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Public space and public values

Copenhagen-based architect Helle Søholt discusses why residents of cities are the center of her urban-planning projects.<p><b>Helle Søholt</b> is a founding …

Easy Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate desserts don't have to be complicated or involve many ingredients. For simple and fast recipes, try some of these easy chocolate desserts.

Passivhaus: Too Rigid and Inflexible for America?

Ettel House, Maschin Architectur<br>TreeHugger has written Forget Energy Star and LEED, The Real Standard for Green Building is Passivhaus, generally …

13 ridiculously good modern wall ideas

Alcoves, niches or built-in shelving; whatever you call it, we've found some great examples that are going to make you want to reach for a hammer and …

4 Bedroom Design Ideas From A Professional Stager

How you arrange the furniture in your room can make a night and day difference.<p>Between sleeping, reading and, quite simply, relaxing, it's likely you spend <i>a lot</i> of time in your bedroom. It makes sense, then, that you've also spent a significant amount of time turning it into your own personal oasis.<p>…

7 Backyard Landscaping Ideas That Will Entice You to Come Out of the House

Ah, the irony of having a backyard: Homeowners pine for a green patch of land to call their own, but once they've got it, they very rarely visit the place.<p>While outdoor living spaces topped the 2015 Home Design Trends survey by the American Institute of Architects, UCLA's " Life at Home in the …

Movable concrete micro-home can be installed in just 7 hours

Estonian firm Kodasema is developing a prefabricated concrete micro-home that can be assembled and installed on-site within just seven hours, then …

19 Ways to Organize Your Home in 5 Minutes or Less

Organize your space in no time at all with these mini projects.<p><b>Donate unused mugs.</b> Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>Sort your Tupperware.</b> Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and …

29 DIY Starbucks Recipes That Will Save You Tons Of Cash

Make your own "pink drink" right in your kitchen!

The Most Common Vegetable Gardening Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

You’d think you could just toss some fertilizer on your soil and let the plants do their thing, but taking proper care of your garden so that you …

How One Young Artist Makes Public Art for Free...and Makes a Living Too

Karen Anderson builds tiny doors in Atlanta for free. See how she handles the money angle.<p>Karen Anderson created one tiny door for her neighborhood …

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …