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The architect who’s confronting climate change
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The architect who’s confronting climate change

Pamela Conrad is out to restore nature to our cities—and help them face future ecological disasters Growing up on a 100-acre farm in rural Missouri...

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Ski industry’s ‘biggest crisis’ is affordable workforce housing
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Ski industry’s ‘biggest crisis’ is affordable workforce housing

Snowboarders and skiers walk by construction of a 5-story apartment/condominium complex being built by PCL Construction for Vail Resorts. A...

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How a small Texas city rewrote the rules of development
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How a small Texas city rewrote the rules of development

A small town outside Austin, Texas, took a big step toward becoming a more sustainable and walkable community. In many ways, it was as simple as...

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Why Walmart is turning its new headquarters into a walkable town square
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Why Walmart is turning its new headquarters into a walkable town square

In May, Walmart announced plans to build a new campus spread across 350 acres on the outskirts of Bentonville, Arkansas’s downtown. | Walmart As...

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Duluth’s ‘demographic destiny train’
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Duluth’s ‘demographic destiny train’

Every year, the U.S. becomes more diverse in race and ethnicity—and so do its suburbs In 1998, when Sarah Park and her family moved to the U.S.,...

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Why hospitals want to invest in affordable housing
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Why hospitals want to invest in affordable housing

Tech giants-including Microsoft, Facebook, and Google-have recently pledged billions of dollars to solve the affordable housing crisis, creating...

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Why boomers, not millennials, are fueling the urban apartment surge
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Why boomers, not millennials, are fueling the urban apartment surge

The Wharf waterfront neighborhood in Washington, D.C. While millennials and young adult renters in neighborhoods like this get the bulk of media...

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Housing discrimination, hate crimes on the rise in U.S., says report
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Housing discrimination, hate crimes on the rise in U.S., says report

In 2018, Marsha Wetzel filed a report alleging she was subjected to physical abuse, slurs, and verbal threats from fellow tenants of her senior...

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After WeWork’s giant crash, what’s next for landlords?
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After WeWork’s giant crash, what’s next for landlords?

One of the largest challenges facing WeWork, the recently devalued coworking giant, will be establishing profitability at the same time it winds...

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Houston, famed for sprawl, bets on growing up
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Houston, famed for sprawl, bets on growing up

Houston is projected to add roughly 16,000 apartments units this year alone, with another 23,000 in the pipeline. | Shutterstock Apartments and...

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How climate change creates a ‘new abnormal’ for the real estate market
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How climate change creates a ‘new abnormal’ for the real estate market

High tide flooding on West Avenue in Miami in 2008. A new set of papers published by the San Francisco Federal Reserve delivered a “dire” warning...

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Navigating the new MoMA
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Navigating the new MoMA

The expanded Museum of Modern Art is so big, you may need GPS, and you’ll definitely need a snack “PACE YOURSELF,” I tweeted the first time I saw...

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As record number of boomers hit retirement age, inequality rampant in senior housing
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As record number of boomers hit retirement age, inequality rampant in senior housing

Senior housing will be a critical issue as the American populations ages, according to a new report from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing...

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In Dallas, a high-rise built for homesharing hints at hospitality’s future
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In Dallas, a high-rise built for homesharing hints at hospitality’s future

Sonder, a hospitality company that offers a hybrid hotel-Airbnb experience in 30 cities around the world, announced the proposed construction of a...

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By letting homeowners rent spare rooms, PadSplit aims for cheaper coliving
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By letting homeowners rent spare rooms, PadSplit aims for cheaper coliving

Coliving-the rapidly expanding trend of private bedroom, shared common space living embraced by a number of housing startups-has been welcomed by...

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How a block party augurs the equitable future of Indianapolis
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How a block party augurs the equitable future of Indianapolis

A cross between a street fair, tactical urbanism, and historical re-enactment, PreEnactIndy uses the past to see a better future Three years ago,...

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Can commuter rail save our suburbs?
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Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

For Arvada, Colorado, the opening of its new Gold Line commuter rail station, it’s a symbol of the town’s newest chapter. | Courtesy Arvada...

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The definitive architectural encyclopedia is now open for everyone to read
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The definitive architectural encyclopedia is now open for everyone to read

The SAH Achipedia has gone mobile and open-access Cities are filled with buildings we know nothing about. It's no one's fault-the built environment...

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New Frank Lloyd Wright bio looks beyond ego, seeking architect’s ’humanity’
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New Frank Lloyd Wright bio looks beyond ego, seeking architect’s ’humanity’

Frank Lloyd Wright, and his humanity, are the subject of a new biography trying to find new aspects of the architect amid “so much damnable ego and...

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Will this billion-dollar startup unlock the future of sustainable buildings?
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Will this billion-dollar startup unlock the future of sustainable buildings?

The new factory that Katerra, a billion-dollar construction startup, officially opened last Friday in Spokane Valley, Washington, represents a tech...

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The 10 trends that will shape real estate in 2020
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The 10 trends that will shape real estate in 2020

Austin was named the top market to watch in this year’s Emerging Trends report, in part because of a flurry of new developments and a predicted...

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Coliving pioneer Common expanding nationwide, adding thousands of units
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Coliving pioneer Common expanding nationwide, adding thousands of units

Coliving company Common announced a significant expansion this morning, with a plan to grow from housing 1,000 to 10,000 residents in the next few...

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Sacramento, California’s booming downtown may double in size with Railyards project
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Sacramento, California’s booming downtown may double in size with Railyards project

Sacramento, California is undergoing housing growth and a downtown renaissance, which may be accelerated with the forthcoming Railyards development...

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Trump’s China tariffs are already hitting the housing industry
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Trump’s China tariffs are already hitting the housing industry

New and soon-to-hit tariffs on Chinese goods amount to a "$2.5 billion tax on housing" The current U. S-China trade war-and the tariffs-by-tweet...

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The choice between rent control and pest control
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The choice between rent control and pest control

LA’s high housing costs are not just a financial burden—for me, they were also dangerous The first time I saw a mouse in my apartment, I tweeted it...

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Back on campus, students confront a challenging housing market
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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