Most people think that building better habits or changing your actions is all about willpower or motivation. But the more I learn, the more I believe that the number one driver of better habits and behavior change is your environment.
Dan Stubbergaard, founder of the internationally praised COBE Architects, takes us around his hometown Copenhagen to show and discuss what motivates...
Rustic meets modern in designer Ellen Denisevich-Grickis's Rhode Island home, which features a Murano glass chandelier hanging above a vibrant Shaker-style island.
Adults and children with autism experience the world much differently than we do, so why don't we design homes, parks, and neighborhoods with them in mind?
Oscar-winning actress Bette Davis's former home on Cape Elizabeth, Maine, is for sale. The coastal residence has views of Casco Bay from every room and includes access to two private beaches.
By Don WilllmottDon Willmott is a New York-based journalist who writes about technology, travel and the environment for a wide variety of publications...
It might be too much to call this place inclusive. It's unforgiving winters -- oh, I know, you were waiting for that -- ensure that only the hearty call a place like this home. But Minneapolis is culturally diverse in a way few American cities are.
To step into her shoes is like following a mystical muse whose life ambition is guided by an intuitive historical destiny that does not rest. It is a passion which leads many to achieve greatness in the shadows of their heritage.
On a recent trip to Italy for a Sunsilk Co-Creation, I decided to take the train down to the South of France to visit my aunt. ...
One of the owners of this airy Los Angeles home is an amateur chef who likes to entertain, so Griffin Enright Architects anchored the room with a stainless-steel island that combines a large work space with seating for guests.
Most people know a big city by its skyline, but in Chicago, despite its instantly recognizable silhouette, it's all about the waterways. At least that's how our family sees it.
From the air, the Midwest looks like a checkerboard, with squares of cornfields, pastures, and farms spread across a perfectly flat landscape. But from the ground, it can be an outside-the-box experience.
A recent review of the work of architect I.M. Pei repeated a common criticism of his work: That his career has been devoted to corporate clientele. I ...
It's not enough that the newest 21c museum hotel is located in downtown Durham, home to one of the fastest-growing cultural scenes in the nation. No. The new hotel -- the fourth in a rapidly growing 21c collection -- has taken over the 17-story Hill Building, built in 1935-37.
A new book explores the most beautiful pools along Italy's Emerald Coast. The naturalistic shape of this pool includes a series of inlets, which helps it blend in with the lush surroundings.
Paula Deen's estate on Wilmington Island is for sale. Located about 10 miles outside downtown Savannah, this home is the ultimate Southern retreat. In addition to the sprawling main residence, the expansive property features two guest cottages, a barn that houses a three-bedroom guest apartment and an eight-car garage, and a dock complete with a quaint dock house.