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Unguided Tours: Take a Tour of Frank Gehry's Much-Ballyhooed Paris Museum

All photos via Fondation Louis Vuitton Funded by the richest man in France, carried by twelve billowing glass sails, and heralded by Louis Vuitton window displays and a glowing review in Vanity Fair, Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton has arrived...

Linkage: Wallpaper Horror Story; Mapping D.C.'s Murals; More!

Photo via Curbed Boston · Eight buildings that inspired literature. · Mapping 61 street murals in Northwest D.C. · American horror story: floral wallpaper. · Updating Beijing hutongs with modular plug-ins. · Subliminal cues in condo names. · Rebuilding...

Grand Reopenings: At Last, a Peek at Doris Duke's Amazing 'Arabian Nights' Palace

All photos via the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art During her lifetime, tobacco heiress Doris Duke's grand passion was her 14,000-square-foot palace in Honolulu, which she called Shangri La and filled with priceless pieces of Islamic art and design....

Video Interlude: This Ikea Ad's Take on 'The Shining' is So Spot-On

When you think about it, the average Ikea store has a lot in common with The Shining's Overlook Hotel. A penchant for tearing apart loved ones. A labyrinthian interior designed to keep you there forever (or at least until...

On the Market: Pristine 1960 Richard Neutra Design is All Yours for $2.3M

Photos via Crosby Doe Associates The Kambara Residence, a two-level house designed by celebrated modernist Richard Neutra has listed for the first time ever, and, like many of one of the midcentury master's house designs to have hit the market...

Frustrating Sofas: Resist the Urge to Smooth Out This Carpet-Lump Couch

Photo via Gizmodo The next frontier of avant-garde furniture laughs at your impulse to straighten things. · This Carpet-Covered Sofa Is Uncomfortable Brilliance

Time Capsules: Do Not Build a 'Dream Home' on the Grave of This '60s Gem

Rarely does anything good come from the words "Florida" and "dream home" in close proximity. That's just one of the reasons that you should not take the listing's suggestion to "build your dream home" on the spot currently occupied....

Tech Titans: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg just sold...

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg just sold her 11,430-square-foot estate in Atherton, Calif., (the town recently coronated the "Most Expensive Zip Code in America" by Forbes magazine) for $9.25M. Completed in 2004, the gated home has seven bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, as...

Celebrity Real Estate: Elvis Presley's Dismal Palm Springs Estate Heads to Auction

Elvis Presley's former Palm Springs home has been sitting around on the market for about nine months in a pretty shabby state. With the previous owners' failed attempts to renovate it and rent it out as an Elvis themed...

Adaptive Reuse: Brutalist Megastructure is Now Liberia's Ebola Treatment Center

Photo via The Charnel House In the course of a few months, the ebola virus has spread throughout West Africa, causing some 9,000 deaths worldwide. Citizens are often turned away from over-capacity medical facilities or, fueled by hysteria, are fearful...

On the Market : Very Classy $3M Beach Castle Was Inspired by Beer Barrels

Photo by Harvey Smith and Walt Simpson via Zillow Just steps away from the Atlantic Ocean in Melbourne Beach, Fla., a concrete fortress shaped like a bunch of beer barrels is on the market for $2.95M. Lying somewhere on the...

House of the Day: Buy a Broadway Producer's Bright Red Party Barn for $3M

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. Click here to view the full...

Retail Therapy: Heaven is This Glowing Water Shop in The Netherlands

Just imagine you were a reveler in Amsterdam's Red Light District. Tired from a long night of gawking at people in windows and drinking too much Jenever, you might yearn for a...

Young Guns 2014: Know a Designer Under 35? Young Gun Nominations are OPEN

Here's your official reminder that nominations are open for Curbed Young Guns 2014, our search for the next wave of architects and interior designers. Nominees must be under the age of 35 and they must be based in the...

On the Move: Come See a Historic House Getting Rolled Down the Street

Photo by Renee Rendler-Kaplan via Curbed Chicago In a Chicagoland suburb last weekend, an 87-year-old Prairie-style abode got lifted off its foundations and transported across town. Designed by early-20th-century architect John S. Van Bergen, the house escaped demolition by appealing...

Celebrity Landlords: Throw a 'True Detective' Party at Vince Vaughn's New House

Guy who's still in movies and will soon be in True Detective Vince Vaughn, owner of Hugh Hefner's former Chicago penthouse and Southern California's least offensive dwelling, added Kate Bosworth's place in Hollywood Hills West to his odd home...

SPONSORED POST: The More You Sit, the More You Need a Good Office Chair

If you think about what you do during the course of a day, you might be surprised to realize how much time you spend sitting—up to 75 percent of the day for...

Globe Trotting: Pirates Once Raided This Impossibly Idyllic Swedish Manor

An avenue lined with apple trees. Grazing horses. A 12th-century church right next door. It is hard to believe that this $3.46M yellow manor just outside of Stockholm, Sweden, was once the...

Rendering Reveals : Here's the Very White Tower Richard Meier Will Build in Taiwan

Photo via ArchDaily Starchitect Richard Meier is known for his modern lines and utter dearth of color, so it's none-too-surprising that, for his debut project in Taiwan, he went with another striking, all-white megalith. In the newly released renderings, the...

Modern Marvels: Tour Eero Saarinen's TWA Terminal Before It Gets Redeveloped

Photo by Evan Bindelglass New York City's Port Authority is currently taking bids to redevelop the Eero Saarinen-designed TWA Terminal of the JFK International Airport, with the hope of accepting a proposal in the next few weeks. What's been called...

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