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Modern Update to the Folding Chair is Elegant + Sustainable

The folding chair is an object that people tend to either love or hate. It can be easily stored and only brought out when needed, but it isn’t …

Furniture

Chrome Industries Barrage Cargo is a Compact 100% Waterproof Bag

Rate this post<p>Here’s a bag that should survive your next tour of duty be it in the city of New York or Fallujah.<p>The Barrage Cargo from Chrome …

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Articles about innovative net zero prefab los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

A net-zero prefab home design is set to reinvigorate a down-at-the-heels Los Angeles neighborhood.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...<p>Though Los Angeles offers Lindsay Lohan sightings at Pinkberry and …

Los Angeles

Articles about 4 amazing homes africa on Dwell.com - Dwell

Who doesn't love a good patio or back deck? We sure do. Take a peek at our favorite homes this week that will have you remodeling...<p>Working from home is a no-brainer.<p>Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.<p>Cheap microprocessors, easy communications, and …

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For Today’s Nomads, A Portable Lamp Made Of Styrofoam Peanuts

This lightweight lamp is always packaged and ready for a move.<p>It’s a well-reported fact that more people are moving to cities. Not as discussed is how often these nascent urbanites must move <i>within</i> their new host cities. High rents force many to seek housing with annoying frequency, a task further …

Furniture

Upside-Down Shower: Ground-Up Design for Decks & Yards

For in-house and off-grid use alike, a traditional top-down shower still probably makes the most sense – in the first case, there is no reason not …

Steel Framed Split-Level Home in Germany

What do architects build when they can be their own clients?<p>Architect Reinhold Andris has lived in his house in southwestern Germany since 1998. Fifteen years on, the structure remains emblematic of his modernist perspective. "It’s a very open architecture," he says, noting the near-invisible steel …

Architecture

Linear Scissors Can Cut a Straight Line Easily Without Pre-Marking

<b>Linear scissors concept</b> proposes new design to enable user to cut a perfect straight line by taking advantage the edge of the table. The common …

How to Groom Leaders

• Make it clear that everyone in the firm is expected to develop his or her talents.<p>• Write a development plan for any individual you've chosen as a …

6 Keys to Managing Millennials

Millennials, those born in the 1980s and 90s, are flowing into the A-E industry like a tsunami. They’re diverse, work well in teams, tech-savvy, and …

Traits NOT Essential to Leadership

You may think you know what leadership looks like. Well, you may be surprised. Here's a list of traits not required for project leadership.<p><b>•</b> …

What To Do If A Client Won't Pay

It seems fairly simple, straightforward and fair: If the client doesn’t pay, stop work on the project. This can be a very effective way of focusing a …

Sweating the Small Stuff: Controlling CA Costs

PSMJ Resources recommends the following techniques for controlling construction administration costs resulting from contractor requests.<p>Charge the …

14 Ways PMs Can Generate Cash Today

<b>1. Start asking for cash up front</b> on all small jobs (fees under $10,000) and do not credit the client until the final invoice.<p><b>2. Send statements and</b> …

Ressence's Super-Sexy Type 3 Watch

At 30 large this isn't a watch any of us mortals will be buying anytime soon, but the design of the Ressence Type 3 is fascinating enough that you'll …

Watches