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Fri, Nov 28, 2014 12:00 PM
Why settle for plain and ugly concrete when there are so many ways to spruce it up?
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.
To take the sting out of buying a fancy new washing machine, a Dutch startup is providing subscribers with 'borrowed' Miele units at a monthly usage-based rate.
Looking to add cucumbers to your garden? These easy tips and guidelines could have you knee-deep in cucumbers in as little as 2 months.
Employees at Desjardins Group headquarters in Quebec can breathe easier (and have something gorgeous to gawk at during lunch) thanks to a new 15-story vertical garden.
Choose what you'll grow in your hummus garden by deciding which fresh vegetables (and fruits) you want to flavor your dip with.
Banishing roaches from your home without toxic chemicals can be time-consuming, but the results will be well worth the effort.
With college grad gifting season upon us, a handful of unique household accessories to complement that stack of Bed Bath & Beyond 20 percent off coupons.
Getting these mushrooms started in your garden isn't difficult at all. You'll need a log, a shady spot and some patience.
Starting a compost pile isn't difficult, and doing so helps to dispose of waste in environmentally friendly and useful ways.
In memory of his late wife, a farmer has spent 35 years planting and nurturing a guitar-shaped forest in Argentina.
GM teams up with an urban farming nonprofit to construct a shipping container abode that incorporates scrap materials collected from the auto manufacturer's production facilities.
Mies van der Rohe's modernist jewel box needs saving from an ill-behaved river. Will placing the home atop a hydraulic system spare it from flooding while maintaining its historic cred?
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