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Curbed Features: How One NYC Museum Sparks Architects' Most Radical Work

Photos of Cosmo by Max Touhey. If you happened to walk by the Museum of Modern Art PS1, in Long Island City, Queens, this month, you would have seen a curious 50-foot structure rising over the museum's courtyard walls....

House of the Day: 1800s House Revamped by Norman Foster's Firm Asks $3.5M"

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 The Modern House...

Total Disaster of a Texas Mansion Has Between 46 and 70 Bedrooms, It's Hard to Tell

A Queen of Versailles-esque mansion in Manvel, Texas is on the market for $3.5 million, which might seem like a good deal for between 46 and 70 bedrooms (only around $60,000 per bedroom!) until you actually get a look...

Curbed NY: Making Room for 30 Years of Art & Antiques in a NYC Co-op

Photo by Max Touhey Two years ago, Paul Tarantola finally got word that his name came up for a one-bedroom apartment in one of the Penn South development's affordable co-op buildings. Without hesitation, he left his small studio in Manhattan's...

Curbed DC: Watch: D.C.'s Biggest Ball Pit Under Construction Right Now

Starting July 4, you'll be able to go to the beach in Washington, D.C. with no sunscreen required. The National Building Museum is creating a new exhibit with design firm Snarkitecture that will fill a 10,000-square-foot space with an...

The Printed Page: Drab 1940s Bungalow Becomes a Breezy, Modern Stunner Post-Renovation

All photos by Martin Tessler via Dwell When artist Stephen Waddell and landscape designer Isabel Kunigk purchased this 1940s bungalow in Vancouver, it was characterless and entirely uninspiring. But as Dwell details in its latest issue, D'Arcy Jones, the...

Adventures in Architecture: From 1,715 to 1: Moreau Kusunoki Architectes Wins Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition

All images by Moreau Kusunoki Architectes via the Guggenheim Paris-based Moreau Kusunoki Architectes have won the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition, capping an unprecedented open competition that drew 1,715 entries from around the world. "Art in the City," husband-and-wife team Nicolas...

Awards: Check Out the World Building of the Year Shortlist for 2015

Ribbon Chapel by Hiroshi Nakamura. Photo via Dezeen The World Building of the Year honor is bestowed but once a year by the World Architecture Festival as an annual acknowledgement of the stellar design churned out by starchitects—BIG, Zaha Hadid...

Curbed Detroit: Detroit's Iconic Fisher Building Just Hit the Auction Block

Photo via Auction.com Often referred to as "Detroit's largest art object," the iconic Fisher Building just went up for auction today. Built in 1928 with part of a vast auto body fortune, the office high-rise designed by Albert Kahn may...

Consider Throwing Away Your Furniture and Replacing It With a Giant Spider

This exhibition brought to you by the Dia Art Foundation at its Beacon gallery space in New York really makes you reconsider what you thought you knew about whether or not you should throw away all your furniture and...

Adventures in Interior Design: This Russian Apartment Has Its Own Indoor Playground

All photos © Ruetemple via ArchDaily Two very lucky Russian kids don't need to go outside to climb, crawl, and play. Located in between their two rooms is a set-up any rugrat would envy: a vertical play area of wooden...

Too Short; Didn't Read: The Week in Social: Very Strong Words on Rem Koolhaas, The Serpentine Pavilion Opens, and Honoring the Late Charles Correa

Welcome to Curbed's new weekly round-up of architecture and design on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and (god forbid) even LinkedIn. Collected from retweets, intra-office chats, and, well, anything that sent us into a 140-character tizzy, this is what Curbed editors actually...

Adventures in Interior Design: Old Garage Reborn as Heavenly Vacation Home in Melbourne

All photos by Lisa Cohen via The White Room The White Room, the latest venture from Australian interior designer and hospitality entrepreneur Lynda Gardener may be the most sublime garage conversion yet, not to mention a super hip rental to...

Sharing Economy: Airbnb For Subletting Wants to Pay Your Rent As You Travel All Summer

The Flatbook team. All images via Flatbook. "Just hand us your keys and enjoy your summer." While the tagline of Montreal-based online subletting service Flatbook, as well as the idea of setting off for the summer and letting a startup...

Curbed SF: Whoopi Goldberg Lists Her Bay Area Victorian

Actor, comedian, and View panelist Whoopi Goldberg presumably spends most of her time in New York, but since 1985 she's owned a Victorian compound in Berkeley with a three-bedroom, 1,455-square-foot main house and a barn-style cottage out back. Goldberg,...

Are You Spending Enough Time Hanging Out on Your Staircase?

The staircase. For some, a simple device used to get from one floor of a building to a higher floor of the same building, and vice versa. But for architect Paul Cocksedge and the people who work in the...

Future Furniture: The "Wave Cabinet" Lives Up To Its Name, Ripples Open

Photo via Sebastian Errazuriz This remarkable cabinet is making waves—in every way. Designed by Sebastian Errazuriz, it features wooden slats made of Baltic birch that ripple open with hypnotic precision. Opening the Wave Cabinet from one side lifts the top...

Curbed LA: This $4.5M Circular Midcentury in SoCal is Absolutely Divine

The Thunderbird Heights neighborhood in Rancho Mirage, California is so hoity-toity that rumors that the president is moving in actually seem plausible (but ultimately are untrue). It's in that ultra-wealthy corner of Rancho Mirage that this effortlessly hip spaceship...

The London Mansion Where Peter Pan Was Written Is on the Market for £7M

The mansion in London's Kensington Gardens where J.M. Barrie lived when he wrote Peter Pan is on the market for a hefty price of £6,950,000 (just under $11 million). That's a lot of money, but then again, the house...

Serpentine Pavilion 2015: The Psychedelic New Serpentine Pavilion Opened Today in London and Is Already an Instagram Darling

Photo © Iwan Baan, courtesy of the Serpentine Galleries Text by Ali Morris Despite the London rain putting in a predictable appearance, this year's Serpentine Pavilion opened this morning in a burst of shiny, sunshine-infused color courtesy of young Spanish...

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