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A Cabin for my Weekend #8

For the last 45 years, workers in Noorderpark have gotten out of the elements and caught their breath in a ratty storage shed tucked into the woods of this 5,900-acre park north of Amsterdam. No more. A design studio recently completed an airy, warm, and stealthy little shelter on the site of the former structure. […]

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Speaking of outside art..

Melbourne is filled with some of the most inventive bridges I’ve seen in the middle of a city center. If you’re a fan of crazy, funky, modern bridges, then this is a great place for you. Even better, the bridges look totally different at night than during the day… it reminds me a lot of […]

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A Cabin For My Weekend! #7

Aure, Norway By almost any measure, Norway is one of the most livable nations on earth. Its average household income, government services, education and literacy, health care, and environment are at or near the top in almost every major index. Norwegians are among the most active people in the world, and the younger generations are […]

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A Cabin For My Weekend! #2

Meridian, Idaho. When architect Macy Miller got out of college, she realized that all her schooling had taught her nothing about actually constructing a house. And then, after living in 2,500-square-foot house, where she had bedrooms that were never used, whose doors were never opened, she decided to downsize — and to build herself. The […]

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A Cabin For My Weekend! #1

Hood Canal, Washington The waters near this re-designed boathouse stay chilly even at the height of mid-summer, making it a haven for oystering. It’s this temperature that keeps the waters clear, but the cold also makes winter storage space important. Near the water on the shores of the Hood Canal, Seattle-based architects Bosworth Hoedemaker have […]

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