Joaquin Varela Ferrer

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Pitsou Kedem Architects’ SB House Is a Fusion of Contrasts

Pitsou Kedem Architects’ SB House is a fusion of contrasts. It blends the opaqueness of concrete with the transparency of glass, the delicateness of …

Cantilevered solar home overlooks breathtaking views on Australia’s Sunshine Coast

1/10<p>Stealth House by Teeland Architects<p>When Teeland Architects were asked to design a home for a gorgeous, sun-soaked plot on Australia’s Sunshine …

MAGKEY - Magnetic Smart Key Holder

Everyone’s got something they want to fix about the world, for me it was noisy keys. After months of prototyping different key holders - I had an …

2016 Vw California Camper Van

Volkswagen have unveiled the latest version of their popular California Camper Van. Designed for outdoor recreation enthusiasts, the base model …

These 4 Gadgets Will Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Gear & Gadgets

These affordable bamboo houses were built for just $2,500 each

Atelier COLE, Building Trust International, and Habitat for Humanity Cambodia teamed up to design an affordable and eco-friendly housing scheme for …

Architecture

10 Easy Pieces: Architects’ Go-To Modern Kitchen Faucets

A good kitchen faucet can be hard to find. To take the guesswork out of shopping for fixtures, we asked members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer …

DIY Folding Workbench - Wilker Do's

One of my favorite things in my shop is my folding workbench. I love having the ability to fold it down when it’s needed, but then tuck it back up …

The Best DIY YouTube Channels to Turn You Into a Fix-It Master

YouTube is an excellent resource if you want to be handier around the house. Whether you’re dealing with simple repairs or big improvement projects, …

Home Improvement

How to Build a 20-Foot Functional Geodesic Dome Out of PVC

The idea of building our own shelter fascinates us, but for the average handyman, where do you start?<p>A geodesic dome made of PVC may be the most cost-effective method of building a structurally solid yet transportable shelter, and it’s possible to build one in a single day.<p>At Maker Faire 2014 in …

The Power Box Pedal Generator Fits In Your Backpack

It’s one of the little annoyances of camping; you don’t have any handy outlets to charge things with. You can bring a massive battery, but those only …

$10 DIY One Hour Upcycled Firepit

Happy weekend to you. Yesterday Joe and I wanted to do a fun and quick project for the house. We thought a firepit would be fun but didn’t like the …

Kano | Diy Computer Kit

The most crowdfunded learning invention of all time is now available for pre-order. Kano is an "Ikea-style” kit that allows children of all ages to …

Raspberry Pi

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Vases Constructed from Hundreds of Pencils by Studio Markunpoika | Colossal

<p>Amalgamated is a new series of vessels by studio markunpoika constructed from assembled pencils. Taking advantage of the pencil’s unique hexagon …

19 Genius Ways To Organize Your Garage

5. Create this clever organization unit with upcycled plastic jars.<p>Chez Larsson<p>Advertisement<p>6. Use pre-divided storage containers to store small …

Wilker Do's: Hanging a Ladder from the Ceiling

Inverted Sprinkler Experiment

Soap Vomiting Unicorn<p>How to Increase Humidity for Houseplants<p>How to Choose the Right Pot or Planter for a Plant<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>In …

Table Saw Workbench With Wood Storage

Wooden Gordian Knot<p>Wood and Acrylic Knife Box<p>Perfect Wooden Sphere<p>PVC Class<p>Great article. I am actually building something similar, but with extra …

Woodworking

How-To: Paper Monster Silhouettes

This little gang of silhouette monsters are a great craft for both kids and adults! Jen van Overbeeke of In Paper Dreams recently ran a free workshop over at the local library here in Kitchener, ON. The workshop was a part of the <i>It’s On!</i> programming series, for (but not limited to) the 20s/30s …

Villa Sarvilahti / K2S Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> At the turn of the millennium the pharmacist Sarvilahti returned to the grounds at the Luumäki shores of …

Architecture

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Helinox Cot One

After a good day hiking, nothing is more appreciated than a good nights rest. Helinox are experts in lightweight outdoor adventure equipment, their …

Camping

Raise a CNC’ed Makerspace Shed

Build a big, customizable, stand-alone workshop with CNC-cut trusses for about $1,000.<p>One of my big projects this year was to open a Makerspace for kids in a low income area of San Jose, California (washingtonmakerworkshop.org). There was a small garage on the property, but we needed a larger …

Résidence Roy-Lawrence / Chevalier Morales Architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located outside the village of Sutton, in Quebec’s eastern townships, the Roy-Lawrence Residence is set …

Cortes House / WMR Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The clients were aiming for country shelter for the weekend, for the couple and two girls.<p>The site is …

Architecture

The Cheapest Airlines for Flying to Europe

Airplane tickets are one of the biggest costs of traveling, so cutting down the price on those can expand your travel budget in a huge way. If you're …

Self-watering Container Garden

HOW TO MAKE a RAISED PLANTER BOX<p>How to Choose the Right Pot or Planter for a Plant<p>How to Take & Grow Succulents From Cuttings<p>Starting a Handmade …