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Prefabulous: Swoon Over a Luxurious Prefab Mountaintop Retreat in Chile

Photos courtesy of Felipe Assadi Architects, by Fernando Alda via Designboom Is this, perhaps, the prefab residence with the most breathtaking views and most gorgeous finishes? It's certainly in the running. Designed by Chilean studio Felipe Assadi Architects, the...

For Only a Few Million Dollars, You Can Buy a Drug Lord's Mansion in Upstate New York

Speaking of castles in upstate New York, a house known locally as the Skaneateles Drug Castle in Onondaga County is going to auction next month. Its former owner, Charles Ludwig Blomquist III, was sentenced to seven years in prison....

Mexican Town Turns Itself Into a Dr. Seuss Drawing

Although we have yet to complete our survey of all the towns in the world (we're aiming for 2035—fingers crossed) we feel pretty comfortably declaring Palmitas, Mexico the most colorful town that exists or has ever existed. A youth....

Curbed Hamptons: Can You Guess How Much a Baronial Hamptons Pad is Asking?

Carl Fisher, the man who tried to turn Montauk into the Miami Beach of the north in the 1920s, chose the hilltop setting of this property for his own house. Interesting that most of the things he built in...

House of the Day: Charming Eichler With Pool Awaits Your Updates for $595K

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. All photos via 4119 Phoenix Street...

Curbed Miami: Miami House is a Little Baroque, a Little Rococo for $4.5M

This spectacular Mediterranean Revival house on Flamingo Drive in Miami isn't a massively-scaled Old World palazzo decorated with minimalist restraint that appears to put historic style in check whenever the house isn't just a pile of white boxes. It...

Emerging Market: How Will Cuba's Real Estate Market Adjust to a New Era?

Havana photo by Anton Novoselov/Creative Commons "Come on, this is bullshit, this is for show, it can't actually be real." When travel journalist Nick Watt was told that travelers to Havana's Paseo del Prado could find not just snac...

Water Wars: Can We Engineer Ourselves Out of the California Drought?

The HydroRevolution desalination plant, a solar-powered system to clean drainage water, will break ground in California's Central Valley later this year. Photo courtesy WaterFX. When you hear Dr. Matthew Stuber describe the inner-workings of the HydroRevolution plant being constructed...

Tiny Living: Tour a Chic, Compact 645-Square-Foot Apartment in Milan

All Photos by Michele Filippi via Designmilk Formerly a small dental office, this two story space was transformed by architecture firm +R Piuerre into the suave living space seen here. Titled CPR—we're guessing something was lost in translation from...

Curbed NY: JFK's Iconic Terminal to Become the TWA Flight Center Hotel

Photo by Max Touhey It's a good day for New York City's airports. Not only did Governor Cuomo outline a massive makeover for LaGuardia Airport, but he also revealed the future of JFK Airport's iconic TWA Flight Center, the...

Curbed Seattle: Pristine Midcentury With Stellar Puget Sound Views Asks $850K

What is it about Lawrence and Hazen Architects homes that make people want to stay in them for a really long time? Last year we profiled a 1960 3-BR by the Seattle-based firm that had only been on the...

Prefabulous: Affordable Three-Winged Prefab Can Expand with the Family

All photos by EFFEKT via Dezeen Tasked with building a low-cost but high-quality prefab home in the outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark, local firm EFFEKT responded with a three-prong, timber-clad structure that's flexible enough for a growing family. At the center...

Welcome to Your New Home, a Tarpaulin Sphere Hanging From a Tree

It's kind of astonishing that it's 2015 and we're still living in houses and apartments, the same types of domiciles occupied by our grandparents and possibly even by people before our grandparents. At this point, it's still a toss....

Curbed Ski: $39M Telluride Manse Pays Homage to All Things Contemporary

Contemporary ski homes are all the rage these days, but this $39,100,000 house for sale in Telluride, Colorado, just might be ski country's most expensive ode to all things modern. Set on a 35-acre site, the 6-bedroom, 9-bath house....

Urban Planning: Big Tech on the Boardwalk: How Resiliency Could Redefine Atlantic City

All images via Perkins + Will "The dialogue about resiliency is where the conversation about sustainability was 15 years ago," says Daniel Windsor, a senior urban designer at Perkins+Will. With future environmental challenges moving into the forefront of city...

Artistry : This Guy is Building A Mini Gothic Cathedral By Hand

Photo via @rmcamis/Instagram Falling right in line with hardcore Lego builders and super resourceful dollhouse renovators is Brooklyn, NY-based artist Ryan McAmis, who has been painstakingly crafting a scale model of a Gothic Italian cathedral by hand. First spotted by...

Zahda Hadid Designed a Museum Inside a Mountain

We may have been slightly unimpressed with the sneaker that Zaha Hadid designed, which was revealed this week, but Zaha was always destined to win us back, and soon, as it turns out. Just look at this museum she...

Too Short; Didn't Read: The Week in Social: Artist Ai Weiwei's Good News; Summer Trips; and Art History Emoji

Welcome to Curbed's new weekly round-up of architecture and design on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and (god forbid) even LinkedIn. Collected from retweets, intra-office chats, and, well, anything that sent us into a 140-character tizzy, this is what Curbed editors actually...

Curbed Hamptons: See Hockey Star Sean Avery's First Completed Hamptons House

What do you do when you love to decorate and you have already redone your city apartment and your Hamptons house? Well, if you're retired Ranger Sean Avery, you start building and designing homes for sale. Last month we...

Rad Renovations: "The Most Ugly Thing": Ricardo Bofill's Renovation Turned a Concrete Factory into a Cloister

All images via Faustian urGe A series of stone silos that made up the ramparts of an abandoned concrete factory, the structure was cold and impersonal, a meta-Brutalist building on the outskirts of Barcelona. Yet for architect Ricardo Bofill,...

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