Chicago skyline interactive map: know the background of the city’s most iconic buildings

As seen from Lake Michigan, the Chicago skyline is iconic and unique. From 111 South Wacker built in 2003 to the Chicago Board of Trade built in 1925, the city’s architecture is vast and has a unique story of its own. The interactive map is to scale an…

What makes Los Angeles such a unique market?

It’s no secret that Los Angeles has one of the most dynamic real estate markets in the country. Timeline after timeline demonstrates its resiliency and ability to bounce back after a downtrodden market—in some cases, even breaking previously set records on its way back up …

6 reasons now is the time to buy off-plan property in Spain

As Tranio has seen first-hand, buyers are choosing off-plan property in Spain. Consumer protection is stronger, and strict obligations on quality, delivery and materials coupled with heightened liability for developers has brought Spain’s off-plan mark…

Federico Babina creates film-themed imaginary homes with pinpoint detail

Architects have a unique way of bringing something intangible to life through intelligent design. And whether that design is fully brought to brick-and-mortar fruition or a theme is simply mapped out on paper, an architect makes a house a home and a ho…

Property search site launches with focus on modern homes

The publisher of Dwell Magazine has partnered with a Los Angeles real estate firm to launch a property search website, Dwell Homes, that caters to buyers with a taste for modern architecture and design. is powered by Live International …

Real estate journalists set to gather in Houston in June

Journalists from around the country will travel to Houston in June to learn about issues affecting housing markets, online residential real estate marketing, and sustainability and real estate design at the annual conference of the National Association…

Mirrors don’t have to be kitschy

8 tricks to enhance interior architectureread more

Bauhaus-style architecture too ‘severe’ for its own good

Design works well in theory, but in real life not so muchread more

Home design using elements of surprise

The real trick is knowing when to break the patternread more

‘Mysterious architecture’ creates drama, suspense

Intriguing spaces are more memorable than those that simply functionread more