Monthly Archives: August 2019

Microunits Are Coming to NYC. See the Winning Style

Microunits Are Coming to NYC. See the Winning Style

In July 2012 New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development launched an adAPT NYC Contest to develop a building with microunits to a Whole Lot in Manhattan’s Kips Bay neighborhood. The competition was spurred by the shifting demographics […]

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Home Automation Goes Mobile and Mainstream

Home Automation Goes Mobile and Mainstream

Home automation companies have been around for several years. They market often expensive and complex methods for automating and remote controlling home cooling and heating systems, appliances, security systems, lighting and more. These are usually installed and programmed by distinctive […]

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25 Most Bookmarked Remodeling Guides of 2012

25 Most Bookmarked Remodeling Guides of 2012

Remodeling hasn’t been simple (just ask people who have lived through it), but preparing yourself as much as possible may help. readers wanted to find out about everything in 2012: from shower drains and searching for substances to Japanese wood […]

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Eclectic Elegance Distinguishes a Dallas Home

Eclectic Elegance Distinguishes a Dallas Home

With keen instinct and a honed sense of interior layout, Stephen and Lindsey Edison have created a cohesive yet exceptionally eclectic mix of decoration in their Dallas ranch house. French antiques reside side by side with Western art, African artifacts, […]

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Here's a Bright Idea: Smart Bulbs for Better Lighting

Here's a Bright Idea: Smart Bulbs for Better Lighting

A normal lightbulb tends to come in 1 colour and one brightness level. But now new LED (light-emitting diode) lightbulbs promise to become any colour and any brightness at any moment you prefer. And best of all, they may be […]

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