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British Town to Convince Young People It's Cool by Replacing Bingo Hall with Three-Story Skatepark

In the architectural equivalent of your stepfather buying you a Razor Scooter so you'll like him, the British town of Folkestone has commissioned architect Guy Hollaway to design a three-story skatepark with a boxing ring in the basement on...

Curbed Miami: French Interior Design Exhibition Maison&Objet Does Miami, in Forty Eight Photos

Maison&Objet, the premier French interior design fair, debuted its annual Miami incarnation yesterday at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Miami is Maison's new home in the Americas, complementing Maison's current fairs, happening every January and September in France, and...

palais bulles: This is What It Looks Like When Dior Takes Over Pierre Cardin's Madcap Palais Bulles

A photo posted by Vincent Lappartient (@vincent_lappartient_) on May 12, 2015 at 1:03am PDT This year, Chanel decamped to Zaha Hadid's Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul, South Korea, Louis Vuitton took up residence at John Lautner's embattled Bob Hope...

Curbed NY: Modern Reno Turns Rat-Infested NYC Townhouse into $20M Beauty

2012 was a hard year for this now-handsome townhouse on the Upper West side of Manhattan. In 2010, a discount sporting goods mogul who later sold his Academy Sports & Outdoors empire, David Gochman, purchased the house along with...

Preservation Watch: Here Is the $1B GM Plan to Spruce Up Saarinen's Landmark Warren Tech Center

The massive General Motors Technical Center, designed by architect Eero Saarinen and landscape architect Thomas Church, was considered a landmark industrial campus when it opened in 1956. Photo courtesy GM. Resurgent domestic manufacturing means investment in plants and factories is...

Anybody Want to Live in an Apartment Inside an Oil Tanker?

Chances are, your first thought when you see an oil tanker is not "I would like to live in there." But, then again, you are not Amsterdam architect Chris Collaris, who wants to convert discarded mega oil tankers to...

Curbed LA: Stunning But Douchified Mid-Century Mod in LA Asks $4.2M

We hardly recognized this Sherman Oaks residence by Modernist architect and long-time architecture instructor Bernard Zimmerman. Since it went up for sale back in 2012, it's been thoroughly redone. The owners have removed most of the weird white tiles...

Prefab Fever: This Magic Prefab House Pulls a Disappearing Act

All photos courtesy of Delugan Meissl Associated Architects If you're in the market for a pre-fabricated house, perhaps this one will tickle your fancy? Designed by Austrian architecture studio Delugan Meissl Associated Architects (DMAA), these mirror-clad timber units are aptly...

Getaways: A Heavenly Glass House on the South American Prairie

Photo by Matthew Segal via Architizer File this under places to go to escape everything and everyone. Designed by Argentinian firm Alric Galindez Arquitectos, this not-so-little house on the prairie is engulfed by sweeping views of the skies, sea, and...

Curbed Chicago: Now that Jordan's $15M Air Lair is Half Off, Will Some Buyer Be Like Mike?

It's been well over a year since there's been any updates regarding basketball legend Michael Jordan's 56,000-square-foot mansion in the north Chicago suburb of Highland Park. But now that it's entered the market at $14.855 million—its lowest asking price...

Zaha Hadid's First Project in Mexico Looks Very Zaha Hadid-ish

Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed the initial renderings for the firm's first project in Mexico, a high-density scheme with 981 apartment in the city of Monterrey. After close inspection, the curving, amorphous mass of buildings indeed looks like something...

Kickstart Me Up: How Great is Kickstarter at Remaking the Urban Landscape?

The ability of Kickstarter and other crowdfunding sites to turn crazy design concepts into real-world products has been well documented, but a post at PSFK suggest these site's ability to support speculative building projects is also commendable. The article...

House of the Day: A $6M Stone Manse From the Blue Blood Town Where the Tuxedo was Born

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 by Jill Swirbul Location:...

Curbed NY: In the Footsteps of NYC's Best Chronicler, Joseph Mitchell

Welcome back to Camera Obscura, Curbed NY's series of photo essays by Nathan Kensinger. This week, Kensinger reflects on the work of Joseph Mitchell. Sometimes, when the fate of the world seems to be a foregone conclusion ignored by...

Meet 'Startup Castle,' the Roommate Wanted Ad from Hell

In Woodside, California there is a castle called "Startup Castle," and it only gets worse from here. The 17,000-square-foot mansion, formerly known as Buck Estate, is a self-described "community of excellence" and is currently accepting applications from young people...

Adventures in Art: Elaborate Sculptures Made of Debris Have Cropped Up in Detroit's Former Industrial Hubs

All photos courtesy of Scott Hocking via Hyperallergic For Detroit-based multimedia artist and sculptor Scott Hocking, the embattled city's past triumphs and present challenges are subjects ripe for artistic exploration. His work explores this notion by using dislodged bricks, chunks...

Curbed Atlanta : Here Now, a Gorgeous Loft in a Converted 1880 Cotton Mill

Feast your eyes on this impressive loft converted from an 1880 cotton mill in the Cabbagetown neighborhood of Atlanta. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom stunner looks like something straight out of the Meatpacking District in Manhattan with soaring ceilings and windows,...

Retrospectives: A New Retrospective Revels in Lina Bo Bardi's Inspired Design

Lina Bo Bardi in 1978, courtesy of the Graham Foundation Noted for her distinct fusion of Modernist principals with the colorful Latin American landscape, Italian-Brazilian architect and designer Lina Bo Bardi left a rich legacy of inspired, human-centered work across...

Kanye West Further Explains His $110,000 Le Corbusier Lamp

Kanye West credits a lamp designed by Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier as his muse when he was creating the 2013 album Yeezus, saying "this one Corbusier lamp was like, my greatest inspiration." Like most things Kanye West says, this...

Micro Living : 4 Ways to Create Space-Saving "Mini Lofts" in Tiny Apartments

All photos by Yen Chen via AD España As apartments get tinier and tinier, it's not surprising to see the "room in a box" design trend gain traction. Paris and Madrid-based architects Aurélie Beriot and Miguel Bernardini, for example, have...

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