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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

This Small Hotel In The Czech Republic Is Made From Shipping Containers

Artikul Architects have designed this small boutique hotel named ContainHotel (because it’s made from shipping containers), in Treboutice, Czech …

Czech Republic

Transforming pond retreat fits everything you need into one box

The stunningly simple dwelling conceals fold-out components that can turn it into a yoga studio, office, and more<p>What do you design for a client who wants a space for everything? That was the question Aussie firm Branch Studio Architects faced confronted for one of their latest commissions, a …

Guidemaster: One-upping the NES Classic Edition with the Raspberry Pi 3 and RetroPie

NES Classic is back—but still hard to get—so we're again resurfacing our DIY guide.<p>In November 2016, Nintendo surprised everyone by going back to its …

Raspberry Pi

Not sure? Here's a tutorial for building your own tiny house

So you've seen all manner of awesome tiny homes, and now you're considering building one yourself. To start off, you'll need to develop your own …

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Container homes are often thought to be cramped, gloomy and lacking in style or personality. But this <i>Pocket House,</i> designed by the Brazilian …

World’s largest shipping container shopping mall pops up in Seoul

Whether you’re a shopaholic or a fan of cool architecture, if you’re ever in Seoul, don’t miss out on one of its newest shopping malls. The Korean …

Shipping Containers

Ancient Japanese technique dresses up this renovated home in upstate New York

Architecture firm AlexAllen Studio stripped the exterior of this dilapidated house in New Paltz, New York, and replaced it with a low-maintenance …

Cut-the-cost ideas to beautify your gardens

If you're keen to create a gorgeous garden but don't want to commit to an extensive programme of gardening, upkeep and maintenance, we've got plenty …

Landscaping

Try these Android smartphone hacks and get the best out of your mobile

Here are some of the best Android smartphone hacking Apps<p>Android is undoubtedly the world’s most popular mobile operating system. With over 1.5+ …

Best Android games with no in-app purchases

There's something refreshing and low-stress about playing a mobile game without in-app purchases. Knowing that you're spending a couple of dollars to …

In-App Purchases

Good Green Design Doesn't Have To Be Expensive: The M&M; House

All photos via 100Khouse<p>I have not paid nearly enough attention to the work of Postgreen, the Philadelphia developers of economical and very …

Façade Panels - Corrugated Panels from MetalTech-USA

<b>MetalTech-USA’s Corrugated Systems</b> are <b>back ventilated curtain screen systems</b> used for their unique design capabilities with the slight exchange of …

Stainless Steel

Articles about building shoestring singapore on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nearly 40 years after their first collaboration, Herman Miller’s relationship with architect Sir Nicholas Grimshaw continues.<p>With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class,...<p>In December 2007, Nicolette de Waart, her …

Architecture

Apply to live in Manhattan's first micro apartments for as low as $950 a month

1/9<p>My Micro NY apartments<p>It looks like former mayor Mike Bloomberg's legacy is still going strong within the NYC rental market. His much-anticipated, …

Housing

20 Shipping Container Home Floor Plans

<i>by Tom Woods</i><p>Today we’ve got something perfect for anyone looking to build their own tiny shipping container home.<p>As most of you probably know the …

Shipping Containers

Articles about 7 quiet private gardens on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s...<p>On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey …

Los Angeles

Container House / José Schreiber Arquitecto

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Everyday life moves us at a vertiginous rhythm. Starting with the choice of neighborhood, located on the …

Articles about midcentury renovation portland capitalizes nature seven doors outside on Dwell.com - Dwell

An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>Penny Black Interiors deftly updates a midcentury home in the West Hills of Portland with standout cabinetry, …

Architecture

What Will It Take for Factory-Built Prefab Housing To Become the Norm?

Leaders in modular construction and prefab need to scale up to get more people thinking inside the box.<p>Environmental efficiency, customization, and affordability: The trends shaping the housing market could spur an increase in prefab. Industry leaders feel momentum behind factory-built housing, but …

Prefab Homes

Apple iPad Mini 3 vs Google Nexus 7 (2013): pocket-sized tablet comparison

<i>Editor’s note: this comparison has originally been published on our sister site TabTimes, your resource for tablets and convertibles running all operating systems.</i><p>There is a certain amount of mobility lost in attempting to carry around many of today’s best tablets. Whether out of the Android or iOS …

iPad Mini

Germany Builds A Solar City That Produces Four Times The Energy It Consumes [Video]

When it comes to clean energy, most people in green communities believe the future of power usage will be solar energy. Initially, such a belief …

Clean Energy

Two if by Sea: DIY Cargo Shipping Container Home on Stilts

“One if by land, two if by sea” goes the poem of Paul Revere – but not in reference to a pair of sea-shipping containers radically converted into a …

A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs

From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the Midwest, we take a look at the prefab residences designed by America's most famous architect.<p>If you were plotting a Frank Lloyd Wright tour of American architecture, the 2700 block of West Burnham Street in Milwaukee might not …

Architecture

Brutalism – Not Easy to Love

Controversy has always surrounded the Orange County Government Center, a monumental complex 50 miles northwest of New York City. It was designed in …

Articles about flower bulb factory transformed gorgeous home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A former flower bulb warehouse becomes a bright home fit for large-scale gatherings.<p>Built in the 1800s, this former factory in Jersey City breathes new life as a chic, sophisticated residence.<p>Sited in a historic Venice Beach Craftsman, Habitas is a new exclusive clubhouse that marries the past with …

Frank Lloyd Wright

5 Awesome Shipping Container Retreats

While shipping containers make excellent building blocks for permanent homes, they also make for great, inexpensive retreats. Below you will find a …

Shipping Containers

Articles about pedigree charted on Dwell.com - Dwell

With an extended family apt to drop by at a moment’s notice, lifelong modernist Hannah Ferguson has a new home that’s all about...<p>If this classic beach bungalow looks familiar, it's probably because you have seen it on TV.<p>With a historic designation and updated energy-efficient features, this …