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At First His Friends Thought He Was Crazy For Buying a Dirty Garage To Live In...Then He Remodeled It.

Much like an old speakeasy known only by word of mouth, the owner of this tiny house prefers it remain more or less hidden from scrutiny. That area …

Lofts

La Rambla House / Rosa Ma Ballester Espigares

<i>From the architect.</i> The project involved the refurbishment of an existing listed building. It is sited in an agricultural environment dedicated to …

Architecture

Take a Tour of Kengo Kuma’s Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden

It’s not surprising that Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's first public commission in the U.S. is unmistakably Japanese.<p>Nestled in an urban forest surrounded by a residential neighborhood in the hills of Portland, Oregon, the Portland Japanese Garden is a beloved cultural attraction that was starting …

Adventurous Apartment Building Made of 36 Shipping Containers

Three dozen shipping containers find a safe port in a modern apartment building in Mexico.<p>Finding the 36 containers needed to complete the eight apartments—a number determined by the number of parking spaces that could fit on the lot—proved difficult. Plasencia scoured many of Mexico’s ports to get …

A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco - Dwell

Tasked with transforming a 93-square-foot brick boiler room, built in 1916, into a guesthouse, architect and metalworker Christi Azevedo flexed her creative muscle.<p>"Whether it’s 100 or 1,000 square feet, it’s about going in and looking at opportunities," she says. In this case, she saw a chance to …

LEED Platinum House in SF

This custom home in San Francisco for a technology company executive fits snugly in a small 24x75 lot into its urban residential surroundings. Completed in 2014, the 25' square plan contains 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths in only 1650 sf of living space on three levels plus a two car garage and expansive …

This Group of Friends Made The Perfect Exit Strategy - A Tiny House Vacation Village

For a lot of us, getting older brings with it a distance between some of your friendships. Getting married, having kids, or moving farther away are …

Tiny House Movement

7 Pretty Plants That Are Actually Ruining Your Home

Don't be fooled by their colorful petals and lush leaves, these plants are doing more harm than good.<p>Don't be fooled by their colorful petals and lush leaves, these plants are doing more harm than good.

Gardening

Incredible house hidden in a cliff gives dazzling view of the sea

'Casa Brutale' is the name of the design. This amazing home, designed by Greek architects Laertis Antonios Ando Vassiliou and Pantelis …

Architecture

30 Best Small Apartment Design Ideas Ever Presented on Freshome

Do you live in a small apartment? Many of us do, whether by choice or necessity. We often get the feeling that some of the projects we present on …

Interior Design

A Family Builds a Tiny Backyard Studio on an Even Tinier Budget - Dwell

Tim and Meg Ferguson Sauder had two problems: Like many parents, they wanted more space for their active family. They also needed to get rid of a deteriorating, hornet-infested storage shed sitting in the yard of their home in Gloucester, Massachusetts. So the family devised a solution in the form …

Avant-garde

Almost Every Part of this Prefab Beach House Was Brought to its Secluded Site by Hand - Dwell

In New Zealand, a few weeks at the beach is regarded less as a luxury than a birthright. As transit improved in the postwar era, families migrated to the sea en masse to vacation in "baches," modest cabins that make up for their diminutive size by annexing the outdoors into their living space.<p>Yet …

Cabins

This Tiny House Comes Shipped to You in a Box

And then you can even pack it up again, if you've got the travel bug.<p>If you've got perpetual wanderlust, the POD-iDladla could be your perfect home. Designed by South African architect Clara da Cruz Almeida, this simple, portable house packs up into a 24-square-meter "pod" and ships from place to …

Tiny House Movement

Warsaw Loft with Multifunctional Furniture

To maximize their small Warsaw loft, transatlantic designers Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix handcrafted a fleet of double-duty furnishings.<p>Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix met thanks to a student exchange program between the architecture schools at the University of Detroit …

This Cottage Is as Close to Magical as You Can Get

Seriously, its name is "Faerie Door."<p>This countryside cottage totally proves that you don't have to be Harry Potter to have a mystical, storybook getaway in England. Called the Faerie Door (I mean, are you swooning yet?), this beautiful rental is hidden away in Wiltshire, England and is simply …

Houses

Twin Houses on Tiny Lots Stretch Outward for Space - Dwell

Los Angeles-based firm Anonymous Architects cantilevered side-by-side houses over two steep lots in Los Angeles's Mount Washington neighborhood. Each canyon-side site measures roughly 2,000 square feet and, once zoning and land-use regulations were taken into account, left room for a maximum …

Architecture

Fully Renovated, Wimbledon House by Richard Rogers Hosts New Architecture Fellows in London

Lord Rogers donated the 1960s-era residence, originally designed for his parents, to the Harvard Graduate School of Design as the epicenter of a new fellowship program for architectural and urban research.<p>"Richard [Rogers] has long been committed to many of the challenges cities around the world …

This Genius Tiny Apartment Transforms Into 5 Different Rooms

It has everything you need in 360 square feet.<p>GIF<p>Well, here's a new twist on the micro-apartment trend: This 360-square-foot apartment in New York City's Gramercy neighborhood turns itself into five different rooms with the push of a button. Created by MKCA — designers of many of New York's tiniest …

Houses

9 Unique Decorating Ideas for Your Baby's Nursery

Decorations

Make the Most of a Small Patio

Turn that tiny pocket of outdoor space into your favorite hangout.<p>Just because you don't have a big backyard doesn't mean you can't enjoy the fresh air. Use these ideas to make whatever you've got into an outdoor oasis.<p><b>More Outdoor Design Tips:</b><p>10 Easy Outdoor Decorating Ideas<br>• Rooms We Can't Believe …

Houses

5 new home trends for 2015

The future of home design is looking more and more efficient, compact and customized. While we aren’t quite ready to 3D-print dinner, innovation and …

U.S. Department of Energy

18th Avenue City Homes by Malboeuf Bowie Architecture

Seattle-based architecture firm Malboeuf Bowie Architecture presents the 18th Avenue City Homes.<p>Seattle-based architecture firm Malboeuf Bowie Architecture presents the 18th Avenue City Homes. Committed to developing innovative, unconventional, and modern design solutions, Malboeuf Bowie …

Architecture

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Cover Story<p>Aziz Ansari on Quitting the Internet, Loneliness, and Season 3 of <i>Master of None</i><p>By Mark Anthony Green<p>Don’t Miss!<p>Best Stuff<p>The Best Gym …

Fashion

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10 Fascinating Housing Trends From Around the World | Mental Floss

Almost every rendering of the future includes predictions about how and where people will live, with varying degrees of accuracy. While some of the …

Architecture

The Incredible Steampunk Tiny House By Maximus Extreme

When a company with the name like “Maximus Extreme” builds a tiny house you know to expect something a bit different. So when they completed this …

Tiny House Movement

The American Institute of Architects announces their top 10 best green buildings of 2015

Every year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) selects the best green buildings that enhance and promote ecological design. This year, the …

Construction