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Sonoma Vineyard Estate / Aidlin Darling Design

Situated at the base of Sonoma Mountain, this 140-acre estate includes a main residence, a guesthouse, a barn, sculpture gardens, and an orchard in …

Energy Efficiency

VLL House / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Experiencing architecture becomes inseparable to the body, space and sensitivity of the human being to …

Architecture

99c offices by Inhouse Brand Architects feature a waiting room inside a shipping container

A bright red shipping container at the entrance to the offices of Cape Town branding agency 99c houses a waiting room for visitors.<p>The shipping …

Family house by Wienberg Architects and Friis & Moltke contains cosy oak-lined rooms

Architects Mette and Martin Wienberg have overhauled a 1940s cottage in Denmark to create a modern home for their family, complete with timber-lined …

BIG designs honeycomb housing block for the Bahamas

<b>News:</b> architecture firm BIG has unveiled a proposal for an apartment block in the Bahamas featuring a honeycomb facade where every balcony contains a …

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

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After the Marathon, Beer

In New York City, happy finishers mustered the strength to raise a glass. Or two.<p><b>Name:</b> Greg Cowley<b><br>From:</b> Long Island<b><br>Finishing Time:</b> 3:06<b><br>Location:</b> The Playwright Tavern, 49th Street at 7th Avenue<p><b>What are you drinking?</b> "Bud Light."<p><b>Oh, no.</b> "You have a better suggestion?"<p><b>How was your race?</b> "Good. I felt …

Marathon Recovery: the First 24 hours

<i>Coach Jenny, I am running a marathon this weekend and then flying Sunday night to an early morning business meeting Monday. Do you have any magic post-marathon recovery tips that might help me avoid walking like John Wayne into that meeting? - Meg</i><p>Good luck in your marathon this weekend Meg! Yes, …

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

3 DIY Décor Tips to Spark Creativity

Get innovative with your workspace, and it could help you get innovative with your ideas<p>If you feel an extra jolt of creativity when you work in a coffee shop, it may not be from the caffeine: The recently launched website Coffitivity.com lets you stream java store ambient noise because they say it …

Beautifully Exotic Looking Species of Moths from Ottawa

Canadian photographer Jim des Riviéres has produced a collection of large-format prints displaying “the arresting beauty and surprising diversity of moths from the Ottawa region.” Having catalogued nearly 300 different species from the 2,000 specimens he's caught, des Riviéres has grown to not only …

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14 Simple Ways to Get Considerably More Done

Don't think it's possible because you're already working in overdrive? Here's a new way to look at your to-do list.<p>In the spirit of the topic, let's get right to it:<p><b>1. Eliminate one ego commitment.</b><p>We all do things that have more to do with ego than results.<p>Maybe you serve on a committee because you …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …