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259 Urban Environment Ideabooks
Design Eye on the Oscars: The Kids Are All Right
Regional Modern: Boston
3 Ways Native Plants Make Gardening So Much Better
You probably know about the lower maintenance. But native plants' other benefits go far beyond a little less watering and weeding
"and the environment as I got dirty in the Nebraska dirt.... small urban lots (see some of my pictures). @cara_angelica : what's wrong with the... small urban parks many of which back up to neighborhoods and we burn right up to... in our environments. It's amazing the good or bad that we can do to our surroundings... and the environments we walk in and, in turn, bring into the house. Using native plants..."
Meet Shigeru Ban, Winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize
This humanitarian’s vision includes inspiring new uses for everyday materials, in relief housing and other structures the world over
12 Fantasy Dining Rooms
"dining environments for a four-day showcase during the Portland Fall Home & Garden... Design Urban Chic: Combining ultra chic dining with the fabulous urban setting Portland... sophisticated urban loft. He and guests will enjoy a cornucopia of natural flowers, twigs... Team: Urban I.D., Interior Design Studio (Laura Evans, Jodi Blater, Lori Brock, Kimerlee... dining environment.Team: Jason Ball, Jason Ball InteriorsMichael Reper, Nest PortlandHBB..."
Get Cleaner Indoor Air Without Opening a Window
Mechanical ventilation can actually be better for your home than the natural kind. Find out the whys and hows here
"stale environment. But today there are several factors to consider that didn’t exist... up our urban air? What happens to all the folks who walk for their health, or to get... icted environments (don't even get me started on bleach wipes!). Heck, i use a laundry... of the environment in my home for a very long time, especially when I came down with... healthy environment. When we built our house three years ago we had in-floor radiant..."
The Perfect Houseplant for People Who Kill Houseplants
If you can fill a jar with water, you can keep golden pothos vine happy — and it will pay you back with cleaner air and a greener home
"on the environment in which it's placed.... damp environment. That's what causes root rot. If you don't water enough (maybe... developed for urban farmers who want to grow vegetables in pots that can be easily folded... cautionsNative environment: It has a broad native distribution, extending from Northern Australia..."
The Poop Scoop: Enrich Your Soil With Good Old Manure
Get over the ick factor already — this natural super-ingredient for soil has so many benefits, you'll wonder why you ever went chemical
A World Tour of Compact Kitchens
My Houzz: Simply Escapist in Santa Cruz
Thrifty furnishings and a romantic willow tree turn a backyard cabin into a comfy, unpretentious hideaway
Get on a Composting Kick (Hello, Free Fertilizer!)
Quit shelling out for pricey substitutes that aren't even as good. Here's how to give your soil the best while lightening your trash load
City View: Phoenix Style Blooms in the Desert
Designers are leaving literal desert references in the dust, now favoring ubercontemporary styles along with Spanish colonial revival
"unfriendly environment that should be shielded out," says architect Mark Tate of Tate... desert environment offers so many opportunities for a home to engage the surroundings... commercial urban architecture sprouting up has also influenced residential tastes. "Our... a more urban, contemporary lifestyle." Mediterranean styles have a strong presence..."
On Show: The Ingenuity of Ancient Architecture
"hostile environment. For example, the Moroccan dar home has a central courtyard that... w the environment forces architects to create architectural solutions to withstand... adapt our environment to our desires it was called "necessity" and is certainly a beautiful... vertical urban planning, only it's not built from steel but sun-dried mud brick. Floods..."
Design Workshop: Just a Sliver (of Window), Please
Set the right mood, focus a view or highlight architecture with long, narrow windows sited just so on a wall
In Rarefied Air: Meet 3 Cutting-Edge Home Sensors
These new all-purpose sensors send alerts to your smart phone about temperature, air quality and a whole lot more. Why not?