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How a new design process helps communities create their own health programs

The Raising Places initiative puts community voices and design thinking at the center of a new approach to community wellbeing It would seem that, by definition, social services and community health programs help the neighborhoods where...Show More Summary

What makes design ‘radical’?

A show at New York’s R & Company turns its lens on the radicalism of a 1960s Italian design movement Gigantic foam blocks of cheese, a comical cactus coat-hanger, and a large sofa in the shape of a pair of luscious cherry red lips: These...Show More Summary

The bike trailer that could replace city delivery trucks

BicyLift can haul 400 pounds and never get stuck in traffic New bike technologies aim to transport families more easily, make biking safer, and expand people’s access to bikes. But a new product from France-based FlexiModal wants toShow More Summary

Antique cottage straight out of a fairytale asks $699K

Rustic, cozy, and magical 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: New Hope, Pennsylvania Price:...Show More Summary

Gorgeous timber home was designed for aging in place

The 2,900-square-foot home takes up a single level with no steps. This gorgeous Japanese-inspired abode in upstate New York is more than a tasteful, eco-friendly timber home. It’s part of the next generation of senior housing. Over the...Show More Summary

Stunning Japanese chapel showcases tree-like fractal columns

The chapel’s interior structure is made of stacked timber pillars that split and shrink as they ascend to the ceiling The fractal branching of nearby trees inspired this modern new chapel in Nagasaki, Japan. Designed by architect YuShow More Summary

Can modern cabins entice new audiences into state parks?

New prototypes at New York State Parks offer contemporary design while respecting the past In an effort to attract new audiences to explore the nature, the New York State Parks Department has invested in man-made design. As part of a...Show More Summary

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Eppstein House is now available to rent

After a long restoration, the Galesburg, Michigan, home is available to rent through Airbnb We first saw the Eppstein House in March of 2016, when it was up for sale for an asking price of $455,000. It was eventually sold for $368,000...Show More Summary

Modern ranch with pool house makes merry retreat in Minneapolis

Sweet From the firm that brought us a dreamy Scandinavian-inspired Minnesota lake home comes another Midwest modern stunner. Designed by Strand Design, this Minneapolis residence is envisioned as a modern ranch, blending the pool-and-cabana...Show More Summary

Tax bill: Some realtors see cooling off, not collapse, of high-end home market

Agents in California and northeast predict tax bill won’t stop steady sales of expensive residential real estate One morning soon after the tax reform package passed in Congress, Inger Stringfellow, an agent with William Pitt Sotheby’s International Real Estate in New Canaan, Connecticut, was already sorting through the impact. Show More Summary

Bare-bones tiny house with glass wall perches on stilts

Forest House is located in the mountains of northern Vietnam Another day, another minimalist nature dwelling—this time it’s perched on stilts in northern Vietnam. Designed by architect Chu V?n ?ông, Forest House, as it’s aptly called,...Show More Summary

World’s first ski-in/ski-out treehouses now for rent in Montana

They even come with a turret Whether you choose to hit the slopes or tour a National Park in all its snow-covered glory, winter is an ideal time to travel. Sure, cold temperatures might deter those who would rather be at the beach, but...Show More Summary

Beautifully maintained 1930s home asks $2.65M in San Diego

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 Diego, California Price: $2,650,000 AShow More Summary

Sea Ranch’s world-famous supergraphics almost didn’t happen

After the architects went over budget, the graphic designer saved the day with cost-effective paint Barbara Stauffacher Solomon was not only a pioneer in the male-dominated midcentury design world, she was also an innovator, essentially inventing the field of supergraphics. Show More Summary

These gorgeous terrazzo floors are custom made with huge 3D printers

The frame design is printed out of bioplastic and then filled with recycled marble or granite chips The 3D-printing-obsessed Dutch firm DUS Architects is taking time off from their ambitious plan to 3D print an Amsterdam canal house in order to launch a flooring company—Aectual. Show More Summary

Tiny apartment converted from concrete pipe looks surprisingly nice

Real solution or pipe dream? Hong Kong is notorious for its tiny, densely packed dwellings and housing shortage. But local architect James Law has designed an unusual solution to create temporary apartments in the narrow spaces between...Show More Summary

Stunning midcentury home in the Hollywood Hills wants $9.3M

Designed in 1959 by pioneering Chinese-American architect Eugene Kinn Choy An incredible post-and-beam by pioneering Chinese-American architect Eugene Kinn Choy—once photographed by Julius Shulman—is on the market in Los Angeles, where...Show More Summary

Tax bill: States look for ways around the new SALT deduction cap

Subtle adjustments to tax collection in blue states could help offset new changes The new tax bill President Trump signed into law last month hits high-tax, politically blue states like New York and California especially hard because of a new cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions. Show More Summary

Frank Lloyd Wright's final home going back on the market for $3.25M

The circular Norman Lykes Home, Frank Lloyd Wright’s final residential design, is back on the market in Phoenix for a lower asking price of $3.25 million. Designed just before his death in 1959 for Norman and Aimee Lykes, the home was...Show More Summary

Japanese courtyard house makes the case for simplicity

Lovely We have a soft spot for courtyard houses, and this example in Japan’s Ehime Prefecture further demonstrates why. Respectful of tradition yet imbued with a modern polish, the simple building creates a comfortable home around aShow More Summary

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