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Tue, Aug 26, 2014 4:00 PM
Looking for a stronger and easier-to-maintain alternative to wood? Look no further than aluminum.
This modern patron saint of horticulture leaves behind not only her famous garden designs, but also a significant collection of rare books and manuscripts.
Boasting an assembly process that would 'make a Swedish furniture manufacturer blush,' Pop-Up House is a passive house tailored to the time-strapped and LEGO-obsessed.
Adios plastic flaps! High-tech and highly insulated, the Petwalk system not only prevents drafts but stops intruders, human or otherwise, from squeezing their way into your home.
Tyler Short's Penumbra shading and daylighting system doesn't just offer optimum protection from the sun throughout the day — it's also totally mesmerizing to watch in full undulating action.
Designed in collaboration with 19 city-dwelling designers from around the globe, the 2014 IKEA PS collection is big on the multifunctional, the moveable and the micro-apartment-friendly.
We hate to burst your bubble, but the rumored upside to a harsh winter isn't really true.
Representatives from SolarCity will now be a fixture at select Best Buy stores in a partnership that both companies believe will make residential solar more accessible to homeowners.
By keeping things compact, Matt Kirkpatrick and Katherine Bovee were able to splurge and have some fun (Japanese soaking tub, anyone?) when designing their boxy abode.
Although winter technically isn't done having her way with us yet, it's never too early to add a few park bench- and coffee table-ready home design books to your spring 'must read' list.
Making its debut at the Ideal Home Show in London, Blue Forest's Quiet Treehouse is outfitted with an array of features that drown out modern life's most irritating noises.
Sure to be hit with fairies, gnomes and green design lovers, Danielle Trofe's latest creation is a table lamp with a shade 'grown' from an innovative bio-material.
Influenced by TOMS Shoes, two Canadian entrepreneurs move way beyond espadrilles-based altruism with the launch of World Housing, a one-for-one real estate gifting model.
The developers of an office tower-turned-apartment complex near Downtown Los Angeles don't think you really need to own a car to live there. But if you do, it helps to own an EV.
Chances are, your neighbor's backyard isn't filled with tilapia. That is, of course, assuming you're not living next to Scott Henley, proprietor of an aquaponics farm in Pasandena.
Because excessive day drinking can inevitably lead to harrowing bathroom emergencies, a peer-to-peer bathroom rental app called AirPnP launches in the Big (P)Easy.
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