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10 skills employers will want the most in 2020

• <b>The World Economic Forum released its The Future of Jobs report, which predicts how technology will transform the workplace.</b>• <b><br>As technology advances, jobs will change and different skills will be required.</b>• <b><br>Negotiation skills, emotional intelligence, and people management will be incredibly important</b> …

World Economic Forum

15 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>The people who achieve the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. They're disciplined, figure out which routines help them succeed and religiously stick to those daily habits. Here are a few you …

Business Development

Four Corner Villa

Aptly named for a cross-shaped home, the Four Corner Villa offers different yet purposely defined views seen through full-length windows or doors at …

Architecture

SL House

Los Angeles, California<p>A slightly descending hillside parcel in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles serves as the location for this single family residence. In addition to the site’s gentle topography near the highland of the surrounding hills, the opportunity to capture commanding views of …

Architecture

19 Things That Rich People Never, Ever Do

Check out these tried-and-true tactics rich people employ to get their pile of cash—and, more importantly, what they don't do.<p>If you want to be rich, …

Self-improvement

Natural Materials and Modernist Design Fill This Stunning Apartment

Taiwanese interior design agency KC Design Studio did an incredible job with this apartment filled with a cozy yet contemporary aesthetic that feels …

Interior Design

Six Interior Design Rules To Live By

Most of us will have spent a significant amount of our adult lives in houses that aren’t homes. Places where we lay our head, but don’t feel any sort …

Interior Design

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Raised in Just 10 Days, This Airtight Prefab Is a Lesson in Efficiency

This stunning forest retreat in England uses prefabricated panels to minimize site impact, shorten construction time, and protect against weather.<p>London-based architecture and design studio Alma-nac designed House in the Woods, a contemporary home surrounded by pristine forest in England’s South …

Architecture

Villa Boreale

This perfectly minimalist Canadian retreat is available for rent! Located in Charlevoix, Canada, the charming snowy villa is only 10 minutes away …

Vipp Shelter Hotel

Go offline and connect with nature at this peaceful hideaway in the Swedish wilderness. The Vipp Shelter Hotel is a modern escape that helps its …

Surf's up at COMO Echo Beach

Set to ride ashore in February 2018 at the so-cool-it’s-hot surfside locale of Canggu is COMO Hotels & Resorts latest Bali offering, COMO Echo …

Urban transformation: Kedem Shinar gives a Tel Aviv apartment a makeover

Working with the existing urban fabric is many architects’ bread and butter, with extensions and refurbishments making up a large chunk of the more city-dwelling practices’ residential projects; yet this doesn’t mean the designs are any less inspirational than their more rural – and often larger – …

Hotel Bocage, Hua Hin, Thailand

There’s nothing unusual about hotels having their own restaurants, beaches or boutiques but Hua Hin’s Hotel Bocage, the Louis T Collection’s second Thai property, may be the first to borrow all three by opening atop a mall.<p>An homage to concrete, the stark, pared-down structure recalls the Andos and …

Sliding doors: Brazilian architect Fernanda Marques blends inside and outside

The São Paolo-based architect Fernanda Marques says her brief from her clients, a pilot and her businessman husband, for this sprawling home was to have ‘a dramatic sense of openness. And so, I envisioned broad spaces that develop continually, with no partitions.’<p>Certainly, the approach to the …

8 Best Dwell Penthouses

One of the best aspects of living in a high-rise in the middle of the city is the spectacular view you may be able to enjoy.<p>That’s why for some people, having a penthouse is the ultimate goal. In fact, these gems are often some of the most sought-after pieces of real estate in big cities. There’s …

Architecture

Verve by Libeskind

Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany<p>Seven individual city villas with 75 apartments have been designed by internationally renowned architect Daniel Libeskind.<p>The outstanding ensemble is being built on Frankfurt's Riedberg, in the midst of a young, green and vibrant district.<p>Daniel Libeskind says: „Creating …

Apartments

A Corbusier-Inspired Parisian Home

An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.<p>The Parisian flat that American-born architect Michael Herrman shares with his wife, Cécile, and their 2-year-old daughter, Rose, had been nearly untouched since the 1790s, when it was built. "But I …

Architecture

David Adjaye’s Lost House is a striking jewel box

A most unusual home<p>It’s not every day you get to peek inside a David Adjaye-designed private residence, let alone the striking Lost House, a project the Ghanaian British architect completed in 2004.<p>Located in the heart of King’s Cross, the unassuming home is located in what was essentially an …

Architecture

A Film Producer’s Desert Retreat Is a Starburst of Shipping Containers

A previously unrealized design by Whitaker Studio will become a vacation home in Joshua Tree, each shipping container strategically angled for protection from the climate, privacy, and desert views.<p>Earlier this year, film producer Chris Hanley—known for seminal films such as American Psycho and The …

Living Rooms

Edgewood House

Mill Valley, California<p>When Lewis Mumford was the preeminent American critic of architecture, he coined a name for contemporary architecture in Northern California, the Bay Region Style: “the native and humane form of modernism,” he defined it, “a free and yet unobtrusive expression of the terrain, …

Architecture

14 things ridiculously successful people do every day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick and, most …

Self-improvement

Top 5 things to do in Luang Prabang, Laos

In between Vietnam and Thailand, Laos is lesser-known and lesser-discovered, but no less interesting than its pair of famous neighbours. As a long …

Asia Travel

The Cliff modern house

Nova Scotia, Canada<p>The site is the one that helps the architect decide the design of the house. When it comes to this Cliff House, it was built on the coast of Nova Scotia, and from outside it reveals little. The granite landforms are put together with the cedar cladding. The house is positioned …

Architecture

Monumental inverted pyramid home in Spain will blow your mind

Just when you thought you’ve seen it all when it comes to home architecture, along comes one of the most imaginative homes yet. This inverted pyramid …

This wacky concrete house is made of angled volumes

The latest from South Korean architect Moon Hoon<p>The designs of South Korean architect Moon Hoon are anything but simple—including one whose project name is “Simple House.” Located on Jeju Island, one of the country’s most popular vacation spots, the striking structure is made up of a series of …

A Unique House With A Special Geometry And Custom Interior

Every home is unique but some stand out from the crowd more than others, some are eye-catching in a more dramatic way and make a stronger visual …

A home full of genius ideas

Today, we invite you to put the bustle of city life behind you, and join us in exploring an inviting nature-friendly home called House with the bath …

Interior Design

Kengo Kuma’s first U.S. home is an indoor-outdoor masterpiece

The Suteki home was built as part of a residential showcase in Happy Valley, Oregon<p>Hot off the heels of his expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden, architect Kengo Kuma has designed a house in Happy Valley, Oregon, for Yokohama-based homebuilding company Suteki.<p>Built as part of Metro Portland’s …

Before You Buy That Stock, Make Sure It Passes These Simple Tests

Updated July 28, 2017<p>When you’re buying individual stocks instead of investing in mutual funds or ETFs, you’re going up against some stiff …

Investing