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A partially dead Oak tree in a small village in France has been intrinsically carved to held not one, but two chapels inside!
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Home-Dzine - So many things! If you ever come across the opportunity to pick up a few pallets take a look at some of the ideas I have come across for recycling old pallets into furniture and other practical and decorative pieces.
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A Backpacking Gear Checklist, the Backpacking Checklist - 27-Pound, 7-Day Backpack - is a full three season, backcountry gear checklist configured for the Cascade Mountains.
The first time I heard about this, I didn't believe it! I had to try it in the back yard, and soon my whole neighborhood smelled like fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies. This is the ideal cooking method for someone who'd like to cook meals outdoors a...
If you're in search of an inspiring live work home - a forest book nook - try these digs on for size! The Scholar's Library in Olive Bridge, New York by local architecture firm Gluck & Partners is an unusual raised house plan surrounded by lush, leaf...
Hundreds of visitors flocked to a new, 420-square-foot cottage in West Berkeley to examine the tiny, sustainably designed "accessory home" as a possible wave of the future.
If you're limited on space and need to add a guest room to your house, this is the way to do it. Perhaps even if you just need a creative hideout to get away from your main workspace, then this is the space to have.
Free stairway calculator provided courtesy of GoPro Construction Solutions, developer of the Universal Stair Bracket.
The world's largest dye-sensitized solar cell has just made an appearance. These cells have a couple of major advantages over traditional solar cells: one, they're incredibly cheap, ...
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Meteora monasteries - Monastery of the Holy Trinity, Greece, photos of Greece, Greece pictures. The most beautiful and unique photos of the objects created by men - cities, monuments, buildings, and architectural objects. Pictures from the most int...
This is another solar water lens that is almost 30 inches in diameter and can burn through wood quickly. It delivers a very large powerful focal point that i...
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Most of these woodworking plans were drawn in , a free 3D CAD program downloadable from Google. For most plans, the SketchUp model is included, so you can check out different views of the projects and parts.
When I think of Texas nowhere in that thought is green grass, water or large trees. Talk about a skewed perception of the state.
Looking for a heightened camping experience? Try the on for size. Suspend the TreePee tent from a tree and let the gentle sway rock you to sleep. And, you'll sleep sounder knowing that you'll be safe from ground moisture and critters that slither. T...
Ward thought carefully about what electrical appliances he needs to run at his new home. It's important to do this before planning and purchasing your power system! He's a bachelor, but still wanted enough 'stuff' for a comfortable lifestyle. Here's ...
Paco is white 3m x 3m x 3m cube designed by Jo Nagasaka & Sschemata Architecture Office Ltd. It offers the minimum equipement to live on such a small space;
Hidden passages have a long history of appearing in fictional novels and films but an even richer past in reality dating back to Egyptian tombs passages for
Fortunately, theres an easy way to transform a cookie-cutter garage door into a one-of-a-kind showpiece.
These tent trailers offer an alternative to the traditional pop-up, acting as both utility trailers and tent trailers. These new campers are towable by most regular vehicles and they are small enough to fit inside your garage.
Twenty feet under the surface, the soil temperature reflects the average ambient air temperature during the year. In effect, the umbrella raises this constant temperature zone to the surface and allows the house to warm it further.
Find out how an award-winning Hong Kong architect has managed to squeeze 24 rooms - including a home cinema and ''spa'' - into 344 square feet of apartment s...
While solar would seem like the ideal solution, quite often this is not possible due to location and shading problems. Just such a situation arose when I decided to make our new gates automatic. There were just too many trees in the way for sol...
The pocket table is a redesign of the original, turn of the century, space saving table and benchs that conveniently seats 4 then folds up into a storage cabinet located on or in the wall. Several custom options to choose from will create a unique ye...
Owen Geiger's Spiral Earthbag House plan is featured here.
This article decsribes a cost effective Larsen Truss design for building a super-insulated home.
This 344 square foot Hong Kong apartment transforms into 24 different designs using sliding walls and fold-out shelves.
A house built on stilts in Bruqin to avoid paying taxes, which Palestinians must pay according to square footage on the ground.
If I like it and decide to continue, I'll pay just , and receive a full one-year subscription (9 issues in all), a savings off the newsstand price! If for any reason I decide not to continue, I'll ...
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Oikos offers information on energy efficiency and environmentally responsible building construction. The site includes green building news, a directory of 8,000 green building materials, and how-to articles and videos.
I've never owned a RV. I edited in one once at Derby. A nice 30 something footer the station rented and parked in someone's yard across the street from the Downs. Then there were the de...
Lofted Space-Saving Furniture for Bedroom Interiors
Set in a neo-classical Dyscadia, contemporary tourists reveal the frictions remaining within the 'peoples park' of modern Britain.
Solar power is a hot topic that makes sense, it's free energy once the hardware is paid for. I will show you a resource where you can get free solar panels.
Easy to make design for a small solar power generator,
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Ha Long Bay (Vietnamese: Vịnh Hạ Long, listen, literally: descending dragon bay; 下龍灣, Hán tự:下龍灣) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a popular travel destination, located in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. Administratively, the bay belongs to Hạ Lon...
is an that began construction in 1970 in central , 70 mi (110 km) north of , at an elevation of 3,732 feet (1,130 meters). Architect , using a concept he calls (a of and ), started the town to demonstrate how urban conditions could be improved wh...
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Tent camping has long been a favorite way to experience the natural wonders of the great outdoors. However, the novelty of sleeping on the ground-even with an air mattress-gets old quickly during extended trips. If you're an outdoorsman who spends we...
What do Ewoks and Julie Butterfly Hill have in common? They have discovered the ethereal magic of living up in a tree
Waterproof Standard sil-nylon rain fly is detachable; two large pockets underneath hammock bed designed to store gear; fully-zippered No-See-Um netting; 1700 lb. test polypropylene rope; no-tip design; built-in stuff bag system; anti-stress bungee co...
How to Make a Soda Can Camp Stove. The soda can stove is a popular choice for ultralight backpackers with a do-it-yourself spirit. Such stoves aren't very fuel efficient, but they weigh only a faction of a normal portable stove.The...
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Wildroots is a 30 Acre radical homestead with focus on experiential learning and living, practicing, developing and sharing primitive skills for rewilding and reconnection.
An anagram, as you all know, is a word of phrase made by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. The following are exceptionally clever. Someone out there either has way too much time to waste or is deadly at Scrabble.