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Awards: The 15 Finest New Buildings, According to the Design Museum

All photos via Design Museum London's Design Museum just announced the nominees for its eighth annual "Designs of the Year" awards. Of the 76 design projects chosen across fields as diverse as fashion and transportation, 15 hail from the world...

House of the Day: For $629K, a Petite Pasadena Bungalow with a Modern Interior

Curbed's Micro Week 2015 House of the Day run hopes to start out small-ish, and drop in square footage each day, until we've reached a truly tiny home that still embodies HOD-worthy goodness. ("Tiny houses" on flatbed trailers need not...

Artistry : These Flattened Domestic Spaces are Based Solely on Memory

All photos via Monya Rowe Gallery In an intriguing new series of cut-paper paintings, Chicago-based artist Ann Toebbe explores marriage from an architectural lens, unlocking memories of past relationships through detailed, two-dimensional portraits of domestic interiors. Titled "Remarried," Toebbe's works...

Micro Week 2015: 21 Terrific Space-Saving Designs That Aren't From Ikea

Photo by Takumi Ota for Naoki Hirakoso Store So, here we are. Your Ikea furniture has broken again. Like a fool, you ordered it online the day you moved in because you "just wanted to get it over with." Turns...

Micro Week 2015: The Smallest Homes for Sale Across the Curbed Universe

To kick off Micro Week, Curbed's local sites combed through the listings to bring you the tiniest homes for sale in their cities. That includes a 229-square-foot condo in Seattle, a studio in NYC that clocks in at 200...

Land Art: James Turrell's Crater Observatory is Opening to 'Serious Patrons' with $6.5K to Burn

Photos via Roden Crater One of artist James Turrell's most legendary and exclusive works is Roden Crater, an unfinished piece of land art near Arizona's Painted Desert. Turrell purchased the land in 1977 and has since been working to transform...

Rendering Reveals: OMA Will Transform a Disused Tobacco Plant into a 'Food Port'

All photos courtesy of OMA An abandoned tobacco plant in Louisville, Kentucky is being transformed into an innovative 24-acre "food port" by Rem Koolhaas' firm, OMA. Local farmers will be able to grow, sell, and distribute food at the new...

Prefabulous: Inside the Brooklyn Factory Birthing NYC's New Micro Units

Thousands of tiny apartments exist in New York City, but small space seekers won't find what they're looking for in new construction. Zoning laws enacted in 1987 prohibit apartments from being less than 400 square feet, much larger than...

Artist Abodes: Photographer Lists His Scenic Modern Huts in Maui for $19.8M

All photos via Sotheby's Renowned Australian landscape photographer Peter Lik has already sold nearly half a billion dollars in prints, one of which recently fetched a record-breaking $6.5M. Now, Lik is offering a different kind of picturesque possession: his 4,000-square-foot...

Lookalikes: Buy a Replica of an Old West Town, Complete With Saloon, Jail and Locomotive

This one-acre replica of an Old West town was never opened to the public as a tourist attraction. Instead, it served as a hobby project for a couple in Valley Center, California, who spent six decades hunting around the...

Micro Week: Welcome to Micro Week, Which Starts Right This Very Second

This very microsecond marks the commencement of Curbed's first-ever Micro Week, a five-day tribute to all things tiny. From exploring the smallest homes and rentals on the market to profiling how small-space adherents make the most out of minimal...

House of the Day: Nab a Late-Career Work by a Palm Springs Modernist for $1.6M

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: Palm Springs, California Price: $1,585,00...

House of the Day: Salad-Spinner Mansion Built for a Country Singer Wants $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. Location: Dallas, Texas Price: $7,950,000 A...

TOWER UPDATE-O-RAMA: Finally, A Glimpse Inside Jean Nouvel's Supertall MoMA Tower

Jean Nouvel's supertall tower at 53 West 53rd Street is really, truly becoming a reality, after many years of waiting, and today the Times has the first look inside the building. The interior rendering shows a pretty grand (but...

Showhouses: Step Inside Modernism Week's Bubbly 2015 Show House

Photos courtesy of Eric Lynch Photography This week is Palm Springs' Modernism Week, a time devoted to cocktails, swimming pools, and design. (Often a heady combination of all three). This year, the Christopher Kennedy Compound is back, the result of...

Real Estate Envy: Pray for the Next Couple Who Outbids This Woman on a Home

A home in San Diego that is not the bungalow in question By all accounts, Kathy Rowe was a very nice person before she was outbid for a Spanish-style bungalow in San Diego. She had even been named one of...

Greenrooms: This Year's Oscar's Greenroom is Meant to Feel Like Having a Drink at Joan Didion's House

All photos by Roger Davies via Arch Digest Just ahead of Sunday's Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Architectural Digest, the longstanding sponsor of the Oscar greenroom, has unveiled the space that'll be greeting show presenters and...

Recommended Reading: Portland's Troubled Housing History; Google X vs. Architect

Welcome to Curbed's weekly roundup of architecture, real estate, and urban planning-related feature stories. Please be in touch if you have a story to recommend. An aerial view of a flooded Vanport. Photo from the Oregon Historical Society via Smithsonian....

Big Reveals: Palm Springs' First Eichler Home is Ready for Your Judgment

Photos by Marc Baldwin/Baldwin Digital Here it is, on a patch of Palm Springs desert, waving to fans and haters alike: the very first "Desert Eichler." Thanks to real estate agent Monique Lombardelli licensing the plans, and developer Troy Kudlac...

News From Nippon: Dreamy Woodland Dwelling Gives the Teepee a Modern Twist

All photos by Koji Fujii/Nacasa & Partners Inc. via Dezeen Japanese architect Hiroshi Nakamura once went all out on spirals with a ravishing "ribbon chapel" and now he's gone all out on triangles with a point-roofed woodsy retreat that could...

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