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Fri, Nov 21, 2014 8:30 AM
Longwood Gardens is singled out by online voters in America's Best Restroom Contest as having the country's top potties.
Formed by two wood-clad shipping containers, Skit 2014 is the ideal living arrangement for eremitic types who don't mind ladders and composting toilets.
At long last, the designer's smart, space-saving folding chairs that double as clothes hangers go into production as part of the just-launched Umbra Shift collection.
The Parsons New School for Design and Areaware partner for a student product design competition that explores the intersection of impulse shopping with charitable giving.
Once you've spent some time inside the terrifically tricked-out Gizmodo Home of the Future, you may not want to step back out onto the street of the present.
A rice farmer in Southern India is claiming yields 4 times the average, while using less fertilizer than conventional farmers.
If you can get past the somewhat distressing promo video, you'll enjoy Petomato's novel take on growing fresh veggies with little space and recycled materials.
Forgot to turn off the lights? Tired of always adjusting the theromstat? The automated home has you covered.
Futuristic design meets urban gardening with this curious flat-pack greenhouse kit that harnesses seaweed-extracted agar-agar gel as a growing medium.
MoMA partners with Kickstarter to showcase a selection of crowdfunded design goodies ranging from Instagram slide show projectors to recycled paper pulp flash drives.
In the Swedish town of Älmhult, the home goods behemoth plans to open a tourist-snaring museum housed in the same building that was once home to the very first IKEA store.
If you love plants and want to share that knowledge with the community, this might be the perfect volunteer role for you.
A Hungarian 'designer concrete' firm thinks we should be drinking rainwater — and they've created some remarkable technology to help us go about doing it.
Earthen pizza ovens, elevated chicken coops and a 10-person outdoor bathtub — welcome to a primitive homestead driven by collaboration and old-school carpentry skills.
For the germ-skittish, there's nothing quite as mortifying as the act of touching a toilet handle. With a retrofit kit from Kohler, that dreaded touch is replaced with a simple wave.
With perfectly good dwellings being demolished and replaced every 30 years on average, you could say that home ownership in Japan is a decidedly unsentimental affair.
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