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Arch Rivals: The Final Four Shine in 'Arch Madness' ContestArch Rivals: The Final Four Shine in 'Arch Madness' Contest

The drama builds as the Final Four projects standing have knocked out 28 players. But the competition was stiff, coming from architects and firms like Louis Kahn, SOM, Richard Meier & Partners, and Frank Gehry. Read more

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How Many Bloggers Live in Their Parents’ Basement?
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How Many Bloggers Live in Their Parents’ Basement?

Washington Post contributor Philip Bump queries the data and comes up with hard... Read more

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Dating Odds, By the NumbersDating Odds, By the Numbers

Reddit blogger Thomaz Lago Santana shows that Census Bureau block data needn't be mind-numbingly boring. Here, he uses it to plot the odds of "getting a date," based on male-to-female single-person ratios in counties across the nation. Read more

The Data DNA Shows How Buying Changes from Suburb to City
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The Data DNA Shows How Buying Changes from Suburb to City

Living With Data post meister Matt Yancey recorded his every purchase during a... Read more

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An Architect's Personal KISS: Keep It Streamlined, StupidAn Architect's Personal KISS: Keep It Streamlined, Stupid

The Wall Street Journal's Nancy Keates takes a deep dive into the kinds of houses that luxury architects design for themselves, finding common threads that privilege an elegant simplicity over "gilding the lily." Read more

Tags: Design, Architecture, Architects, New York, Arkansas
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As Economy Awakens, Thoughts Turn to Dream HousesAs Economy Awakens, Thoughts Turn to Dream Houses

The New York Times' Paul Sullivan takes a deep dive into the revival of the "dream home," that dream-within-a-dream of the American Dream, as the luxury building market comes back with a vengeance. Read more

The Passive House Gets Aggressive in New York City
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The Passive House Gets Aggressive in New York City

The New York Times' Alison Gregor looks at the increasingly aggressive pace of... Read more

Modern Efficiency Comes in a Classic Package
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Modern Efficiency Comes in a Classic Package

Farinelli Construction's 2014 Street of Dreams house is a family home that... Read more

Strategic Squatting: Millennials and the Bank of Mom and Dad
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Strategic Squatting: Millennials and the Bank of Mom and Dad

CNN/Money correspondent and author Christine Romans looks at the millennial... Read more

Miami Is Scrapping Parking Lots for Parks, Bike Lanes, and Walkability
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Miami Is Scrapping Parking Lots for Parks, Bike Lanes, and...

The city, one of the least walkable of all the major U.S. metros, wants to convert... Read more

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