A team of students and professors at Georgia's Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) recently unveiled a tiny house prototype cited as the future of urban living. Dubbed SCADpad, the home in question can fit into a standard-sized car parking space and is expected to cost around US$40,000 to produce.
Prefab used to get a bad rap. Mass-produced in factories, modular homes were considered cheap, like the architectural equivalent of TV dinners. Buster Keaton famously parodied the prefab house in his 1920 slapstick filmOne Week, in which a couple receives as a wedding gift a home-in-a-box that can supposedly be built in a week. It doesn't go so well.
Twitter on Tuesday announced the acquisition of social data analytics startup Gnip, which is one of the only companies with access to Twitter’s firehose of data—all the tweets and activity streams on Twitter since the platform launched in 2006. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Displaying data can be a tricky proposition, because different rules apply in different contexts. A sales director presenting financial projections to a group of field reps wouldn’t visualize her data the same way that a design consultant would in a written proposal to a potential client.
AgentMatch -- the agent search tool from realtor.com that ranked agents by their multiple listing service transaction stats before trials in two test markets were suspended last year -- will soon have a successor.
If those economists who believe the government will continue to intervene are right, the outcome would further fuel a false demand for available housing. But will this government or even a new one want to step in again to bail out consumers?
A new $26 million loan pool, rolled out by Community Investment Corp. and backed by numerous lenders, seeks to entice local investors with proven track records to buy small rental buildings to increase the supply of affordable rental units in hard-hit communities. Details are expected to be announced at a Tuesday event with CIC, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
Volvo isn't afraid to try new things with inflatables. Those things include itspedestrian airbag and now a child safety seat concept. The new concept has nothing to do with crash-activated airbag systems though, it's a child seat with a fully inflatable structure designed to make the seat lighter and more portable.
The technology, called the Inspiration Corridor, was created in partnership with the digital advertising agency DigitasLBi. It's basically a booth shoppers can step into that surrounds the shopper with visual representations of clothing they might like to buy.
his month's CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Indices (CCRSI) provide the market's first look at February 2014 commercial real estate pricing. Based on 1,028 repeat sales in February 2014 and more than 125,000 repeat sales since 1996, the CCRSI offers the broadest measure of commercial real estate repeat sales activity.
Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection," the company said in its updated terms of service. "This analysis occurs as the content is sent, received, and when it is stored."
Data suggests that an annual growth in inventory and days on the market, coupled with more modest price increases than in years past, speaks to a healthier market in 2014 compared with the early buying season in 2013.
As news of large-scale data breaches and vulnerabilities grows, new findings from the Pew Research Center suggest that growing numbers of online Americans have had important personal information stolen and many have had an account compromised.