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How to Calculate Staircase Dimensions and Designs

This question can be basic and you may know the answer, but it's always good to remember some elementary calculations that help us to streamline the …

This Midcentury-Inspired Tiny House Radiates Clever Design

At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>If you fancy both tiny trailers and midcentury design, then the latest addition from The Tiny House Company might just be your dream abode. The Brisbane–based firm has recently released their …

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Hidden House | Coffey Architects

Hidden House is a new one storey dwelling in the centre of Clerkenwell Green Conservation Area, London. It’s difficult to find.<p>The home sits above …

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This Is How The Apple Store’s Architects Design A House

It’s about materials, structure, and connecting with the site.<p>There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, but you’d recognize its work instantly. The 52-year-old practice has masterminded more than 70 of Apple’s stores, both stateside and abroad, …

Midcentury home with Japanese influences asks $950K in Colorado

It was designed by locally renowned architect Hobart Wagener<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Boulder, Colorado<p><b>Price:</b> $950,000<p>A Japanese-inspired …

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Experimental Constructions: 7 Student-Built Architectural Projects

Academia is often seen as an insular world, so caught up in esoteric ideas that it has no bearing on society at large. This is not completely true. Most disciplines, architecture included, have a great bearing on everything we do. The education that architects receive will translate into very real, …

A dream house with lively interiors + floor plans

Amelia is a charming house with a unique country style exterior and modern, bright interiors. Credit goes to the talented architects at <i>Biuro</i> …

Bainbridge tiny remembers earlier era

This off-grid studio has less than 400 square feet inside and nearly an acre outside<p>Little things in a tiny house make a big impact. Instead of building a rectangular box, this tiny has two wings that wrap a covered porch, effectively growing the living space and sheltering the outdoor living room …

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It has a strange name, but this is a GORGEOUS house!

Caterpillar House might sound like a really peculiar name for such an amazing property, but don't get hung up on monikers, as this really is such a …

Sublime 1970s modern hits the market in Laguna Beach

Constructed of stone, glass, redwood, cedar, and Douglas fir<p>Born in 1917, UC Berkeley-trained architect J. Herbert Brownell practiced architecture in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Pasadena before finally setting up shop in Orange County, where he produced a great number of residential, …

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10 homes that get up close and personal with nature

Architects Makoto Tanijiri and Ai Yoshida of Suppose Design Office built this small, transparent-walled house to integrate into the environment, with …

How McMansions Fail Basic Architectural Concepts

[Updated June 26, 2017] Just asking the question of what makes or break the quality of residential architecture indicates a lack of knowledge of …

400-square-foot apartment uses clever pivot wall to divide space in multiple ways

One of the ways architects and designers have been working around New York City's notoriously cramped living conditions is through the use of smart …

Why landscape architects are the urban designers of tomorrow

At a recent Landscape Architecture Foundation summit, it became clear the profession has a big role in shaping the future of our cities<p>For landscape architects, the ground has shifted in serious ways over the last few decades. Earlier this summer in Philadelphia, at a mid-June summit organized by …

Articles about house week comfortable home made two shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless …

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Articles about rustic shipping container home built budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...<p>As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping …

Articles about shipping muse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>An artist's prints are inspired by urban …

"Lamphouse" is a temporary teepee-shaped shelter made with splayed sticks

Students and faculty of Hawai`i Manoa’s School of Architecture designed and built a beautiful, tepee-shaped installation that can be a sculpture, …

Hitotomori completes small house with a custom-made plywood interior

A wooden structure and hand-built joinery are left exposed throughout the interior of this compact house in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, by architecture …

Articles about 10 indoor outdoor dining rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Pull up a chair and gather around the table for our very own supper club.<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>This time of year, we're all gearing up for spring and are eager to freshen up our outdoor spaces.<p>Adventure beckons at these modern outdoor saunas that are …

Hundreds of vacant lots in city may benefit from urban ag ordinance

When urban farmer Fatima Malik steps past a chain-link fence onto a vacant lot in Del Paso Heights, she sees a plot of land that could someday be a …

Solar-powered POD-Idladla is a tiny flat-pack home for two that lets you live almost anywhere

If simple living means living happier, you’ll find bliss in the 186-square-foot POD-Idladla, a compact prefab home for two that can move almost …

Tracing the Urban Transportation Revolution

Over the last 30 to 40 years, a tectonic shift has occurred in the way Americans think about urban transportation networks, especially the streets …

Why Landscape Designers Will Be Key to the Future of Our Cities

<i>For most people, spending time outdoors in well-designed public spaces is one of the highlights to city life. Why, then, do we spend comparatively</i> …

Designs Thread Sustainability Into NYC Climate Museum Ideas

Picture a science museum. Do you see taxidermy dioramas and dinosaur skeletons amid dim lighting? Or a family-friendly center, with gaggles of …

How Urban Designers Can Get Smaller Cities Walking

A new study identifies two important street features that draw pedestrians—outside of New York City.<p>Earlier this week, my colleague Eric Jaffe wrote about the three design traits shared by New York City’s most walkable streets, according to a recent study.<p>After counting pedestrians on hundreds of …

Homeless People Plant a Huge Organic Garden, and Feed an Entire Shelter

Organic vegetables and community gardens are typically associated with well-meaning, tote bag-carrying, volunteer at the Coop (and never miss a …