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This low-cost bamboo home can be built in just a few days — no professional builders required

Mexican studio Comunal Taller de Arquitectura designed this low-cost home from bamboo, wood, and stone.
A house at 44 Wilde Avenue in San Francisco will sell for over $520,000.

San Francisco’s cheapest single-family home will sell for over $500,000 — and it reveals how bad the housing crisis has become

A dozen prospective buyers have submitted half-million-dollar cash offers for this decrepit house in San Francisco, America's most expensive city.
Silicon Valley's San Jose is the hottest housing market in America, according to real estate site Redfin.

9 of the 10 hottest neighborhoods in America are in this ritzy enclave for the tech elite

San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, has the hottest housing market in America.
Ollolai, Sardinia, Italy.

An Italian village is selling homes for $1.25 so it doesn’t become a ghost town

The Italian town of Ollolai is selling abandoned homes for essentially nothing. But residents must pay thousands to renovate them within three years.

San Francisco’s housing shortage is so bad that an $8 billion development is rising on a former nuclear test site — here’s what it&#...

These photos show the abandoned buildings at the San Francisco Naval Shipyard, home of a future housing development.
Vancouver, Canada.

The 10 most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2018

There are 26 "severely unaffordable major housing markets" in the world.
A rendering of the Trudo Vertical Forest, to be built in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

The Netherlands is getting a ‘vertical forest’ skyscraper covered in over 5,000 plants — and apartments cost less than $900 a month

The Trudo Vertical Forest will become the world's first greenery-covered skyscraper to prioritize affordable housing.
Construction of Amazon's biospheres at its headquarters in Seattle, Washington.

Amazon could detonate a gentrification ‘prosperity bomb’ in the city it chooses for its second headquarters

Over 200 cities, states, and regions want Amazon's HQ2. Some residents worry they could see rising gentrification and traffic like Seattle.

Singapore property seen on path to recovery after prolonged slump

Singapore - Singapore's h...
A MADI house.

This $33,500 home can resist earthquakes and pop up in under 7 hours

Because the MADI home, designed by the Italian architect Renato Vidal, can quickly unfold, it could come in handy in a disaster.