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Back on campus, students confront a challenging housing market
Blog 19 hours ago
Back on campus, students confront a challenging housing market

Students walk through the newly opened Campus Town at The College of New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Ewing Township, N.J. The $120...

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To combat climate change, cities need to tackle sprawl
Blog 1 week ago
To combat climate change, cities need to tackle sprawl

A new IPCC report offers stark reminder that land use policy needs to be radically changed. Today's new IPCC report, Climate Change and Land,...

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The dark side of living in a secret space
Blog 2 weeks ago
The dark side of living in a secret space

After a while, you just want to live in a normal building on a normal street, where no one ever tries to take a selfie When I was 10, I fell in...

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How the megadevelopment era shapes cities today
Blog 3 weeks ago
How the megadevelopment era shapes cities today

The Vessel at Hudson Yards this past June | Getty Images for Rafanelli Event Related has made its name with oversized, transformative urban...

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Take a van life vacation in a Winnebago Revel
Blog 4 weeks ago
Take a van life vacation in a Winnebago Revel

Van life is booming. Blame Instagram or trend-conscious millennials, but more and more potential RV owners are turning to Class B camper vans...

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England adds a High Tech supermarket to its National Heritage List
Blog 4 weeks ago
England adds a High Tech supermarket to its National Heritage List

Study a list of England's most significant architectural sites, and you'll see plenty of old houses and parliament buildings. What you won't see...

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Toronto’s mega-development boom is reshaping downtown
Blog 1 month ago
Toronto’s mega-development boom is reshaping downtown

The Canadian metropolis is going vertical as a building spree of billion-dollar projects continues A newly proposed mega-development in downtown...

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The nation’s most exciting park project is taking shape in North Carolina
Blog 1 month ago
The nation’s most exciting park project is taking shape in North Carolina

The 308-acre Dorothea Dix Park wants to be a model for civic space If you’ve ever wondered how different cities’ signature parks, like New York’s...

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New hotel and homesharing hybrid creates investment vehicle for Airbnb
Blog 1 month ago
New hotel and homesharing hybrid creates investment vehicle for Airbnb

A pair of new developments in downtown Austin and Miami hopes to create a new hybrid hotel and condo model that allows owners to buy into a large...

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Milwaukee’s downtown surges in advance of 2020 convention
Blog 1 month ago
Milwaukee’s downtown surges in advance of 2020 convention

New developments in Westown highlight increased investment in the Midwest metro Milwaukee, like other formerly industrial midwestern cities, has...

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Harvard report shows strong housing market, but low-income renters struggle
Blog 1 month ago
Harvard report shows strong housing market, but low-income renters struggle

Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies provides an annual deep dive into America's living situation with its State of the Nation's Housing...

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Whose Jersey Shore is it?
Blog 2 months ago
Whose Jersey Shore is it?

New development on the Jersey Shore has created tensions between residents and weekenders A small plot of land on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, New...

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Hey, middle class, the housing crisis is coming for you next
Blog 2 months ago
Hey, middle class, the housing crisis is coming for you next

As housing prices keep rising, new study finds Americans higher and higher up the income spectrum feel the pinch Charlotte, North Carolina, one of...

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Ikea’s Space10 lab reimagines city life as a high-design commune
Blog 2 months ago
Ikea’s Space10 lab reimagines city life as a high-design commune

Cities are growing, and they're growing fast. To accommodate the boom in population, metropolises are starting to think about how they can make...

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Buying a camper van just got easier with new website
Blog 2 months ago
Buying a camper van just got easier with new website

Outdoorsy has teamed up with Sportsmobile and Mercedes-Benz From burly, off-grid vans to cozy, homes-on-wheels, camper vans are on the road and in...

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Will this PoMo wonderland in San Diego be saved?
Blog 2 months ago
Will this PoMo wonderland in San Diego be saved?

An urban mall designed to revive downtown San Diego is set to be destroyed “Everyone agrees, Horton Plaza is dead.” Even before San Diego’s City...

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Brooklyn apartment dwellers get early access to zero-waste consumer goods platform
Blog 3 months ago
Brooklyn apartment dwellers get early access to zero-waste consumer goods platform

Sustainable consumerism may soon be marketed as the next killer apartment amenity, as Brookfield Properties, a global property management firm,...

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America’s public parks are steadily improving, but more access needed
Blog 3 months ago
America’s public parks are steadily improving, but more access needed

This is the era of superstar park projects, from the High Line to the Beltline. But according to the Trust for Public Land's ParkScore Index, an...

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Remembering I.M. Pei’s debut project: Atlanta’s Gulf Oil Building
Blog 3 months ago
Remembering I.M. Pei’s debut project: Atlanta’s Gulf Oil Building

The architecture world is mourning the death of Pritzker Prize-winning Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei. In partnership with his firm Pei Cobb...

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I.M. Pei, modernist architect, dies at 102
Blog 3 months ago
I.M. Pei, modernist architect, dies at 102

I. M. Pei, the Pritzker Prize-winning Chinese-American architect famous for his soaring, lyrical renditions of contemporary architecture, has...

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Could Bakersfield become a California boom town?
Blog 3 months ago
Could Bakersfield become a California boom town?

Local entrepreneurs want to turn a boom in new businesses into an urban renaissance Like many born and raised in Bakersfield, California, Austin...

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Today’s offices are taking design cues from hotels and homes
Blog 3 months ago
Today’s offices are taking design cues from hotels and homes

In-demand amenities tout food, fitness, and community Amenities can make or break a project for certain clients. Just ask architect Roger Heerema,...

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WeWork claims it benefits neighborhoods. Does it?
Blog 3 months ago
WeWork claims it benefits neighborhoods. Does it?

WeWork's impact-and public messaging-has traditionally focused on what happens inside its doors, extolling startup and entrepreneurial success...

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’60s grocery store becomes luxury hotel in the desert
Blog 3 months ago
’60s grocery store becomes luxury hotel in the desert

Before the Al Faya Lodge and Spa became a testament to Brutalist luxury, the concrete building lived an entirely different life. Built in the 1960s...

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Mediterranean-style mansion with picture-perfect pool wants $3.7M
Blog 3 months ago
Mediterranean-style mansion with picture-perfect pool wants $3.7M

There's a certain moment in spring when the weather turns abruptly cold, making you wish we could just fast-forward to the dog days of summer. When...

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French office building is like a real-life MC Escher drawing
Blog 4 months ago
French office building is like a real-life MC Escher drawing

For some architects, the facade is a place for functionality. For others, it's pure art. This new building from architects Dimitri Roussel and...

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Graphic novel depicts the life of Mies van der Rohe
Blog 4 months ago
Graphic novel depicts the life of Mies van der Rohe

The lives of architects aren't typically the stuff of gripping comic books, unless that architect happens to be Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. In a new...

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Nine million tons of furniture go to landfills every year. This company has a better plan
Blog 4 months ago
Nine million tons of furniture go to landfills every year. This company has a better plan

As the popularity of disposable flatpack furniture has risen, so too has the amount of furniture waste. According to the Environmental Protection...

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Gravel quarry getting second life as walkable urban village
Blog 4 months ago
Gravel quarry getting second life as walkable urban village

Many developers use adaptive reuse to give a building a second life. Outside Portland, Maine, an ongoing 110-acre project looks to turn a quarry...

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All the best spring sales to shop this weekend
Blog 5 months ago
All the best spring sales to shop this weekend

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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