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California builds first farm-to-table new home community

Urban farming is in the air and California is setting an example by creating the first American housing project of its kind with an urban farm built …

10 Detroit Urban Farms Rooting Goodness Into The City

According to the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development, there are about 10 million acres of farmland in Michigan and the state is …

Nature-Inspired Paper Sculptures Represent a Collision of Cultures and Mediums

French-American artist Paul Louise-Julie uses paper and paint to craft dreamy sculptures infused with aesthetics, techniques, and themes drawn from multiple cultures. Louise-Julie created these mixed media pieces after having dedicated seven years to researching African civilization and art, …

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This Sculpture Is Designed For Kids To Climb On

Suppose Design Office have designed Forest Loops, a sculptural playground in Hamakita, Japan.<p>The designer’s description<p>The concept of this project is …

Architecture

How to Make Fabric Softener

If you want a more ecological or more economical alternative to commercial fabric softeners, you can make your own at home. Here are a few simple …

They’re Going To Bury A Stretch Of German Autobahn And Cover It In Parks

The highway is the longest in Germany and one of the busiest. As traffic keeps getting worse, the city realized that it had to find a way to keep the …

UC Berkeley

People Are Beginning To Talk Seriously About Google's Search Business Becoming Less Relevant

Google's ever-increasing dominance of online advertising looks set to wane. The growth of its search business, which fueled it for years, is weakening.<p>That sounds completely mad. The company just booked $16.5 billion in revenues on its search business in Q3 alone. But people are seriously beginning …

Espaço Espelho d'Água by Vertical Garden Design

Vertical Garden Design has sent us images of a recently compeleted 113m2 green wall located in Espaço Espelho d’Água, a restaurant/gallery/concert …

Become A Social Savvy Leader In Five Easy Steps

In a previous article, I explained why leaders need to be savvy about social media so they can build trust, engagement and connection. In this article, I’ll explain how to use social media with ease through a five-step process.<p>Social media allows you to connect and interact with your audience in …

11 Ideal Facebook Tools for Contests and Analyzation

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust and detailed. Hence, you’re likely to uncover a smaller stash of third-party tools than you might for a network like Twitter.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free …

8 Steps to Launching Your Product

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale.</i><p>After Skyping with some college students, I wanted to share my process for launching a product or creative campaign. Whether it was launching IWearYourShirt, starting a non-profit, selling my last name, or various …

3 Reasons Your Marketing Needs A Better Design Focus

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I’m a marketing consultant.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>Clients come to me and say, “I need more traffic to my site, can I pay you to do that?” To which I often have to reply, “No.”<p>“What?”<p>Why would I say no? Why would I push someone away who is trying …

No One Knows How Teens Listen to Music

All the major surveys disagree. Maybe it's a secret.<p>Remember Apple's iPod silhouette ads? The psychedelic TV spots where people would dance hyperactively with an MP3 player in their hand and headphones in their ears?<p>Talk about a throwback; those ads stopped running during the Bush administration. …

Charred Cabin by DRAA is a blackened timber shelter on stilts

This charred timber cabin by Chilean studio DRAA is raised over a hillside on stilts to afford better views of the nearby mountains (+ slideshow).<p>The …

East Malvern Residence by LSA Architects

Awesome space.

Articles about eco friendly compact cabin washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...<p>If choosing paint colors doesn’t give you …

Northern Italy

Cleverly Fit Storage Inside The Bed Frame To Save Space

Every room has its own style and every room requires a certain type of lighting, flooring and storage. For example, the bedroom needs to feel …

Elegant 3 in 1 Modular Sofa Helping You Deal With Small Spaces

Designing for a small space is becoming more and more accessible, as practical solutions emerge without compromising in aesthetics. <b>Sofista</b> is a …

The Most Incredible Use Of 425 Square Feet You've Ever Seen

It’s really hard to make 425 square feet look spacious but Specht Harpman Architects managed to do just that in this once awkward New York City …

Forget Windows, This Private Jet Has Floor-To-Ceiling Panorama Views

The views afforded by the tiny airplane window–whether it’s cloud cover, city skylines, or mountain ranges–apparently aren’t good enough for design firm Technicon. Their French office has created a concept for a private jet called the Ixion that would replace windows with floor-to-ceiling digital …

An Apartment Tower Designed To Help Residents Make Friends

It’s hard to foster community in a tower. This is a realization many companies are coming to about their high-rise headquarters, but the notion applies equally to high-rise housing. High-rise towers often lack common spaces that give people a reason to bump into each other or hang out informally. …

Architecture

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Build Your Own Full-Scale Rooftop Farming Operation, With This Easy Kit

After experimenting with some smaller systems, the company’s latest product is a kit that supports a full-size commercial farm. The modular system …

Articles about 5 intelligent urban prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.<p>When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...<p>These five companies are bringing the advantages of modular home construction to …

House in Yoro by Airhouse Design Office

Designer Constructs Micro 96-Square-Foot Cabin to Forego Building Permits

Hoping to have a personal space to escape to for much needed relaxation, Finnish designer Robin Falck set out to build his own little getaway. Rather than being held up by government red-tape, he decided to avoid the need for a building permit by constructing a live-in structure that's under 96 …