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House Plans Under 50 Square Meters: 26 More Helpful Examples of Small-Scale Living

Designing the interior of an apartment when you have very little space to work with is certainly a challenge. We all know that a home should be as …

Architecture

Airborne particles cause more than 3m early deaths a year

GOVERNMENTS fret over traffic and other local nuisances that create filthy air. But research just published in <i>Nature</i> by Zhang Qiang, of Tsinghua …

Particles

Alamo Square Victorian sale breaks neighborhood record

Sold for $50,000 over asking<p>Jensen Architects did quite a number on 1164 Fulton when they renovated the Alamo Square Victorian to polarizing fanfare. The look was 19th century in the front, 21st century in the back.<p>The circa-1900 home had fallen into major disrepair over the years. So much so that …

Passive Houses in Stockholm

Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new suburban development by Swedish architecture firm Smedshammar + Holmberg, which was meant to set a new precedent in Sweden for housing innovation. Now Holmberg has struck out on his own, and one of his first independent projects is a public housing concept …

Architecture

Flying House / IROJE KHM Architects

<b>Landing of An Airship that Load Nature</b><p>The owner of this house is a young pilot and his family for his future home space, the house landed lightly on …

Alpine Architecture: 8 Magical Modern Lodgings in the Alps

For many, the Alps belong to the imagination, the stuff of storybook legend — a magical land defined by natural beauty and quaint living. At the center of this fantasy is the region’s folk architecture, its bucolic cottages, rugged mountain huts and timeless alpine villages. There is truth to these …

Gliders

This prefab London backyard studio is as cool as a custom cottage

This modern garden studio outside London looks totally custom, but it’s not. The cedar-clad structure, which does double-duty as a home office and …

Prefab Homes

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

Emotional Intelligence

Off-grid flatpack cabins would assemble like Ikea furniture

The cabins will come clad in a metal shell and be offered in several sizes. The smallest will measure just 191 sq ft (17 sq m) and sleep up to four …

Tiny Family House Fits Between A Wall And A Building

With the population constantly growing, especially in big cities, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a free plot of land on which to build a …

Architecture

Barn-inspired contemporary home ages beautifully over time

From a distance, this gabled Wisconsin building could be mistaken as a barn—but take a closer look and the curious assortment of differently sized …

Architecture

Green building materials 101: The best products to use

California’s leading green building expert offers guidance for buying eco-friendly products<p>Ever wonder if that sheet of plywood or tile sealer that you’re using in your home renovation is bad for the environment or your family? We did the research to assemble a cheat sheet for purchasing more …

Home Improvement

Affordable prefab cabin Dubldom now accepting U.S. pre-orders

Keeping it simple<p>One of the coolest, most affordable prefab homes we know is the DublDom series from Moscow-based firm Bio Architects, headed up by architect Ivan Ovchinnikov. The simple modern cabins range from a 280-square-foot studio (bathroom and kitchen, included) to a 1,400-square-foot …

A house that dreams are made of

Today, we will visit a simply wonderful home that is ideal for those looking to live away from major urban centers or are seeking a more peaceful …

Barton Hills Residence by A Parallel Architecture

Barton Hills Residence is a home designed by A Parallel Architecture.<p>It is located in Austin, Texas, USA.<p>MORE INSPIRATION<p>Barton Hills Residence by A …

Hoddle House / Freedman White

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Hoddle House has been designed to nurture the changing needs of a young family over time, through the …

Prefabs designed for extreme locations - CNN Style

Written by Ian Spula, The Spaces<p>This article was originally published by The Spaces, a digital publication exploring new ways to live and work.<p>Prefab housing -- designed by computer and made in modules -- is inherently suited to extreme climates and topography.<p>It can be assembled in a matter of …

Deltec launches line of super efficient, net-zero energy homes - starting under 100K

A company in Asheville, North Carolina is taking prefabricated home design to a new level with their Renew Collection of affordable net-zero energy …

Hillside Residence / Alterstudio Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Hillside Residence is a substantial renovation and expansion of a 1927 bungalow in the Travis …

Architecture

Show Sugi Ban House / Schwartz and Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project, an extensive remodel and addition to an existing modern residence high above Silicon …

Articles about our modern farmhouse dreams come true north carolina gem on Dwell.com - Dwell

Hailing from Denmark and India, a husband and wife cultivate a collective heritage at their renovated, almost-passive Brooklyn...<p>Built in 1953 and completely renovated last year, this split-level residence both upgrades and references its midcentury roots.<p>Buckminster Fuller is credited with …

The new addition to this house in California is clad In Shou Sugi Ban siding

This home, located near San Francisco, California, was originally a joint venture between Min | Day and Burks Toma Architects, and was substantially …

Classic Eichler Home in Palo Alto Remolded into a Chic Single-Family Residence

During the 50s and 60s, Eichler homes were such an integral part of the developing suburban landscape in the San Francisco Bay Area and Greater LA …

This Lego-style home can be built in a few weeks with just a screwdriver

1/<p>The PopUp House, which can be ordered online, costs between $1,200 and $1,900 per square meter, depending on the quality of the materials and …

Living Rooms

Wirra Willa Pavilion

The stunning Wirra Willa Pavilion designed by Matthew Woodward Architecture is the perfect weekend retreat. Located in Somersby, NSW, Australia, on …

Award-winning solar home in the UK costs $2 a month to run

If your climate change-denying, Trump-supporting neighbor tries to tell you it's too expensive to own a green home, show them this story. Colin …

Lady Peel House / rzlbd

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Birthplace of the world celebrated star of English Musical Comedy, Beatrice Lillie known as Lady …

House GePo / OYO

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This OYO story takes you to Wijgmaal, where a single family house is conceived as a place without …

Leamington Road Villas by Studio 1 Architects

Studio 1 Architects took on the task of turning a one bedroom garden flat in Notting Hill into a three bedroom, three bathroom home that was truly a …