Donna Berglin

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Online Revit Courses for Beginners and Experts

As one of the most-used BIM software products around the world, there are a large number of tutorials and online courses that help us to get started …

Learning

45 Construction Terms & Concepts All Architects Should Know

For most recent graduates, it quickly becomes evident that what you learn in architecture school is not necessarily enough to become a confident …

Architecture

The Exact Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workout That Left My Abs Sore For Days

Anyone who knows me or follows me on Instagram knows I'm a fiend for kettlebells. I love the versatility of this fitness tool, and I especially love that you can mix it up with other kinds of workouts for a comprehensive sweat session.<p>I recently had the chance to work out with Francheska Martinez, …

Workouts

Learn About Open Floor Plans Via These 6 Iconic Residences

Le Corbusier's "Five Points of Architecture" functioned in the twentieth century as the go-to guide for architectural production; it is also a …

Architecture

Do You Really Need Cable TV?

Services such as Sling TV and Hulu With Live TV aren’t like Netflix, where users watch individual shows or movies. Instead, these cable-replacement …

Sling TV

10 Easy Pieces: All-in-One Entryway Stations

Above: From Noodles, Noodles, & Noodles Corp. in Germany, the Wall Coat Rack comes in white or black metal with five coordinating S-hooks to hang off …

Black Metal

Katie Holmes Takes on the City of Light at Dior’s Haute Couture Show

The couture collections are currently taking place in Paris and one of the season’s most celebrated guests is Katie Holmes. The actress took in Christian Dior’s haute wares, and, while sightseeing and shopping with daughter Suri, was all about the fanciful frocks and elegant details.<p>Above, Holmes …

Katie Holmes

A Japanese Home Designed For Closeness

In Toyota, Japan, Katsutoshi Sasaki and Associates has designed a black-wash wooden house whose narrow width serves to bring those living inside …

Architecture

Christine and the Queens Announces New Album Chris, Shares Song and Video

Christine and the Queens—the synth-pop project of French musician Héloïse Letissier—is back with a new album. The LP is called <i>Chris</i> and it’s due out September 21 via Because Music. Today, she’s shared two versions of a song from the LP: “Doesn’t Matter” and the French version, “Doesn’t Matter …

New Albums

Fatmap Is Like Google Earth (on Steroids) for Hikers

Not long ago, my girlfriend and I set out for a 20-mile mountain bike ride in the Gila National Forest, in southern New Mexico. We had plenty of food and water, but we were armed with only vague directions and a mimeographed trail map from a local bike shop. The ride is remote but …

Google Earth

I Tried This Breathing Trick To Fall Asleep — Here's What Happened

After a few restless nights without sleep this week (and having tried everything from meditation to yoga), I was ready to do almost anything to get a …

Northwestern University

No Lie: These 7 Indoor Plants for Low-Light Actually Thrive in Darkness

<b>Not everyone has the luxury of living in a space that basks in natural light. When I first visited my East Village apartment, for instance, it was a</b> …

Plants

What is the American Dream Home in 2018?

A recent survey done by Chicago-based digital marketing firm Digital Third Coast asked 2,000 current or prospective homeowners for their feedback on …

Digital Marketing

6 Scandinavian Design Blogs to Transform Your Home Into a Minimalist's Haven

In many ways, Scandinavian design has influenced how we decorate around the world. From iconic Danish designers to the minimalist influences and the …

The Best Men’s Thru-Hiking Gear of 2018

Ditching weight means going farther faster.<p>NW Alpine Eyebright Jacket ($599)<p>Reaping the benefits of Dyneema’s legendary strength-to-weight ratio, the Eyebright is 30 percent lighter than other jackets we tested. After a year of roughing it up, it has yet to show any signs of wear.<p>Buy Now<p>Snow Peak …

These Women Take Camp Cooking to a Whole New Level

This group of outdoor enthusiasts gathers throughout the year for camping, food and fun. Their secret to delicious campfire food? A dutch oven! Watch …

48 Life-Changing Products On Amazon That Work So Well Reviewers Say They Deserve 6 Stars

I love reading searingly honest product reviews. I know that sounds odd, but there's something gratifying when someone just tells it like it is, …

The Tiny, Essential Google Tricks for Way Better Search Results

Are you using Google effectively as possible? If you’re just entering words into the search field without using these totally basic but totally …

Image Search

The Seven Most Classic Pieces of Gear

Photo: Hannah McCaughey & Leah Woodruff<p>L.L. Bean Maine Hunting Shoes ($139)<p>Upon his return from a rainy hunting trip in rural Maine in 1911, Leon Leonwood Bean was fed up with his old leaky boots, which did little to prevent his feet from becoming cold and damp. He took to the basement of his …

The Role of Color in Architecture: Visual Effects and Psychological Stimuli

Colors and their perceptions are responsible for a series of conscious and subconscious stimuli in our psycho-spatial relationship. Despite its …

Anni Albers retrospective celebrates Bauhaus pioneer

Groundbreaking textile artist Anni Albers is among numerous women who studied at the storied Bauhaus art school. But unlike its leading men, she is …

The best portable air conditioner

<i>By Liam McCabe & Tyler Wells Lynch</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After putting in 65 hours of research, comparing …

Portable

Happier Campers are so lightweight even a Mini Cooper can tow them

Previous Next<p>1 of 11<p>Camping trailers can be a fun and adventurous way to enjoy the outdoors without sacrificing too many of the amenities that you …

You Can "Achieve Clear, Smooth Skin" Too With This $11 Retinol Serum

At some point recently, we all agreed on one thing: A skincare routine wasn't just good hygiene—it was a point of thoughtful self-care. So we started …

Gardening 101: Hostas

Hosta, <i>Hosta:</i> “Plantain Lily”<p>My introduction to hostas came when I was the new owner of a 1920s brick row house in Queens, New York. Spring arrived …

Gardening

The Best Women’s Thru-Hiking Gear of 2018

Ditching weight means going farther faster.<p>Sierra Designs High Side I Tent ($280)<p>This petite 2.4-pound package is a breeze to set up. And even in a windy late-October Arkansas deluge, the featherlight aluminum poles held securely and kept testers dry.<p>Buy Now<p>Jetboil Flash Stove ($100)<p>Faster than …

The Problem With Buying Cheap Stuff Online

Sites like Wish.com are taking out the middleman in retail. Will customers like this new dynamic?<p>The package came in a small black box, covered in tape. It had no return address. Under layers of packaging, there was a box labeled Smart Watch, with no brand name. Inside the box was the watch itself, …

Nigel Slater: 'I realise now how difficult caring for me was for my dad'

<i>We asked the food writer and broadcaster, 60, what his younger self would make of him today...</i><p>I was unsure of myself and not very confident as a boy and, unfortunately, I didn’t have that confidence boosted by an encouraging dad. Mum certainly supported me, but she died when I was nine [from an …

Will Leptin Help You Lose Weight?

Leptin is a polypeptide hormone that is produced by adipose (fat) cells in your body. The leptin hormone sends signals to your brain to decrease your …

Nutrition

The 50 most commonly assigned works of literature at top US colleges

US students are starting their summer vacation, which means a brief respite from stacks of required reading. For college kids, that’s three months without any Sophocles, Milton, or Woolf.<p>The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) is an online database with 1 million university curricula collected by scraping …

Literature