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5 Water Features We Love

The term "water feature" seems almost lame compared to the possibilities it entails—from the cooling effects of evaporating water to the serene dripping noise of a foundation, H20 is can be as diversely used as any solid material.
October 7, 2015
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5 Modern Homes with Striking Green Roofs

Green roofs can be a challenging proposition: they add extra weight to a house, thereby requiring a robust and expensive structure. The roof itself must be carefully protected against water leakage. However, the reward is unique: the idea that your dwelling replaces the earth it takes up and cohabitates with nature better than most.
October 1, 2015
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Japanese-Inspired Backyard with a Tiny Studio in Portland

Howells Architecture + Design converted an unremarkable Portland backyard into a modern space for relaxing and entertaining.
July 8, 2015
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Growing Upward: 9 Ways to Plant Vertically

To live in a city often means abandoning all hope of owning a garden. By planting vertically, however, these projects were able to add greenery without sacrificing precious floor space.
June 23, 2015
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5 Indoor-Outdoor Spaces Designed for Entertaining

With summer officially underway in the Northern Hemisphere, take a cue from these five festive spaces that take it outside.
June 22, 2015
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Editors' Picks: Our 10 Favorite Planters

It's high season to exercise that green thumb! These stylish, modern planters are made for plants of all sizes—from a miniature, desktop succulent to a space-defining living wall. Read our June 2015 issue for many more green design ideas.
June 17, 2015
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7 Winning Outdoor Furniture Designs

Whether it's rainy and humid, or a dry, sweltering day, these designs are not only elegant additions to an outdoor space, they're made to withstand the elements.
June 16, 2015
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5 Homes with Indoor Gardens

These relaxing residences are built around verdant plants and interior courtyards. For more indoor-outdoor inspiration, pick up our June 2015 issue, on newsstands now.
June 9, 2015
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7 Quiet, Private Gardens

Walled off from the world, these outdoor sanctuaries are perfectly suited for contemplation or reading.
May 20, 2015