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Finca Aguy Retreat

Designed by MAPA Architects, this 115-square-metre prefabricated house is nestled into a picturesque Uruguayan olive grove surrounded by rolling hills. The minimal retreat has minimal impact on the landscape, it sits over a series of stone walls, and consists of two 12.5-metre (41-foot) long modules. The exterior and the interior are line...read more

Feiticeira House

The Ilhabela Archipelago in Brazil, is one of the most sought-after getaway destinations for Brazilians, its has beautiful beaches, waterfalls and an unspoiled Atlantic rainforest. Located in a privileged terrain by the sea, the spectacular Feiticeira House by HUS Arquitetos features several volumes with different floor levels built along a dramati...read more

Gold Coast Home

Australia´s notorious Gold Coast is known for its long sandy beaches, surfing spots and an elaborate system of inland canals and waterways. Albatross Avenue is characterized by the engagement with the coast and the beach. Designed by Studio Workshop, 8 Albatross is a unique three-storey side-by-side duplex residence with an east-facing aspect towar...read more

Project O Cabin

Finnish designers Aleksi Hautamaki and Milla Selkimaki purchased a 5-acre island two years ago, on the edge of the Archipelago National Park in Finland, and have since built this self-sufficient summer house that includes a sauna, a guesthouse and a workshop. Named Project O (after the Swedish word for island), it features two cabins on the site, t...read more

Elemental House

Designed by Ben Callery Architects, this self-sufficient retreat in Australia captures the spirit of what it means to live off-grid. Located an hour north of Melbourne, the Elemental House has a 10-metre-by-10-metre footprint and simple layout, with space for one bedroom, one bathroom and one living room with an open plan kitchen. Perched on a hill...read more

Abodu Backyard Home

The Abodu Backyard Home is the result of a collaboration by the UK based Koto Designs with San Francisco-based Abodu. Aimed for the US market, this beautifully designed prefab house is minimal looking, with a Nordic twist and around 500 square-feet of liveable space in which you get a bedroom, a kitchen, a bathroom and a mandatory living room too t...read more

Skyscape Rooftop House

In hyper-dense cities, rooftops are the new untapped real estate. This impressive minimalist dwelling is built on the rooftop of a five-story apartment building in Bangkok, Thailand. The rooftop was previously only used to store water tanks, leaving an expanse of empty space for WARchitect to work their magic and build an ultra-modern home that eme...read more

Wikkelhouse

Wikkelhouse aims to help solving housing problems through innovative building techniques, developped by an Amsterdam based company called Fiction Factory. These units are made from cardboard based material (built from 24 layers of top-quality cardboard wound around a rotating house-shaped mould) that has a special treatment foil on the outside and ...read more

Naturecruiser Houseboat

If you love the idea of living on the water, you need to check out this modern houseboat. Developed by Dutch architectural firm +31Architects, the 15-meter (49-ft) Naturecruiser Houseboat is equipped with a hybrid electric engine, and features a compact floor plan that can host up to eight guests when cruising or 16 guests when moored. The minimali...read more

MH House

Designed by Brazilian studio Jacobsen Arquitetura, this gorgeous beach house project is located on the coast of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The house features a metallic structure and materials such as charred wood in the facades, sawed granites on the floors and natural wood in the linings, creating a palette of colors and textures that coexist perfectly w...read more

In The Dunes House

US firm Caleb Johnson Studio have transformed a traditional coastal home in Maine into a modern sanctuary. Occuping a beachfront site overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the airy cedar-clad coastal dwelling sits atop timber stilts, allowing the landscape to flow under the house. The home has two simple gabled structures that connect via a central stair...read more

Cove House

Australia´s beautiful Gold Coast has become known for its incredible array of architecture, with an eclectic collection of one-of-a-kind homes that dot the incredible coastline. Cove House by Justin Humphrey Architect, is a robust yet elegant new residence in a waterside suburb south of Brisbane, the main feature is a spatial interplay between inte...read more

Casa Picasso

The word small may be relative, a small house has an awful lot of benefits, from less clutter to the possibility of splurging on higher-quality items you really love. Less space and less stuff also means less cleaning, repairs, and a lighter mental load of household chores. Casa Picasso is a stunning piece of architecture which really makes the mos...read more

Ayfraym DIY Cabin

Ayfraym is a new creation by Everywhere Travel Co. These guys are notorious for their transportable homes but now they want to make it easier for you to build your own, selling you the plans to a neat 1,574-square-foot cabin. It uses a construction kit that includes everything you’ll need, really everything, from the simple hammer, to a door knob, ...read more

LP House Formentera

Formentera is a small beautiful island in the Balearics, famous for its sea, its beaches of fine white sand and for having been the destination in the 1960s for many hippies who found unspoiled nature and an easy way of life. It is there that we find this magnificent retreat designed by Pierluigi Molteni. The LP House is located in a position of gr...read more

La Jolla House

Designed by The Brown Studio, this spectacular house is located in La Jolla, California, high above on a flat cul-de-sac lot with 180 degree ocean views. Inspired by Scandinavian farmhouses, the single-storey house has been designed with simple forms, clean lines and mid-century modern aesthetic. It features open plan social areas with sliding glas...read more

Casa Z

This masterclass in contemporary architecture was developed by Zozaya Arquitectos and is located in the Mexican beach town of Zihuatanejo. Named Casa Z, the stunning beach home is set on a steep slope with breathtaking views over the Pacific Ocean. Covered in natural stone and bamboo, the 470-square-meter home features beautiful wooden furniture an...read more
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Editors Pick

EDC October 2019

In this month´s roundup series of EDC (Everyday Carry), we pick some items that are carried on a consistent basis to assist you in dealing with normal everyday needs of modern society, including possible emergency situations. Every guy could use a little more gear in his pockets, so this month we have rounded up the ultimate guide to EDC essentials for the modern and discerning gentleman. Produc...
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October 2019 Editors Picks

Find one-of-a-kind gifts and discover new trends with our Editors Picks. Our team of editors run you through this month’s must-have, must-know and must-see gear. We are constantly on the prowl for the coolest stuff, travel essentials for life on the road, new smooth and stylish fashion pieces, new adventure ready gear, new tech stuff and accessories for your everyday carry. Here are a just few of our favorites for this month. Product details below....
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November 2019 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 de...