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Development Watch: Columbia's New Medical Tower is Looking Kinda Awkward

Photo by Field Condition via Design Boom Judging by these new construction photos, the crazy tower New York starchitects Diller Scofidio + Renfro has designed for the Columbia University Medical Center is definitely going through its awkward teen phase. If...

House of the Day: Decamp to the Berkshires in This Renovated 1820s Farmhouse

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: Great Barrington, Massachusetts Price: $1,150,000...

Rendering Reveals: NYC Considering a Leafy Pier Designed by Thomas Heatherwick

Rendering via Curbed NY Yet another big city is weighing the merits of a green space in a river by designer and possible druid Thomas Heatherwick. Just last week, London's very organic-looking garden bridge took a big step toward becoming...

BIG Announcements: Curbed DC has a mighty fine...

Curbed DC has a mighty fine breakdown of Bjarke Ingels plans to revamp the Smithsonian and surrounding buildings. The plans, which are described by the architect as a "radical reinterpretation" of the current National Mall arrangement, include a two-level underground...

Newe Additions: 19th-Century Cottage Gets an Addition With Giant Shutters

Photo by Bo Wong via Dezeen Perth-based firm Philip Stejskal Architecture recently completed an extension of a 19th-century cottage in western Australia, and instead of cloaking the structure in glass, as is the case with many modern additions to old...

Time Capsules: Untouched 1964 Bungalow Wants to be Your Brady Bunch Eden

Built in 1964, this quintessential midcentury bungalow with mountain views has only ever had one owner. With its white lattice façade, floor-to-ceiling glass walls, period light fixtures, and wet bar, this five-bedroom...

Video Interlude: Robert A.M. Stern: 'Buildings Should Not Look Like Lady Gaga'

Photo via Getty Architect Robert A.M. Stern effectively summarized his approach to contemporary buildings with the following quote he provided to the Louisiana Channel: "Buildings should not look like Lady Gaga." Which is to say they should not have the...

Gayest House in Seattle: A pink house in Washington state,...

A pink house in Washington state, one once dubbed by The Stranger as "the gayest house in Seattle," is on the market for $749K. Owners Susan and Michelle painted their five-bedroom Victorian to have a pink deck, a pink garage,...

Linkage: Best Tall Buildings of 2014; a Rowhouse for $50K; More!

Photo by Tim Street-Porter via Arch Digest · Scouting architectural "twins" and "triplets". · Keeping SoHo affordable for artists. · World's best tall buildings of 2014. · A standalone rowhouse for $50K. · Iceland's tallest building looks amazing. · Pharrell...

Monochromes: Here Now, a Monochromatic Look at 1980s Chinatown

Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the internet's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design. Have a find you want to share? Hit up the tipline;...

The Unbuilt Environment: What Should Be Done with America's 'Zombie Subdivisions'?

Photo via Maclean's A multimillion-dollar bridge to nowhere. A lone fire hydrant standing in the stalled-out ruin of what was once the "most underwater" development in America, not far from an abandoned, landlocked boat. An empty street with overgrown sidewalks,...

Micro Homes: The Coolest, Airiest New Tiny House Hails From South Africa

Photo courtesy of Pod-Indawo Motivated by the challenge of sustainable urban living, which has already propelled countless tiny homes and prefab housing efforts around the world, Johannesburg-based architect Clara da Cruz Almeida set out to design a micro home especially...

Globe Trotting: Hugh Grant Once Lived in this Blingy London Penthouse

This London penthouse with a wraparound roof deck belonged to Hugh Grant between 2002 and 2003, otherwise known as the Love Actually era, and offers a chandelier in nearly every room, including the kitchen and foyer. Naturally for a...

Authorial Abodes: On Moby Dick's Birthday, Tour Herman Melville's Great Estate

Photo taken in 1934 by Arthur C. Haskell via Library of Congress Classic 19th-century whale tale Moby-Dick was published on this day in 1851. Author Herman Melville, who spent time on a commercial whaling ship before writing vividly about Captain...

Protests: Students Built a 'Concrete City' to Protest the Government

Photo by Armin Walchervia via Dezeen Forgoing the usual protest signs and riots, a group of college students in Vienna, Austria came up with a more innovative way to challenge what they believe is the government's way-too-cozy relationship with the...

History Lessons: How the Evolution of L.A.'s Broadway Traces the Life of the City

Photo via Jalopy Journal In the 1930s, an Angeleno looking for a night of entertainment could roll out of his rented room in a rambling old Victorian manse (which had long ago been converted into a boarding house), hand the...

Rental Negotiations: Living in NYC is expensive. As...

Living in NYC is expensive. As such, a furniture designer decided to negotiate the rent for his portion of a 1887 mansion in Brooklyn. His offer? For reduced rent, he'll renovate the top floor. The results are hand-crafted and amazing,...

Lookalikes: 'Real Apple Store' is the Sleekest Produce Stand Around

Photo via Dezeen Apple's iconic minimalist store design has been spoofed to great effect by London's Borough Market. Yes, the Real Apple Store is as amazing as it sounds.

Sponsored Post: Michael Chen: The Micro-Living Guru

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. Michael Chen always....

Moonlighting: 1980s Architects Designed Incredible Postmodern Jewelry

Jewelry by Ettore Sottsass via Sight Unseen The folks over at Sight Unseen have unearthed a wondrous trove of jewelry designed in high postmodern style by 1980s architects. All but forgotten except for a collection of 150 images in an...

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