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Office Spaces: Turkey's Lego HQ Looks Like it's Built Out of Huge Plastic Bricks

Photo via Design Boom For Turkey's very first Lego HQ, Turkish firm OSO architecture whipped up this super-bright, incredibly on-brand office in Istanbul, with a compact build designed for 23 employees, and as many references as possible to the blocks...

From the Hip: Williamsburg's First B&B is for 'Industrial Adirondack Cowboys'

Photos via Urban Cowboy Now that the "rustic" aesthetic of "young" "hip" "Brooklynites" has become the look of global youth culture, and even your mid-sized Midwestern hometown has a new "saloon" called "The Mason Jar" that your parents think is...

Cemetery Wire: Take a 'Strangely Poetic' Tour of This High-Design Cemetary

"The graveyard is a metaphor that contains death and appreciates the earthly life," says Bangladeshi firm SHATOTTO Architects of their supremely stylish, "strangely poetic" SA Family Graveyard in Noakhali, Bangladesh. "This triggered the design to create a transcending space...

Bieber Watch: After having been run out of...

After having been run out of two separate pockets of L.A. County by angry neighbors, paragon of class Justin Bieber has snatched up a rental Curbed LA describes as "extremely tacky." Such a description probably has to do with its...

House of the Day: 1965 Gem by Frank Lloyd Wright Associate John Howe Asks $2M

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. Click here to view the full...

Kathedral Wire: Praise Yeezus in This Kanye West-Themed House of Worship

Really, it was only a matter of time before someone honored Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's gargantuan megalomania with a celestial, highly kustomized house of worship. Taking into account both the rapper's well-documented infatuation with architecture and his reality...

Curbed Features: How Julia Morgan Gave California Women Space for Leisure

For much of her professional life, California architect Julia Morgan was on the move, scaling the scaffolding of her projects, traveling up and down the state each week to visit construction sites. Responsible for over 700 buildings, she worked...

Time Capsules: On the market in Chi-town is...

On the market in Chi-town is what Curbed Chicago deems an "'80s Jetsons prototype home" that has aged "about as well as Corey Feldman's singing career." Tour the wackily decorated reaches of this circa-1988 oddity, this way.

Risky Business: Dizzying Vistas, Brought to You By NYC's 'Outlaw Instagrammers'

Photo by humzadeas/Instagram There's a new class of urban climber in NYC, and New York Magazine has deemed them the "outlaw Instagrammers." Unlike the Russian daredevils that blow up YouTube with their hair-rasing ascents of supertalls, these intrepid, plugged-in youngsters...

Big Happenings: Danish starchitect Bjarke Ingels, designer of...

Danish starchitect Bjarke Ingels, designer of "zootopias," ski slopes atop waste plants, and swirly HQs, just laid the very first (Lego) brick in a ceremonial foundation-laying ceremony for Denmark's Lego museum. Lego House will be a 130,000-square-foot "hands-on minds-on experience...

Abandonment Issues: 'Sinister' Desert Art Palace Was Built Without Floor Plans

Photo via Road Trippers Built way out in the desert of Wapiti Valley, Wyo., this rambling, log cabin-style structure—officially known as the Smith Mansion—has long been the stuff of local legend, the most salient of which suggests that artist and...

Rebel Architecture: Al Jazeera kicked off its six-part...

Al Jazeera kicked off its six-part Rebel Architecture series with an installment on "subversive architect" Santiago Cirugeda, a man from Seville, Spain, who rehabs and occupies the architectural leftovers from his country's economic collapse—"around 500,000 new buildings lie empty"—into informal...

Blockbusters: $85M L.A. Home is a Crash Course in Gross Millionaire Decor

Off in Beverly hills lies a 23,000-square-foot megalomansion that warns viewers to "be prepared for an overwhelming sensory experience unlike any you've felt before." That sensory experience could be described as stepping inside a home decorated by an obscenely...

Sold Stuff: After 15 months of nail biting,...

After 15 months of nail biting, professional badass Bruce Willis has finally found a buyer for his Spanish-style house in Beverly Hills, Calif. Though the $16.5M end sale price is a far cry from the $22M he originally hoped for,...

Linkage: Refined San Fran Mansions; Saving a Louis Kahn Masterpiece

Photo via Architizer · Super-genteel Pac Heights manse politely asks $9.7M. · This is how you save a Louis Kahn masterpiece. · Mashta Island home possibly by Parker is $12.8M. · Riverbed placed within Louisiana art museum. · Midtown condo...

Dude Where's My Stuff: Meet a Hyper-Minimal Pad with Disappearing Furniture

Photos via Design Boom As if trying to overcorrect for a lack of visual stimuli, some designers choose to outfit minimally appointed homes with pieces that are pretty "out there," as it were; things like chairs nailed to the wall...

Renzo Piano Watch: Curbed NY has updates on the...

Curbed NY has updates on the Whitney museum's new, Renzo Piano-designed NYC location, which is coming up fast on its 2015 completion date. The Italian starchitect started the angular, tiered building along the High Line nearly four years ago—despite originally...

Architectural Craziness: Huge Glass Donut Full of Trees Unveiled for Singapore Airport

Renderings via Moshe Safdie Architects Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie, the 76-year-old mastermind behind Singapore's BASE-jumper friendly Marian Bay Sands Hotel, has revealed an addition to the city's Changi Airport that's pretty nuts, even for Singapore standards. The vertical garden-enthused sovereign...

Adaptive Reuse: China has turned the Beijing National...

China has turned the Beijing National Acquatics Center, better known as the Water Cube, into the largest water park in Asia. Inhabitat has a look at the interior, which is full of colorful slides, decorative plastic orbs, and giant floating...

Super Famous People: Alex Rodriguez Just Bought Meryl Streep's Midcentury Pile

It was announced just last week that beloved A-lister Meryl Streep flipped her midcentury modern estate in L.A., but once the L.A. Times got more details, the celebrity real estate connection got...

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