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How to Glue PVC and Join Plastic Pipe — The Family Handyman

Video: How to Glue PVC Pipe<p>Gary Wentz, an editor for The Family Handyman, will show you <b>how to glue PVC</b> pipes to get a fast, leak-free seal.<p>Make …

Woodworking

Open International Competition for Alternative Layout Design in Standard Housing

The Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector of Russia and DOM.RF, with the support of the Russian government, announces the …

Architecture

Plum uses AI to hire people ‘that never would have been discovered through a traditional hiring process’

Recruiters have a bias problem. A 2017 meta study from Northwestern, Harvard, and the Institute of Social Research in Norway found that hiring prejudice against black candidates hasn’t changed in the last 25 years, and that Latinos have only seen a “moderate” drop. It is not just races and …

Human Resources

WORKac Designs an 'Invisible' Penthouse in a Centuries-Old Cast-Iron Building

At first glance, The Stealth Building looks like a pristinely-restored cast iron apartment building. That’s because technically, it is. But upon …

Architecture

10 Books on Architecture You Can Read Online For Free

There are few things in this world better than books on architecture, especially when they're available to download for free! Following on from our …

Books

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Pain

Terra – Nu / Maaps Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The words are exist like a Terrace, Balcony and Veranda. these're a commonly used word in everyday life. …

Design

People Can’t Believe This Apartment Is Only 22 Square Meters (236 Sq. ft) After Seeing These Pics

Urbanization is increasing rapidly, as more and more people flock to big cities from rural areas to find better opportunities for themselves. This is …

Interior Design

Garden Gold: Growing Saffron at Home

Most gardeners think of crocuses as harbingers of spring, but the corm that produces saffron, one of the most expensive spices in the world, is a …

Gardening

27 Cheap DIY Fence Ideas for Your Garden, Privacy, or Perimeter

Are you in need of a fence that doesn’t cost high? Maybe for your backyard, or around your garden, or maybe it is an entire perimeter fence? Well, I …

Landscaping

Modern living room furniture for wall with High-Efficiency LED Lighting - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

How And Why To Decorate With LED Strip Lights ← Back to article<p>How And Why To Decorate With LED Strip Lights<p>Modern living room furniture for wall …

Home Decorating

How to find things online even Google doesn't know

Research like an expert.<p>The internet is a big place overflowing with information—which makes it a great place to do research. However, as good as your Google skills might be, even the most well-known search engine doesn't always cut it. Sometimes, you just don't get the results you want—or any …

Social Media

A Pre-War Throwback in Manhattan’s Murray Hill

The immaculately designed apartment is in a former mansion<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Murray Hill, Manhattan<p><b>Price:</b> $4.35 million<p>The seller of this …

List-Worthy

Architecture grads: What’s your salary outlook?

Good news for young designers and new architecture grads: Demand for architects is high and salaries—including starting salaries—are on the …

Compensation

Monetizing Your Architecture Practice Online: 4 Ways to Generate New Revenue Streams

Architecture's reliance on digital tools is rapidly advancing. Building Information Modeling (BIM) and augmented and virtual reality are quickly …

Digital Marketing

Aging gracefully: Tightening your skin safely and effectively

<b>(CNN) —</b> When it comes to aging, skin shows some of the most visible signs. Wrinkles, thinning and sagging skin, and sun spots known collectively as photoaging have all led to explosive growth in the global anti-aging skin care market.<p>In addition, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five …

Skin Care

As Expectations of Teachers Change, Administrators Rethink Their Observation Practices

Have you ever been in a classroom when a principal walks in? Planned or random, evaluative or not, the atmosphere changes.The entrance of an …

Pedagogy

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Critical Thinking

Smart Windows Could Combine Solar Panels and TVs Too

By Kerry Rippy<p>Imagine standing in front of a wall of windows, surveying the view. You hear someone enter the room behind you. You turn. "Welcome," …

An optical illusion turns plain room into a wooden cocoon

It’s all an illusion<p>People always say you can’t fit a square peg in a round hole. That might be true, but you can certainly fit a round room in a square frame. All it takes is a little visual trickery.<p>Minax Architects used a simple optical illusion to make a rectangular room in Shanghai’s One …

Architecture in Limbo: How Technology is Changing the Way We Use "Useless" Space

<i>Published in partnership with The Greenhouse Talks, the following essay by Aaron Betsky examines limbo spaces and the opportunities presented by</i> …

This futuristic pod hotel is like something out of a sci-fi movie

Image: Innovation Imperative<p>When the creatives behind this innovative structure said 'it might just be the world's most futuristic hotel', design …

XTU Architects proposes algae-covered towers for Hangzhou

French studio XTU Architects has developed a concept for four twisting glass towers in Hangzhou, China, featuring facades covered in panels …

Vertical Gardening Pros And Cons

Flat, horizontal gardening is so boring. Liven up your garden with vertical growth. The benefits of a vertical garden are plentiful, from greater …

This Chennai architect is making waves with her sustainable design

Designs that have the least frills are often the most efficient ones. Just ask Suraksha Acharya, founder of Midori Architects. The firm recently won …

Microsoft Hololens Could Change How Architects Work

Microsoft Layout lets one person walk through a virtual blueprint while another watches and makes edits.<p>“Where should we put the kitchen sink?”<p>“Does this hallway need another window?”<p>“Is the new assembly line going to leave enough room for extra equipment on the factory floor?”<p>We make major …

A Contemporary Home Inside 18th Century Ruins

Nathanael Dorent and Lily Jencks have created a contemporary home in the ruins of an 18th century Scottish farmhouse, with the goal of honoring the …

Pasqua House / Studio MK27 - Marcio Kogan + Carolina Castroviejo + Elisa Friedmann

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Pasqua House, in Fazenda da Boa Vista, Porto Feliz, has a ground floor plan, in an "L" shape, a …

Vitrocsa offers floor-to-ceiling glazing that slides open around corners

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> Vitrocsa's Turnable Corner glazing system is made up of full-height windows that can slide around corners, allowing architects to …