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The budget family home full of life and colour

On today's 360°, we look at another fantastic project by the Bialystok-based Domy W Stylu who specialise in prefabricated homes that are built within …

Living Rooms

How to Value an Investment Property

The most important thing you should do before deciding to invest in a certain income property is to value this property. So, you wonder HOW TO VALUE …

How a retired university professor outperforms the market

<b>David Stanley</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Retired university professor<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Includes about 30 blue-chip, dividend stocks – the two largest positions being Enbridge Inc. and Toronto-Dominion Bank<p><b>The investor</b><p>David Stanley's schedule has been full since he took early retirement in 1995. Currently, he is in the …

Investing

Viessmann installs ice store heating system in Huf Haus

Viessmann’s innovative ice store system, which recovers energy exclusively from renewable sources to heat or cool a building and to heat domestic hot …

Meet Kubu: the charming quickly-built cube home

Interest in alternatives to traditional home ownership is growing every day. There is a movement towards living in smaller homes to be more cost …

Living Rooms

Airstream, Pendleton 'National Park Centennial' Camper

The iconic Airstream Camper this year will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with a very cool, pricy release.<p>The limited …

11 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Save You Money In The New Year

The New Year is an ideal time to reset your budget and get creative with ways to save money. By utilizing your trusty slow cooker, you'll get more bang for your buck, ultimately saving time and money in the short-and long-term. Not to mention, the delicious possibilities to experiment with from …

Cooking

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

Motivation

7 Bad Speaking Habits You Should Kick Immediately

When speaking to others, you should always take care to ensure your words aren't misconstrued and your true meaning is completely understood.

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

Self-help

Eco-Friendly Timber and Metal Prefabs

The Ecoshelta is a modular building system designed by architect Stephen Sainsbury of Canberra, Australia. It comprises a system of corrugated …

Prefab Homes

‘Damn Simple' Tiny House Costs Just $1,200 To Build Yourself

(Photo Credit: Relaxshacks)<p>If you thought you could <i>never</i> live in a tiny house, think again.<p>This tiny A-frame cabin is just 80 square feet at its base, but it packs a totally livable punch. Inside, there’s a bed, storage space, sink, mini-fridge and overhead loft. Open up the roof extension, and …

Cabins

8 biofeedback markers that will make or break your quality of life

Feedback is critical to learning how to do anything better. For those of us that want to feel better and live better, we need to pay great and …

A SMART choice: DRIcore SMARTWALL #DRIcorespondents #1h1fBuild - 1 Heart, 1 Family

This past week in my household has been a whirlwind of activity; my DH, my Dad and I (with the help of DRIcore) have decided to tackle the basement …

Replacing Drafty Windows | Replacement Window Reviews - Consumer Reports

You’ll want to think about the window type and where you’re placing them. Casement windows are hinged on one side, like a door, and a crank lets you …

Home Improvement

7 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns

Your home is in the perfect location, came at the perfect price, with the perfect lot. (Yay southern exposure!)<p>But the home itself? Perfect isn’t the …

Home Improvement

Choosing Energy Efficient Windows for Your Home

Gone are the days when a homeowner's interest in windows was limited to whether they could find stylish window treatments. Today, energy-conscious …

Super Energy Efficient Home to be Built in Naperville

Naperville will soon be home to one of the most environmentally friendly, energy efficient homes in the nation. The house, which is being built by DJK Home Builders and will be finished in July, will meet the standards for the highest levels of two world-recognized standards of green building …

This luxe home was built to be energy-efficient and controlled by smartphone

Today, when we talk about smart homes, we mean what’s been installed in the house: Internet-connected thermostats, fridges, and security systems. But …

Smart Homes

Modern living, home design ideas, inspiration, and advice. - Dwell

Sustainability and forward-thinking architectural techniques merge in this experimental tiny cabin clad in 3D-printed tile.<p>No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your space sparkling clean.<p>This generations-old spicy, sweet, sour concoction can both fight the …

Inspiration

HYLA Architects Designs Three-Story Home Around Spiral Staircase

HYLA Architects has designed a three-story semi-enclosed courtyard home surrounding a spiral<p>HYLA Architects has designed a three-story semi-enclosed courtyard home surrounding a spiral staircase in Singapore. The dwelling opens up to a swimming pool and patio surrounded by lush foliage, with a …

30 Small Kitchen Ideas That Maximize Both Style and Efficiency

Sky-high cabinets and mirrored backsplashes are your friends here.<p>When your prep space is no larger than a closet, even one person can feel like too many cooks in the kitchen. Make the most of your counter space and cabinetry using the tricks within these petite rooms as a guide. And if you're …

Interior Design

Outstanding Family Home Design Hiding In The Suburbs

The M House by MAKE Architecture was re-imagined on a south facing site in Northcote, Melbourne, as having a contemporary addition to the existing …

Is This the Greatest Modernist Home for Sale in Chicagoland?

What do you get when you mix the <b>Prairie School</b> principle of blending a home into its natural surroundings with <b>Mid-Century Modern</b> minimalist aesthetics? You'd get something that looks a lot like this incredible Winnetka home. Designed and built in 1957 by architect William Deknatel, the 3,500 square …

Frank Lloyd Wright