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Deture Culsign designed a sustainable treehouse suite shaped with bamboo materials in Mexico

<b>Deture Culsign designed a new eco-friendly treehouse suite in Mexico by using bamboo and local materials, which offers a new eco-home for travellers</b> …

Architecture

7 habits to make sure your home is always clean

Keeping a house looking and feeling fresh and clean is sometimes a challenge, especially in a busy household that doesn't always freely offer a lot …

Cleaning

Spring forward: 4 housing market predictions from residential experts

Spring is here, and that means eager buyers are out in full force trying to make a deal for the perfect home. While each season brings new challenges …

5 Mid-Century Modern Touches You'll Want in Your Home Immediately

The bloggers behind the One Room Challenge are giving us serious style envy.<p>The beauty of mid-century modern style is that it's simple, which means it has the ability to seamlessly blend in with a variety of trends and designs. That's why we weren't surprised when several of the bloggers …

Steel Buildings in Modern Architecture from Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, and Daniel Libeskind Photos

Architecture

DIY Outdoor Cooker: How to Build a Clay-Pot Smoker - DIY

If the thought of smoking meat and fish conjures up images of heaps of hardwood, a large smokehouse, and a big investment of time and cash, think …

Energy News Roundup: Solar Cell Efficiency Up -- Gas, Coal, & Oil Down

<b>Published on</b> April 18th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>20<p>Energy News Roundup: Solar Cell Efficiency Up — Gas, Coal, & Oil Down<p>April 18th, 2016 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>It’s …

The tiny solar-powered hemp home with a green roof

We've seen tiny and modular homes, and we've seen net-zero energy homes with a green roof, but we've never seen all of these sustainable design …

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

Time Management

Nikola Tesla's personal philosophies and unique lifestyle helped to shape his greatness.

<b>Nikola Tesla</b> is remembered as a brilliant, world-changing inventor who famously developed the Tesla coil, the alternating current electrical system, …

VIDEO: Why Your Computer Charger Gets So Hot

The nation's power grid pulses with a certain type of electricity: AC power. But our computers and other gadgets crave a different kind of current: DC. The battle of AC versus DC and Nikola Tesla versus Thomas Edison still matters today.<p>For a little more context after you watch the video above, …

Opinion: The smart money is going green

Last month, the world reached a landmark agreement on climate change in Paris. This week, business leaders gathered in Davos for the World Economic Forum need to start breathing life into that deal.<p>The Paris Agreement delivered a clear and credible signal that the world economy is moving in a …

Climate

New Year's Resolution: Getting Fit in Philadelphia! | Philadelphia

New Year’s Resolution: Getting Fit in Philadelphia<p>If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit, Philadelphia offers any number of wonderful options to …

Snowy Forecast Has Area Singles Looking For A 'Blizzard Buddy'

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —</i> Area singles are scrambling for more than eggs, bread, and milk in preparation for this weekend’s snow storm. Some are looking …

The seven golden rules of buy-to-let: How rental property can still be a good investment if you do it properly

• <b>Decide on students, young professionals or families with children as preferred tenants</b>• <b><br>The vast majority of tenants want one or two bedrooms</b> …

Charlie Sheen continues real estate shake-up, lists Sherman Oaks estate

Charlie Sheen has put a home in Sherman Oaks’ Mulholland Estates community on the market for $6.099 million.<p>The listing comes roughly one month after the actor sold another home in the same guard-gated enclave for $6.6 million in an off-market transaction.<p>Backing a hillside on close to an acre, the …

Real Estate

U.S. existing home sales surge a record 14.7 percent

The National Association of Realtors said on Friday existing home sales jumped a record 14.7 percent to an annual rate of 5.46 million units, after being temporarily held back by the introduction of new mortgage disclosure rules, which had caused delays in the closing of contracts in November.<p>Sales …

ABC: The Art of Blending Coffee

Inside the Starbucks® cupping room<p>Blending world-class coffees together opens the door to create flavors and experiences unlike anything else. Andrew …

Coffee

RESTAURANT PORN | This Japanese Rooftop Beer Garden In Brooklyn Belongs In Yaletown

(via) Located high above the Aloft and Sheraton Hotels in Brooklyn is Kimoto, a Japanese-themed rooftop beer garden design by Isometric Studio. From …

5 Tips to Make Your Small Kitchen Feel Large

<i>By Miranda Agee for Architectural Digest.</i><p>(photo: Patrick Cline)<p>New York-based interior designer Jenny Wolf is known for refined interiors that have relaxing qualities and offer a sense of calm in the bustling city. When involved in a full renovation, Wolf often finds that she is tasked with …

yourmodernproperties.com

archatlas: 4Treehouse Lukasz Kos This levitating structure resides comfortably above the forest floor in Lake Muskoka, Ontario, a product of Lukasz Kos, a Toronto-based designer and cofounder of the architecture firm Testroom. At the base of the tree, a staircase rolls on casters upon two stone slabs, allowing occupants to enter and exit regardless of how much the tree house may be swaying or rocking 
in the wind. And yes, it is most definitely from the future.“ Images via + via + via text via (via archatlas)

Superman Star Donates His Frank Lloyd Wright Home to Charity - Los Angeles Magazine

Jack Larson’s Brentwood home goes to auction next month<p>Jack Larson, the actor who played Jimmy Olsen on the 1950s <i>Adventures of</i> <i>Superman</i> TV series, is …

25 Things To Get Rid Of In 2016

The real cleansing starts now.<p>Less stuff means more happiness, according to LifeEdited founder Graham Hill. And apparently, interior designers agree.<p>We reached out to a handful of home experts, including Sara Story, Robert Couturier, Jeremiah Goodman, Nick Olsen, and David Rockwell, among others, …

Minimalism

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

2016 Predictions - Mortgage Rates & Home Sales Rising with Refinancing Dropping

Over at CoreLogic.com there is a lot of analysis of the housing and mortgage markets, including foreclosure information. Recently CoreLogic released their report 2016 Housing and Mortgage Rates Forecast.<p>They report that expectations for 2016 show that the Fed will probably raise short term interest …

16 Ideas How To Create Classy Rooftop Gardens That Are A Treat For The Eyes

Nourishing your love for gardening may prove to a little difficult in an environment without backyard. But there are also some possible alternative …

Groovy green-roofed swimming pool in Paris embraces Feng Shui

If you’re looking for a beautiful and calming place to do your morning laps, you’ll love this Feng Shui-inspired swimming pool in Paris. Local …

Swimming Pools