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Mattel ThingMaker: New Device Lets Kids 3D-Print Their Own Toys

Toy-maker Mattel has announced a 3D printer with a novel application: a way for children to make their own custom toys using a simple digital interface. The ...

Halfway House: Townhouse Duplex Split Straight Down the Middle

It looks more like an optical illusion or photo edit than a real dwelling, but this hundred-year-old halved townhouse really stands (out) on the streets of ...

Prefab Hobbit Homes: Build Your Own Shire Dwelling in Just 3 Days

Composed of vaulted panels covered with reinforced soil, these modular hobbit-worthy homes can be adapted to just about any site and constructed in a matter ...

Form Follows Treehouse: Tiny Green Canopy Home Tops Wood Trunk

Wrapped in living greenery, the upper story of this solar-powered, tree-shaped dwelling branches outward, set upon a wooden framework supporting it from below. ...

Social Climbers: 7 Vertical Trailer Parks for Mobile Urbanites

Addressing the combined challenges of mobility and density, this series of design solutions (both conceptual and actual) turn trailer living into a vertical ...

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Night House: Artist Cloaks Suburban Home Facade in Starry Skies

House painting is such time-consuming and meticulous work just to get a single color on a facade; perhaps next time you could clad your home in printed image ...

Puphaus & Meyou: 2 Designer Dog & Cat Houses for Modern Pets

Whether your furry friends are canine or feline, this pair of posh pet architecture companies have your Modernist domesticated animal needs (quite literally) ...

Doom & Bloom: 36,000 Flowers Adorn Condemned Detroit Duplex

Bought at auction by a florist last year, this dilapidated multifamily home was destined to be demolished but given a last chance to blossom thanks to a team ...

Plug & Play Homes: Mobile Modules Slot into Urban Frameworks

Coming to Austin next year, this mobile housing strategy takes portable living out of trailer parks, plugging you straight into the city grid and allowing you ...

Divisible Design: Modular House Anticipates Partial Demolition

While nothing is set in stone as yet, the city of Tokyo has plans to build a road through this residential plot, forcing architects working on the site to ...

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