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Tour an apothecary trapped in time

The Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary is located in Old Town Alexandria Dragon’s blood, unicorn root, opium—you name it—this apothecary in Alexandria, Virginia, had it all. Founded in 1792 by Edward Stabler and remaining within the sameShow More Summary

OMA's plan for the Albright-Knox chases the contemporary to the detriment of its past

But there are stealth alternatives The future of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, in Buffalo, New York, is a blue foam rectangle. Shohei Shigematsu, partner-in-charge at OMA New York, lifts the block—which represents the new gallery space...Show More Summary

Pretty in pink (and purple) Victorian wants $575K

The Rose Victorian was built in 1877 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: Dennis,...Show More Summary

Tiny teardrop trailer can tackle any terrain

And it comes with a queen-size bed, to boot If you love teardrop trailers but are worried about hauling a camper on bumpy dirt roads to remote campsites, look no further than the compact Moby1 XTR. Created and built in Utah, the Moby1...Show More Summary

Taipei’s subway trains get surreal interior redesign

The train cars have been transformed into sport venues including a swimming pool, soccer field, and basketball court Taipei, Taiwan, is playing host to this summer’s Universiade—the largest international sport event after the Olympics—and...Show More Summary

Our fridges, ourselves

Moving in with an expat taught me that what we prefer in our homes is culture, not nature The first time I saw a tumble dryer was on an episode of Baywatch, when the clothes of a would-be drowning victim were put through the wash. To...Show More Summary

India’s new solar-powered train is the first in the world

Solar panels embedded in the train feed into a battery that can power it for up to 72 hours India is getting on board with solar. The first of the country’s solar-powered trains has begun service, running a 12.5-mile route from Delhi’s Safdarjung station to Farukh Nagar in the country’s north. Show More Summary

Studio Elmo Vermijs designs tiny houses for the homeless in the Netherlands

Based on the concept of Skaeve Huse Tiny house villages and communities for the homeless and other vulnerable groups are cropping up all over the United States—and elsewhere, too. One such community is located on the outskirts of the Dutch city of Eindhoven. Show More Summary

A Star Wars hotel will open at Disney World

Stay overnight in a galaxy far, far away Star Wars fans get ready for a big announcement: Disney will open a new Star Wars-themed hotel as part of its new land in Orlando. Bob Chapek, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, confirmed...Show More Summary

1790 home with gorgeous updates asks $625K in Connecticut

Built by a Revolutionary War veteran, according to the listing 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...Show More Summary

5 impressive tiny houses you can order right now

Small living, made easy Editor's Note: This post was originally published in August 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information. We've seen heaps upon heaps of micro homes crop up with all sorts of eye-popping attributes, whether it'd be glam interiors, wildly low budgets (how does $489 sound?), or major eco-friendly cred. Show More Summary

Driverless bus factory opens in Michigan

Autonomous and electric, ARMA shuttles, the potential future of public transit, will be made in the USA While cars have been the focus of autonomous vehicle coverage, don’t underestimate the impact driverless buses and shuttles may have on urban mobility. Show More Summary

Brutalist beauty with indoor pool hits market in Iceland

It was designed by Iceland’s first female architect A remarkable brutalist home, seemingly untouched, has come on the market—in Reykjavík, Iceland. Although details are slim (and are gleaned from a rudimentary Google translation, with...Show More Summary

Which tiny house should you buy?

Take our quiz to find out Whether you want to get away from it all, to become more financially stable, or to live life more simply, tiny homes could be a solution. But even if you're ready to downsize to less than 400 square feet, there's...Show More Summary

Tiny houses: Big future, or big hype?

Advocates and cities see challenges and opportunities in tiny homes’ path to the mainstream “Of course, ‘tiny home’ is a term that has no meaning.” Dan George Dobrowolski firmly believes that the best spaces are small spaces. Owner of...Show More Summary

10 tiny house villages for the homeless across the U.S.

Case studies for a trending idea Editor's Note: This post was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information. The tiny houses making headlines today aren’t always the cool new micro dwellings for downsizers and creative nomads. Show More Summary

A developer built this sustainable, accessible modern house for his parents

It combines modern design, adaptive reuse, sustainability, and accessibility Developer Richard Pender really loves his parents. After the Northumberland, United Kingdom-based Pender decided that his parents needed a more adaptable, modern home, he co-designed and built the perfect abode in their backyard—most of it by hand. Show More Summary

Is this the world’s most luxe shipping container hotel?

We think so We’ve admired our fair share of shipping container hotels, from this simple surfer retreat to this more elaborately decorated number in Vietnam. But when it comes to luxury, this portable, pop-up shipping-container-hotel-room...Show More Summary

Tiny homes for sale: 3 petite properties across the U.S.

The homes in North Carolina, Florida, and Colorado all clock in under 500 square feet Tiny houses come in all stripes—from the simple to the tricked-out—but what ties them all together is that they all measure just around 500 square feet. Show More Summary

This incredible triangular beach house can be yours for $1.75M

William Morgan designed the home in 1973 for him and his family This incredible house in Atlantic Beach, Florida, was designed by none other than renowned Jacksonville architect William Morgan—who studied under Walter Gropius and Paul...Show More Summary

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