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Take a tour of the ultra-modern estate of 'Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon, which you can buy for $18 million

A sprawling Los Angeles estate that formerly belonged to Sam Simon, the late co-creator of "The Simpsons," has hit the market for $18 million.<p>With a property that totals about 1.5 acres, the residence actually includes two homes: a chic modern residence and a second, more historic home designed by …

Articles about 5 modern homes striking green roofs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>Taking a calculated turn from tradition, two Czech architects designed a modern rendition of a classic Bohemian home, powered by...<p>It’s been …

Green Roofs

15 Creative New Designs For Solving The Urban Housing Crisis

From floating houses to super-skinny ones, here’s how cities of the future can reimagine how they build to accommodate growing populations.<p>Like San Francisco or Tokyo, London is a terrible place to try to find a place to live. Thanks to a lack of supply, a two-bed flat in Central London sells for …

For architects, black is the new black

When did houses turn black?<p>Look carefully around a major city and you’ll see them: old homes that have acquired black windows and even full black coats of paint. Thoughtful architects are building new houses that are all black.<p>It’s strange to see the places we live wearing dark clothing; in …

A dying Californian shopping mall gets the world's largest green roof

This week’s best city stories from around the web explore Silicon Valley’s newest sustainability project, an app which automatically sprays potholes you cycle over, the “missing” Guatemala City neighbourhood and Indianapolis’ growing pains with a new electric car share scheme.<p>We’d love to hear your …

Urban Design

Secret House In The Woods

An Upside Down House in the Woods Flips the Architectural Script

• 1 |<p>The house is situated on 3.5 acres, overlooking Oak Pass. The house itself measures 8000 square feet (743 square meters), though its hidden design …

Architecture

At This House, Climbing on the Roof is Encouraged

(Image credit: Dezeen)<p>When I was much younger, my grandfather got out a ladder and encouraged us to climb on the roof of our house. My mother was not …

Architecture

Articles about angular copper clad apartment building italy on Dwell.com - Dwell

Perched in the Dolomite mountains, an angular copper-clad apartment building echoes the topography of its site.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>It may be hard to believe, but the polished, open-plan loft that architect Paola Navone renovated for Andrea …

Architecture

The Black Card Technique | An Inexpensive Gradual ND Filter Alternative

Long exposure photography is a fairly easy and efficient way to make your images stand out from the masses and to create something special. …

Kevin Daly Architects builds a low-cost housing community in Santa Monica

The four buildings that make up this affordable housing development in Santa Monica, California, all feature mint-green solar shades on their …

Garduino: Geek Gardening with Arduino

Create an automated watering, light, and temp control system.<p>I wanted to start gardening, but I knew I wouldn’t keep up the regular schedule of watering the plants and making sure they got enough light. So I recruited a microprocessor and a suite of sensors to help with these tasks. An Arduino …

Arduino

Articles about homes distinctive facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Built on the site of a former garage in Islington, an artist and designer's new home cleverly captures light and greenery.<p>Who doesn't love that house on the block that's drastically different than the rest? Check out our editor's favorite homes from...<p>If you're looking …

Architecture

Japanese-Inspired Retreat Generating a Soothing Ambiance: The Azumi House

We love to see how great traditional design is sometimes delivered in the mix of contemporary architecture and <b>The Azumi House</b> by <b>Webb & Brown-Neaves</b> …

The Five Tips to Creating Amazing Landscape Photos

In an instant, one can feel as though they are in another world. As a landscape photographer you have the power to transport someone in the blink of …

Landscape Photography

Home by Dachi Papuashvili

Here is a house created by Dachi Papuashvili covered with wood, producing all the energy necessary for solar energy, and recovering rainwater. The …

44 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

We all have stuff that no longer serves any purpose around the house, but we still have trouble getting rid of it. Either it’s “still OK”, or “might …

Hardscaping 101: Green Roofs

In our ideal world, green roofs would be ubiquitous–we’re thinking Scandinavia from the time of the Vikings until the late 19th century. And no, it’s …

$9000 House: The Ultimate Low Cost Home

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>As this home was built in cost-friendly Thailand, the final costs came in at just $6000 for the basic structure, plus an additional $3000 for …

Six Sustainable Ideas for the Cities of Tomorrow

Micro cities, mobility on demand and living large on a small footprint are all possible directions for the world’s future cities.<p>Massachusetts …

Future Cities

V House / Paz Gersh Architects

The House is set in one of the historical preserved neighborhoods' of Tel Aviv. The V house design concept was planning modern a Mediterranean Villa …

Required Reading: Close: Landscape Design and Land Art in Scotland

The other day, celebrating a rare and much longed for day of warmth and sunshine here in Brooklyn, I treated myself to a trip to the Bronx, to the …

Cote d’Azur Villa With Spectacular Sea Views

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>Just outside the center of Cannes, and the prestigious Cap d’Antibes, the 3400 square meter plot is in a perfect spot.<p>3 |<p>The huge pool has …

Ellen DeGeneres’s House

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>A vision of architectural modernism, the huge nine bedroom home is located on 2.3 acres in Holmby Hills, rubbing shoulders with Hugh Hefner’s …

Why I Want to Live in a Tiny House, Michelle in Oregon tells us why she is going to live in a tiny house. http://tinyhouseblog.com/?p=31579

Barn and Dwelling G / Aeby Aumann Emery architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The creation of a barn and dwelling G in Villarepos, Switzerland is dipped in a rural scenery of …

Architecture

How 5 California Colleges Approach Campus Design

<i>In this article, originally published in 2 parts on Metropolis Magazine as "</i>Building a University: How 5 California Schools Approach Campus Design<i>"</i> …

UC San Diego