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Boxy modernist playground combines Bauhaus with a lookout and zip line

A sophisticated and architectural place to play Oh, to be young and agile again! This wooden structure in suburban Massachusetts is the latest entrant into the realm of cool playgrounds for kids, and it’s got us pining for our more youthful...Show More Summary

Renovated cave ruin makes for a surprisingly cozy modern home

Courtyards, arches, and a light tunnel Over in the Loess Plateau in Shanxi, China, the traditional cave dwelling got a modern makeover courtesy of Chinese architecture studio hyperSity Architects. The striking home takes over a barrel-vaulted...Show More Summary

This hanging tent is an instant treehouse

Never sleep on the ground again Whether you want to get off the ground for camping or just build a treehouse for your kids, this tent offers an easy solution. Called the Treepod, the hanging tent holds up to 500 pounds and attaches to...Show More Summary

Why Ford's new retail space in New York won't sell you cars

As the automaker becomes a mobility company, it’s trying to understand the future of urban transportation A recent discussion of urban mobility convened by Ford Motor Company was about as far away from the ground as one could get in New York: the event took place inside the 102-story observation deck of One World Trade Center. Show More Summary

Alvar Aalto's iconic Stool 60 gets cool-kid cred from streetwear brand Supreme

For the hypebeast who has everything Calling all hypebeasts looking to furnish your pads: This is the collaboration you didn’t know you’ve been waiting for. That’s because you never truly understood what was lacking in your lives—until...Show More Summary

5 tiny house designs perfect for couples

Storage! Privacy! Breathing room! One of the first questions people have about tiny houses is how people can go about engage in normal life things like, say, having a significant other? But as evidenced by these cleverly spacious tiny houses—some of them designed by and for real couples—it’s entirely possible. Show More Summary

The Beastie Boys’ Mike D lives in a gorgeous modern house by Barbara Bestor

It’s a beaut’ Well this is nice (and perhaps a bit unexpected): Los Angeles architect Barbara Bestor of Bestor Architecture, whose work we’ve admired many times on our pages, designed this modern home for Mike D of the Beastie Boys. In...Show More Summary

Palm Springs midcentury post-and-beam with pool asks $800K

Architect Stan Sackley built it in 1966 for his parents 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

Flint, Michigan, looks to shake off stigmas of the past with a rising downtown

Development has given the Michigan city momentum outside the typical media narrative It’s a common refrain: Flint still doesn’t have clean drinking water. This outcry, a reference to the long-standing crisis over tainted water, has become shorthand for the Michigan city. Show More Summary

Architect couple’s 11-foot-wide house makes small living stylish

Cute! Japan doesn’t have a monopoly on the skinny house, though the southeast Asian country’s dense metropolises have garnered attention for their affinity for the dwelling type. Case in point? This 3.4-meter-wide (that’s 11 feet), 20-meter-deep...Show More Summary

Futuristic smart home device lets you control everything by gesture

Hayo turns any object or space into a virtual remote control We’re just at the dawn of smart homes, with various connected cribs, high-tech security systems, robot butlers, and more striving to become the new norm. But while most ofShow More Summary

British architects report cancelled projects, rising costs after Brexit

A majority of the some 1,100 architects surveyed say they’ve been negatively affected by the vote Last June, when the British people voted to leave the European Union, the country’s architects nervously pondered how “Brexit” could effect construction. Show More Summary

New York restaurant Vandal brings street art inside

Large scale art dominates Vandal, one of New York’s hottest new restaurants (but not one of the best), commissioned eight local artists to design its space—and it’s stunning. The massive space occupied by the restaurant, located on Bowery,...Show More Summary

David Hockney's paintings of wealthy California suburbs get stop-motion animation treatment

Hockney has a retrospective up at London’s Tate Britain museum This is cool: The Tate Britain museum commissioned a promotional video featuring stop-motion animation to tease their retrospective for David Hockney, the 79-year-old British...Show More Summary

The Ikea gift registry is finally here

How on earth did Ikea not have a gift registry Just ahead of Valentine’s Day—and a spring and summer full of weddings to follow—furniture behemoth Ikea has launched a gift registry. The new service, available on the web and through Android...Show More Summary

Get free coloring books from major libraries and museums

Including big names like the Smithsonian and the Met Clear your calendars: Three of our favorite things—libraries, museums, and coloring books—have been combined into one ultimate night-in activity. Indeed, in case you missed it, last...Show More Summary

Steel-and-glass pavilion offers meditative refuge outside Madrid

Ahhhhh... In much of the U.S., it’s alternately been wet, gray, and frigid. Who doesn’t want to escape to a meditation cabin in warmer, sunnier climes? Located just outside Madrid in Las Rozas, Spain, this 70-square-meter (753-square-foot), two-story structure, called the Hidden Pavilion, is the work of Spanish firm Penelas Architects. Show More Summary

Put Her On The Map initiative pushes for more streets, monuments named after women

New campaign seeks gender parity in our street names and historic monuments According to a recent article in The Washington Post, only 8 percent of our monuments are named after women. That disparity helped inspire Put Her On The Map,...Show More Summary

‘30s Tudor near NYC comes with a diner and cinema for $1.2M

Wait for it... 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: South Orange, New Jersey Price:...Show More Summary

This church in Vermont was built for dogs

Fido’s owners are welcome too In northern Vermont, about two hours east of Burlington, a white chapel appears, at first, to be a traditional New England church. But look beyond the towering spire and rolling hills and you’ll notice something...Show More Summary

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