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Glamping: 7 yurts to rent right now

Yurts—a type of tent—provide all the benefits of camping without the hassle Editor's Note: This post was originally published in June 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information. Thanks to the tiny house movement, yurts...Show More Summary

Dream tiny house comes with a pizza oven fireplace

Yes, please! It takes a lot for a tiny house to impress us these days, since every trick in the book seems to have been exhausted already. But this number, the Gypsy Mermaid, truly stopped us in our tracks with its irresistible charm...Show More Summary

Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired homes on private island back on the market for $15M

A lot of intrigue cloaks the 10-acre-plus Petra Island There’s a lot of intrigue surrounding Petra Island (also called Petre Island), the heart-shaped private island 50 miles north of New York City in Mahopac, not only for its two homes...Show More Summary

Tiny trailer pops up to reveal king-size bed

Campsite pampering at its best Campers and RVs come packed with features these days, from electric pop-up roofs to custom dog crates. But one of the fastest growing sectors of the RV market is off-road trailers that don’t scrimp on comfort...Show More Summary

Corporations are leaving suburbs: Can anything reverse the trend?

The office park is dead, and suburbs need to become more city-like to stay competitive Corporations’ flight from the suburbs to cities can play out like a bad breakup: One party has moved on and found someone new, while the other puts on a brave face and pretends it doesn’t matter. Show More Summary

Midcentury gem with party room wants $425K

The Glenbrook Valley, Houston, home has only had three owners 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...Show More Summary

Vladimir Ossipoff: Hawaii’s midcentury maestro

Russian by blood, the tropical modernist designed with Japanese influences at heart Vladimir “Val” Ossipoff is perhaps the ultimate West Coast architect. A worldly designer steeped in Japanese and Hawaiian cultures, he created minimalist,...Show More Summary

The Modernist Next Door

Exploring the multifaceted story of modernist architecture in America, from regional gems to forgotten midcentury architects Close your eyes and picture a midcentury modern home. For many, the vision might be a striking example of California...Show More Summary

Artist Alex Chinneck rips London facade in two

He’s at it again! Artist Alex Chinneck loves to play with architecture—deconstructing buildings until they slump, melt, and levitate. His latest London project is an eye-popping fractured facade atop an office complex in Hammersmith. The installation took more than a year to execute. Show More Summary

New app puts building codes at your fingertips

Navigating the world of building regulations has just gotten a heck of a lot easier Different towns, states, and countries have different rules and regulations when it comes to buildings—some more complex than others. Failure to comply with local codes can lead to dangerous construction or expensive fixes to correct the mistakes. Show More Summary

Buy this charming A-frame beach house for $315K

Located in Neskowin, Oregon A-frame homes appeal to nature lovers because of their straightforward and relatively inexpensive construction and the ease with which their steeply pitched rooflines blend into their settings. They also often...Show More Summary

German solar-powered car is ready for test drives

Preorders are open From breakthrough inventions like solar roads and solar paint to Tesla’s hyped-up solar roof, this is an era where everything seems to be capable of generating energy from the sun’s rays. Another compelling example...Show More Summary

Modern farmhouse updates the Canadian homestead

Located in North Hatley, Montreal In Canada, Toronto-based studio LAMAS has completed a modern farmhouse in North Hatley, Montreal, that references the 19th-century architecture of Quebec’s eastern townships. Designed for a farmer and...Show More Summary

Circular brutalist home in Belgium can be yours for $767K

Concrete and circular: What more could you want? A unique circular brutalist home has come on the market in Herentals in Antwerp, Belgium, and it packs as much force as a roundhouse kick. According to WowHaus, the concrete home was designed in the 1970s by Jackie Cuylen. Show More Summary

Eccentric Japanese home built from nine intersecting cubes

Or cuboids, to be exact, which create rooms of funky proportions Today in kooky Japanese homes: Fukushima-based architect Cohta Asano has created a new house for his family built of nine intersecting cuboids. Built after the 2011 earthquake...Show More Summary

Lakefront midcentury home on 10 acres asks $675K

The home has been in the same family since 1962 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

Inventor creates brilliant ‘no-rock’ cafe table

Special self-stabilizing feet prevent this four-legged cafe table from wobbling Say goodbye to the insidious rocking of a cafe table! Brilliant inventor and geometry wiz Chris Heyring has devised a four-legged bistro table that won’t wobble. Show More Summary

London’s Camden High Line project gets support from mayor

It would transform an abandoned elevated railway into a park In case you missed it, “High Line” has evolved from a single park in NYC into a wildly popular typology of urban park—one that’s constantly copied in the hopes of revitalizing neighborhoods around the globe. Show More Summary

London skyscraper sells for $1.7B

Rafael Viñoly’s Walkie-Talkie building is located in the financial district Once called the worst building in London, Rafael Viñoly’s bulging Walkie-Talkie skyscraper, completed in 2014, has just been sold for 1.3 billion pounds, orShow More Summary

U.S. traffic death increase caused by speeding, says new study

“You can’t tackle our rising epidemic of roadway deaths without tackling speeding.” Traffic deaths have been on the rise in the U.S. for the last few years and experts can’t agree why. Some say it’s due to an overall increase in driving, while others have tried to blame smartphone-holding pedestrians. Show More Summary

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