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Madri: onde ficar | Seleção de hotéis bem-localizados (e econômicos)

Madri: onde ficar<p>Madri tem um bom número de bairros onde é bacana de se hospedar; é só encontrar aquele que mais combina com você. Há os mais …

A Tiny Florence Flat Is Reborn as an Architect's Live/Work Space

An architect revamps a 1970s Florence apartment, turning it into her chic, functional home and office.<p>When architect Silvia Allori found a 452-square-foot flat designed by Italian architect and furniture designer Roberto Monsani, she fell in love with it and immediately snapped it up. Located in …

Living Rooms

Área de Ventilação: Como Aproveitar ao Máximo a Ventilação Natural

Ar fresco é sempre bem-vindo. Seja para deixar o pensamento voar longe ou simplesmente para relaxar no silêncio, um local ventilado em casa ou no …

17 lançamentos práticos para quem quer construir ou reformar

<b>1. 17 lançamentos práticos para quem quer construir ou reformar</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/16 PROTEÇÃO CONTRA INSETOS: A tela mosquiteira com fitas magnéticas para …

A Family Retreat in Quebec Gets a Striking White Addition

Connected to the main house by a glass bridge, the gabled addition affords family members both community and privacy.<p>Near the Lake Ouareau town of Saint-Donat in Quebec, Canada, a traditional gabled house receives a 1,400-square-foot white extension that mirrors the shape of the original building. …

160-square-foot shipping container house asks $55K

Repurposed with style<p>For anyone looking to downsize, shipping container homes offer durability and an eco-friendly way to reuse some of the thousands of surplus containers that sit on docks around the world. Often less expensive than other housing options, shipping containers have been transformed …

Large Windows and Glazed Doors Let This Modern Cabin Mingle With Nature

Nestled at the base of a dramatic rocky butte, a tiny cabin in the woods of Washington blurs the distinction between indoors and out.<p>Towering ponderosa pines and a steep, boulder-strewn slope form a dramatic backdrop for the low-slung Chechaquo Lot 6 Cabin, a sleek retreat that seems to float atop …

Living Rooms

Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials

We break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.<p>Choosing a kitchen or bathroom countertop can be nerve-wracking, and we understand why—they can be one of the most expensive aspects of a renovation, with the added …

Home Improvement

100% recyclable cardboard tents are pitching up at festivals

<b>dutch company offers a solution to one of music festival’s biggest problems – waste.</b> each year mountains of land waste are left behind formed of the …

Festivals

This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Is the Ultimate Nomadic Dwelling

Transforming ubiquitous corrugated boxes into sleek pop-up homes, shops, and shelters, Cocoon Modules is redefining what a container can be.<p>Thanks to the help of Athens–based Cocoon Modules and the Greek mattress brand Coco-Mat, shipping containers are not only becoming a symbol of modernity and …

Dining Rooms

You’ll Never Regret Painting Your Entire House in This Color

Take your neutrals game up a notch by painting your entire home in an unexpected hue. Our favorite of the moment is Farrow & Ball Pale Powder (No. …

Affordable A-frame house can be built by just two people

More like A+ frame!<p>Whether it’s a beachside retreat or a cabin in the woods, the A-frame is a special type of building. You might recall the quirky triangle structures from vacations of yore, complete with avocado kitchens and shag carpets. But thanks to Instagram, nostalgia, and the allure of a …

Para ser cool e sustentável: alugue!

Referência no mercado, a D. Filipa tem uma seleção diversa de materiais para você montar sua festa<p>Sustentabilidade é uma das grandes preocupações do …

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

8 Sophisticated Italian Pasta Recipes

So what if Wednesday night has always been spaghetti night—how about showing bucatini and cavatelli some love? These stepped-up (but still easy!) …

Italian Food

Open house: how two architects let their imagination run wild

By moving walls, floors and stairs, the owners of this energy-efficient London home have turned the Victorian terrace upside down<p>Wrapped around the internal walls of this London house, like high-water marks, are painted grey lines indicating where the original floors, ceilings and skirting boards …

Architecture

Koda: A nova pequena casa solar pronto em 4 horas

Se chama <b>Koda</b> e é a ultima novidade na prospera indústria das <b>Tiny</b> <b>House</b>. Nas últimas décadas se difundiram mais e mais esta pequena habitação, que em …

Como otimizar a decoração e ter uma cozinha bonita e inteligente

Já pensou se todos os ambientes pelos quais passamos tivessem sido planejados para atender às nossas necessidades? É isso o que pretende a otimização …

Six Very Tiny, Luxurious Houses to Rent In America

The art-culture phenomenon that is the tiny house craze has been a boon for travelers—these days, micro homes for rent are plentiful. Tiny home …

11 canais do Youtube para quem é apaixonado por conhecimento

O Youtube é uma plataforma fantástica para quem busca conhecimento — tanto que, em 2017, demos uma capa sobre o assunto. Pedimos para os nossos …

8 (New) Energy Efficient Materials Architects Should Know

Whether architects are trying to meet the Architecture 2030 Challenge or pursuing their own mission to save energy, they have an opportunity to …

This Paint Trick Makes Rooms Look Much More Expensive

I spend a lot of time looking at pictures of kitchens, and I see some really, really expensive designs. Not everyone can afford marble countertops or …

Kitchens

9 Secrets Only Contractors Know

1<p>Q: What are the most common mistakes people make when choosing a contractor?<p><b>A:</b> Number one: choosing the contractor based solely on price. It may …

20 Ideias incríveis de cozinhas abertas que vão te inspirar

Em casas modernas, principalmente, muitas vezes vemos ambientes interligados, isso como uma distribuição e estratégia coerente, pois espaços …

How to Choose the Right Kitchen Cabinet Materials for Your Project

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is Kitchen Cabinetry. If you’re looking for the perfect kitchen cabinetry for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new network marketplace for</i> …

DIY: 9 low-cost ways to upgrade your home!

Home upgrades can quickly get out of hand and start costing you serious money, ask any interior designer and they'll tell you that, but what if you …

Home Improvement

20 Things That Homeowners Should Do Annually, but Don't

Inspect the House After Winter<p>1/20<p>1/20<p>Canadian winters can be brutal on houses. After a long, hard winter, head outside and inspect your home. Check …

6 Eat-In Kitchens that Won't Make you Miss Your Dining Room

(Image credit: Small Space Design Ideas via Stadshem)<p>Whether you live in a mansion or a Sprinter van, implementing a good space-efficient solution is …

Kitchens

An indicator of future home sales in San Francisco is plunging

These issues "may have pushed the market to a tipping point," the California Association of Realtors said in its pending home sales report for July.<p>And a debacle it was, particularly in the San Francisco Bay Area, where home prices have become famously ludicrous, while the economy is backing off …

Real Estate

This Japanese Photographer’s House Is a Minimalist’s Dream

FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects has built the ultimate minimalist dream house in Shiga, Japan.<p>Made specifically for a photographer, the house comes …

Architecture