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Solar Power: Smartflower Home Solar System Gives Plug-and-Play Power

All photos courtesy of Smartflower Based on the concept of a sunflower, the Austrian-made Smartflower POP system wants to be a micro, rather than a macro, solution for those seeking to begin going off the grid. Unshackling solar power from...

House of the Day: Majestic Castle in the Adirondacks Offers Turrets, Knights, and Secret Passageways for $12.8M

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 Sotheby's Location: Bolton...

Curbed Philly: Stunning Modern House Lets The Sun Shine In Through Roof

Photos via Callaway Henderson The Iverson Kaplan residence in Princeton, New Jersey, the winner of a Chicago Atheneum American Architecture Award, is a late modern house with a modular louvered addition that, per Garrison Architects, "becomes an instrument for interacting...

Renovation Diary: Part III: Bringing a Brownstone Back From the Brink

Parlor floor after demolition and floor leveling (left); third floor walls framed out below skylights in the stairwell (right). Photos courtesy of Aaron Bawol. After a decade working for New York City firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, Brent Allen...

New Jersey Homebuyers Sue Sellers for Not Telling Them About Scary Guy Who Demands Blood

A New Jersey couple with three children thought that they were buying a very nice house in Westfield for $1.3 million. And they were, but what they were also buying, unbeknownst to them, was a creepy horror movie villain...

Adventures in Interior Design: Behold, 10 of the World's Wildest New Interior Spaces

All photos via INSIDE When it comes to the built environment, the architecture of the structure is never the full picture. As such, running aside this year's World Architecture Festival in Singapore in November will be the World Festival of...

Curbed NY: How It Feels to Stand Inside Jerry's Apartment from Seinfeld

Photo by Max Touhey In order to promote the fact it is now streaming all nine seasons of Seinfeld, Hulu has created a pop up exhibit at Milk Studios in the Meatpacking District, complete with a meticulous replica of Jerry's...

Adventures in Architecture: No Evil Villain's Lair, This House Still Has a Trick Up Its Sleeve

All photos by Kurt Hoerbst via Dezeen You'd be forgiven for taking one look at this three-story glass jewelbox of a house in Linz, Austria, and assuming it was the lair of a Bond baddie. It fits the bill, after...

This Is a Bad Thing to Do With Your House

Remember that TV show Heroes? NBC is bringing it back, and apparently things have not been going well for the people of the Heroes universe in the intervening years since it went off the air. Things have been going...

Curbed NY: Capturing JFK's Space-Age TWA Terminal Before It's Revamped

Photos by Max Touhey When Lori Walters heard that the future of the iconic TWA Flight Center at JFK airport was up in the air—given that the Eero Saarinen-designed landmark from 1962 was being eyed for redevelopment—she acted quickly. A...

Great Houses: David Chipperfield Reinvents the English Country House

Photo courtesy of David Chipperfield Architects. All others via ArchDaily British design magazine Architectural Review just named the long, low Fayland House the world's best new residential design, calling it a "radical new take on the English country house." Designed...

Parenting Handbook: Clever Japanese Preschool Was Designed to Collect Rain Water So Kids Can Play in the Puddles

All photos by Hibino Sekkei via Spoon & Tomago Like your local Chuck E. Cheese's, this inventive new preschool in Kumamoto City, Japan is where a kid can be a kid. Instead of enticing ticket games or pizza parties, toddler...

Zenergy: For His Parents, An Aussie Architect Builds a Sublime Getaway

All photos by Peter and Jenny Hyatt via Dezeen Many architects' first project is their parents' new house, but this one stands apart from the pack, cantilevering over a verdant pond and hiding a spa bath under its floor. Named...

Future Furniture: A New App Lets You Design A Bespoke Bookshelf On Your Phone And See How It Looks in Your Living Room Right Now

All images courtesy Tylko Blending together a cocktail of current tech trends, from apps and augmented reality to CNC milling and distributed production, Polish startup Tylko wants to turn the process of ordering a bespoke bookshelf into a marvel...

Curbed Detroit: Feast Your Eyes on This Stunning Contemporary in Michigan

Photo via Estately/MICHRIC/Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage While people love a grand old house, American architects and designers continue a tradition of innovative homebuilding today. At just under $1 million, this country retreat designed by Chicago architect Larry Booth shows what...

One Man Wants to Build Apartments in the Middle of a San Francisco Street

San Francisco resident Steve Dombek makes a pretty compelling case for taking some of the city's unnecessarily wide streets, starting with one particular block of McAllister Street (pictured above), and putting rows of apartment buildings in the middle of...

Adventures in Architecture: This 17th-Century English Barn Hides a Modern Gallery

All photos by Craig Auckland / Fotohaus via Stonewood Design The architects of Stonewood Design faced two challenges when building within a historic 17th-century barn in England's Cotswolds region: restore the barn and the adjacent house while respectfully installing a...

Milan Expo 2015: Check Out This Rad Dome Housing Italian Agriculture Products

All photos © Designboom, except where noted This pavilion is titled 'Love It' and that's how we feel about its unique exposed structure; it's something between sci-fi architecture and mid-century modern. Designed by Italian architect Benedetta Tagliabue for the Italian...

House of the Day: Nab the Picture-Perfect Colonial From Mad Men for $1.15M

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 Sotheby's Location: New...

Swedish Style: This Swedish Summer House is Peak Mod-Cabin-in-the-Woods

All photos courtesy of The Common Office via Designboom Because the Swedes are not content to just have the furniture game on lock, the country's architects and homeowners have also conspired to produce dreamy summer houses across the northern nation,...

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