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Japan embraces renewable energy as dozens of towns go off-grid

After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, decentralized power systems are quietly growing With the rise of more and better ways of harvesting energy from renewable sources—not to mention a battery revolution—it should come as no surprise that more and more people are turning to technology to go off-grid. Show More Summary

Brontë sisters’ childhood home turned cafe is now for sale

Some original features remain intact Brontëmaniacs rejoice! Not only can you sip tea in the dining room where literary lions Charlotte, Emily, and Anne were born—you can own it, too. The young Brontë sisters lived at 72-74 Market Street in the U.K. Show More Summary

The best new bike tech for commuters

It’s easier than ever to travel on two wheels The number of bike commuters may still be a small minority, but an increasing number of people from coast to coast are ditching their cars in favor of a bike. Not only does biking provide a healthy way to get to work, but also it’s one of the best things you can do for the planet. Show More Summary

August Home refreshes smart lock range with three new products

New feature “DoorSense” lets users make sure their door is properly locked August Home, one of the leading providers for all things smart lock, has announced that it’s making a significant update to its line of home access products.Show More Summary

Anthropologie launches augmented reality feature for its smartphone app

The company is jumping into the AR fray Hot on the heels of Ikea announcing its augmented reality (AR) app, Ikea Place, Philadelphia-based Anthropologie has today launched AR technology in an update to its existing iOS app. Anthropologie...Show More Summary

Proterra’s Catalyst bus breaks distance record for electric vehicles

Whoa The future of buses is looking driverless, emissions-free, and electric. Earlier this month, Silicon Valley electric bus manufacturer Proterra scored a new world record for longest distance driven on a single charge. Covered with...Show More Summary

Bay Area houseboat with smart home updates asks $1.3M

It's a ferry ride away from San Francisco 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. We'd love to see what you've got. Location:Show More Summary

Hyperloop One announces 10 winning routes around the world

From 2,600 submissions, the company selected 10 routes covering Mexico, India, the U.S., the U.K., and Canada For those of you thinking that the hyperloop promise—to connect disparate regions with high-speed pneumatic-tube transit while reducing carbon emissions—is all hype, you won’t be faulted for skepticism. Show More Summary

My 20-mile walk around Portland

`Walking is how I’ve come to understand not only cities, but my place within them` After living in Portland, Oregon, for two years, I decided to break my habit of shuffling through cities and rooted myself here with a mortgage instead. Show More Summary

‘E-Dumper’ dump truck will be the largest electric vehicle in the world

And it can carry more than its own weight Meet the E-Dumper. With a weight clocking in at 45 tons and an electric storage capacity equivalent to eight Tesla Model S cars (700kWh), the electric dump truck—still under construction using a disassembled Komatsu truck—will be the largest electric vehicle in the world. Show More Summary

12 awesome bike rides in, around, or between cities

Ideal routes for urban cycling and sightseeing Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information. Cycling, especially bike sharing, offers some of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to check out new neighborhoods or experience a new city. Show More Summary

Solar-powered home features sweeping deck, mountain views

Living spaces are spread out above and below the horizontal plane Envisioned as an eco-friendly escape, this gorgeous retreat by the Canadian architecture firm Alain Carle Architecte is located in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec,Show More Summary

Chicago Architecture Biennial: 10 things we loved

Model skyscrapers, funky churches, and more architecture abound at the second edition of this sprawling event At the press conference to kick off the second edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, held underneath the massive Tiffany...Show More Summary

Does LA, NYC, or SF reign supreme when it comes to public transit?

Curbed editors compete for the title Welcome to Curbed’s first-ever public transportation city challenge! I’m Sally Kuchar—Cities Director here at Curbed. I love a good competition, so I’ve pit editors in San Francisco, Los Angeles,Show More Summary

Stunning Victorian fully renovated asks $1.7M just outside NYC

The Montclair home is 50 minutes outside Manhattan 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. We'd love to see what you've got. Location:...Show More Summary

Two tiny houses and open-air sunroom combine into one family home

A promising option if you need a bit more space The idea of a spacious tiny house may seem contradictory. Sure, there’s a strong strain of tiny home design trying to get as small and minimal as can be, but plenty of lifestyles call for...Show More Summary

Ingenious A/C cools the air by evaporating water off terra cotta tubes

The system can lower temperatures by 35 degrees Fahrenheit Beating the heat has inspired innumerable innovations in architecture and design, not to mention enabling the whole aesthetic of glass-box modernism. But over in India, Ant Studio...Show More Summary

A 320-square-foot cabin offers refuge in Upstate New York

A man builds a literary escape This library-cabin in upstate New York is an expression of one man's history, heritage, and passion. It's inspired by Japanese architecture, Norwegian design, and some of the best parts of owner Jason Koxvold's...Show More Summary

Frank Gehry’s sketches from jam session with Esperanza Spalding are up for auction

Architecture news from 2017 Is Frank Gehry the most with-it architect alive? On top of teaching an online architecture class, the Pritzker winner and model train museum designer now has Facebook Live experience under his belt. Last week,...Show More Summary

Houston Bike Share is replacing cars with free bikes after Harvey

It’s already secured 400 bike donations from two major manufacturers As Houston rebuilds after Hurricane Harvey, which claimed 82 lives and damaged or destroyed over 100,000 homes, one organization has risen to address another devastation: the up to a million cars wrecked during the storm. Show More Summary

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