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Is it possible for a mountain retreat to both jut out of its hilltop home and blend in with the landscape at the same time? The recently completed Kumaon Hotel in the Indian Himalayas makes a pretty good fist of it, housing its guests in low-profile chalets and featuring a cantilevered dining room that stretches out over the valley as its crowning glory... Continue Reading Cantilevered mou
set within the scenic mountain panorama the project is an extension to the numerously awarded high-end restaurant 'wirtshaus steirereck'. The post deluxe mountain chalets with fantastic view across an austrian valley, by veireck appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the extremely lightweight structure takes its cues from the airplane industry while its aluminum coating allow it to ‘hide’ itself from unwanted visitors. The post smart, energy-efficient shelter transforms into shiny beacon on bulgaria’s vitosha mountain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Portland studio Skylab Architecture designed the triangular floor plan of this Colorado retreat to allow optimum views of the region's mountainous landscape. Read more
The high winds blow the snowflakes into my face, and the stinging feeling in my eyes forces me to look down as I continue to walk forward. I remove the snow that has gathered in the lens hood on my Nikon 200-500mm and, with my binoculars, I search the landscape in front of me.Nothing to see. Not a single mountain hare.I am in a total whiteout of blowing snow, and it's only because of the more cle
Nature and wildlife photographer Morten Hilmer sure does get around! Last week we joined him on a walk through the woods of his native Denmark and earlier this year we followed him as he photographed landscapes and wildlife in Norway. Now he's in Scotland and he's back to his wildlife ways. In Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands, Hilmer is pursuing photographs of mountain h
Driving a vehicle on ice usually means being careful and very slow so as not to slide or lose control. Things we completely threw out the window on a visit to Winter Park, Colorado, for the 2018 Rocky Mountain Redline Ice Driving Adventure, where we were lucky enough to drive a variety of vehicles on ice under the (loose) supervision of race drivers. Here's what ensued and how we escaped with
Professional wildlife photographer Mark Hamblin was recently on the hunt for mountain hares in Scotland. He takes us along on his wildlife photography journey with NatureTTL. Wildlife photography is always tricky for a number of reasons. You can't control your subject, for starters, and it can be difficult to track them. One nice thing about photographing many animals in snow is that you can
Researchers have discovered that Britain's highest mountain isn't in Britain. A recent cartographic survey by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has found that Mount Hope, at an elevation of 3,239 m (10,654 ft) above sea level, is not only the highest mountain in the British Antarctic Territory (BAT), but in any British territory. The survey, which incorporates new satellite data shows that M
When Canadian mountain biker Glen Dobson first wanted to take his young son out riding with him, he discovered that none of the existing child seats met his needs. That prompted Dobson and his wife, Ashley Howard, to create something known as the Mac Ride. The device has now hit the market, should you wish to take your own li'l shredder out on the trails...Continue Reading Mac Ride puts a tyk is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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