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Sacramento, emerging from Bay Area’s shadow, becoming booming urban alternative

A once-sleepy state capital is now the state’s fastest-growing big city Few people would characterize basketball commentator and former player Charles Barkley as a restrained public speaker. So when he told a local Sacramento news reporter...Show More Summary

To fight Keystone XL pipeline, activists placing solar panels in its path

Panels not pipes making stand for renewable energy on Nebraska farms Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline, a long-debated infrastructure project that would transport hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil a day through the center of the U.S., have a new strategy to block to construction. Show More Summary

Incredible 1957 time capsule on the market for the first time asks $3M

John C. Lindsay’s Research House saw 250,000 visitors when it opened for tours in 1957 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....Show More Summary

Japan’s ‘ship-shaped’ pavilion honors lives lost at sea

The wooden structure is raised above the ground on pillars, set in the gardens of a Japanese temple Wood, stone, and water. Those are the three fundamental elements shaping the design of the Kohtei pavilion, a memorial to workers who...Show More Summary

Dreamy private island off the coast of Maine can be yours for $8M

The 86-acre island comes with a mansion, guest houses, a tiny church, and private tavern Itching to get away from it all on your own private island retreat? Want to bring your horses? And maybe a small village? Hope Island—describedShow More Summary

Amazon Prime Day 2017: Best deals to shop for the home

It’s all happenin’ Amazon Prime Day, the e-commerce giant’s made-up shopping holiday with discounts on everything from smart home devices to furniture, is back. For customers armed with a Prime membership, thousands of deals will beShow More Summary

Charming London revamp brings the sun right in

The compact apartment does not shy away from life This charming flat in London—currently on the market for £650,000 (or around $837,000)—might as well be a case study in compact living. Occupying the top floors of a narrow period townhouse...Show More Summary

Feather lets millennials rent the midcentury-style furniture they love

The new furniture renting service is now live in New York City and San Francisco There’s no getting around it: Moving is a pain in the butt, from packing and disassembling furniture to booking uHauls and movers to reassembling the furniture,...Show More Summary

This tiny cabin is like a horizontal treehouse

And it only cost $20,000 to build This cabin in the woods of Barryville in the Catskill Mountains of New York is not your ordinary wooden shack. Designed by Manhattan-based architecture firm JacobsChang, the dwelling, called Half-Tree...Show More Summary

Easy breezy Eichler in California asks cool $1.4M

The 1964 San Rafael home has a great floorplan 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

Pop-up camper is like an A-frame on wheels

Camp in style The A-frame might be best known as an architectural style that flourished in mountainous communities in the late 1960s and 1970s, but lovers of the peaked design should take note: A camper company called Aliner has taken...Show More Summary

Millennial homebuyers more likely to put in an offer sight unseen

Gotta do what you gotta do? One in three recent homebuyers put in an offer without first seeing their potential future home, according to a new survey from Redfin. That’s a significant increase from last year, when just 19 percent of buyers did so. Show More Summary

Timber owl cabin pops up in the French countryside

And you can stay there for free Imagine hiking through the greenery around Bordeaux, France, and coming upon a magical little house in the shape of three owls. We’re guessing you’d want to stay awhile, and that’s the point. Les Guetteurs...Show More Summary

A Look at Asmara, Africa’s Unknown City of Modernist Architecture

This unique architectural gem was just named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Update July 8, 2017: During a recent meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Poland, Asmara has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Here's...Show More Summary

Adorable ’20s home with cheery yellow kitchen wants $350k

Located in Astoria, Oregon There’s a “grandma’s house” quality to this adorable 1927 abode in Astoria, Oregon, a port city located at the northwestern tip of the state near the mouth of the Columbia River. Though it looks mini from the front of the blue facade, the home actually measures 1,800 square feet and features four bedrooms and two baths. Show More Summary

A Silicon Valley suburb turns to Waze to curb traffic and finds a bigger jam

Tech can’t solve a longstanding regional transportation problem Like many problems plaguing modern life, traffic is a daily nuisance that many are trying to fix with technology. From Uber and Lyft to autonomous vehicles to navigation...Show More Summary

12 best drone photos according to National Geographic

Dronestagram’s International Drone Photography Contest is in its fourth year The popularity of drones has made it that much easier to capture breathtaking aerial photography (not to mention video) of cityscapes, nature, and everything...Show More Summary

These sheer curtains changed my life

Warning: These inexpensive panels of fabric are addictive The space I am fortunate enough to call home is a two-bedroom apartment inside a pre-1906 earthquake Victorian in San Francisco. The five bay windows in my living room are hallmarks...Show More Summary

Organizing the world

How multi-hyphenate designer Alexander Girard made America modern On September 21, 1967, First Lady Lady Bird Johnson visited Columbus, Indiana. The architects of the town’s famous modern architecture program lined up to greet her outside...Show More Summary

Driverless cars: Who's doing what, and how it impacts urban transportation

The carmakers, startups, and planners reshaping urban mobility Fully autonomous cars haven’t truly hit the road in any significant numbers, yet when it comes to the steady cycle of reports about the latest developments, newsfeeds already seem to have achieved informational gridlock. Show More Summary

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