stuff we drool about

Forest House

The Forest House is a spectacular family retreat in Northern California. Nestled among tall trees in a forested hill area, the unique house features nine separate structures connected to each other, it comprises a cluster of tent cabins, three sleeping quarters and a living-dining commons, rising into the forest canopy on stilts and linked by wood ...read more

House Terra

Brazil has a natural beauty unlike anywhere else in the world. This stunning property was designed by Bernardes Architecture, and is set on a breathtaking mountainous district near Rio de Janeiro. Named House Terra, the 1,000-square-metre residence is situated on top of a hill to ensure its living areas enjoy the best views of the surrounding count...read more

Portage Bay House

Developed by Heliotrope Architects, this stunning loft-like house was designed for a bachelor who values privacy. It sits on the waterfront in Seattle, Washington, and is fronted by an unassuming entryway marked only by a garage and wood front door. Protective shells of zinc and aluminum on the exterior echo the maritime industrial sheds littered t...read more

Nolan House

Located in Melbourne, Australia, the spectacular Nolan House is a project by Coy Yiontis Architects whom have created a beautiful light filled open space. The original heritage home is broken then reunified by the introduction of 3 courtyards of varying sizes allowing complete transparency across the site. The inside and outside of the house are me...read more

Silver Bird House

The spectacular Casa Pájaro de Plata (which translates to "Silver Bird House”) is a gorgeous house nestled amidst the Costa Rican jungle with stunning panoramic views of its lush natural surroundings. The private retreat was designed by Architect John Osborne of OS Arquitectura, and features distinctive, dynamic shapes to resemble a bird in flight....read more

Valdes Island Shack

This ultra cool and off-grid log cabin sits on a hillside on Canada’s Valdes Island, a small piece of land with just 9 square miles located in the British Columbia Gulf Islands. The unique retreat was built by Burnkit founder Josh Dunford and was designed to be self sustainable using solar power and rainwater collection systems, it also has modern ...read more

Cape Schanck House

The Cape Schanck House is a unique and adventurous project by Melbourne-based architecture studio Jackson Clements Burrows. The 4,300 square-foot contemporary house is as dramatic as the surrounding landscape of Cape Schanck, in Victoria Australia. The visually stunning bi-level residence sits on a high dune amongst dense coastal ti-tree shrub with...read more

Pluspuu Log Houses

Pluspuu offers a wide array of high end and modern tech log houses, that you may choose for holidays or a permanent housing. The Finnish based company use real clean technology that ensures sustainability and is Eco-conscious. They use a Finnish company that has over 40 years of experience to build their designs ensuring high quality and real therm...read more

North Bondi Residence

This stunning residence is located in North Bondi, a coastal, eastern suburb of Sydney, Australia. Developed by the CplusC Architectural Workshop, the 200-square-metre house was designed both for easy entertaining and private family time. The screened wall surrounding the home is made up of a wood grid with windows and perforated metal panels, prov...read more

Datum House

Developed by Melbourne-based architecture and design firm Figr, the Datum House is a unique family home with a clever design that integrates smoothly into its neighbourhood. The modern dwelling has ample sunlight, ventilation, and views to the grassy outdoors. A central courtyard breaks up the long structure into two volumes, providing sunlight and...read more

El Mirador House

Developed by CC Arquitectos, the spectacular El Mirador House in Mexico is a recreational space that seeks to maximize the location and orientation of the site to provide the user with a significant view of the beautiful lake in the region. It was designed based on respecting the forest where it is located, anchored to its topography and reducing i...read more

That House

"That House" is an award wining project by Australia´s Austin Maynard Architects. Located in a neighborhood in Melbourne, the unique house is formed by three large glass-ended boxes that open out to an expansive garden, as well as a series of courtyards and terraces. When the family need more privacy, blinds can be used to cover the glazing. T...read more

Pearl Beach House

Resting ever so quietly and poetically on a bush block in the idyllic coastal suburb of Pearl Beach (North of Sydney in Australia), is a classic 1960s beach house that’s about as perfect as any you’ll find. The Mid-Century style retreat was designed in 1963 by architect Brian Mazlin and carefully restored by TFAD design in 2010, it is beautifully u...read more

Car Park House

The spectacular "Car Park House" is a private residence designed by Anonymous Architects, with impressive views of Los Angeles, California. The daring architecture concept was born from the crazy idea of literally driving your car on the roof of your house. The contemporary house sits on a very steep down-slope from the street, and is designed to f...read more

Black & White Mews

Located in London´s exclusive Primrose Hill area, lays this stunning mews property renovated by Threefold Architects. The key aspect of the brief was to maximise the existing floor area and natural light throughout. This was achieved by placing the key open plan living space on the second floor with a private terrace to provide outdoor space and se...read more

San Francisco Houseboat

Anchored in a small canal on Mission Creek in San Francisco, California, lays this beautiful modern contemporary floating home designed by Robert Nebolon Architects. Envisioned by a pair of adventurous first-time homeowners, the 2,100-square-foot floating house was built in a Sausalito boatyard, and then towed across the San Francisco Bay safely to...read more

Minimod Portable Shelter

The Minimod is a primitive refuge with a modern twist. The Minimod system is composed of modules identical in size but with different functions and purposes to create infinite solutions, limited only by your imagination. Each module measures 27 sq m (290 sq ft), and comprises a lightweight steel frame enclosed by plywood and glass. Each customer ca...read more
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Editors Pick

June 2017 Finds On Huckberry

Once again we have teamed up with our good friends at Huckberry to update our custom, curated BTS Shop. We have picked the most exciting fresh deals this month, with some great opportunities to get your hands on the coolest apparel and travel gear for an active lifestyle and outdoor adventures. Check out our new curated list of some of the coolest products and deal...
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June 2017 Finds On Amazon

Once again we are here to help you find the best products on Amazon. This month of June we have found some more cool, beautiful and functional products buried deep in Amazon´s massive catalog. We showcase a list of products that caught our attention, either for their great discount price, for their great customer ratings, or simply because they are pretty goddamn awesome. Product details below....
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Shoulderpod Modular Smartphone Rig

Shoulderpod is a high-quality phone rig that will make your footage look silky smooth, it is ideal for mobile journalists and videographers. The lego-like modular system allows users to build exactly the rig they need for a specific project, letting you fit a variety of video accessories, like microphones, lights or additional cameras. Use it as a basic tripod mount for your smartphone or expand it up to a pr...