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‘Escher’ tiny house raises the bar for luxury small living

This is what sparing no expense looks like For a while now, the fanciest tiny house around has been New Frontier Tiny Homes’s Alpha, a 240-square-foot stunner that packs in a whole lot of function and design in an oh-so-Instagrammable way. Show More Summary

Booming Hispanic homeownership is fueling U.S. housing market

How will the housing industry react to this demographic shift? For years, the myth of easy, accessible American homeownership and upward mobility—the caricatured image of white picket fences, suburban living, and keeping up with the Joneses—has needed a refresh in light of post-recession realities and the affordability crisis. Show More Summary

Untouched midcentury home with indoor fountain asks $920K

The home in Hollady, Utah, was designed in 1964 by Stephen Macdonald 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 seeShow More Summary

Stunning modern stable treats horses to rooftop grazing

The perfect place for horsin’ around Amid the lush grasslands of central Argentina’s La Pampa province is a modernist’s dream stable—a horizontal building of concrete and local hardwoods, connected to the landscape through reflecting pools and a roof planted with wild grasses where horses can graze. Show More Summary

Frank Gehry to design museum for famous architecture and model trains

It will rise near the MASS MoCA museum in North Adams, Massachusetts Frank Gehry, the salty museum-building starchitect, has signed on to design a new offbeat cultural institution for the town of North Adams, Massachusetts: the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum. Show More Summary

All-electric motorhome is completely covered in solar panels

Let the sun shine Solar home tech has tackled everything from roof tiles to plug-and-play power systems, but campers and RVs generally only have a few solar panels on top. That’s usually plenty to power electrical systems when you’re...Show More Summary

Which ‘Game of Thrones’ actor has the best house?

Game of Thrones? More like Game of Homes With the seventh season of Game of Thrones now in the books, fans of HBO’s smash hit may be feeling a little Westeros withdrawal. For those looking for a fix, look no further than the real-life...Show More Summary

Exhibit Columbus: A midwest town reasserts its modern architectural heritage

A new exhibition in this Midwestern mecca of design aims to rekindle its innovative spirit There’s something magical about the streets of Columbus, Indiana, in the late August heat. While strolling downtown’s brick-paved walkways mid-afternoon, the buzz of insects in the trees creates a constant, low-level hum. Show More Summary

As Houston rebuilds, its unbridled growth could be key to its success

What everyone is calling Houston’s weakness could end up being the city’s greatest strength as it recovers from Harvey Before the rain had stopped, the hot takes on what caused Hurricane Harvey had been published—stories berating Houstonians...Show More Summary

1920s home with midcentury vibes asks $385K in San Antonio

It was redesigned in the ’50s 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: San Antonio,...Show More Summary

Rotating metal panels shelter open-air home in Vietnam

The metal shutters can be opened to let in ample light and air, transforming the space into a greenery-filled pavilion In the right hands, corrugated metal can be transformed from a mere utilitarian material into a stylish architectural element. Show More Summary

Casper to open 15 pop-up stores across North America

The online mattress giant is moving IRL Mere weeks after launching a new butt-supporting mattress design, Casper has announced a gasp-worthy gambit to further change up the mattress industry: brick and mortar stores. While the move seems...Show More Summary

How a San Francisco firm brings design smarts to home tech

Wit and beauty When it comes to design, sometimes it’s all about sweating the small stuff. Or so says Nick Cronan, a cofounder of San Francisco design and branding agency Branch. With a focus on advanced craft, and a penchant for intelligent...Show More Summary

Swanky Palm Springs midcentury pad by Donald Wexler wants $599K

It’s one of 20 of its kind A revamped midcentury home has come on the market in Palm Springs, and it certainly packs a punch. The 1,363-square-foot structure was originally designed as a model home in 1960 by desert modernist masterShow More Summary

How community-led design can help a city rebound after a storm

How design helped Cedar Rapids, Iowa, recover from a catastrophic flood, and lessons the process may have for Houston Gina Marie Ford understands the challenges of flooding and recovery in major American cities. The design and planning...Show More Summary

How should we live (at college)?

Yale University’s dependence on neo-gothic architecture underestimates its students’ adaptability Stand at the end of the walkway between Yale University’s two new residential colleges, and you will see what looks like an illustration for a bedtime story. Show More Summary

3 American Foursquare houses you can buy right now

Efficient and adaptable 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. Chances are you’ve seen more American Foursquare homes than you may realize. Show More Summary

Groundbreakers 2017: Meet the jury

For the third annual Groundbreakers Awards, Curbed taps some of architecture’s most respected players One of the goals we’ve set for our annual Groundbreakers competition is variegation: diversity in terms of location, types of built work, how the practice operates, and certainly not least, identity and representation. Show More Summary

High-tech camper unfolds to reveal a 2-bedroom tiny house

The sCarabane rotates 360 degrees to follow the sun New campers and RVs are constantly popping onto the scene, some with game-changing modular systems and others with innovative ways to maximize space. But one of the most unique concepts...Show More Summary

The custom closet system that keeps my family's chaos at bay

When you’re organized, everything seems more manageable I’ve always fantasized about having a giant walk-in closet. You’ve seen them in the movies: full of shoe shelves, scarf hooks, and gratuitous hanging space for a color-coded seasonal...Show More Summary

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