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Tiny shelters, strange and amusing, pop up in Amsterdam
Blog 12 hours ago
Tiny shelters, strange and amusing, pop up in Amsterdam

Tiny home lovers looking for something a bit out of the box can look to UrbanCampsite Amsterdam, a series of micro shelters that takes over an...

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3 Paris apartments you can buy right now, from the compact to the opulent
Blog 13 hours ago
3 Paris apartments you can buy right now, from the compact to the opulent

Let’s take a quick jaunt to Paris, where the real estate is as beautiful as its gardens and baked goods. Here are three apartments currently on the...

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Sustainable Dutch home for sale comes with surreal custom furniture
Blog 15 hours ago
Sustainable Dutch home for sale comes with surreal custom furniture

The last time we saw this one-of-a-kind Dutch home, it was the coolest half-buried snow villa in all the land. Fast forward some years and “Dutch...

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Sydney’s only brutalist building lives to see another day
Blog 17 hours ago
Sydney’s only brutalist building lives to see another day

Nearly a year after officials in New South Wales rejected a plan to place the Tao Gofers-designed brutalist apartment building in Sydney, Australia...

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Charming antique colonial with multiple fireplaces wants $670K
Blog 19 hours ago
Charming antique colonial with multiple fireplaces wants $670K

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions....

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Mapping U.S. rivers like a national subway system
Blog 19 hours ago
Mapping U.S. rivers like a national subway system

There’s just something fascinating about subway maps—so much so that designers have gone to great lengths to produce a map of all the world’s...

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Seniors want walkability, too, survey says
Blog 20 hours ago
Seniors want walkability, too, survey says

We assume millennials prefer walkability and urban living for all the right reasons: social cohesion and community, better access to entertainment,...

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This kitchen compost bin ferments your kitchen waste
Blog 21 hours ago
This kitchen compost bin ferments your kitchen waste

After growing up in Ethiopia—where very little waste was thrown in landfills—now U.K.-based designer Ben Cullis Watson saw an opportunity to...

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Zaha Hadid’s massive Beijing airport terminal is well underway
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Zaha Hadid’s massive Beijing airport terminal is well underway

As if we needed further convincing that the Zaha Hadid-designed terminal at Beijing’s new airport terminal in Daxing would be nothing short of...

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Mortgage interest tax break has ‘no effect’ on homeownership, says study
Blog 1 day ago
Mortgage interest tax break has ‘no effect’ on homeownership, says study

A long-time centerpiece of the government’s efforts to encourage homeownership, the mortgage interest deduction has “no effect on whether...

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21 mesmerizing Instagrams of insanely detailed dollhouses
Blog 1 day ago
21 mesmerizing Instagrams of insanely detailed dollhouses

Intrigued by our recent Micro Week coverage? Want to take it to the next level? Well, for lovers of all things small, any time is a good time to...

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Heavenly church conversion in Sweden can be yours if the price is right
Blog 1 day ago
Heavenly church conversion in Sweden can be yours if the price is right

Have you seen a more heavenly church conversion as this one in Uppsala, Sweden? Built in 1889, the old Baptist church is now an airy, open home,...

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Converted water tank is now a petite penthouse for $716K
Blog 1 day ago
Converted water tank is now a petite penthouse for $716K

Plain plywood and oriented strand board (OSB) have been used to create tiny dwellings, or otherwise insert integrated storage into a compact home,...

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Low-cost wooden home has all its plans available for free
Blog 1 day ago
Low-cost wooden home has all its plans available for free

If you ever saw a bare-bones wooden house and thought, Hey, I could roll with that, you’re in luck: The architects of this fab pared-back dwelling...

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Updated midcentury modern home with soaring great room asks $1M
Blog 1 day ago
Updated midcentury modern home with soaring great room asks $1M

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions....

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Lego replica of Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie shows off mind-blowing detail
Blog 1 day ago
Lego replica of Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie shows off mind-blowing detail

It’s no secret that architecture buffs are often also obsessed with Legos—from kits of iconic buildings to custom-built fantasy structures. But a...

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Developer plans 8 U.S. cricket stadiums totaling $2.4 billion
Blog 1 day ago
Developer plans 8 U.S. cricket stadiums totaling $2.4 billion

Development company Global Sports Ventures is making a play to woo Americans over to the traditional English game. They’re teaming up with the real...

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13 Instagrams that prove concrete is cool
Blog 4 days ago
13 Instagrams that prove concrete is cool

During these dog days of summer, it’s important to remember that concrete is cool. So for a little respite from the heat, duck into a concrete...

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Petite Portland home with tiny library wants $309K
Blog 4 days ago
Petite Portland home with tiny library wants $309K

Not exactly a tiny house though still as adorable and efficiently proportioned as one, this baby bungalow in Portland features not one, but two...

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Hippie Modernism, Italian Style
Blog 4 days ago
Hippie Modernism, Italian Style

How do you make Ettore Sottsass’s bed? That was the question facing curator Christian Larsen, who placed Sottsass’s 1992 couch, with a scrolling...

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Brooklyn apartment gets chic interior design by local studio Matter
Blog 4 days ago
Brooklyn apartment gets chic interior design by local studio Matter

A unit in the storied Standish building in Brooklyn Heights—the supposed residence of Clark Kent—has been given the model design treatment by...

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3 home tech ideas for your tiny space
Blog 4 days ago
3 home tech ideas for your tiny space

So, you got that tiny house. Or that compact one-bedroom apartment for which you endured a frightening co-op board interview. Or you and your...

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Mexico City is kicking its parking addiction; Can U.S. cities do the same?
Blog 4 days ago
Mexico City is kicking its parking addiction; Can U.S. cities do the same?

This week, Mexico City took a big step towards making housing more affordable and transit more efficient. Did it pass a new budget that funded new...

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Everything you need to read about Frances Gabe, self-cleaning house inventor
Blog 4 days ago
Everything you need to read about Frances Gabe, self-cleaning house inventor

Frances Gabe was, tragically, not a household name when she passed away in December of 2016. However, her New York Times obituary published this...

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1966 Techbuilt home with stone additions asks $979K
Blog 4 days ago
1966 Techbuilt home with stone additions asks $979K

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions....

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James Turrell installation at Grecian resort invites visitors to contemplate the sky
Blog 4 days ago
James Turrell installation at Grecian resort invites visitors to contemplate the sky

As if a seaside Grecian villa with picturesque views of the Mediterranean wasn’t enough of a draw, this rental at the Amanzoe resort also comes...

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This office in a box is actually kind of cool
Blog 4 days ago
This office in a box is actually kind of cool

With office spaces getting smaller and smaller and more folks working remotely or at home, you may have thought that the cubicle was a thing of the...

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Why this pier may be crowned the UK’s best new architecture of the year
Blog 5 days ago
Why this pier may be crowned the UK’s best new architecture of the year

The Royal Institute of British Architects released their shortlist for the Stirling Prize this week, the annual award given to the U.K.’s best...

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Ikea and Hay collab launching in fall gets fresh photos
Blog 5 days ago
Ikea and Hay collab launching in fall gets fresh photos

Details have emerged about Ikea’s collaboration with Danish brand Hay, which the Swedish furniture giant teased with an abstract video last year....

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12 tiny house hotels to try out micro living
Blog 5 days ago
12 tiny house hotels to try out micro living

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated and added to with the most recent information. Tiny home...

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