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Restoration Watch: Bitter strife! Critical discord! Trompe-l'oeil marble...

Bitter strife! Critical discord! Trompe-l'oeil marble patterns! Two advisory board members of the American Friends of Chartres Cathedral have responded to Martin Filler's thoroughgoing denunciation of the Chartres Cathedral restoration project, and Filler has responded to their response.

Office Spaces: An Architecture Office Lives Inside this '50s Printing Plant

All photos courtesy of Philippe Chiambaretta Architecte An architecture firm in Paris has converted a midcentury printing plant in the Marais into their new headquarters. Preserving the building's gabled roof and many structural...

Blockbusters: The Creator of Minecraft, Who is Not Beyoncé, Bought that Unbelievable Beverly Hills Spec Home

Rumors spoke of a bidding war that Beyoncé and Jay Z were winning, over a 23,000-square-foot spec home in Beverly Hills. Now, it would seem that they have taken our advice, and held out for something classier. Curbed LA...

Calatrava Watch: Santiago Calatrava Defends Himself, Says He Has to 'Suffer'

Calatrava presents his World Trade Center transit hub design—Photo by Virginie Lefour/AFP/Getty Images In a feature for Co.Design, writer Karrie Jacobs attempts to demystify Santiago Calatrava, the Spanish starchitect known for his dramatic white winged structures and "hated" for his...

Linkage: Lovely Moroccan Homes; a Pair of Cottages for $1.8M; More!

Photo via Realtor via Curbed NOLA · "Architecturally surprising" ski homes for sale. · Martha Stewart makes a "Gingerbread Abbey." · Mediterranean Revival overloads on faux finishes. · A documentary on the world of architecture students. · Tribeca loft for...

Architectural Curiosities: This Australian House is Really Friendly

Photo by Nic Granleese via Contemporist A Victorian house in Melbourne, Australia just got a rather congenial makeover, thanks to the local artist Rose Nolan, who created a white-painted brick façade that spells out the greeting "hello" in giant, capital...

TrendWatch: This year has been the most...

This year has been the most expensive ever for residential real estate in Manhattan, with the average condo selling for $2.5M, and an overall sales volume of $22B. Don't believe it? Consider the fact that there is actually a real-life...

Sound Investments: Plummeting Ruble Drives Russians to Invest in Ikea Kitchens

A savvy shopper getting his in a Moscow-area Ikea. Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images With the value of the ruble falling, many Russians have tried to protect their savings by investing them in new Ikea kitchens. The demand has been...

Rendering Reveals: Come Look Inside Jeanne Gang's New Supertall for Chicago

Rendering via Curbed Chicago Yesterday came confirmation that Chicago's much-speculated new supertall will indeed be designed by starchitect Jeanne Gang. And today, Curbed Chicago relays a few fresh details about the proposed trio of interlocking towers, which its developers, China's...

STARCHITECTURE: 25 Projects That Prove 2014 Was Bjarke Ingels' Year

There's perhaps no designer who has had a more productive 2014 than Danish starchitect Bjarke Ingels. He's spent the entire year creating dazzling proposals for oft-embattled projects, winning commissions all over the planet, and completing glorious visions in sum...

House of the Day: This Rad Seattle Home is What the Future Looked Like in 1963

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Seattle, Washington Price: $948,000 The.....

Micro Homes: A new piece in the New...

A new piece in the New York Times visits best-selling author Alexandra Fuller at her home in Wyoming, and for the moment, that means a tiny yurt in a community of a dozen. The one-room dwelling, which Fuller shares with...

Globe Trotting: Aw, Fun! This Home's Exterior Looks Like Abstracted Birch Bark

Photos via Arch Daily This Lithuanian home's exterior cladding looks like abstracted birch bark. Or like blue camouflage stretched out into long horizontal panels. Fun, right?

AHHHHHHH: Dick Clark's Flintstone House Finally Sells; Everybody Cheers

A toast: to the late, great media personality Dick Clark, a man who not only hosted three decades of American Bandstand and another three decades of New Years Rockin' Eve, but a man with a vision—a vision to live...

SPONSORED POST: Buildings Designed to Beat the Cold

Inspired by BP gasoline with Invigorate®, The Next Mile explores the stories of trends, products and people who go a little farther than the norm. The series is a collaboration between BP Fuels and Vox Creative. OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer9', 'xvbzRjcjoZw_Cfp4YOqfLtVkrOak7NX6');...

Celebrity Real Estate : Law & Order Star Buys Allegedly Haunted House in Hollywood

Photo via Curbed LA In September, Hollywood's infamous Ozzie and Harriet House, believed to be haunted by all of its most recent owners, hopped on the market for $4,995,500 after getting a total remodel. Now, Curbed LA reports that the...

Zaha!: Renderings Show Zaha Exporting Swoops to Sharjah and Brazil

Rendering by MIR via Wallpaper Prolific starchitect Zaha Hadid has unleashed not one, but two renderings of colorless, swoopy structures she is building on opposite sides of the world. The architect's design for an environment and waste management headquarters in...

Gift Guides: 46 Pieces of Really Bizarre, Really Expensive Furniture You Should Absolutely Buy for Someone

Full disclosure: unless you're ready to spend tens of thousands of dollars to buy someone a "Sensory Deprivation Skull" or a chair made out of Beanie Babies, this gift guide may not...

Holiday Trimmings: 'Tis the Season for Some Witty Architectural Holiday Cards

Image by Mark Lueke via Arch Daily The "2014 Holiday Card Contest" has wrapped up over at Arch Daily, which just announced three winners after culling through nearly 150 entries from readers. The top honor went to Patrick Grime, who...

Linkage: New Demo Lofts in London; a Mint Green Townhouse; More!

Photo via Dezeen · Swanky celebrity kids' rooms. · Tons of vintage Chicago Christmas photos. · A dwelling that takes three hours to assemble. · $999K for a loft with 18-foot ceilings. · Are "dipped paintings" a micro trend? ·...

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