Istanbul’s Valens Archway could be rejuvenated with “floating” housing concept

The Valens Archway, an aqueduct in Istanbul built at the end of the 4th century by the Roman Emperor Valens, provided the city with water during the middle century. Today, however, the remaining section of the archway is nothing more than a.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 11th, 2017

Dutch engineers test "floating island"

Rising sea levels and increased scarcity of land are forcing tech companies to develop innovative real estate solutions. In the Netherlands, engineers have tested a concept for a "floating mega island"......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnAug 7th, 2017

City hopes to grow businesses in shipping containers

The city of Atlanta soon will try out a creative concept for housing small businesses that’s working in other large cities. The city is creating a complex to house small businesses inside repurposed shipping containers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017

Floating ferry terminal concept

Floating ferry terminal concept.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 19th, 2017

California State Senator Scott Wiener: "San Francisco"s Progressives Lost Their Way On Housing"

To Wiener, building more housing is a progressive concept. To Wiener, building more housing is a progressive concept......»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 1st, 2017

Paris could be getting a floating gym with a view

A new concept could bring a floating gym to the waters of Paris. The Human Powered Gym is a transportation concept by Carlo Ratti Associati aiming to portray how human energy has the potential to power vehicles in the future. The 65-foot floating gym woul.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2016

A floating hotel with self-flying rooms just got a little closer to becoming a reality

Hok When you travel, you usually don't want to spend a lot of time in your hotel room — you want to explore. But a new futuristic hotel concept called Driftscape might make you want to stay indoors. The idea, which comes from Canada-based .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 6th, 2016

Floating Shipping Containers May be Copenhagen’s Answer to Affordable Housing

The first batch of units will rent for $600 a month. The design startup Urban Rigger has just launched the first iteration of a novel solution for the housing crunch facing many of the world's cities. And we mean literally launched--its first housing .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 25th, 2016

Students in Copenhagen can pay $600 month to live in these floating shipping container dorms

Urban Rigger If you're a student in Copenhagen, your next dorm could be on the water, quite literally. Urban Riggers, a sustainable housing startup founded in 2013, is making floating communities of dorms available to college students at $600 a month.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2016

The Week In Housing News 10-21-2017 (Video)

The Week In Housing News 10-21-2017 (Video).....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha12 hr. 45 min. ago

What Amazon"s HQ2 means for housing in the chosen city

The Seattle-based company is on a nationwide hunt for a second headquarters......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral19 hr. 30 min. ago

Delayed housing projects: Homebuyers" pressure group seeks PM Modi"s help

For projects that are delayed for more than five years, banks should be ready to take haircut, the letter sent to Modi said.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 22nd, 2017

Unprecedented Housing Bailout Revealed, As China Property Sales Drop For First Time In 30 Months

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Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 21st, 2017

Project Loon partners with AT&T in Puerto Rico

AT&T and a Google-born moonshot project have teamed up to beam cell service to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico from giant floating balloons......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 21st, 2017

Housing Isn"t Just About Real Estate

Housing Isn"t Just About Real Estate.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaOct 21st, 2017

State awards $3.4M for new affordable housing development in Buffalo

Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers will receive $3.5 million in new state dollars to fund a supportive housing project for homeless families. The funding is part of a $17 million pool awarded across the state through the New York State Office of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2017

McCain As Metaphor

Authored by Justin Raimondo via, Some people are living symbols, sheer embodiments of a concept that fits their.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 21st, 2017

Terrifying, first-person photos show the claustrophobic conditions inside Hong Kong"s "coffin cubicles"

Benny Lam Hong Kong is in the midst of a housing crisis. As prices begin to rise and the city grows denser, some have resorted to living in th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 21st, 2017

Why Do Closed-End Funds Trade At Discounts Or Premiums To Their Net Asset Values?

The concept of a portfolio arose out of the desire to diversify investments and, in the process, minimize risk. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 21st, 2017

How the GOP tax bill could squeeze your 401(k)

Proposals floating around Washington to cap the amount that Americans can contribute before taxes to 401(k) plans and individual retirement accounts are unsettling professionals in the retirement industry......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 20th, 2017

Flick picks: ‘Wonderstruck’ more wondrous in concept than execution

For his follow-up to his elegant lesbian love story “Carol,” director Todd Haynes, all of whose films save one until now have been rated R, presents a children’s movie from the writer of the book adapted for Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo.” Like th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017