Guy Whittaker

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MAPA's prefabricated cabins allow guests to survey Uruguayan vineyard

Mirrored glass and sliced logs form the facades of these prefabricated guest suites designed by MAPA, which are dotted across a vast vineyard in …

Energy Storage Wars: 3 Products Going Head to Head With Tesla's Powerwall

Three of the biggest residential solar companies in the U.S. are adding energy storage to the mix.<p>When <b>Tesla</b>'s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Powerwall was introduced …

Solar Power

Woodland House / ALTUS Architecture + Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sited on a wooded plateau overlooking a wetland and lake beyond, this new residence seeks to quietly …

The 25-Minute Strength Training Workout That Will Make You a Better Runner

Most people think that running just requires...running. You lace up your sneakers, you head out the door, and you start moving your legs. And while …

Workouts

Tech Is Transforming Our Spaces, And We’re Just Beginning To See How

Our smartphones have enabled us to do everything, everywhere–and our physical spaces are changing as a result, according to a comprehensive new survey by the architecture firm Gensler.<p>If you step inside a new boutique hotel’s lobby, you’ll probably see more people in the space who aren’t there for …

Natanz Villa / White on White Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Natanz’s suburbs, this small plot of land was chosen to become the home of a cozy villa with …

Architecture

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Business Strategy

This Containerized Solution Brings Clean Water & Solar Power To Remote Areas

<b>Published on</b> August 17th, 2017 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>0<p>August 17th, 2017 by <b>Derek Markham</b><p>Getting electricity and clean water to remote villages and off-grid …

A house with a living room that wows!

Every home has that one space that just seems to lift the property to new echelons of style and sophistication and in the case of today's property, …

Helen Street

The clients were living on a rural property east of Seattle but were drawn back to the vibrancy of the city. This new project would distill their way …

12 Boxing-Inspired Core Exercises for Rock-Solid Abs

You might find it surprising that boxing is one of the most complete, full-body workouts you can do. Your aerobic, anaerobic, and nervous system have …

The Best Butt Exercises for Knee Pain—No Squats or Lunges Included

Let me tell you a secret: Squats and lunges are not the magic ingredients for getting a better butt. Yes, they're both *great* lower-body exercises …

Inside The Vertical Farm Growing What It Calls “The World’s First Post-Organic” Produce

For Bowery—the farm that Fain, a former marketing entrepreneur, first conceived of two years ago—contamination is a particular concern. Bowery is …

Aquaponics

This Belgian Villa Is The Ultimate Bachelor Pad

This new villa near the Belgian city of Gent is without any doubt one of the most tasteful modern bachelor pads that we have come across in a long …

bracket design studio completes concrete villa 131

<b>iranian architect s</b><b>hervin hosseini of bracket design studio has recently completed the concrete-cast villa 131 in urban isfahan, iran.</b> the city …

Landscape Photography

Landscape Architect Visit: The California Life, Outdoor Living Room Included

When it came time to retire, Steven and Dee Dee Kim knew just what they wanted. They would leave their home in Tiburon, California near San …

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that would be as modern …

Prefab Homes

SolarGaps turns window decor into solar panels at CES

SolarGaps smart blinds bring power into your home, and the company plans to integrate with Google Home.<p>Opening the blinds has never been so helpful. On display here at CES in Las Vegas, SolarGaps turns the actual slats of your window coverings into solar panels. SolarGaps blinds will be smart …

Container / Rodrigo Kirck Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project Container, located in the port city of Itajaí (SC) aims to intervene on a conceptual model, …

These Lego-style homes can withstand earthquakes and cost under $5,000 to build

When earthquakes hit, they can devastate entire cities. And rebuilding destroyed buildings costs a lot labor, time, and money.<p>Renowned architect Anupama Kundoo may have a solution — for homeowners, at least. The Indian architect, who is known for designing low-income buildings, has come up with a …

Earthquakes

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016

These short videos will keep you inspired and motivated to make 2017 your best year ever.<p>Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will …

Green Charge: The Energy Storage Startup Transforming A $100 Billion Market

The energy storage industry has grown to become a $100 billion market, projected to reach $250 billion by 2040.<p>This massive valuation is due, in part, to more than 50% of consumer energy bills being attributed to peak hour charges. Noticing the need to make energy usage more affordable and …

Energy Storage

Bathroom Design Idea - An Open Shelf Below The Countertop (17 Pictures)

Including an open shelf under your bathroom countertop is a great way to add more storage to your bathroom and gives you an opportunity to add new …

Suspension Training for Runners

Keep injuries at bay and become a stronger runner with these suspension training exercises<p>I’m sure most runners have heard by now that they should …

Workouts

What colours say about your brand identity and industry

One of the most fundamentally important things to keep in mind when creating a piece of branding or logo design is the choice of colour. This is …

Graphic Design

Wood Tube Wraps the Living Room of This Family Home in California

<b>Terry and Terry Architecture</b> completed the <b>Skyline House</b>, a family home located on top of the Eastbay mountain range in California, USA. An impressive …

The 10 Minute Workout Everyone Can Do

If you're a follower of Kardashian workout routines, you've probably noticed Kourtney and Khloe spending a fair amount of time with a classic piece of playground equipment—the jump rope. And trainers love jump ropes too, because jumping rope is a complete, total body workout. “It tones both your …

Workouts

Butte | Carney Logan Burke Architecture Firm & Design Studio - WY MT

The 38-acre site for this house and artist studio is located on an extraordinary site on a butte in Jackson, Wyoming. The site overlooks the …