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Will hosting the DNC pay off for these Milwaukee neighborhoods?
Blog 7 hours ago
Will hosting the DNC pay off for these Milwaukee neighborhoods?

Milwaukee and its boosters hope the DNC can bring great economic benefits to the city and its neighborhoods this summer. | Shutterstock City hopes...

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Ikea is building a city store with lots of trees and no parking
Blog 4 days ago
Ikea is building a city store with lots of trees and no parking

Ikea is constantly testing the boundaries for where and how people want to shop for its endless supply of home goods. Last year, it opened a series...

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Sunny apartment basks in head-to-toe yellow
Blog 5 days ago
Sunny apartment basks in head-to-toe yellow

Yellow can be bright like a ray of sunshine or subdued like a shaft of wheat. The interiors of this Barcelona duplex designed by local studio...

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I never thought I’d feel at home in my neighborhood—until we got The Slide
Blog 5 days ago
I never thought I’d feel at home in my neighborhood—until we got The Slide

The primary-colored eyesore became a community gathering place We were at the end of one of those summer nights that draw out endlessly with their...

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The world’s oldest design techniques might be the most radical
Blog 6 days ago
The world’s oldest design techniques might be the most radical

The Subak rice terraces in Bali, Indonesia, represent some of the most biodiverse and productive farmlands in the world. They are one of the 18...

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8 private islands that cost as low as $20 per night—if you bring your friends
Blog 1 week ago
8 private islands that cost as low as $20 per night—if you bring your friends

At this dreamy island in Belize, 14 guests can stay for under $200 per person, per night. | VRBO The ultimate beachfront vacation for as low as $20...

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New book lets you cut and fold Le Corbusier’s most famous buildings
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New book lets you cut and fold Le Corbusier’s most famous buildings

Architects have long taken inspiration from Le Corbusier's breed of modern architecture, and now, anyone can put their own bent on the Swiss-French...

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23 cheap (but expensive-looking) desk accents
Blog 1 week ago
23 cheap (but expensive-looking) desk accents

Stocking up on desk accessories generally doesn't rank high on the priority list. But in our opinion, it should: Most Americans spend some 40 hours...

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Historic barn conversion with midcentury flair asks $1.3M near NYC
Blog 1 week ago
Historic barn conversion with midcentury flair asks $1.3M near NYC

Looking for a bucolic getaway that's still commuting distance to Manhattan? Check out this four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath barn conversion in...

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The sculptural bookshelf practical enough for small spaces
Blog 2 weeks ago
The sculptural bookshelf practical enough for small spaces

This spine-like shelf helped my space look “design-y” without being an actual stack of books on the floor When I was 25, I moved into a Moscow...

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New Trump rule could repeal Obama effort to promote housing desegregation
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New Trump rule could repeal Obama effort to promote housing desegregation

Federal efforts to encourage cities and local governments to reduce housing in low- and middle-income neighborhoods in a way that promoted equity...

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Former garage transformed into colorful apartment
Blog 3 weeks ago
Former garage transformed into colorful apartment

Once a garage, this striking two-bedroom apartment in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, now shows off bright colors and creative built-ins. Atelier Pierre...

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The marvelous history of Mrs. Maisel’s apartment
Blog 1 month ago
The marvelous history of Mrs. Maisel’s apartment

Whenever people talk about Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which just released its third season, conversation inevitably turns to the apartment...

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101 kids’ books about where and how we live
Blog 1 month ago
101 kids’ books about where and how we live

Recommended reading for the budding urbanists among us For kids and teens, even more than for adults, books are an opportunity to explore...

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The urban designers who bring the community in
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The urban designers who bring the community in

The Denver-based firm wants its projects to be useful to the public for decades When his firm was selected to redesign Julian B. Lane Riverfront...

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The architect with a plan for the LA River
Blog 1 month ago
The architect with a plan for the LA River

To landscape architect Mia Lehrer, making LA more livable is all about peeling back the concrete Franklin Ivar Park, in the shadow of the Hollywood...

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These maps show how the Green New Deal will look different across America
Blog 1 month ago
These maps show how the Green New Deal will look different across America

The 2100 Project shows the urgency of combating climate change for communities across the U. S. When geography comes up in politics, it's...

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Retro malls live forever in rad new photo book
Blog 1 month ago
Retro malls live forever in rad new photo book

The Decline of Mall Civilization is photographer Michael Galinsky’s second ode to retro American mall culture. | All images by Michael Galinsky...

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Get ready for more Airstream hotels
Blog 1 month ago
Get ready for more Airstream hotels

Glamping-camping in cabins, yurts, or luxury tents-is gaining in popularity in North America, and the iconic RV brand Airstream wants to bring more...

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How photographer Ezra Stoller made the world fall in love with modernism
Blog 1 month ago
How photographer Ezra Stoller made the world fall in love with modernism

Ezra Stoller: Igor Polevitzky, Heller House (1949), Miami, FL, 1950. | ©Ezra Stoller/Esto The self-proclaimed “archaeologist of the contemporary”...

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Americans are moving less than ever before
Blog 2 months ago
Americans are moving less than ever before

After 40 years of steady declines in domestic migration, mobility has hit a new all-time low The United States has historically been a country with...

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Why a startup is taking on the inequity of security deposits
Blog 2 months ago
Why a startup is taking on the inequity of security deposits

Tech companies have traditionally had an adversarial relationship with cities and city government (see Airbnb, Uber, Bird). But a new real estate...

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Zaha Hadid Architects’ new tower shows off world’s tallest atrium
Blog 2 months ago
Zaha Hadid Architects’ new tower shows off world’s tallest atrium

Zaha Hadid Architects doesn't shy away from superlatives. Adjectives used to describe the firm's work often include curviest, shiniest, and most...

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Designing the suburbs
Blog 2 months ago
Designing the suburbs

Courtesy of Brooks + Scarpa Five buildings that are changing suburbia, from new community anchors to remade eyesores Suburbs have a reputation for...

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A manifesto for a new suburbia
Blog 2 months ago
A manifesto for a new suburbia

Eight ideas for future-proofing the suburbs America’s suburbs are changing—how can that change be harnessed for good? “Even suburban communities...

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Pharrell Williams is designing buildings now
Blog 2 months ago
Pharrell Williams is designing buildings now

Are musicians the new architects? Pharrell Williams of N. E.R.D., The Voice, and hip-hop producing fame, has added another hyphen to his title:...

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Frisco, Texas, has a plan
Blog 2 months ago
Frisco, Texas, has a plan

After engineering its own growth, can the Dallas suburb stay on top? It’s one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. It was named the best...

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The best Etsy gifts to shop this holiday season
Blog 2 months ago
The best Etsy gifts to shop this holiday season

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via...

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Brooklinen just launched a lifestyle shop
Blog 2 months ago
Brooklinen just launched a lifestyle shop

From the online bedding brand comes a new online "retail experience" that lets you shop pre-styled rooms When Brooklinen launched in 2014, it sold...

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Property Lines
Blog 3 months ago
Property Lines

A weekly column that dives into real estate trends and hot housing markets across the country https://www.curbed.com/property-lines Property Lines

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