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Rural escapes for those yearning for a simpler existence, by the creators of the wildly popular Instagram account Cabin Porn. Created by a group of friends who preserve 55 acres of hidden forest in Upstate New York, Cabin Porn began as a scrapbook to collect inspiration for their building projects. As the collection grew, the site attracted a following, which is now a huge and obsessive audience. The site features photos of the most remarkable handmade homes in the backcountry of America and all over the world. It has had over 10 million unique visitors, with 450,000 followers on Instagram. Now Zach Klein, the creator of the site (and a co-founder of Vimeo) goes further into the most alluring images from the site and new getaways, including more interior photography and how-to advice for setting up a quiet place somewhere. With their idyllic settings, unique architecture, and cozy interiors, the Cabin Porn photographs are an invitation to slow down, take a deep breath, and feel the beauty and serenity that nature and simple construction can create.

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Zach Klein
Publisher : Little, Brown
Release Book : 2015-09-29
Download Book : 336 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780316344616


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Learn to make your own quiet place somewhere with this inspiring journey inside tranquil cabins and handmade homes, from the creators of the wildly popular Cabin Porn phenomenon. Cabin Porn began as an online project created by a group of friends to inspire their own homebuilding. It has grown into a global phenomenon, attracting thousands of submissions from fellow cabin builders and a passionate audience of millions interested in simple, efficient homes and the beauty of nature. Cabin Porn: Inside invites readers into these handmade homes to discover rooms of warmth and simplicity, connected by the universal desire to bring a simple building to life in harmony with the land around it. Each of these tranquil getaways is a lesson in living simply and joyfully. Here you will find hundreds of examples of what makes a cabin: the small details that enable their dwellers to live pleasantly and sustainably, as well as the mistakes and adaptations that reveal what builders must learn while creating their own homes. Perhaps most touching is the evidence that these homes have hosted charming and memorable evenings for the people who worked together to build them. Full of spellbinding spaces of warmth and ingenious simplicity, Cabin Porn: Inside is an invitation to the cabin of your dreams and to the serenity of a simpler life.

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Genre Book : Photography
Author Book : Freda Moon
Publisher : Voracious
Release Book : 2019-10-01
Download Book : 336 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780316423106


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Initially created by a group of friends as an online scrapbook, Cabin Porn became an international sensation following the publication of the first volume of photographs of hand-made homes in breath-taking natural landscapes around the world. This new book delves deeper into the best-loved homes featured on the blog over the last ten years, offering close-ups of the stunning architecture and interior design that make them truly remarkable. With more timeless photography and new design stories, Cabin Porn: Inside brings fresh inspiration for your quiet place somewhere.

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Author Book : Zach Klein
Publisher : Particular Books
Release Book : 2019-10-03
Download Book : 336 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0241388546


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Author Book : Zach Klein
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Release Book : 2020-07-28
Download Book : 24 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1419744712


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For dreamers of escaping to a cozy cabin in the great outdoors, Your Cabin in the Woods is a classic work that not only makes this a reality, but also imparts a deeper appreciation of nature and homebuilding. Author Conrad E. Meinecke has been writing about living the simply life in the wilderness for over 70 years with Your Cabin in the Woods and Cabin Craft and Outdoor Living. For the first time, these books are combined into a deluxe two-color vintage package. In prose both practical and inspirational, Meinecke details how to turn your cabin dream into a reality, such as choosing land, using tools, and the basics of construction. He provides hand-drawn floor plans for a variety of cabins, from a simple two-room to a more complex long house; the best way to build fireplaces, both indoors and out; and instructions for basic furniture, lighting, and other touches that make a cabin feel like home. Throughout are Meinecke's thoughts on ways to enjoy your new-found space, from hearty fireplace recipes to the types of wood for a perfect fire and the beauty found in birdsong. Instructional as it may be, the book's enduring appeal owes in large part to its warmly engaging tone and firm belief in the restorative power of nature and the satisfaction of hard work. He writes, "Take full enjoyment in the building. Take time out to rest. Most city folks seem always to rush things through. Why? Lay off until tomorrow. Take an afternoon nap. Stop the clock for the weekend. Get off to an early start in the cool of tomorrow morning. You may be crowded in your work in town, but this should be your rest cure, your recreating."

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Genre Book : House & Home
Author Book : Conrad E. Meinecke
Publisher : Black Dog & Leventhal
Release Book : 2016-09-06
Download Book : 288 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780316395496


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Author Book : Zach Klein
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Release Book : 2019-07-30
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ISBN-10 : 1419737198


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Modern Cabin turns a true icon on its head-radically redefining what a cabin can be. For those who've always wanted a woodsy retreat but want to create a softer environment footprint, Michelle Kodis has gathered twenty-two examples of mountain retreats that push the envelope of cabin architecture and lead the way for the cabin of the future. Architects are creating structures that showcase inspiring and innovative construction methods and materials-including prefab components, environmentally responsible and energy-efficient building techniques, and even "smart" house technology.

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Genre Book : House & Home
Author Book : Michelle Kodis
Publisher : Gibbs Smith
Release Book : 2011-03-01
Download Book : 192 Pages
ISBN-10 : 142362291X


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The co-authors of American Rustic share inspirations for rustic elegance in home design for those who love living well in wild places. This gorgeously photographed volume offers visions of refined cabin style by top designers, builders, architects, and artists. From Napa to Nashville and along the Rocky Mountain spine, each project reflects the ways we live, and play, in nature. Whether a bison ranch, a log fishing cabin, a stone guest house, a lakeside retreat, a ski chalet, or a wine country barn, each home exhibits whimsical, playful, comfortable, and welcoming interiors and architecture—always inspired by the land. The homes curated in Cabin Style represent a fresh look at the genre, from traditional to transitional to modern. Interviews with architects, designers, builders and owners illuminate both the backstory and the creative process. Photographer Audrey Hall and writer Chase Reynolds Ewald have collaborated on five books, with their book American Rustic being named one of Best Home Design Books of 2015 by Architectural Digest.

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Genre Book : House & Home
Author Book : Chase Reynolds Ewald
Publisher : Gibbs Smith
Release Book : 2019-08-06
Download Book : 337 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781423652472


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How can we think more deeply about our travels? This was the question that inspired Emily Thomas' journey into the philosophy of travel. Part philosophical ramble, part travelogue, The Meaning of Travel begins in the Age of Discovery, when philosophers first started taking travel seriously. It meanders forward to consider Montaigne on otherness, John Locke on cannibals, and Henry Thoreau on wilderness. On our travels with Thomas, we discover the dark side of maps, how the philosophy of space fuelled mountain tourism, and why you should wash underwear in woodland cabins... We also confront profound issues, such as the ethics of 'doom tourism' (travel to 'doomed' glaciers and coral reefs), and the effect of space travel on human significance in a leviathan universe. The first ever exploration of the places where history and philosophy meet, this book will reshape your understanding of travel.

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Genre Book : Literary Criticism
Author Book : Emily Thomas
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Book : 2020-02-13
Download Book : 256 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780198835400