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Glitter, glam, grit

The Sunset Strip in the 1980s was nothin’ but a good time—and tight leather and teased hair.

Converted 1926 polo barn asks $2.5M

The structure was originally a 1926 barn for polo horses that has been expanded and modernized for a family.

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Paris unveils Champs-Élysées fountains featuring more than 3,000 Swarovski crystals

Designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec created six new fountains for the Champs-Élysées.

AI software turns simple sketches into photorealistic images in seconds

Using neural networks that have been trained on millions of stock images, the software is able to interpret the intent of an abstract shape and turn it into a real-world scene.

101 things to love about Washington, D.C.

A love letter to the District

How a San Diego YIMBY club changed city politics

A new political movement is shaking up city hall and setting the stage for a big election in 2020

Here’s what the campground of the future could look like

A fantastical and Jetsons-like thought experiment of what camping could look like in 2030.

SF considers banning cashless Amazon stores

Amazon might have to choose between shutting down stores or putting cashiers in cashierless locales.

Chasing Paul Williams

"I wasn’t sure what to look for when I walked into Williams’s buildings, so I searched for clues about the man himself."

Cozy compact cabin remixes the classic A-frame

The cedar-clad home has an irregular "A" shape that’s more right triangle than isosceles.

1930 cottage with Old World charm wants $1.5M

This cute Spanish style house features vaulted beamed ceilings, original hard floors, and colorful floor tile work.

App-controlled camper trailer can haul a Smart car

A mix between a toy hauler and a camping trailer, the Trail Wagon is an app-controlled, stylish alternative meant to match the van that tows it.

Eerily beautiful light installation visualizes impact of sea-level rise

The LED rope lights are connected to sensors that activate when the tide changes.

Santa Monica scooter rider killed in hit-and-run

It’s one of the first fatal electric scooter crashes in Southern California.

New coliving concept for families launches in NYC 

Kin, a collaboration between Common and Tishman Speyer, wants to use tech and shared space to create family-friendly urban living

Ikea’s first city-center store in the U.S. opens in NYC next month

With a focus on serving urban residents, Ikea is set to debut their first small-format, city-center store in the U.S.

Will San Francisco’s housing market be overwhelmed by IPO millionaires?

As Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, and Slack finalize plans to go public, real estate braces for impact

Midcentury meets ’70s glam in this Palm Springs house asking $3.8M

Built in 1973 and still owned by the original family, the 4,535-square-foot house recently underwent a two-year renovation that left no major system untouched.

A modern desert home inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe paintings

With its white stucco walls, dusty color palette, and choice cacti accents, it’s easy to see how the modern desert house plays tribute to the painter’s southwestern aesthetic.

Upzones and affordable housing requirements approved by Seattle City Council

The policy exchanges building capacity for affordable housing requirements

Winnebago’s new camper van is prepped for off-grid adventure

Industry veteran Winnebago is looking to grow their share of the camper van market with a new four-wheel-drive camper van.

Tropical modern home brings the jungle indoors

The three-story home is nestled in the Costa Rican jungle where its lightweight timber-and-steel frame makes it feel like an extension of the landscape.

The rise of velvet in the age of attainable luxury

The fabric is a tactile oasis in a world of visual distraction.

How Seiichi Miyake’s tactile blocks changed cities

Miyake invented tactile blocks that made cities more accessible and easier to navigate.

Charming Victorian with wraparound porch asks $379K

Built in 1895, the home features pocket doors, parquet in-lay floors, and original woodworking.

Frank Lloyd Wright, the latest lifestyle home brand

New licensing push by Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation an effort to get more of architect’s relevant work into contemporary homes

Circular tiny home transforms with sliding walls

A new tiny home concept reimagines compact living as a round, convertible space

Hudson Yards dazzles and distresses visitors on opening day

Some New Yorkers say they are "obsessed" with the complex, while others call it "a shrine to excess"

All the best spring sales to shop this weekend

Find big savings to start the season from stores like Target, Wayfair, and Hay.

Teens are striking for climate action in 100 U.S. cities today—will mayors listen?

Students are walking out of school as part of a coordinated global strike.

Carmel midcentury with guest house seeks $1.32M

Comes with views of the ocean and loads of redwood paneling.

Old warehouse brilliantly transformed into a public library

The sprawling warehouse, which was once used as a holding warehouse for train engines, is now a well-designed community space.

Perfectly preserved midcentury modern house asks $2.5M

This "forgotten" Albert Frey-designed home in Palm Springs features a 600-square-foot overhanging deck and distinctive yellow fiberglass siding.

The ultimate guide to Hudson Yards

Everything you need to know about New York’s game-changing megaproject

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Snarkitecture’s monochromatic wonderland opens at Hudson Yards

Set in NYC’s new Hudson Yards megaproject, the venue will be home to three installations a year beginning with "Lost and Found," a highly photogenic ode to materials and perspectives.

Step inside a NYC townhouse turned into a paradise for high design

The Future Perfect outfitted a five-story West Village townhouse for its new "residential gallery" concept.

Transforming travel trailer features indoor-outdoor kitchen

SylvanSport just debuted the Vast, an innovative camper that aims to shake up the RV industry.

Historic Savannah home with seven fireplaces asks $4M

The restored 5,370-square-foot home features a heated lap pool, carriage house, and original details.

Muji’s self-driving bus is hitting the streets this spring

The slow-moving Gacha will be tested on the streets of Espoo, Finland.