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A 290-Square-Foot Apartment in São Paulo Takes Advantage of Every Inch

A perforated concrete wall and a raised Formica platform are used to maximize limited floor space in a tiny São Paulo studio.<p>Working within an incredibly compact floor plan—291 square feet to be exact—Brazilian architects Marina Cardoso de Almeida and Sarah Bonanno of TRIA Arquitetura collaborated …


This Fairytale-Like Tiny House is Completely Off the Grid

(Image credit: Innermost House)<p>The little house that Diana and Michael Lorence built for themselves in the woods of Northern California is like …

Living Rooms

Blank-faced Japanese house takes minimalism to the extreme

Party in the back<p>This ultra-minimal Japanese retreat turns a cold shoulder to the street. The “front” facade is a windowless white expanse of concrete, punctuated by a single palm tree rising from behind the parking gate. In contrast, the back of the house is dominated by windows, open terraces, …


This Vacation Rentals Site Is Like Airbnb for People Who Love Architecture

Vacation planning offers a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Services like Airbnb help to foster these getaways by letting you live like a local in an area home. And sometimes, these accommodations are the best part of the trip. Building on this idea is PlansMatter, a …


Forget FOMO. In Digital Minimalism, It’s All About The Fear Of Burning Out

A more practical answer to short-term detox and permanent plug pulling is gaining momentum among computer scientists, lifestyle experts, and even beauty brands.<p>“I was constantly checking my smartphone, that Bermuda Triangle of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram,” says Joshua Fields Millburn, …

Computer Science


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Home Tours

Mayacamas Residence

Clearlake, California<p>Petite spaces are given a sense of functionality with smart lighting.<p>San Francisco–based lighting designer Terry Ohm’s prefab in the Northern California town Clearlake is an exercise in proportions. An 800-square-foot version of Taalman Koch Architecture’s iT House, Ohm’s …

Northern California

I Want to Be an Architect. Where Do I Start?

Bob Borson is creator of the famous Life of an Architect blog, a Texas-based architect at Malone Maxwell Borson Architects and an indispensable guide to professional practice. We are pleased to present a selection of his posts on Architizer, each one providing amazing insight into the complex …


Kitchen of the Week: Arjan Lodder Keukens Kitchen in the Netherlands

Designer Arjan Lodder was inspired by German kitchen design when he started his company, Arjan Lodder Keukens, 20 years ago. He started …

Minimalism: An Elevator Pitch

While on the road, many folks ask us for a simple answer to a complex question: <i>What is minimalism?</i><p>It might seem surprising, but we’re not fans of …


Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on - Dwell

U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Prefab Homes

Freestate Blog

Two weeks ago, the UN’s International Labour Organization (ILO) and Walk Free Foundation announced new statistics around the number of people …

Japan’s UltraSmall Houses Photos

In Japanese cities, the average house is 1,075 square feet. That makes sense when you consider that the country has a landmass smaller than Montana but a population that puts it at number 11 worldwide. Creativity abounds despite such constraints, notes Naomi Pollack in Jutaku: Japanese Houses …


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Manifesto for Agile Software Development

We are uncovering better ways of developing<br>software by doing it and helping others do it.<br>Through this work we have come to value:<p>Individuals and …

Project Management

A Minimal Weekend House In Japan

Japanese architecture practice Process5 Design created the ‘T Weekend Residence’, a concrete retreat overlooking the sea near the city of Osaka.Read …


The Impossible Project onthult nieuwe polaroidcamera

The Impossible Project komt met een polaroidcamera die niet alleen instant foto’s maakt, maar ook digitaal via een iOS-app.<p>Het Nederlandse The …

Tables with Storage Components for Work or Home

Whether you’re gathered to work with a group, play a game, or eat a meal, the Clark Table has you covered and then some. Designed by Matt Gagnon …


Articles about surreal cliffside home surprisingly eco friendly on - Dwell

An energy-efficient, rural retreat designed by owner/architect Lynn Gaffney hits the market.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a …


Articles about kitchen solutions smart storage design on - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the Coverboy wire system has your...<p>Commercial Concrete Planters And …

Storage Ideas

Articles about 7 modern homes desert on - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...<p>These homes make living in the heat of the desert …

Frank Lloyd Wright

SylvanSport GO Camper: Small Size, Big Deal

Glamping has its luxe perks. But there’s something to be said for old school camping. No five-star tents and butlers serving boeuf bourguignon and …