Houses

A startup invented this $10,000 house that can be built in one day

When you do it yourself, building a tiny house of around 400-square-feet typically takes a couple months (depending on the design) and costs tens of thousands of dollars in materials.<p>A San Francisco-based housing startup called Apis Cor says it can do the same job much faster and for a lower price. …

3D Printing

A Circular House Lets Its Residents Engage The Forest Surroundings

The 360 Villa is an unusual home with a name that pretty much describes the major things that define it. The house is placed in a clearing in a …

Interior Design

A chic home that cost just $60k (with floor plan)

Before we begin to show you this beautiful home, we want to make it clear that the cost of the project is very much affected by where this home was …

Interior Design

Tiny Porches and Patios That Are Giving Us Major Inspiration

© Hector Manuel Sanchez<p>Coastal Patio<p>A recessed, built-in window seat doesn’t take up valuable real estate on this little patio. Garden stools that …

Interior Design

Cloud House makes it rain on demand with creative water harvesting system

You won’t have to do a rain dance to make it rain at the Cloud House—sitting in one of its rocking chairs should do the trick. Artist Matthew …

Lifestyle

Architect Robert Gurney’s 5 best homes in the D.C. area

All sleek, glassy, and oh-so-Modern<p>In Washington, D.C., there are plenty of architects worth knowing, from James Hoban (designer of the White House) to Suman Sorg (designer of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence). One architect in particular is known for his Modern, meticulously detailed …

Architecture

East Hampton home with parts from 1680 currently in contract

The home was renovated in 2015<p>The East Hampton home that made headlines for having parts which date back all the way to 1680 is currently under contract through Sotheby’s International Realty.<p>The home was listed for $3,995,000 back in 2015, but according to its listing, the price has gone down to …

Hamptons

Renovated Chelsea studio with an unusual bathroom situation wants $469K

Wait until you see this<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>The Six-Digit Club</i><i>, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the</i> <i>tipline</i><i>.</i><p>For being such a small space, there’s a lot going on in this Chelsea studio. …

Bathrooms

Inside Drake's $8 million mansion with a pool that puts Hugh Hefner to shame

What does it mean to live like Drake, the No. 1 man in the rap game?<p>The hip-hop superstar reveals himself in all his new music, including his latest project, "More Life," which is touted as a "playlist" and includes some of the rapper and singer's best tracks to date.<p>He may not talk about the …

Real Estate

Before & After: An Old Stone Storybook House in Woodstock, NY

Linda Facci and Gene Gironda love working on home DIY projects together, which is what they do after spending working weeks apart. Linda, the …

Modern Architecture

You'll Never Believe What This Modern Farmhouse Used to Look Like

The only thing INC Architecture & Design kept from the original residence was the foundation<p><b>The Transformation:</b> Jade-Snow Carroll and her husband, Ian Rasch of Alander Construction, dreamed of living in a contemporary farmhouse, but with their lush new property in Hillsdale, New York, came a retro …

Architecture

Enchanting 1880s Italianate home asks $265K

It’s located in Carthage, Missouri<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Carthage, Missouri<p><b>Price:</b> $265,000<p>This picture-perfect Italianate mansion in …

Design

Car Park House

The spectacular "Car Park House" is a private residence designed by Anonymous Architects, with impressive views of Los Angeles, California. The …

Los Angeles

Malibu-Style Spec Home Hits the Market in Hamptons for $18.75M

The 10,000-square-foot house, near Eli Manning’s new place, has attracted the interest of another star NFL player<p>A newly listed spec home in the …

Beach Houses

The 10 most expensive homes available on the North Fork right now

Most of which are on Shelter Island<p>25 Nostrand Parkway, Shelter Island<p>At the number one spot, this seven-bedroom, seven-and a-half bath house is for sale in Shelter Island for $32,000,000. It’s been featured in Curbed Hamptons several times, mostly among the most expensive homes listings, …

