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Building Your Own Home From Open Source Blocks

Joshua Pearce | Posted 06.29.2016 | Green
Joshua Pearce

What if your next house were to cost 1/10th of the average home while sporting a long list of high-tech hyper-ecological features? With the help of th...

6 Ways to Build (and Keep!) a Great Team

Brenda Della Casa | Posted 05.16.2016 | Business
Brenda Della Casa

Building a great team is more than simply hiring the right people: you've got to make an effort to go beyond managing and motivate.

Creating Sustainable Homes

Pioneers for Change | Posted 05.03.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Sharon Saxby The phone rang early. It was a client. "Sharon, something is wrong with our gas bills. They are about a third of what they used to...

Building Lessons: How I Conquered the Table Saw

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

The #pinterestfail hashtag should serve as warning, but like most people caught in the thralls of Pinterest DIY induced mania, I ignored logic and my current skill set and entered the search term: DIY Pergola.

Meet the YouTuber Bringing New Life To An Old Art

Marisa Bruch | Posted 03.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Marisa Bruch

When people think about YouTube, woodworking and hand crafted art probably don't come to mind. But the woodworking community is blossoming on YouTube, despite the fact that wood is considered an old form of art and online video is one of the newest.

Going Against the Flow: James Kenigsberg, CTO of 2U

Charu Sharma | Posted 03.12.2016 | Technology
Charu Sharma

James Kenigsberg is the CTO and Member of founding team at 2U. At 2U, Kenigsberg has translated his passion for technology into creating award-winning...

What Nobody Will Tell You About Virtual Reality

Steven Schkolne | Posted 02.24.2016 | Technology
Steven Schkolne

Science fiction films and books have created a hunger for Oculus-style, head-mounted displays (HMDs) and "immersive" experiences, but does wearing a pair of goggles really have more power to transport us? Based on my 10 years of experience in the field I don't think so.

Can a Lie Reveal Truth? Or What is Art?

Suna Senman | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Suna Senman

Art is all around us and as significant to comprehend as the mechanics of structure. Each building, road or functional tool has elements of aesthetic design to some degree or another.

We Are All Ryan Reynolds Struggling To Build This Ikea Crib

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.22.2015 | HuffPost Home

Ryan Reynolds may look better than us while attempting the daunting task of Ikea furniture assembly, but that doesn't mean he knows how to do it bette...

Watch 'Catapult' Bed Literally Launch Sleepers into the Day

Van Winkle's | Posted 08.01.2015 | Technology
Van Winkle's

Furze, who's gained a huge following due to such insane, brilliant inventions as a bike that runs on ice and a jet-powered Go-Kart, has now made what might be his most ingenious (or terrifying) invention yet.

A Beyoncé-Inspired Building Will Soon Be A Real Thing In Australia

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel

Girls run the world, and Beyoncé officially runs the world down under. Premier Tower is a 68-story skyscraper slated to go up in Melbourne, Australi...

How To Make A DIY Air Conditioner For Under $20

Supercompressor | Posted 06.30.2016 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

With winter at least six months away there has to be some way to cool down without spending all your hard-earned shekels on a pricey new air conditioner. Luckily, there is. For just $19.73, you can make a DIY air conditioner using materials that you probably have in your house.

David Rockwell's New York City

Crane.tv | Posted 06.07.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

To celebrate Rockwell Group's 30th anniversary, Crane.tv sat down with the founder and creative mind of the architecture firm, to talk about four projects that have shaped his career as much as the city.

Will Your Foundation Pass Inspection?

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 02.26.2015 | Religion
William B. Bradshaw

You--we--can make a real difference in 2015 if we truly dedicate ourselves to becoming a united force of change by loving God and loving our neighbors as ourselves. What kind of foundation does your house of life have? Is it built on rock or sand? What kind of a world do you (we) want?

Designing for Disaster: How Architectural Details Help Keep the Roof Over Your Family Sheltered from a Storm

Jay Libby | Posted 02.04.2015 | HuffPost Home
Jay Libby

When designing a house, architects and their clients often talk about hopes and dreams of the style, size, and ambience of the house they will ultimately call home. Seldom discussed, but always on the mind of the designer, is how to design a home that will withstand as much harsh treatment as Mother Nature can dish out.

Considering a Remodel Project? Don't Forget the Extras

Debbe Daley | Posted 01.18.2015 | HuffPost Home
Debbe Daley

In the midst of three recent project management remodel jobs, it became quite apparent that the homeowner may not understand the logistics of the contracting and remodeling process when it comes to the actual job commencement.

Healthy Buildings: The Next Chapter in Green Building

Jane Henley | Posted 11.24.2014 | Green
Jane Henley

Take daylight, for example. While the stereotype of the coveted 'corner office' may be outdated, research finds that workers with access to natural light and views are more productive than their colleagues who are squeezed into dark, dim cubicles.

Let's Not Pronounce Sprawl Dead Just Yet

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 10.01.2014 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

Few things have been as simultaneously destructive to the natural environment, the economy, and our social fabric as the tidal wave of suburban sprawl that washed over the US in the late 20th century.

Ground Zero: Memorial Museum's Invisible Ingredients

Paul Gunther | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Paul Gunther

This anonymous little store will endure as the truest testament of what was there and all that was lost. It stands as the purest expression of memory possible: A memory encased in continuing function at the service of architecture and its modern demands.

What My Father Built

Janie Emaus | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

This is my third Father's Day without him. Yet, in my world, his presence is bigger than ever.

10 Things I Learned From Building My First Blogsite

Angela Jamene | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Angela Jamene

Building my blogsite was, and continues to be, an adventure. I was genuinely surprised by how much I learned in the process. Here are 10 of my favorites.

Building a Desk Treadmill: A Love Story

Robin Raskin | Posted 07.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Robin Raskin

Sarah and Ben Hilmer are newlyweds living in Indianapolis. Ben noticed Sarah eyeing those $1500 plus treadmill desks --- the ones that let you type and walk at the same time.

Seeing the Big Picture, Piece By Piece

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

The concept of deconstructing for the purpose of constructing something better can be extended to our thoughts and attitudes as well. Such efforts at reconstruction will ultimately allow for a more positive impression and hopefully more rewarding relationship as well.

What is this, Inception? City Landscapes with Only the Building Facades

VisualNews.com | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
VisualNews.com

Where one building could be an ugly apartment block -- telephone wires and stuck-on balconies included -- we now get to assess the structure free of its intended purpose.

The Architectural Legacy of the Modern Olympics: A Low Medal Count

Paul Gunther | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
Paul Gunther

As architects and design lovers look forward accordingly, it is worth taking stock of the minute pantheon of enduring architectural excellence that has resulted from these seasonally alternating quadrennial attention-grabbing place makers.