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A Passive House and "Sauna Tower" Join a 19th-Century Barn in the Hudson Valley

In New York, architecture and interiors firm BarlisWedlick creates an eclectic compound designed to suit a client with an idiosyncratic wish list.
January 24, 2016
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9 Buzz-Worthy Smart Home Innovations Coming Out of CES 2016

The world's premier tech expo dazzled attendees with high-tech home appliances and devices that ran the gambit from delightful to disruptive.
January 8, 2016
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How 3D Printing Can Change Design and Manufacturing for Everyday People

3D printing has the potential to drastically reduce our environmental impact: thanks to the web, 3D printed designs can be shared globally but fabricated locally for specific consumers. This slashes overproduction and the carbon footprint of long-distance shipping. As a perfect example of this: 3D Hubs, a company that connects everyday people with 3D printed designs and local 3D printing services, recently unveiled these sculptural accessories for an eco-friendly smartphone.
January 5, 2016
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5 Budget-Friendly Tech Gifts from 11+

The South Korean studio designs minimal tech tools and accessories that don't break the bank.
December 18, 2015
Circle Smart Home Internet Device

A Family-Friendly Device Designed to Manage and Safeguard Your Home Internet

Circle with Disney is a device and app that works with your WiFi to manage what online content goes to each member of your family—all while adding a layer of encryption to keep your data safe.
December 3, 2015
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A Sculptural Pebble-Shaped Device that Protects Against Smart Home Hacks

Dubbed Dojo, this unique product monitors and learns the behavior of your internet-connected home devices to better detect hacks,
November 19, 2015
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5 Super-Insulated Houses That Stand Up to Winter's Chill

By following Passive House guidelines, architects can create houses keep in the heat without major utility bills.
November 12, 2015
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Editor's Picks: New Gifts for the Tech Geek

For the early adopter, tech evangelist, and gadget hobbyist on your list, we've created a gift guide of smart devices to simplify your holiday present hunt. Find more gift ideas, from textiles to furniture, in our
November 10, 2015