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Why green has overtaken our home decor

Need a little green in your life? These micro terrariums can help

The plastic boxes are filled with puffs of plants and can be arranged into sculptural stairs or Barbie-sized architectural living walls.

101 ways to fight climate change

Curbed searched communities, consulted experts, and pulled from our voluminous coverage on sustainable cities to create a go-to guide for climate action.

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Waymo to manufacture self-driving cars in Detroit

The Google affiliate will redevelop the former American Axle & Manufacturing facility for $13.6 million

The 2020 election and housing issues

News and updates about the 2020 election and housing policy

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Midcentury home of acclaimed photographer Ezra Stoller asks $2.2M

Located about 50 minutes from Manhattan, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom home boasts an impeccable midcentury pedigree.

The best Mother’s Day gifts to shop right now

From a terrazzo cheese board to a fresh-smelling eucalyptus shower spray, these affordable gifts say more than just "Thanks, mom."

These marble-like tables are made from recycled jeans

Sophie Rowley’s designs are a practice in upending expectations.

How global cities are going green

8 policies U.S. cities can follow to help cut emissions.

Shells, feathers, volcanic ash: How exciting materials are powering sustainable design

Milan Design Week 2019 offered materials galore, including inventive uses for natural materials and various new takes on recycled plastic.

How five cities are expanding bike share to underserved communities

Making car-free options available, and more welcoming, to all riders.

Want to understand U.S. real estate trends? Look to Florida

In central Florida, sprawl, supercommuters, and seniors fuel growth.

The best furniture stores in the U.S.

From antique stores in Detroit to a steel and wood manufacturer in Philadelphia, we’ve rounded up 13 standout furniture and decor stores across the U.S.

Mediterranean-style mansion with picture-perfect pool wants $3.7M

Located in Rancho Santa Fe, California, this sprawling house features a dreamy resort-style pool.

Multigenerational home designed like a ‘mini apartment building’

The bottom floors house an office, patio, and bedrooms for the young family, while the upper floor is an apartment for the grandparents.

Work requirements for housing aid aren’t very effective, finds study

An Urban Institute investigation of a Chicago program found it did little to improve residents’ income.

Philippe Starck’s new Kartell chair was designed with help from AI

See what happens when a computer and design legend collaborate.

The Hillsborough Flintstone House: Look inside the home that has city leaders fuming

Yabba dabba redo.

10 things to ask before buying your first camper van

Whether you want to go the DIY route or buy from a manufacturer, here are 10 things to consider before you go all-in on a purchase.

The business of van life

How the RV industry is falling short, and how van lifers are filling the gap.

Architect’s family home is a midcentury dream asking $1.7M

Designed by North Carolina architect F. Carter Williams, this home is a mix of blue stone, glass, and warm-toned woods.

Buffy’s new comforter is made entirely from plants

The all-eucalyptus bedding is designed to keep you cool.

Wedding gifts that won’t get Kondo’d

Your soon-to-be-married friends and family will want kitchen and dining gifts. Here’s what to get them.

Impressive robot-built pavilions were inspired by nature

The wizards of futuristic building processes at the University of Stuttgart’s Institute of Computational Design have done it again.

10 most high-design marijuana dispensaries in the U.S.

Gone are blacked-out windows and the faint smell of pachouli at your local head shop, the next generation of dispensaries are well-lit, airy, and spacious.

Inside an ultra stylish hotel where all the furniture and art is for sale

The founders of Milan’s gorgeous Six Gallery space just created a shoppable hotel in the same 16th-century monastery.

All the best spring sales to shop this weekend

Save on outdoor furniture, Scandinavian design, small appliances, and more.

Retro-inspired camper trailer is coming to the U.S.

The Barefoot Caravan will be manufactured in North America by NüCamp RV.

Notre Dame fire cause may have been electrical

Investigators are closer to discovering the cause of the devastating fire that damaged Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral this week.

Historic Queen Anne features incredible woodworking for $425K

Constructed in 1903, this Victorian boasts a wraparound deck, dreamy turret, and intricate wood features.

The city dweller’s guide to gardening

To help city or apartment dwellers with little to no outdoor space, we’ve compiled the best products for gardening in small spaces.

These massive concrete objects are moveable by hand

Inspired by the Moai statues on Easter Island, researchers wanted to create large-scale stone objects that could be moved without cranes or heavy equipment.

New national park guides make RV camping easy

RV rental company Outdoorsy just launched RV guides to national and state parks.

Small apartment comes with a clever nap pod

The 495-square-foot apartment comprises a monochromatic plywood and pine wood interior that gives the space a tawny glow.

A Green New Deal would be a boon for construction jobs, says report

Clean energy jobs pay better, can be tool for equity, says Brookings report

Storybook Hamptons house asks $3.8M

The 2008 home was built to resemble an old sea captain’s house.

A beginner’s guide to Philly modernism

The architects and structures that shaped the 20th-century style—and the fate of their legacy.

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Why an AI ‘spellcheck for buildings’ may be sunk by copyright law

UpCodes, a startup trying to disrupt the business of building codes, believes fair use means free access.

3D-printed chair folds all the way up

A new prototype from French designer Patrick Jouin folds up like a high-design picnic chair.

Converted school bus is a cozy tiny home on wheels

From kid-hauling bus to 210-square-feet of style, this roving home on wheels is nicer than some apartments.

Noguchi Museum plans major expansion in Long Island City

The Queens institution, which is dedicated to the life and work of Isamu Noguchi, will become more accessible to visitors

Notre Dame fire: What was saved and what was lost

The cathedral has received more than $1 billion in pledges to rebuild.