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1790 country house blending modern and rustic charm asks $800K
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1790 country house blending modern and rustic charm asks $800K

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Best Amazon Prime Day deals for the home
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Best Amazon Prime Day deals for the home

Mid-July means Prime Day, Amazon’s made-up shopping holiday with discounts on everything from smart home devices to furniture, is back. For...

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VR water slides are here. Are you ready?
Blog 16 hours ago
VR water slides are here. Are you ready?

Move over movies and amusement parks, the next big thing in entertainment might just be some strange combination of the two. MIT Technology Review...

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It’s Play Week on Curbed
Blog 18 hours ago
It’s Play Week on Curbed

School’s out, kids want to play! But it’s not just kids and it’s not just during summer. Play—and all the associated senses of discovery, wonder,...

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This floating park is made entirely from recycled plastic
Blog 18 hours ago
This floating park is made entirely from recycled plastic

One man’s trash is another’s floating river park. At least that’s the case in Rotterdam, where a new floating structure called the Recycled Park...

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Meet the sun-chasing robot with a plant on its back
Blog 3 days ago
Meet the sun-chasing robot with a plant on its back

Raise your hand if you thought that the singularity would be led by a six-legged robot plant. This unique, um, creature is tasked with looking...

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Spacious midcentury home asks $375K after updates
Blog 3 days ago
Spacious midcentury home asks $375K after updates

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Tokyo’s iconic Hotel Okura to reopen in 2019 after renovations
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Tokyo’s iconic Hotel Okura to reopen in 2019 after renovations

After Hotel Okura, Tokyo’s 1960s icon, was partially demolished in 2015 to make way for renovations, an outcry of disappointment rippled through...

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Curvy glass cabins bring design to nature
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Curvy glass cabins bring design to nature

Freycinet National Park in the Australian island state of Tasmania is known for its rugged sea line that hugs a handful of curvaceous bays. Now,...

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Cost-efficient modern farmhouse embraces sustainability
Blog 3 days ago
Cost-efficient modern farmhouse embraces sustainability

Off-grid homes usually run small, but as they say, everything is bigger in Texas—including this angular off-grid house situated in Hill Country....

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Sleek desert home with a window to the heavens asks $495K
Blog 4 days ago
Sleek desert home with a window to the heavens asks $495K

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This algorithm can find a buyer for your house
Blog 4 days ago
This algorithm can find a buyer for your house

America’s housing shortage has made it harder for real estate brokerages to find inventory for sale, but one FinTech startup thinks it knows how to...

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Housing inventory rises—but not enough to make homes more affordable
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Housing inventory rises—but not enough to make homes more affordable

According to a new housing inventory report from Trulia, many homeowners have clearly heard the message that this is a sellers’ market. The real...

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Pop-top camper van fits in your garage and sleeps a family
Blog 4 days ago
Pop-top camper van fits in your garage and sleeps a family

If there’s one thing the U.S. camper market is missing, it’s a compact camper that fits in your garage, can function as a daily driver, and still...

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Amsterdam’s coolest new hotel is a network of revamped bridge houses
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Amsterdam’s coolest new hotel is a network of revamped bridge houses

Amsterdam’s canals are dotted with little houses that at one point in time served as living quarters for bridge keepers, the people tasked with...

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How teardowns hurt housing affordability, and how to fix it
Blog 5 days ago
How teardowns hurt housing affordability, and how to fix it

In high-priced urban neighborhoods of single-family homes, the teardown has become an evolutionary stage, the process by which middle-class becomes...

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18th-century mill house in lush Connecticut backwoods asks $995K
Blog 5 days ago
18th-century mill house in lush Connecticut backwoods asks $995K

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This modern house is designed to support a dog’s health needs
Blog 5 days ago
This modern house is designed to support a dog’s health needs

Dogs might very well be man’s best friend, but not even human best friends get this kind of design treatment. Atelier About Architecture designed a...

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Tiny house from UN Environment and Yale raises the bar for eco-living
Blog 5 days ago
Tiny house from UN Environment and Yale raises the bar for eco-living

What does the future of living look like? Small, affordable, and entirely sustainable. Some proof: Yale University’s Center for Ecosystems in...

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How cities should regulate the scooter surge
Blog 5 days ago
How cities should regulate the scooter surge

When the history of the great micromobility wars of 2018 is written, readers will quickly notice a cycle repeating itself. Companies, unbeknownst...

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This custom camper van can sleep a family of 6
Blog 5 days ago
This custom camper van can sleep a family of 6

The popularity of Class B camper vans has resulted in a plethora of innovative designs; we’ve seen luxury vans, affordable conversions, and...

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Rent control and tenants’ rights set to be larger political issues in 2018 elections
Blog 5 days ago
Rent control and tenants’ rights set to be larger political issues in 2018 elections

Earlier this year, San Francisco-based California State Senator Scott Wiener turned local zoning codes into a national news story when he...

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Why aren’t millennials buying houses?
Blog 5 days ago
Why aren’t millennials buying houses?

The millennial generation came of age under the shadow of the housing bust in 2008, and while the housing market has since recovered in most...

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Our homes don’t need formal spaces
Blog 5 days ago
Our homes don’t need formal spaces

For a recent study, UCLA-affiliated researchers in fields ranging from anthropology to sociology used cameras to record in great detail how 32 dual...

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Playful shopping mall designed by Will Alsop to be built in Kenya
Blog 6 days ago
Playful shopping mall designed by Will Alsop to be built in Kenya

A colorful shopping center designed by the late Will Alsop is coming to Nairobi, Kenya, the only of the pioneering architect’s projects to be built...

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Restored 1756 Martha’s Vineyard farmhouse asks $2.25M
Blog 6 days ago
Restored 1756 Martha’s Vineyard farmhouse asks $2.25M

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U.K. will soon require new homes to include electric vehicle charging ports
Blog 6 days ago
U.K. will soon require new homes to include electric vehicle charging ports

It’s a sign of the times—soon the U.K. is going to require new homes and office buildings be designed with ports for electric car charging. U.K.’s...

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Oceanfront modern house cascades down a rocky hill
Blog 6 days ago
Oceanfront modern house cascades down a rocky hill

How do you build a house on a steep and rocky coastline? A couple who lives on an island outside of Seattle got an unconventional answer from...

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Sculptural steel home built into a 19th-century railway bridge wants $1.4M
Blog 1 week ago
Sculptural steel home built into a 19th-century railway bridge wants $1.4M

With its twisting curves and unfurling exterior, you’d be forgiven for mistaking this home for a piece of abstract art. Archway Studios in South...

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Recycled concrete and brick home has zero carbon footprint
Blog 1 week ago
Recycled concrete and brick home has zero carbon footprint

It’s back to basics with this Australian home, a carbon-neutral residence with a scaled-back modern design that makes the most of its small...

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