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Current Obsessions: Understated Appeal

This week we’ve been inspired by an understated palette, strong architectural, lines, and enduring materials. Read on to learn more of our latest …

Architecture

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Home in an Hour

Have you ever gotten the “I’ll be at your place in 30 minutes” text when meanwhile your home is in a complete state of disarray? Us, too. We know all …

Bijan property on Rodeo Drive sells for $19,000 a square foot

The demand for $5,000 handbags and $25,000 suits is slipping amid global turmoil.<p>But enthusiasm for real estate on Rodeo Drive, where such high-end goods are sold, isn't hurting. Instead it's setting records.<p>The parent company of Louis Vuitton recently paid $122 million, or $19,405 a square foot, …

Real Estate

10 Landscaping Ideas For Using Stepping Stones In Your Garden

Proper pathways in and around backyards and entry ways are a great way to make sure that your yard stays green and lush while still allowing people …

Home buyers in outer Sydney warned by experts to be 'very cautious'

The high number of houses for sale in Sydney’s outer suburbs could depress prices, and buyers and sellers need to exercise caution, experts …

3 Solid Ways To Demonstrate Value Without Being A Salesperson

Being in an industry where the vast majority of professionals flounder for months if not years, it can often be discouraging for new agents to …

Moshe Safdie completes Singapore Sky Habitat featuring aerial "streets" and gardens

Moshe Safdie's firm has completed its Sky Habitat project in Singapore – a pair of balcony-covered housing towers linked by three aerial walkways (+ …

19 of the most bizarre buildings around the world

Buildings have gone from using lava as clay for walls to having the ability to electronically rotate to change up the view from the windows.<p>While architectural possibilities have grown to a whole new level, buildings are becoming more and more advanced — and more wacky.<p>Ahead, 19 odd buildings that …

Carvalho Araújo nestles timber and board-marked concrete residence into Portuguese valley

A strip of glazing separates the blocks of textured concrete and timber that make up this house designed by architecture studio Carvalho Araújo …

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Retractable sunscreen sheaths glazed cantilever at Ventus House

A sliding screen can reveal or conceal a glass office that cantilevers from the concave face of this concept house by American studio Fixd …

Tidy Japanese home mimics the greenhouse effect to keep warm

The two-storey House in Shinkawa was deliberately designed to make it hard to distinguish the interior from the exterior. Japanese architect …

Architecture

17 housing markets where it's smarter to buy than rent

While the home ownership rate in the US has sunk to an almost 30-year low, in some parts of the country it's actually cheaper to buy a house than rent.<p>Real-estate research firm RealtyTrac analyzed data from 504 counties in larger housing markets around the US and found that buying was cheaper in …

Real Estate

Mount Etna erupted on Dec. 3 in spectacular fashion, unleashing plumes of hot matter as high as two miles into the Italian sky. The eruption only lasted 50 minutes, covering the surrounding villages of Linguaglossa, Francavilla di Sicilia, Milazzo, Messina, and Reggio Calabria in ashes. Mount Etna had been dormant for two years. Photograph by Marco Restivo Barcroft Media/Landov.

The world's most beautiful airport control towers

Lead Generation For Agents On Periscope & Instagram

It is so easy to find another fun, glitzy, shiny tool, app or <b>gadget in the world of real estate</b> technology. Giving an already really distracted …

These photos of cities from 10,000 feet in the air are so glorious

Magical. Vincent LaForet’s stunning photo series of cities all over the world at 10,000 feet are exactly just that: magical. It lets you see cities …

Daily Hive

How would you like to buy a $2 million house on West 13th Avenue and Blanca Street for as low as $10,500?<p>The property could be yours for the low, low …

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Modern Architecture

Kew mansion bought for $9.4m to be demolished

The Chinese investor who late last year paid a bullish $9.4 million for one of Kew’s highest profile historic homes has won permission to replace it …

The suburbs where you can’t buy a house for under $1 million

Owning a dream home is falling further out of reach, and home buyers in a clutch of Melbourne pockets will need very deep pockets.<p>The hardest suburb …

This Might be the Most Beautiful Prefab Home We've Ever Seen

When most people think of a prefab home, they probably imagine a trailer — not exactly the height of style. But Danish design company Vipp, also …

Articles about 8 solutions tiny kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

What’s the secret to successfully wedging a kitchen into a 258-square-foot apartment? A visual balancing act.<p>Batiik Studio fashions a minimalist black box that integrates the bedroom, bathroom, and storage to save space in this small...<p>In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, …

Interior Design

Articles about travel ready trailer may look small it can sleep six on Dwell.com - Dwell

Few things capture the spirit of intrepid road-tripping and outdoor adventuring better than trailers and campervans.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment …

New York Times

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

Flint, Stone and Pebbles: 7 Buildings That Marry Traditional Materials With Modern Forms

Crushed stone and flint have been used as a building material for centuries and are usually associated with classical architecture and 18th-century revivalism. Flint cobbles were often used in combination with limestone and brick during the Victorian era, mostly in cottages, churches, …