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Sustainable Dutch home for sale comes with surreal custom furniture

Wowza<p>The last time we saw this one-of-a-kind Dutch home, it was the coolest half-buried snow villa in all the land. Fast forward some years and “Dutch Mountain House,” the brainchild of architect and art historian couple Sanne Oomen and Lucas Mol, has hit the market (price upon request). And with …

Take an Online Course on Design & Architecture with Frank Gehry

"Most of our cities are built with just faceless glass, only for economies and not for humanities." We've all heard many variations on that complaint …

How To See If Home Prices Are Rising Or Falling Where You Live

<b>INTERACTIVE MAP: See how real home prices have changed</b> since 2000, according to an analysis by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.<p>Home prices have finally clawed their way back to the peak of the housing bubble. That's on <i>average</i> nationally<i>.</i> The story is very different when you zoom in on …

buchanan architecture completes sculptural corten steel residence in dallas

<b>buchanan architecture completes sculptural corten steel residence in dallas</b><br>(above) street elevation at dusk<br>all images courtesy of buchanan …

Rem Koolhaas: “Architecture Has A Serious Problem Today”

At the 2016 AIA convention, the legendary architect gave the profession an honest appraisal of its failures.<p>Rem Koolhaas, the Pritzker Prize-winning Dutch architect, theorist, and provocateur, spoke with Mohsen Mostafavi, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, in the closing keynote for the …

These $150,000 Prefab Houses Don’t Need Any Energy From The Grid

Deltec’s factory-built houses get their power from solar panels—and incredible gains in efficiency.<p>When a home-building company called Deltec Homes first launched in 1968, they focused on designing houses that could survive a hurricane. Now one of their main focuses is a different challenge—how to …

The app that lets you trade stocks without paying any fees just fixed a big thing it was missing

On Tuesday, Robinhood is rolling out Robinhood Instant, a free upgrade that makes trading with the app faster.<p>Robinhood Instant introduces two crucial features.<p>The first is immediate access to funds, which means you can instantly reinvest any money you make. You used to have to wait three days …

44 Simple, Healthy Fish Recipes for Crazy-Busy Weeknights

Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.<p>Nothing fancy, showy, or meaty here. Just our best simple fish recipes—perfect for weeknights.

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Wi-Fi That Charges Your Gadgets Is Closer Than You Think

It’s easy to take Wi-Fi for granted (as long as you have the password). But what if it did more than facilitate your Pinterest habit? What if instead …

Behind the Lens: Surreal Photographer Logan Zillmer Explores the Mysterious

With images shrouded in mystery, Logan Zillmer's work will leave you wondering how the story will unfold. The minimal landscape of his home in the midwest provides the perfect backdrop for his surreal photos. His journey into photography started in high school shooting film, but as an adult he …

The First 21 Apps To Download For Your New iPhone 6

Every iPhone 6 comes with Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system pre-installed, which is capable of some great features like app extensions, widgets, and better-than-ever graphics.<p>We've collected the best apps to get your iPhone 6 ready for action.

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Here Are The 5 Best Books Bill Gates Read In 2014

Bill Gates just revealed the five best books he read this year, and since they range from an economic look at Asia's rise to a laugh-out-loud novel about a New York City couple, there's something to suit all different tastes.<p>Here's what made the cut:<p>1. "<b>Business Adventures" by John Brooks</b><p>This is …

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Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.

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The 25 Best Restaurants In America, According To TripAdvisor Users

Only 25 could be chosen, however, as the best by TripAdvisor users for its 2014 Travelers' Choice Restaurants Awards.<p>These restaurants include everything from the theatrical inventiveness of Chicago's Alinea to the conservative Southern charm of Charleston's Halls Chophouse.<p>And since TripAdvisor's …

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Top 10 Technical Apps for Architects

Building upon our Top 10 Apps for Architects, this collection brings together some of the best quality and most valued technical apps for designing, …

A Team-Up We'd Love to See: IKEA & Minale-Maeda, Yielding Partially-Downloadable and 3D-Printable Furniture Designs

We've seen the concept of gizmo-joined furniture plenty of times before, most recently with Henry Wilson's A-Joint. To refresh your memory, the idea …

Beautifully Pristine Relics Of Technologies Past

Technology advances rapidly, with our computers and cell phones becoming outdated practically the moment we start using them. Something newer, faster, better is already on sale, making a cell phone from a decade ago look positively alien.<p>There’s a sentimental pull that emanates from the obsolete …

Archibot to Print CAD Data "Error Free" onto Construction Sites

<b>Archibot</b>, a project currently being developed by South Korean architectural designer <b>Han Seok Nam</b>, aims to "revolutionize" how architects and …

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How A Personal Finance Journalist Manages Her Own Money

<i>This is one-half of a pair of stories on how I manage my money and career as a freelance personal finance journalist. Read the other half, on how I manage my money, time, to-do list and despair as a freelancer.</i><p>I never had a budget until just after my 34th birthday.<p>Before then, I was always a mess …

24 Citrus Recipes with Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit

Winter is citrus season, and these 24 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible<p>Winter is citrus season, and these 21 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible.

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The ten best albums of 2013 – readers choice

10. The Fall – Re-Mit<p>"Inventive, fun, and crept up on the listener in revealing its qualities. It was not a 'great first listen' album, its an album that repays perseverance - greatly." Jeremy<p>"The Fall continue to make great records, and Re-Mit is another great addition to the canon – makes the …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

For fans of the coast, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is full of spectacular coastlines, many of which are more famous for their breathtaking views, cultural heritage and unique geography than for their hazy beach-bum appeal.<p>Summer has officially drawn …

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A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

New York City Illustrations by Remko Heemskerk

Illustrations of New York.<p>Remko Heemskerk is a Dutch art director and illustrator. During his time in New York City in 2012/2013 he created this …

15 Quick and Simple Vegetable Recipes to Get You Out of a Green Salad Rut

Don't get me wrong, I love a good green salad. But there is a whole world of quick, easy vegetable side dishes that don't involve lettuce. With …

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