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237 Urban Environment Ideabooks
Guest Picks: 20 Timeless Exterior Lighting Ideas
"other environments: farmhouse, cabin, urban industrial and even indoors! — Mary Ann... in many environments. Can you envision this fixture lighting the entrance to your mountain... house or urban town home. This fixture would be fun, along with the next light, in multiples..."
Where a home is set can drive its design, whether the design stays in tune with the setting or strikes a contrasting note
"can be urban, suburban, rural, mountainous, prairie or some other kind of environment... with an urbane, vertical design, enhanced by its reflection in the water's surface..."
Living Roofs Crown Green Design
Living roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above doesn't hurt either
Regional Modern: Metro New York Shows Its Modernist Roots
Houzz Tour: Mission District Row House
Houzz Tour: Modern Bucktown Beauty
"keep the environment neutral. Anna says, "We wanted to keep it simple, so as not to... Architect: Environs Development; Interior Designer: Kara Mann Design... sourced at Urban Archaeology's Glass Sticks with a custom color by Kara Mann. Barstools... with the urban landscape. More Inspiring Houzz tours:Warm and Modern in AustinA Soothing..."
My Houzz: Open-Air Living in the Mountains of Bali
Community, jaw-dropping beauty and sustainability come together in a tropical paradise for a London expat
"from an urban apartment to this Indonesian tropical home among the trees. He worked... healthy environments. Simon hasn't been ravaged by bugs or beasts, and the fresh air... unpleasant environment for anything to be in and at the same time dries out any moisture... healthy environment and the freedom to get on with it. They are your pest control!... your home environment. Tip: It's mainly environmental management, aided by a few safe..."
Houzz Tour: Swank Style for a Fully Stocked Basement
Tucking into plush seating or the steam shower, curling up with wine or a movie, these homeowners can do it in utmost comfort
"owner of Urban Abode, they knew they would be very happy staying put. The couple had... about environment. Hi frenchdecor - the light fixtures are about options - not... on the environment. The pot lights with LED bulbs are only 1/10th of what halogen... well. @ Urban Abode I stand for what I said. I worked 4 years in architectural lighting... UC-011, Urban Glassworks; backsplash tile: Evolution Night Fall in a pattern of random..."
How to Start Finding a Greener House
"about the environment and particularly about deforestation by the lumber and furniture... green environment. A leaking roof resulted by too much movement in the construction... with its environment and region in ways that go beyond its orientation toward the sun... suburban or urban setting...."
Raise Backyard Chickens Without Ruffling Neighbors' Feathers
Before you build a coop in the backyard, follow these strategies to help keep your neighbors from squawking
"between the urban farmers and longtime residents of the neighborhood brings up an issue:... suburban environment of 1/4 ac blocks and I have to say I just love them, I love to... This urban backlash against chicken keeping is truly beyond my comprehension. I... best-looking urban coop I've ever seen, go here http://www.theartofdoingstuff.com/the-coop/... became urban chicken farmers 6 months ago. Our coop was built on the back of the play..."
Community Building Just About Anyone Can Do
Strengthen neighborhoods and pride of place by setting up more public spaces — even small, temporary ones can make a big difference
"diverse urban neighborhood or a quiet, tree-lined suburb, connecting with your neighbors... about urban renewal, I forget the name of the series but it is on netflix. One thing... thrashing the environment and being public nuisances. Danielle Parsons_Smith, I think... specialist in urban planning and a senior research associate at the Urban Institute. "There's... relationships. Urban planners often refer to this process as placemaking. It's based on finding..."
Great Design Plant: Honey Locust Tree
No, it doesn't actually produce honey. But its dappled light and tolerant nature are treats in city and country settings alike
"rural and urban pioneer. While it's more likely to sprout naturally in country fields... to the environment (including any value to wildlife) whatsoever. But as I'm always... in the urban landscape has left it host to a myriad of pests and disease. I have... compacted urban soils; it can even stand up to road salt. It is not tolerant of shade... stressful urban conditions, they are one of the most popular street trees...."
Home Noir: Black Exteriors Emerge From the Shadows
People are darkening their doorsteps more and more around the U.S. — but is the trend a bright idea?
"newspaper’s urban design critic. In his piece, Paint It Black, King notes that the trend... natural environment take precedent and embrace the house. Black buildings surrounded... especially an urban setting. With so many colors in the world, why choose boring black?... city, urban architecture gains strength from diversity,” he writes. “All black would..."
On Trend: Bold and Black Exterior House Color
"and ooze urban cool? The answer is to paint it all black, like edgy designers and real... home, the urban environmant and the planet hotter. Which means everyone will waste more... re. the environment. Being of African decent my skin is black, Do you think I am... greened urban/suburban future. On the other hand, I'd like to work solar panels into..."
House-Hunting Help: If You Could Pick Your Home Style ...
Love an open layout? Steer clear of Victorians. Hate stairs? Sidle up to a ranch. Whatever home you're looking for, this guide can help
"on an urban, a suburban or a rural community. Even specific neighborhoods within... the many environs and cultures. Although, I am partial to the Cape Cod - sand, sea,... This urban housing style takes on a different look depending on the city, from the... to the environment are solid reasons to choose a green home — plus, green features..."