryside with a sleek, all-concrete construction. Internally, the exposed cement walls and floors create a minimalist atmosphere while steel-frame windows highlight views of the rural landscape. […]

Architecture, Travel

ARMSTRONG DUNE HOUSE

Indiana Frank Lloyd Wright fans have reason to celebrate. One of the architect’s designs is on the market in the lakefront Ogden Dunes community. Built in 1939, the 3,669-square-foot dwelling follows the Usonian principals and features some of Wright’s signatures including wide angels and finger-jointed brick corners. Its two-story interior […]

Architecture, Lifestyle, Travel

JIUNVFENG BUBBLE POOL

Located on China’s Mount Tai, the Jiunvfeng Bubble Pool aims to draw urban dwelling to the rural village and renew the area. The complex consists of three curved buildings — a changing room, pool, and fitness center — with their sculpted forms contrasting the wooded hillside with a metallic white […]

Architecture, Homes, Lifestyle, Travel

BELVEDERE ISLAND HOUSE

Designed by architect Henrik Bull in 1956, the Belvedere Island House embraces its topography and takes advantage of the views. The timber-clad dwelling is suspended on a hillside on California’s Belvedere Island. Fully renovated, the mid-century modern shell envelopes a tasteful selection of sleek, contemporary finishes and modern amenities. West-facing […]

Architecture, Lifestyle, Travel

SPITBANK FORT

Built in the 1800s and decommissioned around the ’50s, Spitbank Fort is a unique piece of military history turned boutique retreat. It was purchased in 2009 and fully renovated, transforming the spartan outpost into a property with nine guest suites, a bar, a restaurant, a wine cave, a rooftop terrace […]

Architecture, Homes, Lifestyle

SUNSHINE CANYON HOUSE

After their residence was destroyed by the Fourmile Canyon Fire in 2010, the homeowners decided to rebuild again on the charred landscape. The Sunshine Canyon House is situated on a steep slope, once occupied by a mining company. Drawing inspiration from the site’s heritage, the dwelling features a rusty corrugated […]

Lifestyle, Resorts, Travel

TIMBER COVE RESORT

Situated on 23 acres of rocky coastline, the Timber Cove resort revives a 1960’s getaway for the modern Sonoma hippie. The 46-room hotel retains its rustic charm and mid-century vibes throughout the common areas with warm timber interiors, vintage-inspired furniture, and the original stone fireplace. Along with an on-site restaurant, […]