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New 3 in 1 Roof solar tiles power your house for half the price of a Tesla roof

Tesla is getting all the attention when it comes to solar roofs, but some competitors out there are innovating in ways that even Elon Musk hasn’t …

Tesla

This new home was designed to capture 180° panoramic sea views

South African architecture firm Metropole Architects have recently completed a modern 3 bedroom home that has 180° panoramic sea views.<p>The home, …

Interior Design

Clifton House / Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The suburb of Clifton on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard has a high rate of foot traffic due to it’s …

This Concrete Abode Stretches Over Giant Boulders

A Northern California retreat immerses into the landscape with the guidance of shadow and light.<p>Taking the request to heart, the architects were able to construct the home in total deference to the site's existing rocks, and without compromising the design in the least, every single boulder was …

Architecture

8 (New) Energy Efficient Materials Architects Should Know

Whether architects are trying to meet the Architecture 2030 Challenge or pursuing their own mission to save energy, they have an opportunity to …

Energy Efficiency

Feast Your Eyes on Fashion Designer Josie Natori's Japanese-Inspired Home

Perched on a ledge of glacial rock in Westchester County, New York, this exposed-timber residence elegantly incorporates traditional Japanese architecture.<p>The Natoris, especially Ken who is of Japanese descent, are big fans of traditional Japanese architecture, so Tsao & McKown included …

7 Design Tips For a Chef-Worthy Kitchen

If you have serious culinary chops and take pride in preparing meals that wow your family and friends, keep these tips in mind when designing or renovating your kitchen.<p>3. Plenty of Durable Work Counters

Object 340 - combination of quality and comfort

The spacious family home near the city combines quality and comfort The new family home of Meier Architekten is located in Uitikon. The quiet residential area with beautiful views of the countryside is attractive due to its proximity to the city. In accordance with the wishes of the client, the …

Next House

This residence captivates the eye with interesting façades, playful volumes and a variety of exterior finishes. This modern-contemporary home adapts both to the urban environment and to the natural landscape that characterizes the neighborhood. The façade facing the courtyard and pool is decorated …

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Motivation

3 Cryptocurrencies to Consider Buying Over Bitcoin

It's time to forget about bitcoin! These virtual currencies have much more to offer over the long run.<p>It may be hard to believe, but it's the truth: …

Blockchain

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Country Lifestyle

Long-Term Health Comes Down To Two Main Habits, Says Researcher

In the ongoing search for health and longevity, researchers have looked to parts of the world where people live the longest—the “blue zones,” which include Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Icaria, Greece; Loma Linda, California; and Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. In these places people tend to live …

Holistic Medicine

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

Ikigai

‘Friends’ Star Matthew Perry’s Midcentury Stunner in the Hollywood Hills Is For Sale

Join Zillow for a tour of Matthew Perry's ultimate bachelor pad in Los Angeles that's asking $13.5 million.<p>Whether used for hosting a summer pool party or Thanksgiving dinner with all your friends, the house is designed for flawless indoor and outdoor entertaining. Retractable glass walls in the …

River Garden Trail Residence

THE GOAL To create a showplace for a professional motorcycle racer to host fellow athletes. THE PROCESS Although the original house sat on a hilltop with a stunning view of Lake Austin, its architecture failed to take advantage of the setting. The client wanted a better layout and stylish …

Custom Cat House

Award-winning minimalist design driven by clients’ unique pet-related needs Architects Kathy Hancox and Michael Kothke have been creating minimalist gems for over two decades in British Columbia, San Francisco, and, for the past 14 years, Tucson. They’ve designed homes with the cold, the heat, the …

6 Main Things To Consider When Designing Your Home Art Gallery

Whether you just really love art or you're an avid collector, you may want to consider creating an art gallery in your home—a special place where you can display and enjoy your collections of paintings, sculptures, photography, or other treasures.

Deportation a ‘Death Sentence’ to Adoptees After a Lifetime in the U.S.

SEOUL, South Korea — Phillip Clay was adopted at 8 into an American family in Philadelphia.<p>Twenty-nine years later, in 2012, after numerous arrests and a struggle with drug addiction, he was deported back to his birth country, South Korea. He could not speak the local language, did not know a …

Immigration

9 Stellar San Francisco Renovations

If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.<p>And with so many historic properties in the City by the Bay, renovations and remodels are par for the course. Architects and designers must collaborate with homeowners to work with …

Music Box Residence

The Music Box Residence was designed around the intimate and communal qualities of music and family. The steep lot, with views towards Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier beyond, dictated a multi-level structure. On the lowest level, surrounded by concrete walls, resides the timpani rehearsal room. The …

Forward Labs' new solar roof is 33% cheaper than Tesla's - and it can be installed in half the time

Tesla gets all the attention lately when it comes to solar roofs, but start-up Forward Labs has been hammering away at their own solar roof …

Clean Energy

Trousdale Estates Beverly Hills Architecture Book Photos

Cole Place Residence, Cole Place; Architect Unknown, 1964; 2010 Renovation by Steve Hermann, Designer.Photo: Jim Bartsch/Courtesy of Steve Hermann<p>Trousdale Estates. Very few, if any, other places on the planet can claim such a concentration of talent, power, wealth, and, thanks to its rash of …

A Dwell Favorite: Relaxing Along the River - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.

Kayaking

Midcentury stunner towers above Salt Lake City for $1.3M

The home is largely untouched<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Salt Lake City, Utah<p><b>Price:</b> $1,250,000<p>Here’s an impressive 1976-built home in Salt …

Salt Lake City

An Indoor-Outdoor Renovation for a 1950s Ranch House in the Bay Area - Dwell

In Menlo Park, California, a retired couple set out to add space and function to their cute but compact 1950s ranch home. Knowing the original house needed structural improvement, the owners were also motivated to create more living space in an easily accessible addition that would remain on one …

Northern California

Ways to Incorporate Trees into Homes

In the following slideshow, spy seven ways that architects and designers crafted their structures around trees..

Design
Stock Markets

A 5-Second Habit to Rewire Your Harshly Self-Critical Brain

<b>“I acknowledge my own worth. My confidence is growing.” ~Unknown</b><p>Sometimes I feel like a spider whose web is repeatedly torn down. I plan something …