Justin De Vesta

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The Hollywood HIlls Box House

The house submitted for press consideration is the Eyster residence also known as the Hollywood Hills Box House.<p>The Box House is a 2,200 square foot …

This modern prefab home has windows that double as solar panels

If you love natural lighting, prepare to swoon over the light-filled Reflect Home. Designed and built by Sacramento State students, this modern …

Articles about 22 expert tips and tricks designing small dwellings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>From design concept to installation, these 10 tips will guide you through your next kitchen remodel.<p>Herman …

The AP will no longer use “skeptics” to describe people who don’t believe in climate change

Those who refuse to acknowledge that climate change is caused by human activity will no longer be called “skeptics” by the Associated Press, after the newswire service decided the term was too scientifically rigorous.<p>The AP explained their decision in a blog post:<p>Scientists who consider themselves …

Articles about 6 homes private enclosed courtyards on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>Open and airy courtyards can create a sense of interconnectedness between indoors and outdoors.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder …

Hardscaping 101: Rain Chains

Rain chains, a feature of Japanese architecture, are a pleasant alternative to downspouts. The Japanese translation is <i>kusari doi</i>, and for centuries …

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14 of the Best Architecture Photos From the Past Year

It’s harder than it looks to capture a building’s pretty side. Take a scroll through #architecture on Instagram, and you’ll see what I mean. Lopsided …

Could this new building material help tackle climate change?

Straw is cheap, good for the environment and an excellent insulator. So why don’t we see more straw houses? Unless we suddenly stop eating bread or …