Is this the home of the future? gallery

This 3-D-printed pod home, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, features a shell made from solid polymer panels.

3:01 PM  Is this blueprint for a portable 3D-printed pod home the shape of things to come?

Amazing ways to use cornflour

The pain of sunburn can be eased by mixing water and cornflour and rubbing it on the red area.

3:37 PM  It's not just something used to thicken sauce - it turns out the powder has many hidden talents.

Wherefore art thou Romeo?

This new Shoreditch development in north-east London is being built on the site of William Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre. The excavated remains of the theatre will be able to be viewed through glass in a public square.

Now you can buy your own luxury flat with Juliet's balcony - on the site where the play was first performed.

How to keep your house clean

Trying to keep your house clean can be a neverending nightmare.

Sometimes it feels like you finish cleaning the house just before you have to start over again.

A pool cabana is just the start

Horseshoe Bend pool cabana story Mason & Wales. Note restriction on print media useage. 5.2.16

Game, set, match - it's playtime for grown-ups at this Wanaka property, where the focus is on fun.

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House of the Week: Devonport gallery

At dusk, LED lighting casts a soft glow over Domenico De Vincentis and Murray Thompson’s Devonport, Auckland  garden.

As evening falls, the lights come on in this immaculate garden... and guests take their seats in a remarkable cinema.

Wedding cake tree adds wow gallery

A practical approach at this park-like garden - which features its own vineyard - has served its owners well.

House of the week: Waiheke gallery

House of the week: Auckland gallery

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