Historic Housing Complex Transformation in England
In Sheffield, England, a historic housing complex is transformed from a city nuisance into a budding neighborhood.
Geometric Pool with a View in Phoenix
Perched on picturesque Echo Mountain in Phoenix, this Wendell Burnette-designed desert home featured from our Indoor Outdoor...
A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile
Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.
10 Coastal Prefabs That Bring Modular Housing to the Beach
When an efficient prefab can become a coastal retreat with a spectacular view to boot—it makes a very compelling case for not...
A Complex Story
My father’s prefabricated housing project, Habitat ’67, broke ground in April of 1965.
Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston
By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable...
As Housing Costs Soar, Two Homes Multiply to Seven
In Vancouver, an innovative approach to urban infill brings new life to a community.
London Industrial Compound Converted Into Modern Housing
A commercial-to-residential renovation nods toward the building's industrial heritage.
7 Inspiring Solutions For Disaster Relief Housing
Inspired by a builder's response to the devastating wildfires across California, we're taking a look at seven recent designs for...
A Renowned Florida Architect's Geometric Family Home Hits the Market For the First Time
Architect William Morgan designed this distinctive, triangular house in Atlantic Beach, Florida, which is now selling for $1.75...
A New Concept For Modular, Affordable Housing Is Coming to London's Vacant Buildings
A forward-thinking architectural practice partners with a premier property guardian to create a concept for high-quality housing...
Super Green Affordable Housing Introduces Passive Design to the Masses
Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House standards are bringing European-style energy efficiency to a new demographic...
Is The Right To Housing Real?
Nowhere do questions of the built environment reveal themselves more than when dealing with the fundamental issue of housing.
Co-Housing Zero
What happens when a group of friends decide to build their own...
Green Urban Housing in Philadelphia
By keeping the budget strict, the insulation tight, and its values clear, Philadelphia’s Postgreen Homes shows a little brotherly...
Housing in Crisis Part 4: Lures Cast by Creative Developers
Fact: Urban areas, including those in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, have been experiencing exponential growth of inner-city...
Circular Affordable Housing Prototype
Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.
Affordable Housing for China
Over a million people have moved to Guangzhou in the past eight years, making the city's population nearly ten million today.
Housing in Crisis, Part 1
$1.4 million. This is the average sale price of an apartment in New York City in fall 2008.

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