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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘Artist’s Dream’ is a houseboat for all seasons

This shingled, two-story houseboat just a few blocks up from Gasworks Park in Wallingford has cozy areas to cuddle up inside and outdoor options for whatever nature throws at you.

Florida town is first in the world to test autonomous school shuttles

This fall, the planned community has partnered with Transdev to launch a pilot program for self-driving shuttle buses that can transport up to 12 children at a time.

Shipping container house in the desert asks $610K

Measuring 2,969 square feet, the house was designed around two stacks of shipping containers with an expansive area in the middle.

Cities, obsessed with electric cars, overlook simple solutions at the Global Climate Action Summit

Walking and biking will reduce emissions faster.

6 tips for maximizing small-space storage

From taking inventory of your belongings to tricking out the closets, here are six steps for making the most of your space.

Heartbreakingly beautiful Hayes Valley Victorian seeks $2.9 million

Located next to a mini park and garden.

Apartment-like camper expands to four times its size

The ioCamper can be used on the go or as a permanent tiny guesthouse.

9 cities with smart ideas to improve transportation

From planning for walkable neighborhoods to autonomous transit, how some U.S. cities plan to upgrade public transit.

How safe are New York’s ubiquitous fire escapes?

New Yorkers often treat these archaic means of egress as their own private balcony, but should they?

Untouched midcentury modern gem asks $535K

This four-bedroom, three-bath Eichler-inspired home about 45 minutes northwest of Atlanta maintains almost all of its original features.

New app Dryp wants to be your ‘personal plant assistant’

Currently fundraising on Kickstarter, Dryp aims to be a one-stop shop for wannabe green thumbs.

Campaign launched to give scooters to Detroit kids

Project Free Bird aims to give scooters to Detroit’s youth.

Tiny house tries indoor-outdoor living with sliding roof

This tiny home has not one but two lofts, and one of them opens directly to the great outdoors.

New ‘Airstream hotel’ coming to Yosemite National Park

Stay in one of 80 iconic silver bullet trailers or 15 luxury glamping tents.

Swedish apartment for sale is a daring mix of old and new

It’s full of beautifully ornate elements that feel almost edgy next to the home’s modern features.

Brutalist beauty in Texas Hill Country asks $849K

Raw concrete doesn’t always elicit the same sort of cozy feeling as a farmhouse, but it can make for some gorgeous architecture.

Inside Jeanne Gang’s Solstice on the Park

The striking apartment tower is a future Hyde Park icon in the making.