Real Estate

How to build a pool: 11 step-by-step examples

A swimming pool can be essential for surviving summer in South Africa. Having a spot where you can have a nice cool dip, play with the kids or host a …

Landscaping

Bravos House: Encased in Moving Wooden Panels and Slats

Draped ever so elegantly in a wood made of Cumaru, a Brazilian tree species, the <b>Bravos House</b> in the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil cleverly brings …

Interior Design

Passive townhouses in Capitol Hill win national award for green building

The 10-home complex is open, sustainable, and social<p>A Capitol Hill passive townhouse project finished last year has been recognized for creativity, sustainability, and innovation. SolHaus, a 10-home project finished last year by Cascade Built and b9 Architects, won a Green Building Home of the Year …

Architecture

HGTV Sets 'Fixer Upper' Spinoff, Following 'Flip or Flop' Playbook

HGTV is spinning off its top-rated series, “Fixer Upper,” the company said Wednesday during its upfront advertising event. Sorry, Chip — there’s …

Real Estate

Modern ‘treehouse’ spins out for 360-degree mountain views

The timber-clad home is vertically organized around a central spiral staircase<p>The Qiyunshan Tree House in the Huangshan mountains of China manages to artfully embody two fun architectural trends: elevated “tree house” buildings and modern, “spun out” floor plans. This combination has resulted …

Architecture

A stunning lake house

A big, comfortable and stylish lake house is a dream come true for those who love to get away from the noise of the city and indulge in relaxed …

Interior Design

A Secret, Little Glass Home in the Heart of New York

ON A QUIET BLOCK in the East 50s in Manhattan, set between a music school and a prewar apartment building a coin’s toss from the noise of subway construction, sits a discreet, Modernist marvel: Philip Johnson’s 1950 Rockefeller Guest House. One of several private New York residences the architect …

Lifestyle

Lake Flato-designed award-winning desert home on the market for $2.7M

The 2009-built residence is located in Scottsdale, Arizona<p>San Antonio-based architecture firm Lake|Flato is known for designing some spectacular residences like this lakeside retreat and this desert dwelling—in addition to building the “best damn barns in the country,” according to actor Tommy Lee …

Architecture

A Home That Honors Black History in New Orleans: Before & "Almost-After"

Adjacent to the statement couch (pink, velvet, <i>and</i> tufted) and just underneath a crystal chandelier are a pair of movie theater seats. They're a faded shade of sunshine and they fold up demurely, a grounding element in an otherwise happy-swanky room. K.V. Harper, the owner and designer of this home, …

New Orleans

Modern Francisville home in old warehouse lists for $1.3M

It’s now the most expensive home for sale in the neighborhood<p>Francisville is no stranger to new construction these days, with vacant lots filling up with multi-residential developments left and right. But in addition to the new builds, there’s a good mix of older structures that have been rehabbed …

Real Estate

Nightingale Residence

Located on Nightingale Drive in the Doheny Estates, the Nightingale Residence comprises of 9,268 square feet, and sits atop a hillside providing sweeping outlines of the Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills to Century City, the Pacific Ocean, and downtown Los Angeles.

Architecture

Here’s what we learned from John Abraham’s tour of his ‘Villa in the Sky’

Here’s what we learned from John Abraham’s tour of his ‘Villa in the Sky’<p>John Abraham likes everything the same way he likes his beach shorts – …

Architecture

Kitchen of the Week: Urban Tropical, A Simon Astridge Kitchen Addition

How does a minimalist London kitchen design evolve into a tropical sun chamber? “We were approached by a couple with two young kids to extend and …

Interior Design

Luxury Real Estate Watch: The Jade Signature opening in late 2017

The luxury real estate market in Miami is on fire. The Dime List brings you a sneak peek of the brand new <b>Jade Signature</b>at 16901 Collins Avenue in …

Hotels

Tour This Stunning Blue and White Lowcountry Beach House

The sea's preeminent hue rules in this coastal Georgia home. Here, designer Meg Braff shows how to go all in on pattern, contrast, and pairings with …

Beach Houses