Queens
The 84-block trip south to Times Square is surprisingly speedy.
Three Unique Homes Fit Under One Roof for an Extended Family in Queens
O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family member occupying...
A Vision for Queens' Version of the High Line
The QueensWay would turn an abandoned stretch of Long Island Railroad track into the borough's newest park.
Cityracks Finalists Announced
The 10 finalists in New York's CityRacks Design Competition have been announced—and more importantly, prototypes of their designs...
New Britannia: London’s Boomlet of Modernist Hotels
London has long drawn visitors to its traditional Tudors, Edwardians, and Vics, architectural styles by turns traditionalist and...
Brooklyn
Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.
A Streamlined Addition Revives a Gloomy Victorian in Sydney
The owners of this semi-detached, south-facing home asked the architects to bring in the light.
Shore Bet
Can smarter materials and better engineering mitigate the risk of living near the...
An Australian Firm Makes Portable Hotel Rooms Out of Shipping Containers
These 20-foot shipping containers are repurposed into stunning luxurious hotel rooms.
In Just 450 Square Feet, A New York Architect Crafts a Multifunctional Apartment of His Own
With a Murphy bed and a revised layout, a studio apartment becomes a transformable one-bedroom.
Spotlight on Isamu Noguchi’s Innovative and Iconic Paper Lanterns
Akari, the massively popular collection of paper lanterns by Isamu Noguchi, is a bridge between age-old craft and modern...
Test Out Tiny House Living at One of These Nature-Immersed Cabin Resorts
If you've been looking for a chance to experience what it'd be like to live in a tiny house, these escapes could give you that...
Ori by Yves Béhar Is the New Robotic Furniture System Poised to Transform Urban Living
Developed with technology out of the MIT Media Lab and designed by Fuseproject, the mobile, modular furniture system is now...
Big on Broadway, Small on Space: Inside the Studio of Actor Adam Kantor
Performer Adam Kantor shares how transforming pieces by Resource Furniture allow him to live large, even in 350 square feet.
Forgo the Tent and Give a Tiny House a Test Drive
Giving users a taste of the tiny house movement, one startup offers compact cabins for short stays.
Undivided Attention
New York mainstay Miya Shoji continues to hone the art of Japanese screen-making.
8 Cool Places to Rent on Your Next Trip to Chicago
With its iconic skyscrapers such as the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower, the Art Deco Carbide & Carbon Building, and modern structures...
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
Rent Out One of These Cool Houseboats or Floating Homes
If being surrounded by water puts you in a good mood, then a modern houseboat may be your perfect escape.
World’s Fair Pavilion: Restoring the Tent of Tomorrow
Matthew Silva’s documentary on New York's World's Fair Pavilion is focused on getting a forgotten modernist structure restored.

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