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Swell ’50s home with period details wants $399K

Located in Houston’s historic Glenbrook Valley district 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

Minimal guest house looks like it’s floating in the trees

Sweet Known for its sleek and sunny homes, Dallas design firm Wernerfield went dark for this guest house—a black-clad rectangular beauty suspended in the trees. Raised 12 feet off the ground on large metal columns, the modern home replaced a split-level on the same site. Show More Summary

The Winter Olympics’ first winner? Robots

An autonomous vacuum cleaner has already won the hearts of the Olympic press corps A fleet of adorable bulbous robots has been deployed across the Olympic venues in Pyeongchang, South Korea, providing a range of services from offering...Show More Summary

2018 Serpentine Pavilion will be designed by Frida Escobedo

The Mexican architect is the youngest architect to be tapped to design the pavilion Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, known for creating dynamic urban space projects, has been selected to design this year’s Serpentine Pavilion, a temporary structure that will go up in June for three months in London’s Kensington Gardens. Show More Summary

2018 Winter Olympics: All news and updates

The Pyeongchang Winter Games begin February 9 The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are set to begin on February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and will conclude on February 25. Stay tuned to Curbed as we cover the latest news on venues, the weather, and any irresistible architecture and design moments that may arise during the international sporting event.

2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony could be coldest ever

And the roofless stadium won’t be any help Pyeongchang, South Korea, is prepped for the 2018 Winter Olympics: The venues are ready to go, the athletes have arrived, and early reports are that everything in the Olympic Village is running smoothly—save for an outbreak of norovirus. Show More Summary

A Frank Lloyd Wright resort in Pennsylvania adds a new home

At Polymath Park, visitors can spend a night staying in the architect’s homes In western Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, it’s hard for a home to really stand out. Arguably the country’s most famous residential design, Frank Lloyd Wright’s...Show More Summary

Untouched midcentury beach house asks $2.35M on California coast

The Morro Bay home was designed in the early ’70s by James Maul 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 whatShow More Summary

Here’s what happens to HUD if the government shuts down

The gist: activity grinds to a near halt Congressional leaders are again flirting with shutdown politics. With January’s shutdown resulting in a continuing resolution to fund the government through midnight on Thursday, the House has until then to pass the budget bill that the Senate agreed to on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Watch toddlers take on city streets in new film series

What happens when kids get to explore cities on their own terms? The city is a giant playground for kids, but they don’t get to experience much when they’re strapped into strollers to keep up with the busy pace of adults. That narrative...Show More Summary

U.S. cities can save billions with green, resilient design, says report

A financial case for green roofs, solar panels, and permeable pavement Sustainability has become a buzzword for urban designers and environmental advocates. A new report released yesterday stresses that making it a de facto policy for U.S. Show More Summary

Small apartment becomes bright and efficient after renovation

Complete with tons of storage Light and layout are two key elements of any well-designed apartment. When the owner of this flat in São Paulo bought the space, it was a poorly considered alcove studio with the kitchen hidden behind a partial wall. Show More Summary

Modern prefab home is all steel and wood

An indoor-outdoor paradise For a weekend home focused on outdoor living, you don’t need a lot of interior space—at least, that was the thinking of the owners of this sweet holiday home in Morelos, Mexico. Designed by SOA Soler Orozco...Show More Summary

Tricked-out tiny house makes room for outdoor gear—and a baby

Neat This post was originally published in August 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information. Just because tiny house dwellings have successfully co-opted the backyard shed’s utilitarian style doesn’t mean they can’t still offer a whole bunch of storage. Show More Summary

New tool helps LGBT community parse local non-discrimination housing laws

Trulia’s new feature is available on all property pages Trulia, the real estate website, has released a new tool to help the LGBT community understand non-discrimination laws when it comes to housing, employment, and public accommodations. Show More Summary

Home price growth rate could slow down in 2018, says new report

CoreLogic projects slower home price growth overall, and even a potential decline Stagnant wages and escalating home prices have pushed homeownership out of reach for many Americans, but according to a new report from CoreLogic, theShow More Summary

Looking at this ultra-black Winter Olympics pavilion is like staring into space

A dark structure has landed in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and it’s almost too black to be seen properly. Designed by London-based architect Asif Khan as part of Hyundai Motor’s global mobility initiative, the pavilion is coated in Vantablack...Show More Summary

2018 Winter Olympics’ sweetest digs is this Richard Meier-designed hotel

Ocean views from almost every room Back in 2015, renderings of a striking seaside hotel intended for visitors to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, spread across the internet. With a massive infinity-sign shape, cascading...Show More Summary

1750s colonial with exquisite original details asks $6.2M in Charleston

The Branford-Horry House dates back to before the Revolutionary War 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...Show More Summary

Upside-down tiny house playground will be built this summer

File this under: weird and whimsical Here’s a topsy-turvy playground concept for our topsy-turvy world: The Upside Down House is an adorable multi-colored micro dwelling turned upside down to entertain curious tots. Slated to be built...Show More Summary

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