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A PassivDom house.

A robot can print this $64,000 house in as few as 8 hours — take a look inside

A new robotics and housing startup, called Passivdom, builds houses using 3D printers. The frame of its smallest model can be 3D printed in about eight hours.
A rendering of Hope on Alvarado in Los Angeles, California.

Homeless people in Los Angeles will live in this stunning apartment complex made from shipping containers — take a look inside

Los Angeles will house some of its homeless population in this stunning micro-apartment complex.
A rendering of Perch Harlem, Manhattan's first passive rental building.

One of Manhattan’s latest luxury apartment buildings has an amenity that cost-conscious residents will love

Harlem in Manhattan is getting its first passive rental building, meaning it's extremely energy-efficient. Residents save on energy costs, but rent's not cheap.
A rendering of tiny homes for the homeless in San José, California.

The world’s largest architecture firm is creating a $2 million tiny home village for California’s homeless

Politicians in San Jose plan to house the city's homeless in these sleek cabins. It's one of many metros considering tiny homes as a temporary housing solution.
A rendering of two of nine floating villas by Waterstudio in Zeewolde, Netherlands.

These half-million-dollar floating villas can withstand Category 4 hurricanes

Construction on nine floating homes in the Netherlands will finish this month. Designed by Waterstudio, the villas are designed to withstand storms.
A rendering of Google's new London headquarters, dubbed a "landscraper."

Google’s new ‘landscraper’ will be as long as a super-tall skyscraper is high — and it could be the next big building trend

Amy Webb, a futurist, says that so-called landscrapers — buildings that are extremely long rather than tall — will become more mainstream in sprawling metros.

Designers want to put New York City’s homeless in ‘honeycomb pods’ that attach to buildings

Creative agency Framlab is the latest group of designers with a shiny proposal that aims to solve an urban homeless crisis. But how realistic is it?

26 photos that show North Korea’s obsession with weird, huge buildings

In a country that keeps so much under wraps, North Korean architecture ends up speaking volumes.

An architect created a building made of 30,000 chocolates —and anyone can eat it

Architect Carlo Ratti's latest creation is a chocolate pavilion at Fico Eataly World, a new theme park dedicated to Italian cuisine.
Inside The Gate, an upcoming mixed-use complex in Cairo, Egypt.

This futuristic complex in Cairo will feature indoor ‘mega-trees’ and 1,000 luxury apartments

Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed a mixed-use, greenery-filled complex that's set to open in Cairo, Egypt in 2019.