NYC’s Lowline Underground Park To See Light of Day

July 6, 2015

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New York City is famous for its skyline, not so much for its treeline. The city has some great parks, but for 8.4 million people, it could still use more. One solution: go underground. That’s where you’ll find the Lowline, Read More...

A Living Staircase as Floating Indoor Garden

June 26, 2015

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Rising 41 feet up and four floors high, designer Paul Cocksedge’s Living Staircase floats within the space like a soaring indoor garden.

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The steel and American white oak spiral staircase forms the internal nucleus of London’s Ampersand building in the … Read More...

Artist’s Luxury Digs For Fish and Birds

June 25, 2015

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There are more practical and less costly designs for fish tanks and bird cages, but these luxury digs offer the fish a bird’s-eye view of the world outside, and their bird neighbors a view through the fish-eye lens of the Read More...

A Grown-Up Smart Countertop Herb Garden

June 3, 2015

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tugger-instagram-smalliepillar-click-and-grow Tugger likes lemon balm. See more of this pooch via smalliepillar on Instagram.

Tugger the adorable pooch, above, is totally into the lemon balm growing in his owner’s kitchen. Want to grow your own herbs on your countertop with something Read More...

Mobile Plug-and-Play Solar System That’s More Like a Home Appliance

May 28, 2015

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Here’s an all-in-one mobile solar power system that’s as easy to use as any simple home appliance.

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In addition to its good looks, the Smartflower POP is ideal for residences where, for various reasons, the roof can’t accommodate photovoltaic panels–just

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