When Your Neighborhood Is Ruined By a GPS Directions App [Washington Post] Your street becoming a shortcut for distracted drivers following a stupid maps app is basically the nightmare scenario. I would weld several sets of vicious road spikes, or just move. Probably just move.
Drone-Guided Tours Are the Next Frontier of Real Estate Sales [SL Live] A friend of mine shooting drone footage for a TV show showed me first-person video of the drone running out of power in midair and then plunging into a river. It was hilarious. That’s all I got for drone-related banter.
This Is America’s Richest Self-Made Woman In Real Estate [Forbes] If you want to feel like a poverty-stricken failure, definitely read this article.
White Out: Portugal’s Striking Monochromatic Homes [Architizer] I absolutely love these houses, and have always wanted to live in a place like this, but I did just recently purchase completely monochromatic white shoes, and keeping them clean has been a nightmare. If you lived in one of these houses, you’d need to have the walls powerwashed like once a week. (Once a day if you have kids.)
Fulfill Your Nautical Dreams With One of These DC Houseboats [Curbed DC] Admit it, being able to take your house out for a cruise would be pretty cool.
The Builder of Jungles [New York Review of Books] A fascinating profile of the groundbreaking landscape architect Burle Marx