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Holographic home decoration trends; house robots that patrol your property and clean the living room; novel home building trends with next-gen appliances built in—this page covers the trends and news that will guide the future of the home.

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https://www.businessinsider.com/billion-dollar-cities-science-fiction-2019-1
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The technologies in these billion-dollar megaprojects rival science fiction.
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http://www.thetowner.com/squatting-in-london
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Is There a Future For Alternative Living in London?
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http://thenextweb.com/insider/2015/10/31/how-big-data-and-the-sims-are-helping-us-to-build-the-cities-of-the-future
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By 2050, the United Nations predicts that around 66 percent of the world’s population will be living in urban areas. It is expected that the greatest expansion will take place in developing regions such as Africa and Asia. Cities in these parts will be challenged to meet the needs of their residents, and provide sufficient […]
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qLsPHz_Hr8
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Get your $50 discount for Video Blocks at: http://videoblocks.com/RealEngineering_1116This one took me a little while longer because of its length. Thanks fo...
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http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/news/population/world-urbanization-prospects-2014.html
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTmJddVgi2E
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In March, NDP MPP Peter Tabuns reignited the perennial debate around rent control by introducing a private member's bill that would expand limits to all unit...
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https://www.fastcompany.com/3046685/the-5-billion-battle-for-the-american-dinner-plate
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Investors in startups like Blue Apron, HelloFresh, and Plated are wagering hundreds of millions of dollars on the idea that dinnertime is just too hard to manage. As meal-kit startups spring up like so many mushrooms, <em>Fast Company</em> investigates the boxed-meal phenomenon and how it will change the way we eat.
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https://youtu.be/o6XlcarjqAw
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBtl1UTHji8
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https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/target-smart-home-store-open-house/
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A new Target store dedicated to smart home devices will open in San Francisco on Friday, featuring 35 connected gadgets.
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https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/01/ces-2017-alexa-ai-oled/
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And everything will have an OLED display, thanks to LG's tech gamble.
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesrealestatecouncil/2020/03/02/everything-you-need-to-know-about-automated-valuation-models-avms-in-real-estate/
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Appraisers, investors and lenders can leverage AVMs to get a more accurate value for their property of interest.
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https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/43ejdm/canada-has-a-broken-housing-system-and-it-has-fucked-over-millennials
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Damn, it was good to be a Boomer.
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https://metro.co.uk/2016/01/16/robots-are-taking-over-and-theyll-do-all-your-hoovering-5627166/
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Ian is an Atlas robot that vacuums, sweeps and takes out the rubbish - he was created by Boston Dynamics which were recently bought by Google.
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http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21601027-worlds-sake-and-its-own-china-needs-change-way-it-builds-and-runs-its
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For the world’s sake, and its own, China needs to change the way it builds and runs its cities
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https://techxplore.com/news/2019-07-homes-future-hyper-connected-pods-habitat.html
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https://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-news/newsid=38250.php
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A new ultrathin multilayered material can cool buildings without air conditioning by radiating warmth from inside the buildings into space while also reflecting sunlight to reduce incoming heat.
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https://www.canadianunderwriter.ca/insurance/how-the-pandemic-is-changing-home-inspections-1004176840/
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/08/vancouver-declares-5-of-homes-empty-and-liable-for-new-tax
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After introducing a 20% tax on foreign buyers, the city in western Canada is continuing to tackle housing affordability
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3167922/The-end-urban-sprawl-Ambitious-plan-fit-entire-CITY-inside-single-bee-hive-skyscraper-house-25-000.html
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The 'Vertical City' project, overseen by Luca Curci, an architect based in Bari, Italy, features a slick-looking tower, which would be population-dense and able to hold 2,500 people at any time.
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https://qz.com/1781774/new-us-building-codes-require-plugs-for-electric-cars/
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An EV in every garage?