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This smart tiny prefab could be an answer to affordable housing

One Austin, Texas, startup has a bold vision for the future of tiny homes.

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Which ‘Game of Thrones’ actor has the best house?

Who will win the Game of Homes? House Clarke, House Headey, or House Harrington?

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Explore Tiny Homes Detroit in a video tour

Residents are moving in to the tiny homes, built to help the low-income population of Detroit.

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Book Tower restoration: Take a video tour of the progress

The Curbed video team recently stopped by the Book Tower, which is undergoing a much needed cleaning and restoration.

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Tour a glamping retreat in the bucolic Hudson Valley

Collective Retreats opened a glamping site on a working organic farm in upstate New York.

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Take a peek at this incredible cliff house overlooking the Aegean Sea

The most surprising feature of the home would be its breathtaking rooftop infinity pool with a reinforced-glass bottom, which in turn makes up the ceiling.

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How an artist creates incredible architectural sandcastles

Calvin Seibert travels from Manhattan to Rockaway Beach four days a week to create incredible expressionistic structures out of a simple mixture of sand and seawater.

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Nashville is throwing a party for the solar eclipse

Music City is shaping up to be the best—or at least the most fun—locale from which to observe the total solar eclipse.

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Here’s how to speak Philly

How do you pronounce "Schuylkill?" Here’s the story of how some of Philly’s tongue-twisting neighborhood names and words came to be.

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Vertical forests may be a solution to climate change and housing shortages

This video explores how a residential tower in Italy uses over 11,000 plants to improve air quality

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Kevin G. of ‘Mean Girls’ is now a calligrapher inspired by the architecture of NYC

You may remember Rajiv Surendra as the rapping mathlete Kevin G. in the 2004 hit movie Mean Girls, but did you know that the Canadian actor is also a talented calligrapher?

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Take a video tour of Shigeru Ban’s Cast Iron House in Tribeca

Get a peek inside the Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s second condo project in New York City.

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Curbed’s Renovation Diary is coming to Ridgewood, Queens

In this year’s installment of Curbed’s Renovation Diary series, a first-time home buyer goes from demolition to dream home in Queens.

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Tour an apothecary trapped in time

Dragon’s blood, unicorn root, opium—you name it—this apothecary in Alexandria, Virginia, had it all.

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Tour Brooklyn Grange, the largest rooftop farm in NYC

Get a peek inside Brooklyn Grange’s rooftop farm at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, which is the largest farm of its kind in NYC.

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Here's how the MTA is working to solve its subway trash problem

Trash causes delays, but how do you get rid of the trash? By using huge mobile vacuums, if you’re the MTA.

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US Bank Tower’s SkySlide: Take a video tour of the glass slide

This glass chute hanging off the 70th floor is designed to withstand an 8.0 magnitude earthquake—but it’s still pretty scary to ride.

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This mobile structure builds itself in under 10 minutes

Ten Fold Engineering has developed a ready-to-use, relocatable structure that self-deploys (in both directions) in under 10 minutes.

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Boston’s Liberty Hotel: Take a video tour

Once upon a time, the 19th-century building was Boston’s main jail.

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Take a video tour of 100 Barclay Street, Ralph Walker's Art Deco beauty

Get a peek inside the stunning Art Deco building, which has since had its top floors converted into posh condos.

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Exploring the Detroit Institute of Arts

Curbed’s video team recently stopped by the world class Detroit Institute of Arts, capturing the iconic Detroit Industry murals, a 16th-century Gothic chapel, and more.

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Take a video tour through LA’s dashing City Hall

The Art Deco landmark is more than just a civic building.

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Take a video tour of the glamorous Theatre at Ace Hotel

Once known as the United Artists Theatre, the venue was once one of the most opulent movie palaces in the world.

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Checking in on the restoration of the David Stott Building

Bedrock is taking on the renovation of this Art Deco skyscraper.

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These naval forts are now luxury hotels

No Man’s Fort and Spitbank Fort are located off the coast of Portsmouth Harbour in England

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New book lets you fold paper models of Frank Lloyd Wright masterpieces

While few can build full-scale replicas of Fallingwater, almost anyone with an X-Acto knife can now construct paper models of Wright’s most iconic buildings.

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Peek inside Bryant Park's spiffed-up public bathrooms

The city’s nicest public restroom just got a major upgrade—take a look inside with this (totally not creepy) video tour.

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Tour the New York Botanical Garden’s stunning Dale Chihuly exhibit

See 20 pieces by the famed glass sculptor in the Bronx, where an exhibit devoted to his work is currently on view.

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Tour the Getty Center’s spectacular Central Garden

Designed by Robert Irwin, the 134,000-square-foot living sculpture contains more than 500 plant species and is constantly growing and evolving.

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Inside Baltimore’s dramatic George Peabody Library

The 1878 building is characterized by a soaring atrium.

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Inside the luxury digs that the NYPD's horses call home

How are New York’s foaliest doing in their new home?

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Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid works get Google Earth architecture tours

Teaming up with storytellers, scientists, and nonprofits from around the world, Google created "Voyager," a showcase of interactive guided tours.

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Inside a retro camper with mod amenities

This camper trailer, by L.A. company Happier Camper, is perfect for those of us who’ve ever dreamt of escaping to a secluded locale.

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Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Guggenheim museum

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of the most iconic buildings in New York City. But before the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed circular structure opened in 1959, the museum’s art collection had a couple of homes.

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Tiny cabin offers escape from city life

If you’re beginning to feel the need to escape the never-ending urban gridlock, perhaps a visit to a tiny cabin in the Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York is in order.

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A look back at Mies van der Rohe’s career

Modernist architect Mies van der Rohe is best known for his minimalist, clean-line architecture, summed up in his iconic catchphrase "less is more."

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How to build a puppy patch

This video shows you how to build your very own puppy patch, complete with drainage and astro turf, to keep your dog healthy and happy.

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Atlanta's I-85 highway should have been torn down instead

Highway removals are proven to revitalize cities—and they’re happening all over the country.

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Yayoi Kusama exhibit at Hirshhorn Museum attracts record crowds

Even at 87, Kusama, who has been living in a psychiatric hospital in Tokyo since 1977, continues to make stellar artwork.