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German Designers Transform Homes Into Elaborate Cat Playgrounds

"Placemaking" for felines.

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What Every U.S. Family Really Needs for a Minimum Living Standard

It's time to recognize the importance of computers and the Internet.

Katie Chu

In Search of 'Eldertopia'

Architecture and planning schools are finally focusing on designing homes and communities we can age into.

The Craziness of London's Housing Market, Explained in 1 Chart

Only 19 percent of property-buyers are British.

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How Long Will You Need to Save to Buy a Home In Your City?

You might earn more in places like San Francisco and New York – but it'll take you years to save for a down payment in those markets.

Julia Levitt

A Micro-Market for Vacant Housing

A London company matches flexible tenants with landlords who would otherwise be sitting on empty buildings.

William Henry Jackson; The National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

The Evolution of the American Dream, from Colonial Times to Today

A big new exhibit at the National Building Museum explores the history of house and home in the U.S.

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Are Huge Houses Really Going Out of Style?

New data from the National Association of Homebuilders suggest it hasn't happened yet.