Tranquility House

Built in the countryside outside of Seoul, the Tranquility House is a generational family retreat. The property is surrounded by a rustic landscape of wooded hillsides and a lake. Although the home is very ...

Florida Man

Florida Man takes an alligator into a liquor store. Florida Man shoots gun at hurricane. Florida Man kidnaps scientist to make his dog immortal. Florida Man tries to force KFC employee to reopen restaurant at ...

Zero Real Estate

Situated Swiss Alps in the Toggenburg region, the Zero Real Estate pop-up hotel is as close to nature as it gets. The three open-air suites are nothing more than a double bed and two nightstands sitting on a ...

Ramat HaSharon Pavilion House

A series of sleek concrete cubes form the minimalist facade of the Ramat HaSharon Pavilion House. Intricate screens continue the geometric theme, filtering in light while adding texture to the flat exterior. ...

East Lake House

Comprised of two separate dwellings, the East Lake House is a weathered weekend retreat in Montauk. The individual gabled structures serve as the main house and a garage with guest accommodations. Both are ...

ELWAYVILLE: Real Nature

Do you find it in your expensive new Sprinter van, rushing to every spot there is to visit off the open highway, or just by doing nothing at all? Last summer, my neighbors bought a new Mercedes Sprinter van. ...

The Monk's Tale

Tour de France broadcasts are almost cruel in their teasing. First there are the helicopter shots of the lovely French countryside: the green hills, the little stone churches, the sloping pastures filled with ...

The Weavers House

With a history dating back to 1721, The Weavers House begins the next phase of its life as a family home. The 18th-century townhouse is located in the Spitalfields district of east London. Although its ties to ...

American Alpine Club Lodges

Climber or not, the American Alpine Club Lodges helps you bypass the State Park system by offering accommodations in some of the most incredible outdoor locations across the country. The non-profit ...

Learning to Be Funny

Probably every other time my friend Lee and I came to the end of an approach hike at the base of a climb, dropped our backpacks and looked up, he cracked the same joke: “I think we’ll bivy here and go for the ...

Learning To Be Funny

Probably every other time my friend Lee and I came to the end of an approach hike at the base of a climb, dropped our backpacks and looked up, he cracked the same joke: “I think we’ll bivy here and go for the ...

Casa Gozu

Mimicking the folds in the mountainous backdrop, the Casa Gozu blends into the Colombian landscape with a palette of stone, metal, and wood. The home is comprised of two wings joined by a glazed walkway. ...

Twist Farmhouse

Designed by Tom Givone, an abstract addition makes the Twist Farmhouse a surrealist art piece. The original structure is a 1800s farmhouse sited in rural Pennsylvania. The project called for a complete ...

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 135

“Dogs, in general, are so resilient. They’re so much braver than we are. They take hell with such class.” —Lya Battle, whose sanctuary is home to more than 1,000 stray dogs (video) “For me, the most important ...

Palm Springs Desert House

Palm Spring is synonymous for its mid-century designs. Although it was built in the present, the Palm Springs Desert House still exudes what we love from the past. The home is guarded by an eight-foot concrete ...

Dragonfly Pavilion

Resting in a backyard garden, the Dragonfly Pavilion is inspired by the wings of its flying namesake. The rectangular structure serves as an outdoor space for a Hoboken townhouse, acting as a connector between ...

High Horse Ranch

Comprised of a main house and two guest cottages, the High Horse Ranch is a serene getaway in the mountains of Northern California. A winding, gravel road leads to the 64-acre compound. Sited on the edge of a ...

An Ode to Dads Who Shred

We bet many of you are lucky enough to have dads who introduced you to the mountains. We owe those men our passion for the outdoors and our ability to get after it. The folks over at Alterra agree, and they ...

The Worst Thursday, Part 1

A Note From Fatty: If you have ever carbo-loaded before a race, you should listen to the latest episode of The Leadville Podcast…even if you aren’t racing Leadville. If you have ever bonked during a race, you ...

63 Wall Street Speakeasy

Fitness centers, valets, swimming pools: high-rise living has its perks, but 63 Wall Street might have them all beat. Along with the usual list of luxury amenities, the complex also comes with its own ...

Living Tiny

Downsizing to live large By Leonie Sherman Ian Gillies and “The Biscuit” — his tiny home away from tiny home (Will Toft). WE’VE LIVED IN TINY SHELTERS for most of human history, but in modern times our ...

Whidbey Retreat

Sited in a grove of second growth cedar on an island in the state of Washington, the Whidbey Retreat is where a pair of artists get inspired. The property is made up of the main house, two artist studios, and ...

Casa Zicatela

Solid. Harsh. Unassuming. At least that's what Casa Zicatela is giving on the outside. But beyond its concrete barrier is an intricate network of stone staircases and open-air spaces. Located near the beach in ...

Paceline Podcast 114

After a brief hiatus, the Paceline is back in a slightly different format. Fatty has a new Leadville podcast he’s producing, and as one of only eight people to complete Leadville 20 times, there is arguably no ...

The Short Version

Yeah, I know: I’m 5′7″ so everything I write is a short version. Ha! But I think before I start writing stories, it might be worth a little (ha!) recap of the real reason I quit blogging, what’s going on, and ...

Swing House

Part restoration and part art installation, Mark de Jong's Swing House puts a whimsical touch on architectural design. From the street, the structure's vintage facade falls in line with the rest of its ...

Oh Hi There, I’m Back

First off, a question: have you missed me? It’s very very important to me that I was missed. Also, I’m really curious whether anyone checks back here anymore. I mean I do, but if you do too, why do you? Not ...

A45 House

At just 180 square feet, the A45 House proves that size really doesn't matter — as long as its masterfully designed. The tiny home is inspired by classic A-frame cabins but with a modern twist. The design ...

Propeller Factory Renovation

In the 1800s, the site was home to the Alexander Thomson & Sons Pattern Makers — a business specializing in propellers. Today, the factory has been converted into a modern Jersey City dwelling. The exterior of ...