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Before and After: A Renovated Artist's Studio Is Now an Airy, Efficient Home

In Paris, a painter's granddaughter turns a 484-square-foot studio into a minimalist family home that abounds with smart storage and integrated furniture.<p>Originally built in the 1950s, a 484-square-foot garage in the 14th arrondissement of Paris was converted into a work studio with a kitchen, …

The Trump Administration’s War on New Housing

Americans need more affordable housing. Steel and lumber tariffs are not going to help.<p>As the nationwide housing affordability crisis deepens, the Trump administration is moving to adopt steel and aluminum tariffs that will make it worse, particularly in dense urban cities. This move follows new …

Housing

What Airbnb Did to New York City

Airbnb’s effects on the city’s housing market have been dramatic, a report suggests. And other cities could soon see the same pattern.<p>There are two kinds of horror stories about Airbnb. When the home-sharing platform first appeared, the initial cautionary tales tended to emphasize extreme guest …

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Striking maps reveal the huge wealth gap between American cities and the rest of the country

In the United States, your location is tied to how much money you can earn. Wealth is increasingly concentrating in urban centers like San Francisco, Washington, DC, and New York.<p>A new interactive map— which plots average incomes in counties across the US — highlights this modern reality.<p>Developed …

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See Ricardo Bofill's Converted Cement Factory Studio Through The Lens Of Marc Goodwin

Architecture photographer Marc Goodwin is continually adding to his world atlas of architecture offices. While photographing studios in Barcelona, …

21 Detailed Construction Sections for Wood Structures

Wood is one of the oldest materials that man has used to build their homes and take refuge from the weather. Wood does not only fulfill a structural …

America's First Urbanist

George Tucker was a 19th century public intellectual who appreciated cities as engines of progress and offered some of the clearest early statements on their behalf. His ideas today still sound impressively modern.<p>Nearly two centuries before Edward Glaeser or Richard Florida, there was George …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the …

Mapping America's Intractable Homelessness Problem

A new data project aims to help people understand one of the country’s most complex and enduring challenges.<p>America has an enduring homelessness problem, with incredible human and economic costs. When they’re acknowledged, homeless people are routinely shunned and criminalized, and often considered …

Boston Mayor Names City’s First Chief Resilience Officer

This week, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh appointed Atyia Martin as the city’s first chief resilience officer. According to Boston public radio station …

Boston Marathon

The Many Benefits of Making One-Way Streets Two-Way

Safer traffic, for one thing.<p>From a traffic engineering perspective, one-way streets are all about speed. Without the danger of oncoming traffic, one-way streets can feel like an invitation to hit the gas. But swift traffic flow isn’t the only factor by which progressive cities judge their streets, …

Stockholm Is Banning Cars to Promote Green Energy

The city wants its citizens to envision life with fewer cars and more alternate modes of transport.<p>Stockholm is scrapping its cars. At least, for a day. The Swedish capital plans to block the use of motorized vehicles in the city center for one day on Sept. 19, as a way to help citizens envision …

Affordable Housing, Always

Gentrification is pushing long-term residents out of urban neighborhoods. Can collective land ownership keep prices down permanently?<p>AUSTIN, Tex.—Not long ago, inner cities were riddled with crime and blight and affluent white residents high-tailed it to the suburbs, seeking better schools, safer …

Housing

How Prefab Honeycomb Homes Could Help the Affordable Housing Problem

These customizable hexagons from U.K.-based Hivehaus offer the promise of fast, cheap density.<p>Every county in the U.S. needs more affordable housing, and that calls for fast and cheap construction of living space. A new company promises just that, with help from the architectural principles of …

12 ways to make cities more child-friendly

1. THE STREET AS A PLAYGROUND – Sometimes, creating a unique sense of place can be as simple as hanging a swing from a tree. It’s an inexpensive and …

Rafa Nadal | Financial Times

Rafa Nadal does not believe it. He never has and he never will. And that, he maintains, is the secret of his success, the reason why, embarking on …

Madurismo pendiente de la "conspiración" de la nueva Miss Universo

Lapatilla<p>Los “teóricos de la conspiración vinculados al gobierno de Nicolás Maduro”, están sugiriendo “seguir muy de cerca el discurso y la ceremonia …

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The Neighborhood Data Portal Every City Needs

Hints for exploration!<p>This graphic is meant to be explored. Almost every part of the maps and charts can be clicked on for more information.<p>Things …

A New Documentary Explores the Politics of 'Bikes vs. Cars'