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Rad Home Goods Line Manages to Make Concrete Look Delicate

With inspiration from Félix Candela Lowly concrete has been deployed to elegant, striking effect in residential architecture recently, and now the material will also surprise and delight on a much smaller scale. In a new line of home...Show More Summary

Pokémon Maps are Trying to Aggregate Every Single Pokémon, Stop, and Gym

Be the very best Curbed’s city sites have been hard at work mapping out where to catch Pokémon, but now there’s not one but two resources—and more to come, surely—that are trying to catch ‘em all—that is, by aggregating all of the Pokémon Go sightings in a single map. Show More Summary

Walkability Is Key for Transit Use, Says New Study

If people can’t get to transit on foot, they’re not likely to use it A new study by nonprofit transit advocacy group TransitCenter confirms a piece of conventional wisdom city dwellers have long known: If a transit stop is not within walking distance, it’s not likely to be used very often. Show More Summary

Sublime Smart Home Updates the Traditional Ranch

Featuring an amazing century-old oak Another day, another swoon-worthy modern home from California—not that we mind. Built around a century-old oak in the Santa Lucia mountains of Carmel, CA, Ranch OH by Feldman Architecture and landscape designers at Bernard Trainor + Associates reimagines the traditional ranch house as a stunning modern retreat. Show More Summary

MTV’s ‘Real World’: Every Single Outrageous House, Mapped

Where reality TV was born When 'The Real World' debuted in 1992, reality TV was in its infancy, people used pagers, and MTV still aired music videos. The idea was novel: throw seven strangers into a house for several months and filmShow More Summary

China’s ban on ‘weird architecture’ is not going particularly well

It seems unlikely that this toilet-shaped building is in compliance with the new rules China, a country that is home to ten replica White Houses (including one that functions as a prison), issued a directive back in February demanding...Show More Summary

Inside a Creative Director’s Eclectic Beach Getaway

It’s filled with art and other objects It makes sense that the Sag Harbor Bay cottage of Anthony Sperduti is filled with art, photography, and other objects that the Partners & Spade creative director and co-founder has collected over the years. Show More Summary

Medieval Italian Fort Transformed Into Stunning Public Library

A renovation where past and future collide One of the most historically significant structures in Bergamo, Italy, the Torre del Borgo was built in the 12th century as a sturdy, fortified tower. But time takes its toll on all things,Show More Summary

Charming Victorian with River Views Asks $1.99M

Lovely 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: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York Price:...Show More Summary

New Amsterdam Hostel Features Quirky, Colorful Accommodations

Would you stay here? If you’re traveling to Europe soon and haven’t booked your hotels yet, why not consider staying at a Generator Hostel? Known for its non-traditional, high-design aesthetic, Generator Hostel—available to book forShow More Summary

The Surprising Origins of the Tiny House Phenomenon

Tiny houses are as variable as the people who love them. They can be gingerbread cottages or ice fishing shacks, sit on wheels or float on water. Some settle like dust motes in the wilderness, while others sprout in inner-city lots.Show More Summary

Spanish Loft Reno Combines Modernism With Old World Charm

Lofty living near the beach For years, this small apartment near Malvarrosa Beach on the coast of Valencia, Spain, was a cramped, divided space. A low plaster ceiling concealed the true height of the gable and a tiny interior courtyard...Show More Summary

Gorgeous Hilltop Modern Home Nestles Into California Forest

Swoon! The heat has us swooning for all the gorgeous summer-ready properties all over the country, but this particular stunner in Larkspur, California knocked us out cold. Designed by Jensen Architects, the minimalist, modern Larkspur Hilltop, as it’s called, nestles into a foresty hillside in Marin County and offers views of Mt. Show More Summary

ASH NYC Creates Clean, Modern Apartments in 1870s Providence Building

Scandi vibes aplenty Over in downtown Providence’s historic Custom House District, a circa-1875 High Victorian Gothic building has been reimagined as boutique apartment complex, with 10 streamlined, modern units housed above a hip donut shop. Show More Summary

Hotel Minibars Get a Chic, High-Tech Update

We dig these Minibars are not, generally speaking, anything to write home about: In addition to being an invitation to incur additional cost on your likely already-pricey vacation, they’re often hidden behind whatever compressed-wood paneling is the theme of the suite. Show More Summary

Coworking Spaces by Day, Restaurants by Night: A New Office Model

A new startup allows you to work in a restaurant for less than the cost of a traditional coworking space Now here’s a brilliant idea that seems both obvious and ingenious: Spacious, a new startup based in New York, aims to transformShow More Summary

Four Seasons Restaurant Auction: A Look at What's in the Sale

The auction kicks off on the morning of Tuesday, July 26 New York City’s Four Seasons Restaurant will soon be no more—at least as it exists in Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Building on Manhattan’s east side. Elements of the iconic, landmarked...Show More Summary

New Real Estate Site for Millennials Targets Commute, Restaurants, and More

Casamatic starts the search with your needs rather than a locale The idea seems like a no-brainer: If people can fill out a detailed questionnaire to find a partner to spend their life with, shouldn’t they be able to do the same forShow More Summary

Richard Meier's Lake Michigan Stunner Receives Historic Designation

It was restored over a period of four years by its current owners The Douglas House in Harbor Springs, Michigan by Pritzker-winning architect Richard Meier has received historic designation from the National Register of Historic Places. Designed...Show More Summary

Human Sewage: Building Material of the Future?

S#$ing bricks If you thought that paving roads with asphalt made of pig manure was a weird, prepare yourself for an even weirder construction material: human poo. That’s right. Researchers at Universiti Teknologi MARA in Malaysia have...Show More Summary

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