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GREEN BUILDINGOff the Grid: Siting and Building to Conserve Energy
Look to low-tech solutions for big energy savings when you’re constructing a homeFull Story
LIFEThe Polite House: How Can I Kindly Get Party Guests to Use Coasters?
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MATERIALSShould You Use Composite Timber in Your Landscape?
This low-maintenance alternative to wood is made from varying amounts of recycled plastic. Consider it for decks, fences and moreFull Story
COLORHow to Use Marsala, Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year
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SMALL SPACES10 Tiny Kitchens Whose Usefulness You Won't Believe
Ingenious solutions from simple tricks to high design make this roundup of small kitchens an inspiring sight to seeFull Story
DECORATING GUIDESHow to Use Full-Scale Decor to Make a Small Space Feel Bigger
With a less-is-more approach, even oversize furnishings can help a compact area seem roomierFull Story
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Score points for entertaining with a yard set up for lawn bowling, croquet, chess and moreFull Story