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Homes & Interiors

Beauty also lies on the outside

It often happens that in all that frenzy of building a home, certain aesthetic aspects are forgotten. While you spend a good many hours picking...

Exhausted by a house that saves energy

Dotty Kyle and Eric Brattstrom had an ambitious vision for the home they would build when they sold their bed-and-breakfast here at Warren, Vermont, seven...

A conservatory in the kitchen

Two years ago, Elizabeth Millard discovered a way to put fresh produce into car food. Elizabeth, a sustainable farmer outside St Paul, Minnesota, grew a...

Brighten your home this Yuletide!

The festive season is here. And don't let it catch you unawares. Guests, gifts and goodies...

Tight pocket, easy decor

You don't need to cramp your style because you've got to keep the strings on your purse tight. You just need to be smart while decorating your home, reckons Bindu Gopal Rao

You don't need to cramp your style because you've got to keep the strings on your purse tight...

High time we go green

SIMPLE TASK  Going green, especially in small houses, is easy.

A well-designed green building will save money and create a healthier environment for the people who are residing or working there...

A tree-like stadium!

New York-based RAW-NYC Architects have revealed their design for a high-tech soccer stadium that mimics the branches and roots of a tree...

New York-based RAW-NYC Architects have revealed their design for a high-tech soccer stadium that mimics the branches and roots of a tree...

Bold design bags prestigious award

The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the winner of the 2014 RIBA Manser Medal, UK's most prestigious housing design award. Stormy Castle, by Loyn & Co., a contemporary private house in an area of outstanding natural beauty atop a hillside on the Gower Peninsula in Wales, has been named Britain's best new home.

The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the winner of the 2014 RIBA Manser Medal, UK's most prestigious housing design award. Stormy Castle, by Loyn...

It's North versus South Bengaluru

RESIDENTIAL ZONE  Vakil Encasa Villa, Bommasandra, South Bengaluru

Which is the most preferred investment destination in the city? Sharad Mittal puts forth the pros and cons of both...

A labour of love, work in progress...

older is better Wood is just like wine. The older and more mature it is, the better and more useful it becomes.

Good things come to those who wait. For Vicco von Voss and his family, their lovely unique home came after many years, much planning, effort...

And there is room for more

positioning Arrange your furniture in such a way that it occupies less space. The trick is to angle it right.

What makeup does to you, appropriate dťcor can do to your home, says Sharmila Chand, as she reveals some simple tricks that can go a...

Say cheers to bottle art!

Many people keep used  bottles for years because they hold  sentimental value.

Don't discard those fancy liquor bottles once you are done with them. You can easily turn them into artsy home elements...

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