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Rammed Earth Construction: 15 Exemplary Projects

This week, we're highlighting a selection of the best images of projects built using rammed earth. These 15 works show the attractive aesthetic …

Architecture

This Bar In Japan Is Built Entirely From Trash

While Leonardo DiCaprio is making the rounds online with his newest eco-documentary “Before The Flood“, a small town of Kamikatsu, Japan, is making a …

12 Lovely Little Lofts

Making the most of a little spare loft space can add a whole new dimension to your home. Here are a few creative examples.

Greenwich Village

This single-story house is flat out fantastic

Belgian architects <i>OPEN ARCHITECTES</i> know you don't have to over complicate things to make an impact. They are fans of minimalism, strong shapes, bold …

Living Rooms

A Tiny Show-Stopping Cabin Two Architects Built for $15,000

When a father/son architect team got together to design a tiny, sustainable shelter in the Wisconsin woods, the design they came up with wasn't just …

The Box

The Box is a 960-square-foot residence inspired by the owner’s desire for a small house overlooking an untouched wetland. Conceived as a series of boxes nestled into the hillside, the house gently engages the site offering varied views of the landscape. To set the house into the site, the main …

Cool Kids Beds That Makes You Wish You Could Turn Back Time

Anything designed for kids is usually cute and irresistible, even something as big and as robust as a bed. Actually, we have a bunch of cool kids …

A "Rough Luxe" Organic Farm & Homestead in Hawaii

<b>Name:</b> Ana and Luis Castillo <b><br>Location:</b> 7 acre organic farm in Kealakekua Bay, Big Island, Hawaii <b><br>Size:</b> 1,100 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 14 years, …

The Best Ways to Stylishly Work a TV into a Small Apartment

Arranging furniture in a small space can be a daunting task. Lack of wall space, traffic flow, and seating configurations are a lot to consider. At …

Living Rooms

Australia's amazing Upcycle House is made from the ruins of an old home

Australian architecture firm Alexander Symes has given an old building a new lease on life by repurposing its materials into a beautiful new home. …

LeapHome unveils sustainable, super-efficient Frame prefab

LEAPfactory, the Italy-based company known for building gorgeous prefabricated structures in extreme locations, just unveiled their very first …

Opendesk Express launches "desks on demand" service for London's workplaces

<b>Business news:</b> open-source furniture brand Opendesk has launched a service aimed at disrupting the contract furniture industry, allowing businesses …

Tiny 355 sq. ft. micro-apartment is expanded with adaptable mini-loft

While smaller living spaces may not offer much in terms of square footage, they can feel much less cramped if their layouts or changed or even if one …

iT House, Joshua Tree

The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the sunbaked wilds of California’s east.<p>If you were planning to build yourself a house in the high desert east of Los Angeles, where temperatures climb higher than 100 degrees Fahrenheit …

Architecture

DIY Bluetooth Headphones

Introduction: DIY Bluetooth Headphones<p>Runner Up in the<br>Tech Contest<p>View Contest<p>Tired of ripping wires on your headset? Don't like the feel of being …

Disassembling a CD/DVD reader and reusing its parts

Hi!Talking about CD and DVD drivers, they are awesome! You can find many cool and valuable(for a hobbist) things inside them to use in your projects. …

Arduino

How to shop for a plant that's hard to kill

You love the idea of plants on the porch or perking up the windowsill.<p>But past experiences featured a thumb more black than green.<p>So how should you shop for plants that might be — how do we put this — hard to kill?<p><b>RELATED: TRENDING LIFE & STYLE NEWS THIS HOUR</b><p>Robin Vice, who works in the nursery …

6 Street Food Blogs to Follow Around the World

Culinary options are more than just an important part of the local culture. For many people, food is reason enough to travel. Whenever I arrived in a …

Reverse Engineering A Nissan Leaf Battery Pack

Batteries wear out. If you are an electric vehicle enthusiast, it’s a certainty that at some time in your not-too-distant future there will be a …

Electric Vehicles

Cyclone Winston: Fears of disease outbreak in Fiji as clean water cut off

SBS News's Nastasya Tay, reporting from Fiji.<p>Aid agencies fear there could be widespread disease outbreaks in cyclone ravaged Fiji with clean water …

Food52

Inside Flipboard / October 14, 2013<p>How you eat is how you live. That’s the “cooking manifesto” of Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, creators of …

It's Official

It’s Official: The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>Victor Agreda Jr. remembers his first Apple …

Mashable Is Now Flippable

Inside Flipboard / January 28, 2014<p>Like so many people who become successful adults, Pete Cashmore struggled as a kid. When he was 13, he had an …

Welcome to the (BBC) Future

Inside Flipboard / February 15, 2013<p>The brilliant sci-fi writer William Gibson once observed: “The future is already here—it’s just not very evenly …

Shop Etsy on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>Holy handmade handbag! Time to flex that credit card and prepare those fingers for some intense flipping: Etsy, <i>the</i> …

BBC Autos Joins the Flipboard Garage

Inside Flipboard / May 31, 2013<p>News junkies rely upon the BBC to deliver authoritative journalism told from a uniquely British perspective. Gearheads …