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Rad Restorations: Marble-Clad Florence Palace Reborn as HQ for Order of Architects

Built in the 1930, Florence's Palazzina Real has been reborn as a home for the Order of Architects. All images via Arbitare. A 1930's marble-clad palace that's been left abandoned for decades in Florence, the Palazzina Reale has recently been...

House of the Day: Magnificent $950K Dome Home Spins at the Push of a Button

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 Douglas Elliman Location:...

Revisiting the Classics: Tour Sir John Soane's Exquisite London Apartment, Restored Home of a Design Icon

A view of the Model Room of Sir John Soane's residence, recreating a watercolor of the room painted by C J Richardson c.1834-35. All photos by Gareth Gardner. A great architectural wrong was quietly righted this week in a...

The Beautiful Game: Is This The World's Coolest Contemporary Soccer Stadium?

All photos via ArchDaily Herzog & de Meuron, the firm led by the Pritzker Prize-winning duo behind such architectural wonders as the Beijing National Stadium (better known as the Bird's Nest) in China, recently finished work on this very rectangular...

This Beautiful Garden Used to Be a Cockfighting Pit

There's probably a more eloquent way to put this, but bad things that have been repurposed into good things are the best. Take, for example, these chairs that were created by a furniture maker in Belfast from oil barrels...

Adventures in Architecture: Simple Rules for Revolutionizing Architecture From British Design Collective Assemble

Built in 2012, the Folly for a Flyover project created a temporary theater and performance space underneath a roadway in London. After the structure's nine-week season was over, the material was reused to build play areas and planters at...

Curbed NY: The 22 Best New Public Art Pieces to See in NYC This Summer

Photo by Scott Lynch Great public art is a year-round given in New York City, but it's during the late spring and early summer that creators and curators really seem to break out the big guns. Site-specific spectacles and festivals,...

Better Together: 5 Clever Ways to House Multiple Generations Under One Roof

A very literal approach in Yonago, Japan—Photo by Yohei Sasakura/Sasa No Kurasha via Designboom In many parts of the world, multiple generations living in one house is common, if not the norm. In the United States, multigenerational housing declined after...

Future Furniture: Kickstarter Project Offers Colorful Route to DIY Furniture

All images courtesy of Be-elastic Floyd Leg, you've got some new competition. SNAP, a currently running Kickstarter campaign by Be-elastic, a Miami-based duo of Spanish designers, is the latest DIY table system to take advantage of the trend towards...

Attention Tourists: Hot Dogs in New York City Do Not Cost $30

A food vendor near the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan was given three summonses by the police this week and could be fined up to $1,500 for overcharging tourists for hot dogs, demanding up to $30 for...

Awards: Check Out 5 of London's Best New Works of Architecture

All photos courtesy of ArchDaily The Royal Institute of British Architects' London chapter has released the names of the 38 projects that make up its 2015 class of the best in new architecture in the English capital. An office tower...

Curbed NY: Tropical Modernism is on Full Display at the New York City Kips Bay Show House

All photos by Max Touhey For the last 43 years, the annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House has honed its reputation as the crème de la crème of interior events in New York City. This year, the show house landed...

Future Furniture: Post-Petroleum Design and The Future of Sustainable Materials

Cork is extremely renewable, regenerating itself every nine years; in the hands of New York designer Daniel Michalik, it's also the raw material for the Cortica chaise lounge. Image courtesy of Daniel Michalik. Five billion; that's not a population statistic,...

Chinese Building Looks Just Like the Starship Enterprise, On Purpose

Google, Facebook, and other big tech companies may have bought into the idea of designing their headquarters so that employees never want to leave, but they don't have anything on the headquarters of Chinese gaming and mobile Internet company...

Renzo Wire: Renzo Piano's Latest Project in Italy is a Bit of an Overachiever

All photos by Enrico Cano via Designboom Well, it seems Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) has been quite busy. While we were all distracted trying to figure out what exactly Renzo's new building for the Whitney Museum of American Art...

Abandonment Issues: This Video Tour of an Abandoned Asylum Looks Straight Out of a Horror Film

Screenshot via Vimeo Ruin porn goes cinematic in "Project Senium," a debut release from a group of filmmakers determined to preserve the experience of incredible abandoned spaces through elaborate short films. This video, just under 10 minutes, takes you through...

Globe Trotting: Mondrian's Geometric Paintings Inspired This Welsh Home

All photos via Dezeen Though its name—Cefn Castell—and the low stone wall on its perimeter may give the impression of a fortress on Game of Thrones, this lovely Welsh house is much less medieval. Built by Manchester, United Kingdom-based architecture...

House of the Day: F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's Prohibition-Era Long Island Pad Asks $3.8M

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 Coldwell Banker Location:...

Calatrava 'Treated Like a Dog' Over World Trade Boondoggle

Santiago Calatrava isn't only the architect behind the scandal-plagued ascent of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub; he's a person too, you know, and he wants to remind people that he has feelings. "It has not been easy for.....

You Can Buy Geraldo Rivera's Nautical-Themed House for $3.75M

"The funny thing about this whole house," Geraldo Rivera's wife explains during a 2010 video tour, "is that Geraldo designed it 10 years ago to be his bachelor pad." That might be a funny thing about this house, but...

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