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401 Added | 24 Magazines | 73 Likes | 82 Following | 317 Followers | @YukaY75lo | Editor at Inhabitat.com, DIY jedi at Clossette. com and cheese ❤er for life. Check out my latest DIY videos here: http://bit.ly/1PugDtJ

19th century townhouse gets dreamy LEED-certified reno (with its own elevator)

Everything old is new again at 4 Bedford St. The 4,432-square-foot West Village townhouse was originally constructed as a three-story home in 1829, …

NYC rooftop cabin boasts a country porch with views of the Empire State Building

If you're looking for a city pad with a country feel, Keller Williams has just the place. As seen on Curbed, this hidden penthouse retreat in the …

VIDEO: 'Subway Therapy' walls provide much-needed hope for New Yorkers after Trump's election

While one of President-elect Trump's infamous walls has officially been scrapped (thank you snails!), another flat surface is providing some …

Here's Proof That Sleeping in Your Living Room Can Actually Be Stylish

As part of our quest to bring you the most interesting, unusual, and inspiring small spaces, allow us to present this incredibly stylish, …

World's tallest modular building is now open - see inside (VIDEO)

461 Dean is now leasing for fall occupancy with studios starting from $2,450, 1 Bedrooms starting from $3,125 and 2 Bedrooms starting from …

This revolutionary 7-in-1 table is the only one you'll ever need in your living room

With many health experts calling sitting the new smoking, more and more people have been looking to reap the benefits associated with standing while …

Come eat free food from this floating edible forest before it sets sail again

NYC's first floating food forest is giving New Yorkers the chance to hop aboard and sample its edible plants. Swale, a collaborative effort by artist …

Very few people actually get to see this hidden rooftop penthouse

Perched atop a TriBeCa rooftop like a glittering jewel, the 93 Reade Street penthouse is quite a sight to behold. That is, if you could actually see …

Add a splash of 'living paint' to your walls with Nanoleaf's new LED light panels

With so much visual stimuli passing by our eyes every day thanks to social media, many people are finding that committing to static pieces of artwork …

Home Automation

Pumpkitecture: Architects live-carve pumpkins into gourd-geous iconic buildings

Architecture fans and Jack-o'-lantern aficionados alike came out in gourds on Friday for Center for Architecture's first annual Pumpkitecture …

These floating Jellyfish Lodges purify polluted water and air while growing food

Could a fleet of floating jellyfish purify our polluted rivers and streams? That's the idea behind Janine Hung's Jellyfish Lodge, which protects the …

Tomato-based vegan tuna is coming to this NYC eatery starting next week

If you've been skipping the sushi because of seafood's unsustainable rep, an exciting and unusual new offering from Fresh&Co might have you singing a …

Friends give their kitchen a green makeover filled with fun upcycled touches

Tiffany had been planning to eventually overhaul her outdated kitchen anyway, but unexpected flooding caused by burst pipes fast-forwarded the need …

Small Beach House Decor

<b>now reading</b>:<p>a 400 square foot makeover (for $2K!)<p>from around the web<p>Want more of domino? Sign up for free!<p>Create an account for free to stay up to …

VIDEO: World's tallest Passive House building rises at Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

A new tower rising on Roosevelt Island will soon be making history as the world's tallest Passive House building. Designed by Handel Architects and …

Spectacular waterfall takes over the Palace of Versailles

A new attraction at the Palace of Versailles is making a big splash—literally. Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson created the Waterfall …

6 floating bars and restaurants to eat and drink at this summer in NYC

The trend of "al aguo" dining has been picking up steam as more New Yorkers begin to embrace water as a sixth borough. If you're tired of eating and …

This ultra-compact micro kitchen unfolds like a Swiss Army knife when it's time to cook (VIDEO)

With so many of us living in small apartments where every square inch counts, think of all of the space you could save if you could tuck your kitchen …

See inside NYC's first micro apartment building + transforming furniture for tiny spaces

For decades, suburban Americans raced to create bigger and bigger homes, but with the rapid growth of dense urban areas over the past 20 years, more …

6 Fun Ways to Spruce Up Your Tiny Apartment for Spring

With our hectic schedules, it's pretty easy for spring cleaning plans to morph into a spring Games of Thrones marathon. But for those of us who live …

Stop throwing away banana peels - eat them instead

<b>Pop quiz:</b> What food is packed with vitamins and fiber, but is almost always purchased just to be thrown away? If you said banana peels, you’re right. …

A Tiny Apartment's Jaw-Dropping Micro Interior Design

Here, the secret behind fitting a large kitchen, home theater, gym facilities, and cat-friendly areas into a 300-square-foot flat.<p>Like many large cities, Hong Kong is a pricey place to live. Because of that, it's no surprise residents looking for property in the expensive urban center of the 7 …

Houses

Fresh 230 sq. ft. tiny house looks like a camper but feels like home

Some say that tiny houses are basically overpriced, overweight and overly cute recreational vehicles, and tend to stick out like sore thumbs -- easy …

How to Turn One Dinner into Two (or More)

The ability to turn one meal into another is one of the most valuable skills a cook has up their sleeve, maybe the one instance where alchemy is <i>real</i>. It's the best way to ensure against trudging through a week's worth of lentils (or chili, or soup) and getting sick of it as a result.<p>Over on our …

16 IKEA Hacks to Up Your Organization Game This Spring

The season of organization is in full force, folks! We’re gathering our spring cleaning essentials and getting ready to tackle projects big and small to make our lives clutter free. And since everyone around here is a *little* obsessed with a good ol’ IKEA hack, there’s no better way to keep things …

Home Decorating

Tiny Transforming Apartment Is Like a Dozen Homes in One

This 309-square-foot apartment makes the most of every single inch.<p>There is a general, obnoxious rule when it comes to real estate. Size, location, reasonable price: pick two. But while living in a hip neighborhood in the middle of a city might mean you'll have to settle for an apartment that has …

Condominiums

Don't like some superfoods? Try these healthy alternatives

Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, is Health's contributing nutrition editor. She privately counsels clients in New York, Los Angeles, and long distance. Cynthia is currently the sports nutrition consultant to the New York Yankees, previously consulted for three other professional sports teams, and is board …

Healthy Eating

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

<i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, designer Alex Tatusian shares his mother's recipe for ethereally creamy hummus.</i><p>My mom Diana made hummus …

Recipes

15 Vegetarian Tacos *Perfect* for Meatless Monday

Even if you’re a major meat lover, it’s nice to set aside Mondays to fill your body with plant-based meals. It’s a great way to set yourself up for a week of healthy eating and give yourself *tons* of energy. Tacos can be a regular part of your meal regimen, thanks in part to the Taco Cleanse Diet, …

Vegan

10 Ideas for Cooking With Scraps from Our App

Even though I feel like I should be considered for sainthood Saturday mornings, when I lug my bag of frozen compost to the farmers market, composting is admittedly not hard. It's actually very easy. You know this.<p>What isn't easy is <i>not</i> composting, by which I mean really <i>using</i> the scrappy bits: the …