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Fri, Jan 30, 2015 9:00 AM
The exquisite patterns and textures of the decayed buildings serve as a sober reminder that 'everything is impermanent.'
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.
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.
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