Tagged: home

DIY Smart-Home Security with Apples’ HomeKit

Simulate Occupancy with Lights, Protect with Alarm/Siren, Initiate Geo-Fencing, Trick non compliant Accessories. My interest in tackling this HomeKit security automation project was twofold: one we are planning on spending time away from home this year, and two whilst hiking in the Columbia River Gorge I managed to slip on some black ice and break my wrist, []


Architectural Book Features Russ Widstrand’s Photographs

Russ Widstrand’s client, Barton Myers Architect, will be included in a new book titled “Architecture: The Whole Story”. Widstrand’s architectural photography illustrates the spread on Myers’ Toro Canyon House in Montecito, CA. The book will be available on Sept. 25, 2014 via Amazon and bookstores around the world. The publisher, Prestel, had this to say about the new book… “This []