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Forest House

The Forest House is a spectacular family retreat in Northern California. Nestled among tall trees in a forested hill area, the unique house features …

Architecture

Big Chill Website

As part of our ongoing Big Chill re-brand, we’ve developed wearebigchill.com. The modular site showcases all of BCs strands collecting their mixes, …

10 Extraordinary Projects That Turn Tree Stumps Into Art

You could just take a tree stump, bring it in your home and call it a stool or a side table. It would look nice and charming but it wouldn’t really …

Donald Trump’s questionable ‘blind trust’ setup just got more questionable

By Aaron Blake<p>, Senior reporter<p>Donald Trump's decision to leave his children in control of his fortune during his presidency was already an unusual and eyebrow-raising setup. And on Friday, it became even more so.<p>A day after Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, announced that Trump's three oldest …

Donald Trump

9 phrases on your résumé that make hiring managers cringe

Writing, rewriting, and perfecting your résumé are some of the most important steps in any job-search process. Streamline your one-page pitch by eliminating these nine words and phrases that hiring managers hate seeing.<p>Here are 18 more résumé pitfalls to avoid.<p><i>Produced by Arielle Berger. Original</i> …

Employment

Julia Gillard's misogyny speech

Bedroom Design Idea - This bed has a surround shaped like a house with a peaked roof

Eduardo Medeiros, Gabriel Bela Cruz and Gustavo Migliori, have designed this bedroom that features a bed surround in the shape of a house.<p>The …

This prefab house with a lush green roof was built in six weeks

With a construction time of just 6 weeks, ArchiBlox were able to create this two bedroom prefab home in Australia.<p>The home, which was prefabricated …

The Autism Epidemic | Goop

Seventy-five years ago, autism did not exist as a diagnosis. A few generations ago, children with autism were sent to institutions. Today, it’s …

This guest cottage feels like a lofty, secluded cabin — right outside DTLA

When architects Bo Sundius and Hisako Ichiki decided to build a guest cottage on their property in Elysian Park, they wanted the scale of a loft but the feel of a cabin.<p>"We knew it would be a small space," says Ichiki, "but we wanted to make it feel as big as possible while remaining warm."<p>The …

Small Spaces

13 House Cleaner Habits You Should Totally Steal

Anda Tanaka is a pro (literally) at mopping, dusting, and stain-removing. Here are her secrets.<p>Anda Tanaka didn't set out to become a house cleaner — but after listening to her geek-out about cleaning tips, you realize its the sort of job that couldn't <i>not</i> find her.<p>Tanaka is actually an artist …

13 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Success

5 years of studying rich people taught me they have a set of unwavering beliefs that the rest of us don't

In my five-year Rich Habits study of 233 rich people and 128 poor people (you can see the criteria for each on my website), I discovered that your beliefs dictate your circumstances in life. Those who are wealthy have different beliefs than those who are poor or stuck in the middle class.<p>We adopt …

Self-improvement

These Lego-style homes can withstand earthquakes and cost under $5,000 to build

When earthquakes hit, they can devastate entire cities. And rebuilding destroyed buildings costs a lot labor, time, and money.<p>Renowned architect Anupama Kundoo may have a solution — for homeowners, at least. The Indian architect, who is known for designing low-income buildings, has come up with a …

Engineering

DeeRoemah / Gets Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in a rather busy midtown of Jakarta, DeeRoemah is a renovation project of a two-storey house on …

Origami / group8

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This children’s area is linked to the new world headquarters of Japan Tobacco International in Geneva. …

Sustainable Home Rooted in its Lac Grenier Setting

Paul Bernier Architecte completed <b>House on Lac Grenier</b>, a sustainable, innovative residence on a lakefront site in Estérel, Canada. The construction …

A Prototype of a Family House / a69 Architekti

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A prototype of a family house is built in a former granite quarry in Posázaví.<p>The purpose of this built …

Architecture

Kirkinis’ R70m ‘glass house’, like Abil, goes under the hammer (with pics)

<i>The R70 million price tag may be too high, but former Abil CEO Leon Kirkinis’ luxury home in False Bay is exquisite. And possible that these types of</i> …

This Mies-Inspired Modern Home Was Built DIY for $150K

Meet the Blakboxhaus, a steel-clad modernist home in Central Illinois built on a budget<p>When film producer Helga Richter and her husband John Goskowicz began the search for their own vacation home, they kept running into what she called the "modern tax." The couple, who live in Carpentersville, …

A Wooden Residence In Western Austria

Named after its owners, ‘Haus für Julia und Björn’ is a wooden residence located in the picturesque scenery of Austrian mountains.Read more

A White Ribbons Winds in the Flex House of Switzerland

It always impresses us once we see homes that are creatively designed with a unique facade or interiors. It makes us think that we can actually come …

Buy or Build: 15 Desks We Love

With each passing year, more and more people work from home at least part of the time. Technology makes telecommuting easier than ever— so the home …