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Here are the five designs competing for O’Hare Airport’s $8.5B expansion

Top architects are vying for what is arguably the city’s most significant infrastructure project in a generation.

Ikea is launching a customizable modular bed 

It’s the next step in Ikea’s open-source "platform for living".

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Student debt hinders millennial homeownership

New Fed study estimates 400,000 more young adults would be homeowners, if not for student debt burdens.

Hunker down in your own hobbit house for $275K

Designed and built in 1972 by architect Mike McGuire, the home features two arched glass openings set into the rolling countryside.

Bright lights, small city

Moving to a new city in my 40s was less about making mistakes I could learn from and more about making choices I believed in.

Bright pink tiny home was designed to free you of mortgages

Built on a flatbed trailer with a hitch that connects to a car, Magenta is designed for on-road living.

Inside 15 Hudson Yards, the NYC megaproject’s first residential tower

The condo tower at Hudson Yards is ready for its close-up

World’s largest roofing company is getting into solar

Standard Industries just launched a startup dedicated to bringing solar power to new roofing projects in the U.S.

New PBS doc The Swamp explores how Florida land rush reshaped the state

The story of how Americans conquered, colonized, and eventually preserved, the Everglades.

Former HGTV Dream Home hits market for $1.9M

The 1974 contemporary in Washington state was remodeled and upgraded to be HGTV’s Dream Home in 2018.

Winnebago debuts new wheelchair-friendly RV collection 

The campers boast wheelchair lifts, roll-in showers, and wider hallways.

Snøhetta’s new design for 550 Madison Avenue gets broad support from architects

During a two-hour Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing, architects weighed in on the new design

European coliving developer plans $300M U.S. expansion

Quarters aims to build big in major U.S. cities and by 2022, become the nation’s largest coliving operator.

New transit group wants to steer cities toward better scooter policy

The New Urban Mobility Alliance wants to help cities makes sense of today’s transit technology

Can indie design brands thrive in today’s volatile market?

West Elm’s "exclusive retailer" deal with the young design brand Good Thing reflects the realities of an increasingly competitive industry.

Modern Japanese house is serious courtyard goals

The 1,700-square-foot home is able to expertly merge indoor and outdoor living thanks to its unusual layout.

In coworking era, pricey urban real estate does double duty

Restaurants-turned-offices, pop-up retail, and shared kitchens underscore demand for flexible space.

Buy your own Frank Lloyd Wright house for $695K

One of only three Wright homes built in Cincinnati, the Usonian house was designed to resemble a ship.

Snøhetta designs modern cabin retreats for hospital patients

The cabins are only 300 feet away from hospital entrances, but they feel like they’re a world away.

Historic riverfront mansion just outside NYC asks $5M

Built in 1929, the Georgian Revival building features a stately portico, lots of symmetry, and a loggia that opens onto a stone terrace.

Arthur Elrod and the vibrant, modern interiors of Palm Springs

For clients that included Lucille Ball, the prolific designer blended minimalist interiors, bulky furniture pieces, and opulent antiques.

Sleek camper van pops the top to sleep four

The compact design features a kitchen, two sleeping spaces, and a rear wet bath.

Is this 10-year calendar a productivity dream or nightmare?

The Decade Planner is a massive gridded calendar that lets you meticulously plot your life for the next ten years.

West Elm acquires affordable design brand Good Thing as partner

The direct-to-consumer home goods company founded by Jamie Wolfond will no longer manufacture its own products.

Disparate impact, the latest civil rights tool in Ben Carson’s crosshairs, explained

How the Trump administration plans to weaken housing discrimination regulations.

Stone home dazzles with a cool brick-like facade

It’s travertine like you’ve never seen it before.

Adorable A-frame in the woods asks $565K

Built in 1964, the one-bedroom home sits on 2.5 acres of forested land.

Affordable A-frame house can be built by just two people

Estonia-based Avrame sells 11 different models of A-frames, from tiny backyard sheds to larger versions that can comfortably fit a family.

Midcentury design spotlighted in new doc series on evolving American style 

The series surveys how the country’s evolving style through the decades has been informed by political, social, and economic climates of the time.

Airy midcentury modern with golf course views asks $495K

Not far from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Turkel House in Detroit, this golf club community home boasts plenty of midcentury flair across 3,400 square feet.

Tiny houses are thriving in the Sims 4 video game

For a growing number of players of Sims 4, a dream home means a modest micro dwelling plopped onto a small plot of land.

For $6M, this 1848 Greek Revival home in Savannah is a dream renovation

Respectfully modernized four-story is the Hostess City of the South’s second most expensive listing right now.

Ikea is launching affordable smart blinds this April

Two years after releasing smart lightbulbs, Ikea is back with motorized blinds that rise and lower with the touch of a button.

Trump’s border wall could be built with Puerto Rico reconstruction money

Funds meant for storm-damaged areas across the U.S. could be reallocated for wall construction if the president declares a national emergency.

California’s new governor: ‘We’re not playing small ball on housing’

Newsom wants to strip transportation funding from cities that fail to meet housing production goals.

How your online shopping snarls traffic on city streets

This past holiday season saw a 5 percent increase in e-commerce deliveries year over year. That meant more trucks, more stops, and more congestion.

Vespa-inspired scooters to debut in Austin

Ojo to launch 100 ‘adult commuter scooters’ with moped-like design

How a recession could impact the housing market

The fundamentals of the housing market are strong. But is it recession-proof?

New electric bike is based on a 1941 Jean Prouvé design

Designed for urban riders, the Coleen has the same cruiser DNA, only updated with some high-tech features.