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21 First Drafts: 21 First Drafts: Hugh Newell Jacobsen's Roberts Residence

First Drafts is a series exploring the early work of our architectural icons, examining their careers through the lens of their debut projects. Occasionally unexpected but always insightful, these undertakings represent their initial, finished buildings as solo practitioners. While anecdotes...

Globe Trotting: Take a Look at Gorgeous Cave-like Dwellings in Rural Australia

Photos by Edward Birch via Designboom. Local firm Luigi Rosselli Architects designed these 12 townhouse-style, rammed-earth residences, built like a series of caves into an excavated clay dune in the Australian northwest. In addition to being a collection of...

Going Green: Dutch Will Power Entire Train System With Wind Power by 2018

Creative Commons image by Hans de Wit Things are a little different in the Netherlands when it comes to sustainability. It may not be surprising that in a company that's well ahead of the US in terms of alternative energy...

Curbed LA: 7 Very Big-Deal Plans in Los Angeles's New 2024 Olympics Bid

The race to bring the Olympics back to LA for the 2024 summer Games is on, and today we're getting a closer look at where the estimated multi-billion-dollar cost would actually go—and what changes the Olympics will bring to...

Curbed New Orleans: NOLA.com Shows Where New Orleanians Migrated Post-Katrina

Hurricane Katrina forced out many of New Orleans' longtime residents, and in the years after the storm many new residents moved in. NOLA.com published an interactive map illustrating this massive diaspora, as well as the influx of transplants —...

Curbed NOLA: Mid-Century Modern Residence in NOLA Asks $1.399M

An open, light-filled mid-century modern with a wild streak by Curtis & Davis, the architect duo behind the Superdome, has hit the market. Near Audubon Park, the living room has a wall of windows looking out onto the lap...

Adventures in Engineering: How Engineers Plan to Reshape the Mississippi River Delta

Picture of the Mississippi Delta; Creative Commons image via Ann's Gallery. Katrina's anniversary provides a chance to consider ">how New Orleans has changed since the storm hit, and how the long process of rebuilding homes and fortifying the city's...

Curbed LA: Check Out This Sexy Midcentury Modern Compound in the L.A. Hills

Perched on the hills above the Sunset Strip, this 1951 house, its detached guesthouse (almost as big!), and its studio/garage are perfectly sited to capture all the wildly expansive views their position on high ground provides. The main residence,...

Curbed Cape Cod: This 410-Square-Foot Cottage in Coastal Mass. Wants $129K

As far as cute little cottages go, this brand new Bass River, Mass. listing is something of a mega-mansion. The seasonal one-bedroom condo features "beautiful cathedral ceilings and the clean crispy lines," both of which make the little abode...

Adventures in Infrastructure: A New Crossing in Denmarks Rethinks What a Bridge Can Be

Cirkelbroen, a new pedestrian bridge in Copenhagen, Denmark, does two things: gets people across the canal, of course, and promotes—encourages, even—loitering. Its round form allows people to slow down, wander, and mingle. The designer, Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson recalls...

Adventures in Architecture: Can These Student-Designed Guest Houses on Navajo Nation Land Encourage Tourism?

Photos courtesy of Colorado Building Workshop via Designboom. We'd say they have a shot. Architecture students with the University of Utah's DesignBuildBLUFF, in collaboration with the University Colorado Denver's design-build program—Colorado Building Workshop—and the Navajo Nation's Mexican Water chapter...

Let This Random Essay Generator Explain Why You're Leaving Your City

Internet person Darius Kazemi created this random essay generator called "Leaving Everywhere," which uses US Census Bureau data from 2013 to create an argument for why you are leaving American city. It is the best. Everyone single one of...

21 First Drafts: 21 First Drafts: Jean Nouvel's Maison Delbigot

First Drafts is a series exploring the early work of our architectural icons, examining their careers through the lens of their debut projects. Occasionally unexpected but always insightful, these undertakings represent their initial, finished buildings as solo practitioners. While anecdotes...

Banksy's 'Dismaland' Now Has a Video Ad

Banksy's Disneyland sendup, titled "Dismaland: A Bemusement Park," continues to be funny and charming and weird with a newly released video ad, which shows off even more of the attractions and reveals that the park will be open for....

Celebrity Real Estate : Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz's Art-Filled Jersey Home Asks $14.9M

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz are unloading the New Jersey home they purchased from Eddie Murphy in 2013. All images via Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty. Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz will say good-bye to their art-filled New Jersey manse,...

House of the Day: This Adorable Yellow Seaside Cabin Could Be Yours for $808K

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. Photos courtesy of The Modern House Location: Isle of Wight, United Kingdom Price:...

Curbed NY: Is This The End of the Brooklyn Bungalow?

As the final days of summer fade away and the city prepares to close down its beaches and pools, the sun is setting on yet another piece of New York's historic waterfront. Like the endangered wooden boardwalks along the...

Finally, a Video Game Where You Just Raise Easy-to-Care-For Plants

There is no shame quite like the shame that haunts you when you somehow kill a plant that has evolved specifically to stay alive with almost no help whatsoever. And that's why it's such a good thing that Viridi...

The Future Is Now: This 3D-Printed, Solar-Powered Pavilion Could Change Building Technology

Photos courtesy of Brian Peters via ArchDaily In yet another experiment proving the merits of 3D printing technology, Kent State University in Ohio has erected a 3D-printed sculpture called the Solar Bytes Pavilion, designed by assistant professor Brian Peters....

21 First Drafts: 21 First Drafts: Santiago Calatrava's Ernstings Warehouse

First Drafts is a series exploring the early work of our architectural icons, examining their careers through the lens of their debut projects. Occasionally unexpected but always insightful, these undertakings represent their initial, finished buildings as solo practitioners. While anecdotes...

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