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Couple builds an 'Earthship' tiny home for less than $10K

DIY home builds are never easy, and rarely cheap, but one ambitious couple managed to create a beautiful tiny home for under $10,000. Taylor and …

Sustainability

How to Make Sure Agile Teams Can Work Together

Increasing volatility, uncertainty, growing complexity, and ambiguous information (VUCA) has created a business environment in which agile collaboration is more critical than ever. Organizations need to be continually on the lookout for new market developments and competitive threats, identifying …

Management

This tiny cabin on the Greece-Turkey border generates 100% of its own energy

Istanbul-based studio SO? Architecture & Ideas has completed a tiny off-grid cabin perfect for reconnecting with the outdoors. Located in a village …

Architecture

This tiny cabin in Australia lets you go off-grid in style

For those looking to get back to nature, this tiny cabin in rural Australia provides a picturesque retreat without sacrificing comfort or style. …

Off-grid

What It Takes to Think Deeply About Complex Problems

The problems we’re facing often seem as complex as they do intractable. And as Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” So what does it take to increase the complexity of our thinking?<p>Too many leaders default to …

Management

T-HOUSE in Ukraine

Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine<p>The house is a triangular building, which is located in the process of construction near Lviv, Ukraine.<br>The architecture of the building is inherent in the traditional Ukrainian Carpathian architecture.<br>In the acute roof of the house there are two levels that create an …

Architecture

This couple turned an old RV into a five-person home for just $3,000

Renovating an old RV is no easy feat, but ambitious couples are taking on the challenge with some seriously incredible results. When sky-high rental …

Get Cozy in This Renovated A-Frame Cabin in the Woods

A pair of boutique hotel owners transforms an A-frame cabin in New Jersey into a Scandinavian-inspired retreat that starts at $150 a night.<p>When Chad and Courtney Ludeman, the husband-and-wife team behind Philadelphia's design-driven Lokal Hotel, started searching for a property in New Jersey, they …

New Jersey

This tiny timber cabin was built from construction waste for under $30K

Transportable, versatile, and low-cost, this tiny timber cabin shows how the crafty use of local and recycled materials can lead to impressive …

An Intern Architect Builds a Home For His Growing Family on a Strict Budget

To accommodate his growing family, an intern architect in Canada builds a cost-efficient home that becomes the calling card of his future firm.<p>Constructed on a tight, tree-covered, infill lot in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada, Elm Avenue Residence was designed and built by John Duerksen for his family …

Architecture

Lokal A-Frame

Maurice River, New Jersey<p>The Lokal A-Frame is a boutique vacation home rental 50 minutes outside of Philadelphia. It was designed and renovated by Chad and Courtney Ludeman - the team behind Lokal Hotel and the 100K House. The home was purchased from the original owners who built the A-Frame on a …

Living Rooms

Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

A 1970s A-Frame Cabin in Big Bear Is Brought Back to Life

A dated property in the mountains of Big Bear, California, is upgraded to highlight its stunning A-frame design with some simple updates.<p>An escape to a cabin in the woods usually feels like a removal from routine—find yourself far away from the busy, fast-paced, and often crowded surroundings of …

Interior Design

These 7 Homes in the Southwest Show How to Design For the Desert

These homes make living in the heat of the desert look easy, breezy, and cool.<p>As we’ve covered before, there are four basic climate zones in the United States, each with their own set of environmental and climatic strategies that should be taken into consideration when designing and siting a home. …

Palm Springs

How We Reorganized Instagram’s Engineering Team While Quadrupling Its Size

When I joined Instagram in 2015 as head of engineering, the company had been part of Facebook for three years. It had 115 engineers, but we would soon scale to 300, and later grow to over 400 in 2017. It was not an easy task, but I had a powerful weapon in mind from the start: …

Built on a Budget, This Belgian Cabin Is Straight Out of a Fairytale

London-based practice De Rosee Sa’s self-built lakeside cabin recaptures the magic of childhood fairytales.<p>A labor of love, the 377-square-foot Woodland Cabin is a design/build project completed over multiple trips to the lakeside lot in the village of Nouvelles in southern Belgium. The architects …

Cabins

Taste Beyond The Tongue

To Come Up with a Good Idea, Start by Imagining the Worst Idea Possible

There are many creative tools a designer uses to think differently, but none is more counter-intuitive than “wrong thinking,” also called reverse thinking. Wrong thinking is when you intentionally think of the worst idea possible — the exact opposite of the accepted or logical solution, ideas that …

Rock And Pebble Art To Make Your Living Space Come Alive

• 28.2Kshares<br>• Facebook554<br>• StumbleUpon74<br>• Tumblr<p>The use of rocks and pebbles to create works of art is not an entirely new concept but the way the art is …

Art

Rammed-charcoal home is a handsome oasis between the trees

Melbourne-based Branch Studio Architects crafted this dark and handsome number hidden away among the trees in Victoria. Built as a house extension …

The Tinhouse

Scotland, United Kingdom<p>On the northwestern tip of Scotland’s Isle of Skye is a vacation rental that's inspired by the region’s traditional “crofter style” cottages, but covered with a skin of tin.<p>Designed and built by Gill Smith and Alan Dickson of Scottish practice Rural Design Architects, this …

Drawing

Bag Hag: How to Make Upcycled Grocery Totes with Old T-Shirts (in 5 Minutes)

Last weekend, Jeff and I cleaned out our dresser and when we got to the pajama drawers, I realized that the pjs section is starting to consist almost …

T-shirts

Rural Idaho home by Olson Kundig has gadgets and gizmos aplenty

An entire glass wall swings upward to open this spacious retreat to the landscape of the American West – one of several inventive features …

The 10 Star Home

Cape Paterson, Victoria, Australia<p>The 10 Star Home is a stunning example of how sustainable can be beautiful, modern, functional and affordable. With a 10 Star energy rating, carbon positive accreditation, and built to zero waste and building biology philosophies, this home truly treads lightly on …

Sustainability

Handle Your Stress Better by Knowing What Causes It

No matter how brave, hardworking, and intelligent you may be, there comes a time when stress becomes overwhelming and you get triggered. Triggers are those things that cause you to have a knee-jerk reaction that may or may not be the best response to a given situation.<p>When you are triggered, the …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Happiness

Dwell

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Home Tours

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent movies made about their lives.<p>And then there was Bill Campbell, who died of cancer on Monday at 75. He …

Silicon Valley

Web Design Process — Ultimate Guide to Designing Websites Pt1

Imagine having a golden touch. Imagine that every website you will create will be excellent. Professional web design process is the key for obtaining …

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Orange County