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19th-century farm ruins transformed into sleek restaurant

A magnificent melding of old and new The modern design of Chocholá, México’s gorgeous Ixi’im Restaurant was a true group effort. No fewer than four architecture studios had a hand in the renovation, which rehabilitated the 1800s engine house of a disintegrating farm. Show More Summary

The best home goods to shop online at Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Walmart

Get up to 30 percent off fab outdoor furniture It finally feels like spring, inspiring me to do a little spring cleaning and revamp my home goods. From rugs to outdoor furniture to accessories like this avocado slicer, this week I’mShow More Summary

Can architects design better police stations?

New ideas aim to help cops and the community engage in creative, constructive ways The design of a police station only addresses a portion of the important issues impacting police and community relationships. But as the physical embodiment of neighborhood safety, it can certainly set the tone. Show More Summary

Martin Amis’s former London house asks $9.76M

Amis lived here between 1995 and 2010 A handsome semi-detached home once belonging to the British novelist Martin Amis has come on the market in the London neighborhood of Primrose Hill. According to the Evening Standard, Amis bought...Show More Summary

Summer-ready Savannah home asks $685K

A pretty porch is all you need Summer’s official start is still a month away, but parts of the nation are heating up, which means not only a rise in temperature, but in spirits as well. This time of year also brings to mind those delicious...Show More Summary

7 movies every historic house lover should watch

Break out the popcorn Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures. Recently, we called out a few TV shows that every historic house admirer should watch. Show More Summary

Philadelphia’s blueprint for a 21st-century economy

A new Brookings Institution report offers a roadmap for the innovation economy; other cities should take note The time is now for Philadelphia to build a 21st-century economy, according to a new, extensive economic report showing the...Show More Summary

Uber and Lyft are coming back to Austin

The Texas Senate passed a law that overruled the city’s ride-hailing regulations The country’s two ride-hailing giants, Uber and Lyft, will be returning to Austin after the Texas state senate passed HB 100, which creates a statewideShow More Summary

Spanish apartment renovation breaks space up into zones

It features a “broken-plan” layout It may seem that an open-plan living scheme—lauded as a prime feature of midcentury modern homes, for example—is going out of style. That’s the story this apartment renovation in Bilbao, Spain, is telling, at least. Show More Summary

Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

Located in the Mayfield neighborhood of Baltimore 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

Tetris-inspired kindergarten was built for play

Colorful clerestory windows bring natural light For decades, the block-like puzzle pieces of Tetris have supplied creative inspiration for artists, architects, and furniture makers around the globe. But the new Tetris Nursery in Seoul, South Korea is an especially playful take on the genre. Show More Summary

Ikea vintage furniture is trending big at auctions

Early Ikea pieces can command prices of over $60,000 Ikea, the world’s largest furniture retailer, is known for many things: Umlaut-laden product names, budget-friendly flat pack, Swedish meatballs, to name a few. But collectable, heirloom-quality...Show More Summary

Frank Lloyd Wright-approved home in Usonian community asks $1.2M

The private enclave was formed in 1947 A home in the Frank Lloyd Wright Usonia community in Pleasantville, New York, has come on the market, and it bears the distinct influences of the architect. The 100-acre enclave was formed in 1947 by a cooperative of friends who were able to enlist Wright to carry out his Broadacre City anti-city concept. Show More Summary

Midcentury home, architect's own glass-box gem, asks $825K

Architect Dean Gustavson designed the home in 1957 for him and his family 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...Show More Summary

Studio Roosegarde’s smog-sucking bikes clear the air while you cycle

“Smog Free Bicycles” are coming to Beijing The same Dutch designer who brought a giant smog-sucking tower to Beijing is now designing smaller, more personal smog-sucking devices: Bikes. Dan Roosegarde’s Smog Free Bicycle works in essentially...Show More Summary

How a beer brand is getting into historic preservation

Heineken’s Cities Project wants to help restore 10 sites in cities across the U.S. In the constant competition for consumer attention, it sometimes seems like there’s no surface in the city immune from advertising. So, in a bid to get...Show More Summary

A look back at I.M. Pei's greatest hits

The Pritzker-prize winning architect recently turned 100 In honor of Chinese-American architect and Pritzer winner I.M. Pei’s 100th birthday, we’re taking a brief look at how he got his start—as well as a few of his most important works. Born...Show More Summary

11 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to increased air pollution. And while cities like London,Show More Summary

Renovated Victorian home combines old bones with modern decor

Located in Melbourne, Australia This gut renovation of a Victorian home in Coburg, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, is the stuff of dreams. Entrepreneur James Tutton purchased the spectacular 1890 house “somewhat spontaneously,” according...Show More Summary

Ikea kitchen hacks are stars of new Brooklyn design showroom

Yes, more hacks! Launched just in time for NYCxDesign 2017, which is unfolding this month across New York City, the new showroom for Danish brand Reform—a specialist in customizing Ikea cabinets—and American flooring company Madera serves as a hub for Scandinavian design. Show More Summary

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