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Shiny aluminum camper is built to go off-grid

It sleeps six in 215 square feet of living space The diversity and innovation in today’s RV and camper industry is simply stunning. Campers can now rotate 360 degrees, hide a sports car in a mobile garage, or travel anywhere off road. But for all the bells and whistles, some campers just don’t seem all that livable. Show More Summary

Dive down an online rabbit hole of 200,000 design objects

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has digitized 90 percent of its collection The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum has provided a valuable gift to the design world: a digitized catalog of more than 200,000 objects in its collection. Show More Summary

Landmark London mansion, Doughty House, wants $132M

The 38,000-square-foot “private palace” is poised to be completely overhauled by a developer One of London’s most important landmarked buildings, Doughty House, is poised to undergo an ultra-luxury renovation that “rivals BuckinghamShow More Summary

The 9 most haunted hotels in the U.S.

Ghost hunters, this one’s for you Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information. Whether it’s an elevator that consistently stops on an unwanted floor or a bathroom door that opens and closes on its own, there are plenty of unexplained phenomena plaguing America’s hotels. Show More Summary

Architect’s own concrete home can be yours for $932K

Pleasingly geometric, with arches, stepped ceilings, and other shapely cutouts Pleasingly geometric, with arches, stepped ceilings, and other shapely cutouts, this Belgian villa is a master class in thinking outside of the box. That’s...Show More Summary

Trump tax reform effort loses support of home builders

The National Association of Home Builders voices its disapproval The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) formally announced its opposition to President Donald Trump’s tax reform proposal on Monday after the group was informed...Show More Summary

‘Lego’ style looks good on this Swedish bridge

Groovy The newly opened Lego-shaped “Lego House” in Billund, Denmark, isn’t the only larger-than-life celebration of the iconic toy bricks lately. Behold, the Älvsborg Bridge in Gothenburg, Sweden, now held up by what appears to be pylons...Show More Summary

The spellbinding houses of Hocus Pocus

Bewitching architecture Ah, Hocus Pocus. Whether it’s the wandering eye of Winifred Sanderson’s spellbook or when the Sanderson sisters break out into improbable song, it’s safe to say that everybody has a favorite bit of the 1993 cult-hit...Show More Summary

Dramatic modern home dazzles in weathering steel

Faulkner Architects designed this home in Orinda, California Northern California-based firm Faulkner Architects has designed a striking home in Orinda, just east of Berkeley, with towering sections of Cor-Ten steel and glass making up...Show More Summary

This micro home system, modular and stackable, can adapt to any terrain

Like on a hilltop estate overlooking the city Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information. Sleek, experimental modular dwellings designed by Ljubljana-based OFIS Arhitekti tend to perch precariously on the cliffs of the Slovenian Alps. Show More Summary

Stunning Spanish Revival is SoCal living at its finest for $17.9M

Quintessentially Old Santa Barbara 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: Santa Barbara, California Price: $17,900,000 Robledal Ranch in Santa Barbara, California, is the stuff dreams are made of. Show More Summary

1950s cargo ship transforms into bright modern home

The formerly rusting hull now holds a sweet floating abode While most boat-to-house conversions keep the linear shotgun-style layout of rooms onboard, this stunning renovation in Amsterdam completely reimagined the interior of a 1957 cargo ship. Show More Summary

Minimalist tiny sauna ‘floats’ above lake in Sweden

The space was designed for minimal environmental impact It’s no giant golden egg, but this minimalist sauna in Åmot, Sweden, is still pretty sweet. The small sauna was commissioned by a bed and breakfast to offer a relaxing retreat without mucking up their pristine lakefront site. Show More Summary

The basics of living in a risk zone

Experts offer tips on protecting your home from natural disasters Nobody wants to consider natural disasters striking as they hunt for their dream home. But at a time when flood and environmental risk is rising with no sign of slowing...Show More Summary

Self-driving minibus takes maiden voyage in Germany

It’s the country’s first use of a self-driving vehicle in its public transit system Germany is the latest country to get in on the autonomous bus action. This week, railway company Deutsche Bahn launched a pilot of a self-driving city...Show More Summary

Tiny houses could help shelter California wildfire victims

One fire-ravaged county and city just approved RVs and trailers for temporary housing The devastating wildfires that swept through California’s North Bay this month burned well over 100,000 acres and destroyed thousands of homes in their paths. Show More Summary

Majority-black cities in the U.S. are the focus of a new study

“I believe in black cities, because I believe in me” With cities across North America bidding to host Amazon’s second headquarters, one of the dominant narratives across applications is the idea that Amazon should “take a second look” at certain cities. Show More Summary

Sun-filled 1846 farmhouse wants $469K in Maine

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: Camden, Maine Price: $469,000 This updated...Show More Summary

Modern home gets a high-end look with low-cost materials

Lovely We’re gaga over the design details of this compact family home in Melbourne. Designed by BENT Architecture, the residence uses low-cost materials like corrugated metal and common timber siding in an especially artful way to create...Show More Summary

Cool working space converted from former hot spring pool

It’s surrounded by compact modern apartments For many sites in real estate, a pool would be coveted, but not so apparently for this 129,000-square-foot building in the Chaoyang district of Beijing. The former leisure club featured a rather sizable lounging pool in its 50-foot-tall central atrium. Show More Summary

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