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Broadcasting Geolocation Data with HTML5 Location Services

Introduction to HTML5 GeolocationIn 2009, MIT detailed their collaboration with three universities in Singapore. The collaboration has the goal of …

JavaScript

PHOTOS: Inhabitat Tours Brooklyn Botanic Garden's New Green Roofed Visitor Center

The new green-grass-roofed Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Visitor Center will officially open on May 16th, but Inhabitat has already gotten a sneak …

The JalaPira is a Water Safety Device Designed to Help Save Drowning Children in Bangladesh

According to organizations such as The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents in the UK and UNICEF, nearly 18,000 children in developing …

Curvaceous Fibonacci Tree House is a Lofty Eco Retreat for Kids & Adults Alike

Blue Forest's Fibonacci Tree House is inspired by the spiraling Fibonacci sequence that is found so often in nature. The UK design build firm created …

Treehouses

New Street Art Illusion: Boy Balancing on Stacked Chairs

Street artist Ernest Zacharevic has just unveiled his latest piece that he created for Nuart, the annual international festival that brings the biggest heavyweights in the street art movement to Stravanger, Norway to “produce some of the worlds most interesting, relevant and groundbreaking public …

Streetwear

Furniture Designed for the Office of the Future

The office of the future is just about here. “Web 2.0” loud, open floorplans and their forefathers—the sea of cubicles and giant corner offices—are …

Furniture

Articles about 7 beautiful balconies on Dwell.com - Dwell

A patio or outdoor deck can bring a whole other dimension to a home, opening up the interiors and making the residents feel...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Here at Dwell we've always acknowledged the power of …

Fabrication

Dreamy Architectural Watercolors by Sunga Park | Colossal

<p>These architectural watercolor studies by Sunga Park seem to drip and fade out of focus like a memory or a dream. The graphic designer and …

Constant Motion Loft by Alex Bykov

Ukrainian architect Alex Bykov finished his first interior design project and it’s quite impressive. The loft, named Constant Motion, was designed …

Interior Design

Dwell

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Home Tours

Articles about 5 creative modern porches and decks on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, …

Outdoors

42 Amazing Tropical Bathroom Décor Ideas

A tropical bathroom provides a spa-like experience and to create such an interior in your bathroom you needn’t much. If you can’t make an outdoor …

Study Finds US Urban Trees Provide $50 Billion in Economic Value

Have you hugged a tree lately? If not, you might want to show your appreciation with a good squeeze. According to a recent state-by-state US Forest …

Green Box: Gorgeous studio completely wrapped in living plants by Act_Romegialli

Act_Romegialli has given a small disused garage in the Italian Alps a gorgeous new life by completely wrapping the building with climbing vegetation. …

Architecture

Study Finds That NYC Green Roofs Are Full of Fungi

If you thought the collection of fungi housed in your own fridge was impressive, wait ’til you hear what was found on NYC’s green roofs. Researchers …

Scientists Discover Methods of Harvesting Electricity from Plants

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>When it comes to capturing solar energy, plants are first in their class. Able to function at nearly 100 percent quantum …

CedarWorks' Eco-Friendly Outdoor Playsets Fit Every Space and Budget

CedarWorks has always impressed us with their dedication to beautiful and sustainable designs for kids, and now there's even more to love as the …

Egg-Shaped HemLoft Treehouse is Nestled in the Forests of Whistler

Few tree houses have as much of a back story as the beautiful egg-shaped HemLoft designed in part by Joel Allen on a discreet patch of land in …

Forests

The Globe (Hedron) Is a Geodesic Greenhouse for Urban Farmers

Predicting food shortages in the 21st century, Zurich-based UrbanFarmers AG and Conceptual Devices have teamed up to produce plans for the Globe …

Citi Bike Launches Today in New York City: How to Pick Up Your Key If You Don't Have One Yet

Today is the day! Mayor Bloomberg and Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan will be announcing the official launch of …

Chicago's O'Hare Airport Hires Goat Herd to Graze Along Runways

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>Goats are some of nature’s most efficient lawnmowers – so it makes sense that one of the biggest airports in the country would …

Glowing Plant Project Creates Bioluminescent Plants for Natural Lighting

Why use a light bulb to illuminate your home when you could just fill it with glowing plants? That’s the question asked by Antony Evans, the head of …

Miele Brings a Green-Walled Kitchen and Massive Herb Garden to the Architectural Digest Home Design Show

1/7<p>Miele Eco Walls Herb Garden<p>Visitors to the Miele booth at this weekend's Architectural Digest Home Design Show were treated to a glimpse into the …

Playgrounds With Natural Elements Offer More Benefits For Children Than Traditional Parks

<i>Image courtesy of Shutterstock</i><p>Happy Arbor Day! Get your kids outside to play in the trees! Research shows that when nature elements are incorporated …

Articles about garden pavilion seattle on Dwell.com - Dwell

When the Zimmerman family settled in Seattle, Washington, in the late 1990s they bought a 1,100-square-foot Craftsman built in...<p>When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, architect and University of Kentucky lecturer Mike McKay felt the pull to go down...<p>The Patchwork Pavilion in Brazil calls …

Architecture

Articles about 10 tiny houses we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tiny houses are spreading like proverbial wildfires across the world—and probably because it really just makes sense.<p>Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...<p>Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm …

Ceramics

Articles about 7 clever loft spaces small places on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Small but …

Small Spaces