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Infographic: Passive Housing | A Smarter Way of Living 

Passive housing is fast becoming one of the most sought-after types of accommodation as homeowners realize the energy-saving (and indeed bill-reducing) and sustainability potential of this fascinating concept. In a…

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Austin Cool House Tour 2018 a study in smart design

For residents of Austin, Texas, the 22nd annual Cool House Tour is an opportunity to take in the latest in high-performance residential architecture, encompassing both new construction and remodels across…

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Day 1 of 12 Smart Gifts: ArcKit Masterplan and Cityscape

Smart cities are all the rage, and for good reason: There can be considerable upside to designing new cities that are built from the ground up to be highly smart…

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Video: New spin on homework, smart tiny houses built by high schoolers

With much of the buzz around the tiny house movement focused on start-ups making their plays in the micro-housing ecosystem, high school students at the Construction Careers Academy outside of…

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Video: A modern take on Victorian architecture

In this thoroughly modern home by Austin firm Tim Brown Architecture, classic Victorian forms and scale blend seamlessly with contemporary elements to orchestrate an eminently livable inside-to-outside experience for the…

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Whirlwind view: AIA Austin Homes Tour 2017

Featuring 13 residential properties in and around metropolitan Austin, Texas, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Austin Home Tour 2017 highlights leading-edge architectural projects that have been ideated, designed, and built…

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5 exterior ideas and solutions for a smarter house

Your home’s exterior not only has a significant impact on its value, but also serves as a first impression for visitors. Careful exterior design choices can also give you a…

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TreeHouse opens its emerald aisles to Dallas

The antithesis of the typical big-box home improvement store, green retailer TreeHouse officially opened its doors in metropolitan Dallas on June 2, in a groundbreaking new building designed out of…

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Austin green gems: 2017 Cool House Tour venue preview

The month of June in the city of Austin, Texas, can be blistering hot, as the sometimes-moderate temperatures of spring yield to an often-oppressive summer climate where the thermometer can…

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Inside the Nest Connected Home at IBS 2017: Part 3

Proving smart-home technologies can be great go-togethers when carefully selected, the Nest Connected Home at the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Florida, earlier this year was a…

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