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Senator Warren has a $450 billion plan to fix the housing crisis

The American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2018 addresses housing supply, discrimination, financing, zoning, and taxes.

Amazon invests in prefab startup focused on smart home tech

Could this investment in California-based Plant Prefab be a new avenue for Alexa expansion?

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Seattle mayor continues to explore congestion pricing in proposed budget

Mayor Jenny Durkan first floated congestion pricing in her climate change plan

Memphis downtown boom fueled by riverfront city’s rich history

Adaptive reuse of breweries, bakeries, and warehouses have brought new life to Bluff City.

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Double A-frame Eichler in Northern California asks $2.7M

Built by Joseph Eichler in 1968, the four-bedroom, two-bath home features gabled roofs, exposed rafters and beams, and tongue-and-groove paneling.

Spunky midcentury modern on stilts asks $3.2M in the Hollywood Hills

Architect Richard Banta designed it for himself.

Treehouse-like modern cabin comes with a hammock deck

D12 Design’s latest Forest House is perched on a rocky drop-off among a tangle of tree branches.

The Netherlands is testing a bike lane made from recycled plastic

A new 100-foot stretch of bike lane in Zwolle is made from 70 percent recycled plastic, which includes waste from plastic bottles, festival beer cups, packaging, and plastic furniture.

Midcentury masterpiece by Frank Lloyd Wright protege seeks $1.2M

Late architect Dennis Blair regarded the suburban Chicago home as his greatest residential work.

It’s the ideas that matter, not the classification of them

The inaugural monthly column from Curbed’s editor-in-chief turns an eye to ethos versus aesthetics, and the legacy of Postmodernism following the loss of Robert Venturi.

7 van conversion companies that can build your dream camper

Chosen because of their reputations, verified quality of work, and innovative ideas, here are seven companies that can help make your van life dreams a reality.

Three-story Lake Claire modern in woodsy setting harkens Denmark, requests $835K

Accessed by a sculptural bridge, wood-clad residence brings forested feel to city living.

Inside an architect’s light-filled family home in a pedigreed Chicago tower

With a view of the city—and Lake Michigan.

Restored 1797 barn house asks $1.2M in Connecticut

Originally constructed in 1797, the barn suffered from a fire before it was purchased and restored by design-minded owners in 2014.

What’s going on with MVRDV’s new buildings in Seoul?

The Dutch architecture firm, known for its wild ideas, designed the two buildings as part of an amusement park-meets-nightclub that sits on the outskirts of the city.

Logan Circle townhouse with poetic pedigree and a wine cellar drops for $2.9M

The house with six bedrooms and six bathrooms once home to prominent playwright and poet Georgia Douglas Johnson.

Climate change will strike U.S. National Parks hardest and fastest, says study

Temperatures in the most exposed parks could rise 16 degrees Fahrenheit by 2100.

Why mayors and urban leaders will have a bigger impact in 2018 elections

With records of real accomplishment in cities, mayors and city leaders are hoping to win over voters statewide.

You can walk on the roof of this sloping brick library in India

This vaulted brick structure rises into a mound-like extension of the ground and allows people to walk over it.

Camper van sleeps four and hides a clever bathroom

Based outside of Los Angeles, RB Components provides adventurers with both fully built out vans and the parts to do it themselves.

8 tips for renovating a small space

Interior designer Jessica Helgerson, tiny home designer and inhabitant, shares her time-tested strategies.

French retirement home gets the millennial pink treatment

The color is the result of mixing red concrete with pink terra cotta, which also gives the space a beautifully imperfect texture.

Where to see New England’s spectacular fall foliage this year

Experts say it’s going to be a particularly incandescent autumn in terms of leaf-changing. Here’s where to take in the colors in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.

Historic mansion with 7 fireplaces asks $650K

Located on 3.5 acres about 1.5 hours west of Boston, the eight-bedroom, five-bath home was constructed in 1900 and painfully restored in the 1980s.

Flood insurance is broken

Hurricane Florence underscores how our current system of rebuilding after storms can’t afford a future of more frequent and powerful weather.

Fake ’50s town offers real benefits for people with dementia

Town Square is a 9,000-square-foot replica of a 1950s-era town in Chula Vista, California.

Sony’s $2,900 robot dog now on sale in the U.S.

The robotic companion puppy will react to seasons and weather, learn new tricks, and use its nose camera (plus facial recognition) to seek out its owner.

Striking 1960s post and beam by Buff and Hensman seeks $1.4M

The glassy modern features wood-paneled walls, Saltillo tile floors, and vintage teak cabinetry.

The glitz and glamour of Hollywood Park

LA’s flashy new football stadium is rising on the grounds of a legendary racetrack once described as too beautiful for words.

Cozy historic cottage with beamed ceilings asks $344K

On the market for the first time in 35 years, this three-bedroom, two-bath clapboard-frame house one hour east of Newark is packed with charm.

Masterpieces of Robert Venturi, a postmodern architecture icon

From Vanna Venturi House to Learning from Las Vegas, a look at the designer and theorist’s most important works.

Volkswagen debuts electric cargo version of iconic hippie van

Made for businesses and anyone hauling product from place to place, the I.D. Buzz Cargo bus is an on-the-go office on wheels.

Queen Anne stunner in Tulpehocken Station Historic District asks $899K

The multi-unit property dates back to 1896, and offers a chance to rent out rooms.

Postmodernism trailblazer Robert Venturi dies at age 93

The late architect retired from his firm in 2016.

How architects and designers are rebuilding Puerto Rico

From rethinking resiliency to strengthening infrastructure and building codes, there’s considerable work to be done.

Midcentury modern classic in Zilker asks $1.695M

A 1955 home by local legend A.D. Stenger has been revamped and expanded, but retains his trademark style

El Niño watch: Here’s what it means for cities

There’s a 70 percent chance of an El Niño event occurring this winter

Trump’s tent camp for migrant children expands

Like the border wall, a tent city is a physical manifestation of the Trump administration’s immigration agenda.

New home flipping platform sells to the first bidder, not the highest

Bungalo is the latest startup hoping to upend the real estate transaction.

Marines 3D printed an entire concrete barrack in less than two days

The U.S. Marine Corps recently finished its first 3D-printed barracks, and it’s a sign of what’s to come for rapid-built housing.

In Times Square, two historic theaters get ready for the spotlight once again

Take a look at the redevelopment plans for the Times Square Theater, and the Palace Theater.