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Studio Dwell embeds River View House into a sloped site in Illinois

US firm Studio Dwell has created an aluminium-clad home in northern Illinois that features a cantilevering terrace and a front door located on the …

Framing

Excel by Learning the Secret to 'Power Reading'

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m an avid reader. A devourer of books, if you will. Usually, I read tons of business and personal development books with some sci-fi or fantasy sprinkled in, just for fun.<p>Before you ask, the answer is a definite "no" -- I …

Productivity

15 Eerie Things About Japan's Suicide Forest

Northwest of the majestic Mount Fuji is the sprawling 13.5 square miles of Aokigahara, a forest so thick with foliage that it's known as the Sea of …

Articles about 10 superb single story homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The surfer subculture has evolved over the years since it burst to prominence in the '60s as a counterculture way of life.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain …

C.F. Møller have designed a new home in Aarhus, Denmark

Architecture firm C.F. Møller, have completed a new family home near Aarhus, Denmark.<p>The ground floor has a living room, kitchen, and bedrooms with …

Architecture

Articles about 20 modern home renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de vivre, France is a country with a rich cultural past.<p>The …

The Dark Web isn't as revolutionary as you'd think

When the United States Naval Research Laboratory began development of The Onion Router (TOR) in the mid-1990’s they meant well.<p>How could they have known it would eventually become a popular habitat for hackers, child pornographers and criminals?<p>The goal was to create a portal where dissidents of …

These 7 Daily Habits Will Make You Super Productive

These 7 daily habits have gotten a ton more productivity out of me, and increased my satisfaction.<p>I am just like you. I struggle with an abundance of tasks that I want to accomplish yet never get close to completing. But over the past year, things changed dramatically as I developed seven daily …

Time Management

How to stop a colleague from taking credit for your work

<b>Dear Annie:</b> I liked your column about self-promotion at work, but my problem is that I have a colleague who seems to think that promoting his own …

Forscher entdecken Spuren von Seen auf dem Mars

• Das Forschungsteam des Nasa-Rovers "Curiosity" hat auf dem Mars Spuren entdeckt, die darauf hindeuten, dass es dort Seen gegeben haben könnte.<br>• Es …

A Complete Renovation And Addition Of A 1960’s House In The Hamptons

Bates Masi Architects did a contemporary re-design on this 1960’s house in Amagansett, New York.<p>The architect’s description<p>The clients, an interior …

Architecture

Articles about house week charming garden outbuilding on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from …

Become One With the Chair

The only thing missing from the Mono Chair is you! Made from a single piece of formed aluminum, the monocoque design has only two rear legs – the …

Aluminum

Articles about eco friendly new hampshire homes stands out its simplicity on Dwell.com - Dwell

YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.<p>Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.<p>An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the …

Articles about breezy modern beach house among trees australia on Dwell.com - Dwell

Built on a hill with beautiful views, this little house was made for entertaining.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>The wooden structure next to Laurie and Peter Stubbs' house outside Baltimore is made out of …

TOP 7 UNIQUE HOUSE DESIGN: CONTEMPORARY RUSTIC CHARM HOUSE WITH A RURAL SPIRIT AND HIGH AESTHETIC STANDARDS INSPIRED BY MOUNTAIN CHALETS

Albeit contemporary houses are infrequently associated with what is known as the 'provincial appeal', we discovered a model that mixes current …

Floor Plan Friday: 3 bedroom modern house with high ceilings & open plan

I know it’s Saturday and my usual floor plan blog post is a day late, but I had to share this plan. It’s a very modern concept home with 3 bedrooms, …

The 2011 Kitchen of the Year with Tyler Florence

Take a tour of our 2011 Kitchen of the Year created by celebrity chef Tyler Florence.<p>Showcased in the middle of Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, this year's rustic, yet refined kitchen features dark cabinetry, high-tech appliances, and an extensive outdoor kitchen component. Take a tour of the space …

Kitchens

30+ Amazing Paint Color Ideas for Every Spot in Your House

No regrets, guaranteed.<p>Skip the do-overs and pick the perfect paint color the first time around. What's the secret? Ask the pros. Here, expert designers shared dozens of their favorite hues for every space, shade and season. It's our best paint color advice, all in one place.

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

You know that mindfulness can improve your health. Turns out it can also make you a better manager.<p>Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles …

Mindfulness

Meditation: A Reset Button for Balance

Meditation: A Reset Button for Balance<p>There is a growing meditation movement happening around the world. Meditation is mainstream and no longer on the fringe. Hip-hop moguls are writing books about it, movie stars blog about it, the yoga studios are packing in stretched bodies with quiet minds. …

What Is Vipassana Meditation?

Research has shown meditation can expand the brain, and help people avert stress and disease.<p>One way to achieve this is through "Vipassana …

Long-Term Meditation Tied To Less Brain Loss

By Ronnie Cohen<p>NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Meditation over many years is tied to smaller age-related decreases in brain volume, according to a new study.<p>People who reported meditating for an average of 20 years had higher brain volumes than the average person, researchers report in Frontiers in …

Anyone Can Meditate. Here's How

With so much information out there about the benefits of meditation and tips for how to do it, it can feel like you’re staring out at the endless toothpaste aisle in the pharmacy: Too many choices and no idea where to begin.<p>Ultimately, all of the articles, expert insights and advice about …

Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners & Intermediates

Displaying 1 - 9 of 49 entries.<p>Posted on May 16, 2018 at 5:13 pm<p>By Andy Lavelle<p>Stress is ever-present, especially at work. There are always deadlines …

Mindfulness

14 Things To Know Before You Start Meditating

New to meditating? It can be confusing. Not new to meditating? It can still be confusing.<p>The practice of meditation is said to have been around for thousands of years -- and yet, in the last few, especially in America, it seems that everyone knows at least one person who has taken on the ancient …

What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

If you’ve ever started a spring cleaning project, you know that it can be an overwhelming task. There are times when life just gets overwhelming and …

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