When people find themselves displaced from their homes, finding or creating beauty can be just as vital as food, water and shelter − and serves as a form of resistance and resilience.
Wildfire smoke, even from fires far away, carries potentially harmful gases that, once inside, tend to stick around. An air quality specialist offers an easy, cheap, effective way to deal with it.
How does the average viewer relate to homes being turned into mansions? Well, most of us have a dream home, with home makeovers often also offering the promise of self-improvement.
Diasporic placemaking is often a story of connections and hidden stories. It is also a complicated story about who owns public spaces and who decides who gets to use it.
It turns out that there are some benefits to all the time we spend commuting.
For some people, the decision to live in a vehicle is a choice with the goal of being free and self-sufficient to live how and where they want.
It’s not just Ukrainians. In 2021, nearly 90 million people were forced to flee their homes.
As we reflect on what life means to us in this post-pandemic shuffle, we need to also contemplate what a “good death” is.
No, you’re not imagining it. Your feet may be wider or longer and your shoes stiffer.
It’s time to complete the picture and recognize public expenditures on supports for family caregivers as social investments in the well-being of individuals, families and communities
Getting on well with your work mates will improve your domestic partnership.
Talking to your dog really helps. Here’s what else you can do.
You may not need to sell the family home before entering aged care. There are other options.
An architect and a therapist share tips for improving your home without sacrificing your relationship.
Poor indoor air on tribal lands can cause a range of respiratory illnesses, including viral infections. Here’s how people are fixing the problem while preserving traditional ways.
Some do so of their own accord, using airport amenities to meet their basic needs. Others, however, would rather be anywhere else – and find themselves at the mercy of bureaucratic wrangling.
Heat pumps use electricity to transfer warmth from outside to inside a house.
Don’t just let idyllic representations of life in the country seduce you. Making a successful move depends on ensuring the place you have chosen is a good match for your values and needs.
Understanding the experiences of van dwellers is important not just for those looking to cut their ties to rents and mortgages, but also for community planners and employers.
House plants enrich our domestic lives in ways we often fail to notice. But lockdown may have changed all that.