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Rendering via SHoP Architects The first official renderings of Uber's new headquarters in San Francisco have just been released. The two-building complex, designed by New York's go-to megaproject architects SHoP, should be ready to receive the ride-sharing platform's small corporate...Curbed15 mins ago
If you own a home and pay for a mortgage, you could reduce your payments by an average of $3K a year. Here's how it works.
April's so-called "pending" home sales rose 3.4 percent versus March to the highest level in nine years.CNBC.com40 mins ago
Will charges currently rocking the football world upend some of the starchitect-designed stadiums being built across the globe? In the wake of the United States' indictment of 14 FIFA officials and marketing executives over graft and corruption earlier this...Curbed51 mins ago
A lot of research has gone into how the markets perform during this season, and a few insights stick out to help the best investors brace themselves.CNBC.com
With hot weather approaching and water scarce in many parts of the country, there are lots of water-saving ideas floating around, but frankly, we admit that some of them seem downright silly. Both agencies encourage their partners to reward energy and water-saving behavior with rebates, as do many…ConsumerReports.org
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Tougher federal energy standards mean that today’s air conditioners are a lot more efficient than they used to be and cost less to operate. Central air conditioning is common in most parts of the country, but even homes that have it may want a window or portable unit to supplement cooling in a…ConsumerReports.org
You can buy practically anything online, but that doesn’t mean you’ll always want to—or ought to.ConsumerReports.org
Last year, U.S. law enforcement agencies—including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations—shut down 29,684 websites that were illegally selling counterfeit goods online. Buying counterfeit goods—whether online or in person—comes with a big risk. Many consumers…ConsumerReports.org
All photos by Quang Tran via ArchDaily It looks like Vietnam is giving Japan a run for its money in the realm of super-skinny urban dwellings. In addition to a few ingenious Vietnamesevertical garden homes, there's now the gravity-defying Saigon...Curbed
If you owe less than $625,000 on your home, use Obama's Refi Program. You'll be amazed when you see how much you can save.
Space, accessibility and relaxed living make ranch homes popular, but their exteriors can be dull. Try these low-cost ideas for giving their outsides a little oomph.Zillow
Look, we're not going pretend that we totally understand what's going on here, but University of Applied Arts Vienna, Studio Excessive student Che-Kuang Chuang created this reimagining of the Sir John Soane Museum in London for his Diploma Project,...Curbed
All images via Daniel Boud No, that's not a hallucination; as part of the Vivid LIVE music and light festival in Sydney, which runs through June 8, the design firm Universal Everything was commissioned to create a light show for...Curbed
Rodney Walker is one of the lesser-known architects who participated in Arts & Architecture's groundbreaking Case Study House program, which introduced Mid-Century Modern to the masses, but over his career he created scads of strikingly lovely houses around Southern...Curbed
Nightline recently ran a segment on celebrity home stager Meredith Baer as an excuse to show the insides of various actors' houses, and, in that regard, it delivered. It also delivered in terms of Baer saying things like, "...Curbed
A painter and master of large-scale installations that The New York Times called "one of the most successful artists in the 1970s" is selling her spectacular live/work residence in Brooklyn. About a decade ago, conceptual artist Jennifer Bartlett bought...Curbed
Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. All photos via Sotheby's Location: Sint-Genesius-Rode,...Curbed
Photo by Asad Syrkett (@as4d) Today, Architectural Digest invited Instagrammers and media folk alike to beam up to the 100th floor of the notoriously spaceship-like One World Trade Center for a(nother) preview of the blockbuster new Old World Observatory, which...Curbed
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon in China is set to the world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge, or, in other words, aaaaaaahhhhh! The skywalk will span 430 meters between two cliffs, 300 meters off the ground, and it and the surrounding...Curbed
Photo by Nick Fochtman Over the last couple of years, developers in the Windy City have been a hot streak in transforming historic downtown towers into hotels, apartments and student housing, and one of the most anticipated in the latest...Curbed
All photos by Eve Wilson via The Design Files Further evidence that the world is obsessed with midcentury modern design: this lovely updated 1960's home in Beaumaris, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia. Midcentury design aficionados Annie Price and Jamie Paterson...Curbed