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5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Breathtaking Images of Earth Shot from Lofty Aerial Perspectives

There exists a website called <i>The Daily Overview,</i> and it is a treasure trove of images of our planet, shot from lofty aerial perspectives. It will no …

Articles about budget friendly shipping container home costa rica on Dwell.com - Dwell

A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>These eco-friendly shipping container homes allow three adult children to be independent while …

Costa Rica

Sustainable L-Shaped Retreat in The Netherlands: The Dockboot Holiday Home

<b>De Zwarte Hond</b> completed <b>Dockboot Holiday Home</b>, a surprisingly spacious residence located on the island of Schiermonnikoog in The Netherlands. Larch …

LittleBits Raises $44 Million To Bring Its Electronic Building Blocks To The World

littleBits emerged from the niche “maker” community. Its library of open-source electronic blocks that snap together like Lego bricks and allow people to put together an almost infinite number of creations – home security systems, crop monitoring systems, keyboards, etc. But the New York-based …

Makerspaces

This Telescope Uses 10 Canon Lenses Worth $100,000

Now here’s a neat use of Canon’s lenses: the University of Toronto owns one of the smallest professional astronomical telescopes in the world that …

Cameras

How The Raspberry Pi Sparked A Maker Revolution

A Q&A with the inventor of the the cheapest hackable computer on the planet<p>Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge. So he invented the Rasberry Pi. It has since become the cheapest hackable computer on the …

Raspberry Pi

Articles about simple cabin embraces its mountain setting on Dwell.com - Dwell

A seemingly street-shy house near Vancouver opens to reveal an expansive interior.<p>Perched atop a soaring granite outcropping, I-Kanda Architects' Cabin on a Rock is a modernist hideaway.<p>A San Diego architect creates a bold, energy-efficient complement to the Western landscape.<p>Balancing on irregular, …

Architecture

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130-Year-Old Minimalist Apartment Renovation With Industrial Features

Architect Anne Sophie Goneau remodeled this 130-year-old flat saving the original architectural features and creating an absolutely new space in …

Interior Design

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House of Four Houses in Portugal

Architectural photography by Joao Morgado of the House of Four Houses in Portugal by PROD Arquitectura.<p>Joao Morgado was commissioned by the team of …

Architizer

The World’s First $9 Computer Does Everything That Your Expensive Model Can Do

Chip is a bona fide Kickstarter hit. But the tiny computer’s implications go far beyond the novelty of a cheap computer.<p>Over the years, a number of ultra-cheap computers have popped up–in fact, a $169 computer for the developing world, called Endless, was announced just last month. But nothing out …

Raspberry Pi

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Articles about 5 stunning gabled glass facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though it's usually thought that bright colors make the boldest statement, these homes prove that black, white, and gray tones...<p>Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.<p>Who doesn't love that house on the block that's drastically …

Rhode Island

Articles about london industrial compound converted modern housing on Dwell.com - Dwell

A commercial-to-residential renovation nods toward the building's industrial heritage.<p>The ground floor and basement of a historic structure become a warm, inviting modern restaurant after a major renovation.<p>A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in …

Architecture

Contemporary Detached Dwelling Hiding Spatial Complexity in Montreal, Canada

Located in the Montreal’s Southwest neighborhood, this detached dwelling entitled “Holy Cross House” hides a rich spatial complexity behind its tough …

Articles about brooklyn home keeps its historic bones while getting much needed interior update on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>More than ever, this renovated Eichler in Palo Alto, California, brings the outside in.<p>A home …

Home Tours

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an …

Prefab Homes

The Auto Icon Screen Prints Series

It's always interesting to see folks using design skills to earn a living in ways not directly related to their original field. A good case in point …

A Two-Story Beach House with a Small Footprint

This quarter-acre plot of land just 500 feet from the Atlantic Ocean was purchased over 40 years ago by a couple with hopes to build on it one day. …

Articles about psst follow us down these 5 secret passages on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dear Dwell Reader: Many thanks to all of you—we've hit a couple milestones recently, and we wanted to share them with you.<p>A cosmopolitan design mecca with a distinctive urban vibe—Tokyo is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and...<p>It's not all shoots and rounds: The creative …

Mid-Century modern

Articles about tiny cabins vermont woods commune nature on Dwell.com - Dwell

It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>If you've been looking for a chance to experience what …

New Jersey

Articles about 6 green desert prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

The New York Times recently picked up on the story of Thomas Small and Joanna Brody's Culver City, California, house designed by...<p>The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you …

Prefab Homes