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Common questions about heat and energy recovery ventilators

Extension > Environment > Housing Technology > Indoor environmental quality > Common questions about heat and energy recovery ventilators<p>For the past …

Home Improvement

Overlook Guest House

Los Gatos, California<p>Overlook: a commanding position or view <br>Overlook: to fail to notice<br>Overlook: to care for<p>Despite an extremely steep, almost undevelopable, densely wooded site, the Overlook House creates a new accessible indoor/outdoor second dwelling that allows an aging family member to remain …

Silicon Valley

The Perfect Summer Getaway: A Simple Canadian Farmhouse

(Image credit: Johannes Modersohn )<p>When Martin and Harriet Roth set out to build a vacation house on their property on Otnabog Lake, in the tiny town …

Framing

Watch a Tiny Modern Cabin Neatly Fold Away

If you're a creative type who's ever dreamed of having a little spot to escape from distractions, or just a person who occasionally craves solitude …

Puget Sound

Boavista’s Public and Private Lives

<b>Pablo Pita Arquitectos</b> developed Boavista, a single family house renovation, in 2016. The house is named after the street it resides on, which is one …

Architecture

Houses With Cozy, Quiet And Relaxing Backyard Pools

Unless a house is perched on a cliff, on top of a hill or on a site that has gorgeous views worth admiring, there’s no main reason to have a …

Andrea Zittel's Wagon Station Encampment

I park my car, take off my shoes, and head for the hills.<p>100 feet later I go to place my foot in a crevasse in attempt to climb a few rocks. Just in the nick of time I stop what I am doing. A sleeping rattlesnake lies undisturbed under my foot. Looking at this creature I am reminded of my …

Time I

LB House / Shachar- Rozenfeld architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is built on a narrow trapezoid lot, bordering a small green public park with ancient …

Penthouse revamp features wavy walls and steel-cage staircase

It’s located in the Wadi Abu Jamil neighborhood in Beirut<p>This stylish, trippy home located in the Wadi Abu Jamil neighborhood in Beirut’s Central District is characterized by wavy walls and a striking staircase encased in a cage of white steel that is suspended from the ceiling. Refurbished by …

11 Small Modern House Designs From Around The World

While it’s nice to have spacious houses that allow for plenty of movement and freedom, there’s something to be said for small houses that encourage …

Architecture

6 Pictures of amazing transformation of a house

Making a new house from foundation level and upwards is an easily achievable task if the designs, materials and manpower are in place and there are …

Landscaping

Be Smart In Decorating Contemporary Two-Storey House Design Beautified With Modern Interior And Exterior Awesome! - RooHome | Designs & Plans

Roohome.com – You must be smart in discovering <b>contemporary two-storey house design</b> for your own home living. This is because of the sophistication of …

A small apartment perfectly modernised

The '70s were a great time—when it came to music, civic movements and, depending on your personal tastes, even fashion. What they're not too renowned …

Why even driving through suburbia is soul crushing

I’ve written some in the past about how the predominant suburban design in the US is among the worst features of life here—viewed from the perspective of a European immigrant like me, at any rate.<p>Far from posing a mere logistical or aesthetic problem, it shapes–or perhaps more accurately, it …

Urban Design

Build This Two-Player Arcade Table from a Raspberry Pi and IKEA Parts

We’ve shown you some awesome IKEA game tables, and even a two-player coffee table mod, but this one takes our favorite emulation powerhouse, the …

Raspberry Pi