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Markhouse / Drozdov & Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Markhouse is located in the area which has recently become home for a peculiar sort of micro-community …

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These smart glasses automatically focus on what you’re looking at

They could become available in two to three years<p>When Carlos Mastrangelo hit his early 50s, he started suffering from a vision problem many people have as they age: he couldn’t focus up close anymore and so, his eye doctor told him, he needed to wear glasses whenever he wanted to read a book.<p>“I …

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5 Room-in-a-Box Designs Form 100% Modular Home Interior

For the minimalist space-saving fanatic, this collection may be the ultimate all-in-one solution – a set of five boxes, one for each essential home …

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Winter's Best Puffer Coats Under $250

We firmly believe in the worthiness of investing in a serious winter coat. But it never hurts to have one or two additional options on hand. You've got to get your main coat dry cleaned once in a while, and sometimes you just want something different to wear over your sweaty gym clothes or on your …

Transparent Pavilion-like Extension to an English Cottage

<b>Yew Tree House</b> by Eastabrook Architects and Jonathan Tuckey Design adds this glazed extension to a Grade II-listed cottage in the Cotswold.<p>From the architects:<p><i>This project in Oddington, Gloucesershire, followed several proposals and lengthy negotiations with the Council’s conservation officer as the Cottage is Listed and in the Conservation Area. There was initial resistance to a contemporary extension despite this looking on to the rear garden.</i><p><i>Eventually the planning officers agreed to the</i> …

Innovative Designs That Really Make A Difference

How many times were you really blown away by an idea or a design? This doesn’t happen very often but, every once in a while, we come across some …

Articles about scenic country home made flat packed panels on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your home and life with Chamberlain.<p>Bees have always been admired for their industrious nature and intricate honeycomb architecture; Charles Darwin called the...<p>A traditional floor plan gets a minimalist update, complete with a classic porch.<p>Feeling the squeeze from Hong Kong's …

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Articles about 5 modern prefabs pacific northwest on Dwell.com - Dwell

Peruse these 10 inspiring examples of how prefabricated dwellings can challenge typical assumptions of customization and quality.<p>A strong creative streak runs through the Pacific Northwest, which has recently led to a number of startups popping up in cities...<p>Nestled quietly on a bluff amidst flat …

Prefab Homes

Articles about 9 incredible bungalow renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...<p>If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.<p>A couple renovate a 1930s bungalow in Berkeley, …

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Articles about idyllic vacation home greece on Dwell.com - Dwell

A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of …

Vacation Homes

Articles about high design vacation home perfectly captures its peaceful setting on Dwell.com - Dwell

A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an expansive interior.<p>By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...<p>A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally …

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How-To: Transfer, edit, and share DSLR or point-and-shoot photos using your iPhone or iPad

Apple’s iPhones became Flickr’s most popular camera phones in 2008 and most popular cameras overall soon thereafter, but even now, iPhones constitute only 9.6% of the photo-sharing site’s userbase. Despite the iPhone’s undeniable popularity, over 90% of photographers are using other cameras: Canon …

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Intel's PC on a stick is now available for pre-order

Like the idea of Intel's Compute Stick turning your TV into a full-fledged Linux or Windows PC? You can finally plunk down some cash to get one. Online stores (including Amazon and Newegg) have started taking pre-orders for the HDMI dongle, which is now expected to ship by late April rather than …

Webydo Bags $7M To Turn More Designs Into Hosted Websites

Webydo, a software as a service startup that gives web designers the tools to circumvent a more traditional website creation process by excising the need for them to do any manual coding by automatically converting their design into a hosted HTML5 website, has closed a $7 million Series B funding …

Zoom! Enhance! Dropcam Pro Drops HD Surveillance Video Into Your Mobile Or Browser

I’ve had about a week to play with the new Dropcam Pro and I’m pleased to say I haven’t noticed it at all since I set it up. And that’s a good thing.<p>The Dropcam Pro is a wireless video surveillance camera with a lot of great features. It costs $199 and the DVR service costs $10 per month. This lets …

The Last USB Sync Cable You May Ever Need

With connections for microUSB, Apple's old Dock Connector, and its new Lightning option, the CrossLink cable by Id America can sync or charge pretty …

Australian startup Canva launches a graphic design platform

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The software-as-a-service revolution that is transforming the software business has been largely localized to “business” and …

AOC Q2963PM 29” 21:9 UltraWide Monitor Review

I’ve gotten so used to having two monitors with my computer that it’s hard to remember what it was like to only have one: doesn’t matter if it’s 20 …

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