Latest Articles in Outdoor

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5 Hot Tubs We Love

We celebrate the magic of a good soak in nature with a look at our favorite hot tubs beneath the stars.
March 5, 2015
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A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario

A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
February 14, 2015
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Modern Chicken Coop Looks Like a Mini Avian Airstream

Architecture Reseach Office's 60-square-foot chicken coop streamlines a Hamptons backyard.
February 13, 2015
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7 Front Yards That Make you Want to Live Outside

Houses from Houston to Hamburg that feature verdant front yards prime for playing, lounging, and more.
February 3, 2015
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Recycled Outdoor Furniture from a Former Skateboard Park Company

Born in Minnesota out of a need to repurpose excess skate ramp material into outdoor furniture, Dwell on Design Los Angeles exhibitor Loll shares the latest creations they'll be bringing to the show floor.
January 16, 2015
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A Low-Maintenance Landscape for a Midcentury Denver Home

Working with a strict budget, a team from Three Sixty Design reimagines a Denver yard.
October 15, 2014
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Modular Backyard Playhouse in New Zealand

A New Zealand architect riffs on toy building blocks and Case Study houses for his children’s backyard fort.
July 14, 2014
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6 Sublimely Serene Outdoor Spaces

The call of the wild is impossible to resist in these six patios, backyards, and gardens that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
June 26, 2014
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8 Backyards We Love

Offering places to garden, play, recline, and contemplate the view, backyards have the power to redefine the homes with which they share a site.
April 28, 2014