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Blu Homes launches 16 new prefab home designs, including new tiny homes

As a dynamic force in the prefabricated green building industry, Blu Homes has consistently been pushing the boundaries of prefab home design for …

Norman Foster: ‘I have no power as an architect, none whatsoever’

Ahead of a major urban design conference, the architect says we must plan for a more sustainable lifestyle – and discusses his disappointment at the likely rejection of his Thames Hub airport<p>“Do you believe in infrastructure?” asks Norman Foster, with challenge in his voice. He does. …

British Museum

Exquisite solar-powered wooden house in Spain boasts a tiny ecological footprint

This small prefab studio in Spain is a great example of what passive design can achieve. Barcelona-based DOM Arquitectura thoroughly studied the …

Windows spiral towards the roof of Osaka house by Alphaville Architects

Long horizontal windows step around the matt black facade of this family home in Osaka by Alphaville Architects to frame different views of the …

$8,000 home proposed for Mexico

Working under the assertion that Mexico currently has a shortage of affordable housing, Bilbao conducted interviews and workshops with people who may …

Architecture

First Look at the Skinny 28-Story Hotel Headed For Downtown's Historic Core

How do you fit a 28-story hotel on a tiny little parking lot in Downtown LA? Architects are getting a little crazy with plans for a tall and skinny Lizard In, if this rendering (via Urbanize LA) is to be believed. Adam Sokol Architecture Practice's designs have a section that juts out to match the …

Skyscrapers

Custom Prefab Homes | Prefab Floor Plans | Modern Prefab Homes | Round Homes

360° Collection<p>Round Shape. Custom Floorplans. Hurricane Resistant.<br>There are no load-bearing walls in our round homes, so you can completely …

Cutting-Edge Dorms Embrace The Landscape with No Need for Elevators or Interior Stairs

A pair of innovative dorm buildings push boundaries without showing off or upstaging their setting.<p>In 2009, when a request for proposals to design two dormitory buildings at Pennsylvania’s Haverford College—the school’s first new dorms since 1968—made its way to Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, the …

2B.group Design An Apartment Interior For A Family Of Two And A Dog

Design firm 2B.group have sent us some images of a contemporary apartment renovation they designed for a couple and their dog in Kiev, Ukraine.<p>The …

Interior Design

Why It’s Smart to Ask a Busy Person for Help

They say if you want something done, ask a busy person, even though this idea is somewhat paradoxical. Why, or how, is it that someone with a …

Articles about project ted on Dwell.com - Dwell

Unlike its next-door neighbor, R-House, TED wasn’t originally planned to meet the exacting Passive House standard.<p>Manhattan-based Project Projects may be a graphic design studio, but it works in all dimensions, on the page and off.<p>This week, TED released "The design genius of Charles + Ray Eames," …

Introduction

With the help of Realtor.com, Sotheby’s International Realty, Coldwell Banker Previews International and Prudential Douglas Elliman, we combed the Multiple Listing Services to find available homes touting self-sustainable energy options capable of going off the grid.

25 Shockingly Great-Looking Homes Made From Shipping Containers

See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.<p>See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.

10 Microsoft mobile apps that don’t yet exist on Windows Phone

Apple’s iOS is claiming an increasing chunk of the enterprise market, while it also nabs most of the overall smartphone profits. Coupled with the fact that it “only” made $4 billion from its App Store business last year from a mammoth $180 billion-plus in revenue, then it’s perhaps not too …

15 Functional and Useful Remotes for Your Home.

These smarter remotes for a smarter home are a simple solution instead of having multiple remotes, and these are capable of much more.<p><b>Neeo - The</b> …

Superguide: Insteon Home Automation

Posted by Paul Braren on Jun 23 2013 (updated on Nov 3 2014) in<p>My home automation experiences started painfully, with thirteen years of mixed luck …

Watch Mozilla preview WebGL 2, the first major update to plugin-free 3D graphics in the browser

There were a lot of announcements at Game Developer Conference in San Francisco today, but one flew under the radar: a preview of WebGL 2. Mozilla gave us a sneak peek of what will one day power games and other intensive applications in the browser.<p>WebGL, which stands for Web Graphics Library, is a …

Bittorrent Sync Pro lets employees share folders from their PCs

Bittorrent's done beta testing its cloud-alternative Sync tool, so it's now releasing not just the stable version, but also a Pro one for businesses. Sync 2.0 still lets you share folders saved on your computer using web links, but it also comes with an assortment of new features. These include the …

CONFIRMED: Tiny Windows Server is on the way

Cloud OS at the bottom, server in the middle and a dedicated client on topMicrosoft's plans to decompose Windows Server into a far lighter and leaner …

Will Tesla Ever Make Money?

Chris Ziegler presses the pedal of his Tesla Model S. It surges forward silently and instantly -- unlike gas-powered cars that roar and gulp for air …

How to Achieve Balance and Productivity as you Work From Home

Working from home can be a big blessing. It just takes finding the right balance.<p>Working from your home can be a big blessing. Whether you have a home-based business or an employer who permits you this flexibility, there isn't any doubt that this kind of work arrangement has massive benefits. But …

Time Management

101 Proven Practices for Focus

<i>“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”</i> -- Zig Ziglar<p>Here is my collection of 101 Proven Practices …

Software Update Home: Internet Download Manager 6.23 Build 3 For Win

<b>Internet Download Manager 6.23 Build 3 For Win</b><p><b>Internet Download Manager 6.23 Build 3 For Windows Full Windows Updated Version Download Free</b><p><b>March 03,</b> …

The Stealth Router: How to Fit a Computer Inside an UPS Case.

MINI LAPTOP<p>3D Printer Cantilever 2.0 C3Dt/c<p>Bench Power Supply<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>I'd be interested to see what you could do with a compute …

Design Workshop: How to Make a Home Sit Lightly on the Land

Architecture’s relationship to nature — the building site — is something architects and designers must consider in the opening act of any project. …

Time management 101

<b>A Tutorial for Increasing Productivity</b><p><b>The System</b><p>Choose a system to manage your calendar, tasks, and lists that works well for you.<p>Use a To Do list …

America Is Getting Its First Offshore Wind Farm

Offshore wind energy is popular in many parts of the world, but it's never gained traction in the U.S.. Now, a company called Deepwater Wind has …

Renewable Energy

Build a Home Theater PC From a Broken Laptop and a Tivo

Driftwood Binary Clock<p>DIY ACRYLIC INDIGO BUTTERFLY LAMP.<p>IPhone Camera Spinner<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>I'm thinking of doing somthing similar to this.<p>I …

Raspberry Pi