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Mies van der Rohe: A look back at the architect’s trailblazing career

A modernist icon Modernist architect Mies van der Rohe is best known for his minimalist, clean-line architecture, summed up in his iconic catchphrase “Less is More.” That phrase would act as his guiding principle for all the buildings he designed, from the Farnsworth House to the Seagram building. Show More Summary

Ikea kitchen cabinets hacked with plywood by new company Plykea

Plykea: plywood + Ikea. Get it? Ikea’s hack-ability does not stop at Frakta totes, stools, or even smart sofas. Nor does it stop at consumers looking to spiff up their versatile finds. A new London-based company called—get this—Plykea...Show More Summary

Midcentury home with Bauhaus-inspired fireplace asks $385K

It’s located in Dallas, Texas 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: Dallas, Texas Price: $385,000 This cool midcentury pad in Dallas was built in 1968 by architect Jim Hutcherson for himself. Show More Summary

Airstream 2 Go lets you try camper life on for size

Just pick up your Airstream and go Since they debuted in the 1930s, the Ohio-based Airstream trailer has become an iconic symbol of camping in the United States and one of the oldest—and most successful—players in the RV industry. But with some Airstream models costing well over $100,000, the “silver bullets” remain out of reach for many. Show More Summary

‘Master of None’ looks beyond ‘cookie-cutter’ version of New York life

The second season of Aziz Ansari’s Netflix comedy looks at the city with a naturalistic lens Warning: Spoilers abound! If you are unfamiliar with the plot and don’t want the surprise ruined, bookmark this story for later. Comic AzizShow More Summary

Modern home in Sydney lets you dine with a pool view

Featuring a gorgeous combination of wood paneling and exposed concrete This exquisite Sydney home has a number of drool-worthy features, starting at the street. Its gridded facade is made primarily of wood-framed metal screens which will one day be overgrown by the home’s newly planted vines. Show More Summary

These solar panel window blinds generate energy while blocking rays

The blinds from SolarGaps offer a renter-friendly alternative to conventional panels Window blinds block harsh sun from entering a room. Solar panels harness the sun’s rays to generate energy. With a new product from SolarGaps, those...Show More Summary

Fisher House gives military families a home during medical crises

A nationwide network of comfort homes, gives veterans, this foundation gives soldiers and their families a place to stay when they need it most Maureen Crabbe calls Fisher House a “well-known secret,” one that helped her family during...Show More Summary

Finally, a home exercise bike that’s not ugly

High design meets your daily workout Exercise equipment is all about functionality. No one is putting a hulking black treadmill in their living room because it looks good, and most often those fortunate enough to have the space will hide their equipment in basements or behind office doors. The Italian-made Fuoripista exercise bike is an anomaly. Show More Summary

Midcentury meets mountain lodge in this Colorado pad asking $739K

It’s located in Golden, just 20 minutes outside of Denver Although this home in Golden, Colorado, was built in 1927, it’s being billed as midcentury modern—and it’s not difficult to see why. Measuring just over 3,000 square feet, the...Show More Summary

How to build a puppy patch

This DIY project will keep you and your pooch happy and healthy If you’re a dog owner living in a city, chances are your home lacks the kind of outdoor space your dog would need to truly let loose. But fret not! This video shows youShow More Summary

Atlanta's I-85 highway should have been torn down instead

Highway removals are proven to revitalize cities—and they’re happening all over the country On Monday, Atlanta will reopen its collapsed I-85 highway, which was damaged by a fire in late March. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal declared “a...Show More Summary

3 connected farmhouses you can buy right now

Feed your horse without going outside 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. Drive around a rural New England village and chances are you’ll see a house or two that resembles a rambling cottage. Show More Summary

Efficient tiny apartment follows Japanese organization method

The Sydney flat measures just 258 square feet Could you live in an apartment that measures just 24 square meters—that’s about 258 square feet—and with another person, to boot? If said apartment were designed to be as efficient as possible...Show More Summary

Oregon tiny house bill moves closer to reality, but not without opposition

It would require the state to adopt specialty building codes for homes under 400 square feet Oregon is already something of a leader in the U.S. tiny house movement—home to tiny house companies like PATH Architecture and Tiny Heirloom Homes, a documentary about local tiny living, and even a Portlandia sketch about tiny houses. Show More Summary

15 wedding venues perfect for architecture lovers

Where to tie the knot on your big day Summer is right around the corner, which means wedding season is nearly here. And whether you’re planning a wedding for next year or just dreaming of the day you’ll get hitched, true architecture...Show More Summary

Renovated 1874 cottage outside NYC asks $749K

Located in in the historic district of Palisades 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

Frank Lloyd Wright architecture school graduate built this gorgeous tiny shelter

An architectural oasis in the Sonoran Desert For decades, students at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture have designed and built their own simple sleeping shelters at Taliesin West, the school’s Scottsdale, Arizona campus....Show More Summary

Britain’s hidden bike highways are being rediscovered and resurrected on Kickstarter

The campaign seeks to identify and recover relics of a national network of cycle tracks from the ‘30s They’re hidden in plain sight, remnants of a lost time when cycling was not just mainstream, but a dominant means of transportation. Show More Summary

The best kids’ furniture and decor, from cribs to rugs

When it comes to good design, start ’em young Kids’ rooms present a problem for design-savvy parents: You want safe and functional furniture that will be flexible enough to grow with your tyke—and attractive, too. Luckily, companiesShow More Summary

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