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Canada’s Great Trail is now complete

The 15,000-mile coast-to-coast trail network was built in the span of 25 years p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Helvetica} Editor's Note: This post was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated with...Show More Summary

Midcentury modern home with retro orange kitchen asks $660K

It's up for sale in one of Denver's oldest neighborhoods 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'veShow More Summary

MIT turns to millennia-old tech for renewable energy storage

Firebrick technology invented by Hittites in 17th century BC is being repurposed for a modern use With renewable energy sources becoming more and more advanced, storing that energy means big business. While we’ve seen technological breakthroughs...Show More Summary

A 3,100 square foot, $135K container house lets its owners live mortgage free

Missouri couple makes an affordable, recycled home out of shipping containers Zach and Brie Smithey of St. Charles, Missouri, have remodeled several homes, but none of them were the perfect fit. “We were looking for something that wasn’t quite the norm,” Zach explains. “We renovated homes built in 1880, 1904, and the 1970s. Show More Summary

1900s winery becomes rosé-colored modern home

La vie en rosé? It may be named “The Red House”, but don’t be fooled—this winery-turned-minimalist-abode in southern Portugal is definitely a lighter shade of rouge. Designed by Lisbon-based architects at Extrastudio, the home is entirely covered in a blush-colored lime mortar dyed with natural pigments from crushed brick and clay. Show More Summary

Striking skyscrapers inspired by mountains and stones rise in Beijing

Does these buildings look like a landscape painting? Over in Beijing, China, a new cluster of buildings nearing completion could make a fine backdrop for any upcoming dystopian or otherwise out-of-this-world film. The architecture of...Show More Summary

Cute 1850s cottage on 4 acres can be yours for $375K

With little eyebrow windows! Cute as a button and categorized accordingly, this “Designer’s Eyebrow Cottage” in Gallatin in upstate New York is named for the three squat windows on the second floor that resemble, well, eyebrows. Measuring...Show More Summary

The Douglas House: Made for the movies

Just outside New York City, the Douglas House has hosted over 1,800 film, TV, and commercial shoots A couple weeks ago there was a man on fire running across Marjorie Douglas’s yard. “Don’t worry, he was laughing and having a great time!” Marjorie, who is 90, tells me that the stuntman was doing a commercial for a well-known company. Show More Summary

Amazon’s new HQ: How cities are making their case

Which city may win this $5 billion Super Bowl of economic development? As economist Jed Kolko put it yesterday on Twitter, “Thank you, @amazon, for making site selection great again.” The announcement that Amazon plans to build a second...Show More Summary

Ikea Home Tour room makeover series is back and taking applications

Like Fixer Upper, but way more realistic Attention fans of home makeovers and all things Ikea: The Swedish furniture company will soon launch the fourth season of its Home Tour program, which sends a team of Ikea design experts intoShow More Summary

Impeccably restored brick home asks $2.1M

The Dutch Renaissance home is located in East Nashville 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

Paris’s Notre-Dame Cathedral needs $120M to save its crumbling facade

Otherwise, it’s bye bye gargoyles Completed in 1345, Notre-Dame Cathedral is one of Paris’s most iconic structures. But its French Gothic gargoyles and arches are showing the wear and tear of seven centuries. In recent years, large chunks of stone have chipped off the landmark’s elaborate facade, according to The Guardian. Show More Summary

Modern apartment building overlooks street with six ‘eyes’

Hello porthole windows! This recently completed apartment building near Melbourne, Australia, looks like a gray brick cousin of Tokyo’s famous Nakagin Capsule Tower—but on a more suburban scale. Designed by BKK Architects, who’s also...Show More Summary

As Houston rebuilds after Harvey, construction labor shortage looms

An already-tight market challenged by the demands of repair and reconstruction As Houston begins to rebuild and recover from Hurricane Harvey, many questions need to be answered in the aftermath of a natural disaster that may cost between...Show More Summary

A look at brutalist icon Habitat ’67 and its enduring legacy

The complex in Montreal continues to influence architecture all over the world It’s amazing when you consider that the now-iconic Habitat ’67 housing complex in Montreal was completed when its architect Moshe Safdie was just 28 years old. Show More Summary

Panasonic unveils a moving fridge and a wash-and-fold machine

The fridge comes when called, and the laundry will fold clothes for you Japanese electronics giant Panasonic revealed a whole slew of new smart products for the home at the Internationale Funkausstellung fair in Berlin (IFA) earlierShow More Summary

Career advice for design students from their peers

Two student designers share advice from a summer touring factories and studios as part of the Be Original Americas fellowship For many college students, especially freshman stepping onto campus for the first time, formal design education has just begun. Show More Summary

3 old houses for sale with gorgeous fireplaces

We didn’t start the fire 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. Editor's Note: This post was originally...Show More Summary

Bespoke RV hides sports car in mobile garage

It costs a whopping $1.75 million If pop-up rooftop tents, modular campers, and teardrop trailers all seem too tiny to fit everything you want to take to camp, we’ve got an over-the-top solution. Behold the Volkner Mobil Performance S: A motorhome so large you can bring everything and the kitchen sink. Show More Summary

Louvre Abu Dhabi by Jean Nouvel to open in November

Finally! Louvre Abu Dhabi, which made our list of most anticipated new architecture in 2016 and 2017, is finally opening, a full decade after the project was announced and five years after the original completion date. Designed by French...Show More Summary

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