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6 Smart Home Technologies That Can Save You Money

This is a guest post by Maricel Tabalba

March 22, 2017 - Smart Home

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Harvard i-Lab company Arcbazar Introduces Sustainability Score For Architecture Projects

Arcbazar, the first global crowdsourcing platform for architectural design, has announced the launch of the Sustainability Score, which will be officially released in Q1 2017. Dr. Imdat As, CEO and Founder of Arcbazar, presented new and upcoming digital features for sourcing architectural design, at the 10th Annual Forum8 Design Festival, which took place in Tokyo between November 16 - 18. These features were showcased in particular with the Obama Presidential Center - a project completed with competition partners, Builtworlds, Forum8, Autodesk, Green Apple Campus, AIA Chicago, and Dwell on Design, on Arcbazar’s crowdsourcing platform between February and June 2016.

December 02, 2016 - Arcbazar, Smart Home

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Top 15: Our Favorite Articles on Architectural Design this Fall

Many people don't like fall. We can't understand why. Yes, it gets colder. Yes, it rains more often. However, it is nothing compared to how beautiful this season is. The world around us is full of red, orange and yellow colors. Families get together for Thanksgiving. And nothing can beat the pleasure of reading a book or watching your favorite movie to the sound of rain outside. You can also curl up in a warm blanket and catch up on your reading of some of the best articles across the web on architectural design.

October 31, 2016 - Architecture, DIY, Interior Design/Remodeling, Smart Home

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Virtual Reality Changing Architectural Design

IrisVR, a New York City startup, announced today that it has raised $8 million in Series A funding. This news has caught our attention due to the disruptive nature of the solution offered by the company. IrisVR is one of the increasing number of companies world-wide re-defining architectural design process through virtual reality.

October 26, 2016 - Architecture, Smart Home

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With this robotic crib soothing your baby is no longer your problem

How many hours a day do you spend soothing your baby to sleep? As a new parent you probably often times feel like you are going insane having to take care of a thousand different things while functioning on very little sleep. Yves Béhar, a Swiss designer of Fuseproject, and a renowned pediatrician and author, Dr. Harvey Karp, may have a solution for you. They have created SNOO crib - a robotic crib with built-in sensors to monitor a baby’s crying and adjust its movement and sounds in an effort to soothe a baby.

October 19, 2016 - Smart Home

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7 Smart Tech Kitchen Items You Should Save Up For

If you love to cook, these smart tech kitchen appliances will take your cooking to the next level. Do you hate it? They will make your life that much easier. Check out the list of 7 smart tech items that will help you cook better, faster and healthier while keeping you informed and organized.

October 17, 2016 - Interior Design/Remodeling, Smart Home

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Best Home Technology of 2016 - Top 15

Home technology has evolved drastically over the last few years. You can pretty much control everything in your house - from home security to lighting to energy consumption - from your smartphone irrespective of where you are. CNET, one of the leading online reviewers of technology, has announced its picks for the best home technology this year. So, if you are looking to make your home smarter and automate various processes, definitely check out the list.

October 10, 2016 - Smart Home

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Google Introduces the Google Home Speaker

If you are a smart home enthusiast, then you're in for a treat. Google has unveiled its Google Home speaker this week, which will hit the market in November. It's a digital assistant, competing directly with Amazon Echo. The product is currently available for preorder and wills et you back $129.

October 05, 2016 - Interior Design/Remodeling, Smart Home

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The Ecocapsule: You can now live off the grid anywhere!

A Slovakia-based design firm nice architects has unveiled its recent development and it's a fantastic one - the Ecocapsule. 

September 29, 2016 - Architecture, Smart Home

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