Foreclosure
The popular myth is that foreclosures can provoke ire in sellers and bad karma for buyers, but this is rarely the case.
Modern History on the Block
Make of it what you will: Welton Becket's "House of Tomorrow" is in foreclosure.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
"Foreclosed" Open Studio at PS1
Back in May, New York’s Museum of Modern Art kicked off a nearly yearlong series of presentations, workshops, and…
Rehousing the American Dream at MoMA
By current estimates, close to 11 million American homeowners are in serious distress, owing more on their homes than…
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of…
12 Tips For Selling Your Home
All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for…
The Bushes' "Modest" Dallas Manse
A story I heard this morning on Morning Edition on NPR reminded me yet again of Americans' outlandish sense of what…
Photos of the Day: Isolated Building Studies
David Schalliol’s photo project showcases the eerie beauty in Chicago's abandoned lots and standalone buildings.
Stress-Test Architecture
An artist-led design project invites curious interlopers to live in a pod prototype built for an uncertain future, and…
Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet
A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an…
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the…
Commons' Grounds
A cornerstone of Portland, Oregon’s plan to eradicate homelessness, the Bud Clark Commons supportive housing project…
Lucky's Break
With a very limited budget and no construction experience, Lucky and Kim Diaz overhauled a wreck of a house into a…
An Introduction to Renting
The American Dream, some say, is all about owning a home. Here’s how you can live the dream without the picket fence…
Ice House Detroit
American cities are not short on abandoned houses, but for great swathes of residential vacancy, Detroit takes the…
Friday Finds 05.03.13
After a long hiatus, we are elated to say that Friday Finds is back in action! From a jazz-soaked film soundtrack to…