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A Midcentury Home For Sale in L.A. That Was Originally Designed For a WWII Pilot

This beautifully preserved midcentury gem in Southern California hits the market for $1.8 million—original charm intact.<p>Available for the first time on the open market, and with only two owners since its construction in 1964, the DeLeeuw Residence is a beautiful midcentury example of Leroy Young …

Bielsa : «Il serait impossible de ne pas être inquiet»

L'entraîneur argentin Marcelo Bielsa, tête de pont de l'ambitieux projet de Lille, réagit à la lourde défaite contre Monaco (4-0).<p><i>«Il serait</i> …

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10 residential spaces designed for reading books

Influenced by Sam Jacob's micro cabin for MINI, we've rounded up homes that contain libraries for this week's Pinterest roundup. Examples range from …

Home Tour: A Petite Prefab With Stunning Views of the Texas Landscape

This 600-square-foot retreat, designed for an Austin couple, is located deep within a 30,000-acre ranch in West Texas.<p>The couple had seen Alchemy Architects’ other projects and were attracted to the simplicity of the firm's modular approach. Alchemy's weeHouse prototype consists of a basic …

A Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views

In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge nestled in the cypress trees.<p>Designed by Panorama, the structure takes a modified rectangular form; its three distinct volumes are connected by a continuous walkway. The …

Zoom sur une plante résolument robuste : le Yucca

Parce que les plantes sont devenues un indispensable de nos intérieurs, on prend soin de leur santé pour en faire de parfaites alliées déco. Zoom sur …

Find Out How Light and Precious Outdoor Space Were Introduced to an Old Australian Cottage

A series of interlocking masonry volumes are placed behind an existing cottage in New South Wales, Australia, to maximize sunlight penetration and improve air circulation.<p>Sydney-based firm Welsh + Major designed the Annandale House for a family of four, which included the creation of a light well …

7 idées malignes pour ranger ses affaires

Pas toujours facile d'aménager un petit espace, et spécialement lorsqu'on a beaucoup d'affaires, on tend à crouler littéralement sous les objets… …

16 Clever Designer Solutions to the Most Common Small-Space Conundrums

An old home with a lack of square footage might feel limiting to some, but the 900-square-foot, 1900s-era Sunset Smart Cottage proves any space can be transformed with strategic decorating and innovative home gadgets. Even the interior design concept for the cottage involved an emerging tech trend: …

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Top 5 Homes of the Week That Are Strongly Connected to Bodies of Water

For some people, living by a body of water is an important priority—and when it comes time to building or renovating their dream home, that can end up being one of the biggest driving factors.<p>Each of our favorite homes this week holds a deep connection to some type of water. Whether it's an ocean, …

Transform a whole house by painting these 8 small spaces

next<p>prevnext<p>prev<p>During my years of painting people’s homes, I’ve learned that small spaces don’t have to be boring or go unnoticed. All it takes is a little paint. By adding paint in strategic places around the home, you can easily and inexpensively transform a space. Plus, there is a good chance …

10 splendid modern garden ideas!

The absolute essentials for a modern day garden are clean, contemporary plants & accessories, convenient DIY projects, pure goodness of nature, and a …

Small Studio Apartment Big Enough For Four

Time after time, talented architects and designers have shown that size is not everything and that a small home can feel big if it’s organized and …

Thaynes Canyon Residence

Park City, Utah<p>The client expressed a desire for “a piece of art that we can live in…”, which provided the basis for the design for this contemporary farmhouse in a canyon in Utah. The site is adjacent to the Park City ski resort with ski-in access. A stream runs through the site, and the house was …

Speedvagen Urban Racer Bicycle

We think a lot about how our bike looks, or how well it can handle our commute. And while that stuff is vital and present here, the makers of the …

SunPower's Future May Ride on Next-Generation Manufacturing Plant

As SunPower puts more focus on distributed solar projects, its next-generation technology could hold the key to long-term profitability.<p>Over the last …

8 Modern Offices That Feel Like Homes

Today's modern workplace psychology is all about making employees feel comfortable and happy so that they feel motivated and passionate about what they're doing and where they are.<p>One may argue that the ideal workplace is an ever-evolving space where ideas are conceived and developed with effective …

6 Modular Houseboat and Floating Home Manufacturers Around the World

If you’re bored of solid ground and want to try out a life on water, then these international companies will give you the tools you need to create your own floating home someplace new.<p>Take a look at the following six manufacturing companies across the globe that specialize in floating home …

5 Living Room Lighting Ideas That Will Always Work—Here's Why

Sure, we'd all love to have a living room with floor-to-ceiling windows that flood our space with natural light, but the reality is that we don't all …

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A Perfect Match

Santa Barbara, California<p>Architect Dan Weber calls the Santa Barbara climate – where “it’s never hot, it’s never cold, there are no bugs, no wind, and it never rains” – pretty much perfect. So it stands to reason that his firm, Santa Barbara-based ANACAPA Architecture (which also has an office in …

House on the Water by Galletti & Matter Architectes

A modern lake house enveloped by a distinctive roof.<p>When a work of architecture is given a name, it is meant to reflect or give meaning to a core driving force in the development of the design concept. Such is the case with the House on the Water by Galletti & Matter Architectes – where the name …

Martin Architects rénove un incroyable appartement deco !

Ceux qui me suivent sur les réseaux sociaux savent que je suis allé à Kiev il y a quelques mois (allez jetez un coup d’œil à mon City Guide de Kiev). …

Solar-powered Cottage in the Vineyard puts a modern spin on rural architecture

Ramón Esteve Estudio completed a minimalist mono-pitched dwelling that blends into its agricultural backdrop yet still catches the eye with its …

City garden inspiration

Shuttered townhouse garden<p>Double doors<p>Rather Moorish<p>Be flexible<p>The secret garden<p>Living Wall Moroso Furniture<p>Mini Manhattan garden<p>Inside Out<p>How does …

Is the US solar industry about to tear itself apart?

<b>The US solar industry has seen dramatic growth in the past few years, but a request for a rare trade action has led to a fierce fight over the future of the industry - and one that wouldn't exist without the presidency of Donald Trump.</b><p>Phil Brodhagen runs a solar installation company in Colorado …

6 gestes d'hygiène à éviter à tout prix dans une cuisine

Le manque d'hygiène dans une cuisine peut rapidement avoir des conséquences dramatiques sur la santé et donc représenter un danger. Souvent on fait …

3 Reading Nook Ideas That Any Bookworm Will Fall in Love With

These reading nook ideas will make curling up with a good book all the more enjoyable. A designated chill zone filled with soft pillows and ample …

Réduction de bruit : conseils pour avoir une maison calme

Nous avons tous déjà expérimenté cela : parfois ça craque ici, quelque chose se brise à un autre endroit ou encore il y a un coin qui se penche et …

How to Create a Modern Outdoor Oasis to Enjoy Year-Round

Summer may have come and gone, but with the right design and setting, the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors remains throughout the year.<p>Fall is the perfect time to enjoy changing tones and textures. Winter encourages us to slow down and appreciate warmth. Spring blooms color and greenery.<p>The …

Jun Igarashi Architects uses loophole in Japanese planning to equip Hokkaido house for snowy winters

Jun Igarashi Architects found a work-around in Japanese building code to create this house on Hokkaido's southwest coast, which features a larger …

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