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Canadian Cottage with a view

Québec, Canada<p>This stunning property is built using the BONE Structure technology.

The Promise OF Cross-laminated Timber

John Brewer retired in October 2015 after almost 18 years as publisher and editor of the Peninsula Daily News in Port Angeles, Washington. Brewer …

How our housing choices make adult friendships more difficult

I often think about a piece I read in 2015 in the Atlantic, by Julie Beck, called "How Friendships Change in Adulthood." I suspect it will ring true for Vox readers of, uh, a certain age. Like my age, for instance. Old, is what I'm saying.<p>I do think, however, that Beck left out an interesting piece …

Murmuur Architecten uses engineered wood and tiles for holiday home in rural Belgium

Dark clay panels and light green tiles cover the cross-laminated timber structure of this holiday home created by Murmuur Architecten for a spot in …

Belgium

The future of baugruppen is looking bright in Perth

<b>HOUSING:</b> Perth is setting itself up as a testing ground for an internationally successful co-housing model, with two baugruppen projects set to take …

Nightingale Model & the cusp of big changes in housing

The Nightingale Model is going gangbusters. This triple-bottom-line approach to developing innovative housing in inner-city Melbourne is gaining …

Woody35: A 377 Sq Ft Norwegian Cabin

In the woods of Norway is this beautiful 35 square meter cabin (about 377 sq ft).<p>Named Woody35, the home was designed by architect, Marianne Borge, …

DIY MID CENTURY MODERN SOFA

Mid-Century modern

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Regina Loveseat.

How to Master the Subtle Magic Of Scandinavian Interior Design - KUKUN

For most Americans, the only exposure to Scandinavian—Northern European countries, including Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Finland, and Norway—design is …

Interior Design

Students created a $15,000 house that can go up in under 24 hours

Take the Kokoon, a new three-story wooden house that can go up in under a day. The first prototype was recently unveiled in Otaniemi, Finland.<p>Built by students, the home was a project for the Aalto University School of Arts Design and Architecture's Wood Program. Every year, the Program designs and …

Laundry Room Design Idea - Raise Your Washer And Dryer Up Off The Floor

Laundry room designed by Keukenadvies<p>While technology has come a long way from the days of sitting over a bucket with a washboard and some soap, …

How Midcentury Modern Became The Pumpkin Spice Latte Of Interior Design

It’s neutral design camouflage that’s easy to find, wherever you may be.<p>“It’s like camouflage.” That’s how one design gallerist, Patrick Parrish, explained the enduring popularity of midcentury modern design to the <i>New York Times</i> this week, in a piece entitled “Why Won’t Midcentury Design Die?”<p>It’s …

A Stunning Skylight in Minimalist Canadian Remodel - interior design

EM Architecture recently completed the renovation and design of Maison Mentana. The building was constructed in the 1900’s as a four-plex, then later …

MAPA builds two prefabricated houses in Brazilian mountain landscape

Architecture studio MAPA has revealed the latest project from its prefabricated building company Minimod, a pair of factory-made houses at an estate …

Articles about get genius storage ideas japanese home on Dwell.com - Dwell

People like to say less is more, but that might be because they haven’t found a good storage solution yet.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>A weatherboard cottage in Melbourne gets a renovation and extension that make it a tranquil, …

The Wooden High-Rises and Timber Towers Changing Construction, Mapped - Curbed

While massive megatall skyscrapers continue to push the upper limits of what technology can accomplish, a new breed of buildings is showing how to design a more sustainable skyline by going decidedly retro. The trend towards <b>tall timber towers</b>—often built with cross-laminated timber, a dense series …

Skyscrapers

Why You Should Be Excited for Lens Innovations to Come

Years ago, two companies did something very big for the lens manufacturing world in the photo industry. Those two companies were Zeiss and Sigma. …

Cameras

World's Tallest Timber Building Now Under Construction; To Rise 10 Stories

Cross laminated timbers are being used in mass quantities for the tallest wood building so far: a 121-unit, 10-story apartment complex in London. …

A New Furniture Line Inspired by the Designer’s Father

This is a truly heartwarming father-daughter relationship. Inspired by her father, Mel Smilow, Judy Smilow launched Smilow Design, a new brand of …

Swiss Starchitects Create Chic, Geometric Household Designs

Architects well regarded for their contributions to the built environment have been known to dabble in the altogether <i>different</i> art of <b>object design</b>: think Le Corbusier's ubiquitous boxy leather chairs and sofas, or Zaha Hadid's sneakers (and purses, and Grinch-like Christmas tree ornaments, and …

Herzog & de Meuron

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Articles about all these prefabs were assembled 10 days or less on Dwell.com - Dwell

Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.<p>On budget and on trend, these small, affordable homes are filling a much-needed hole in the housing marketplace.<p>Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's "International Style" was the …

Lampemm Armchair

Inspired by a Serbian WWII monument, the bold, angular design of the Lampemm Armchair is sure to become a highlight of any room it's placed in. It's …

How To Upload High Quality Photos to Facebook And Fix A Common Mistake

We've all been there, we work so hard preparing, shooting, editing or whatever it may be when we're involved in taking photos. After everything is …