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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 …

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Home in an Hour

<b>Your task list:</b><p><b>Total: 30 minutes</b><p><i>Want to bookmark this for future reference? Pin or download our cleaning cheat sheet.</i>

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, …

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 …

Ivory Coast

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 …

Residential properties for sale:

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 …

Architizer

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

(Image credit: Vipp)<p>When most people think of a prefab home, they probably imagine a trailer — not exactly the height of style. But Danish design …

Prefab Homes

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

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>2017 is promising to be an exciting year.<p>Batiik Studio fashions a minimalist black box that integrates the bedroom, bathroom, and storage to save space in this …

Small Spaces

Architizer

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

Home ownership, luxury, downsizing, adventure—no matter what you're looking for, this travel trailer can be all that, and more.<p>Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've always been...<p>Weighing just 3,400 pounds, Airstream's …

San Francisco

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.