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This young couple built their dream home for £68k

At one point or another, most of us have thought about abandoning the bad UK weather and heading for sunnier climes in pursuit of a more glamorous …

Ibiza

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

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 …

Samsung Just Announced a New Metal Galaxy Phone That's Thinner Than the iPhone 6

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Samsung just unveiled its newest smartphone, the Galaxy A7, which is its thinnest phone to date.<p>The 6.3mm Galaxy A7 is also thinner than the iPhone 6, which measures 6.9mm, and the device comes with metal edges just like the other phones Samsung has …

Phones

A common feature of suburban neighborhoods has actually made streets more dangerous

Old urban cores are etched out in tight grids modeled off a sheet of graph paper. Further out, all those neat lines and right angles begin their curling meander into suburbia. Sparsely populated roads loop through the countryside in an odd geometry designed around the residential real estate dream …

Urbanism

The Real DEA Agents of 'Narcos' Break Down What Season 2 Got Right

Steve Murphy and Javier Pena (who are portrayed by Boyd Holbrook and Pedro Pascal, respectively, on the Netflix series) take THR inside some of the …

Hollywood

Surprising Geometry Exhibited by Contemporary Holiday Retreat in Spain

<b>La</b> <b>Casa de los Vientos</b> was imagined as a contemporary holiday retreat for a four person family, three generations included. “The new project is …

Swimming Pools

Apple's spaceship campus, by the numbers (including an estimated $5b price tag)

Jun 13, '16 3:21 PM EST<p><i>The Spaceship, as many have nicknamed it, is over one mile in circumference—that's wider than the Pentagon. When it’s</i> …

Double-check your builder to make sure he’s constructing your home right

<b>My wife and I are building our new home, and we stopped by to see the progress just after the foundation was poured. We saw a massive long block of concrete at least 10 inches thick in the middle of the basement floor. I don’t see how our basement floor will be smooth now with this giant thing in</b> …

Home Improvement

Home at last

advertisment<p>advertisment<p>Communication and collaboration are key words when describing the connection between the architect and builder of your new …

Gestión de riesgo por inestabilidad de laderas

Definiendo primeramente algunos conceptos que se utilizarán en el trayecto de la explicación:<p>Es un conjunto de acciones, actividades, trabajos, …

Consejos al comprar un terreno para construir casa

<b>En cuanto a dimensiones, lo primero que debemos fijarnos es</b><p>Que el ancho sea más amplio que lo profundo, porque nos da muchas opciones para un diseño …

Cómo hacer un cálculo de movimiento de tierra

<b>Fórmulas:</b><p>A=(1/2)<i>b</i>h <br>A=(1/2)<i>(t/2)</i>h <br>A=(1/2)<i>(c/2)</i>h<p>c,t=w <br>A3n=(1/2)*f(dl+dr)+(w/4)(fl+fr) <b><br>volumen:</b><p>V=[(A1+A2)/2]*L<p>V=(1/3)arealong <br>E.T.N.<p>elevacion del terreno …

Escaleras flotantes

Las escaleras flotantes son usadas actualmente por espacios minimalistas donde se aprecia diseños con varios materiales que se describirán a …

Blogs registrados Archivos

Blog de la Asociación Técnica de Emulsiones Bituminosas (ATEB) >> ACCESO A BLOG.<p>El blog de la Agencia de Obra Pública de la Junta de Andalucía >> …

Rest on the seventh: Anupama Kundoo designs houses to be built in six days

Indian architect Anupama Kundoo has been experimenting with how we build our homes for over a decade and a half and has been making great strides in …

Architecture

Anker Powerhouse Is A Phone Charger For A Real Emergency

Perfect for the collector who needs to charge 40 phones.<p>Portable battery packs have become an appreciated bit of crapgadgetry in the smartphone era, especially since swappable batteries are a rare feature in a modern phone. How about a keychain battery? Or a clip-on crank-powered pack? Need it …

10 Consejos para construcción de cimiento ciclópeo

La cimentación ciclópea es clasificada como una cimentación superficial para construcciones de una casa ya sea que vaya a construirse de uno o dos …

Beaches

Articles about 7 victorian renovations blend past and present on Dwell.com - Dwell

A brick and fuchsia tunnel creates a time warp in this semi-detached Victorian in a Melbourne suburb.<p>In this exclusive series for Dwell.com, Linda Taalman of Taalman Koch Architecture tracks the hands-on renovation of her and ...<p>Despite their humble origins, these modern converted barns are …

Architecture

Architecture, Building, Climate

As the world’s national governments approach COP 21, the international climate treaty negotiations taking place later this year, the UIA will join …

Climate

Embracing Magnificent Sea Views: Modern Villa in Stoliv, Montenegro

Overlooking the Adriatic Sea, as well as a beautiful mountain setting, one could say this modern <b>Villa in Stoliv</b>, Montenegro is a privileged retreat. …

Relaxing Tavonatti Residence Harmoniously Blending with the Surrounding Site

<b>Tavonatti Residence</b> was designed by Par Arquitectos as a retreat in the region of Cachagua, Zapallar, Chile. Completed in 2011, the residence …