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Monday Decor Rant : Kid-Friendly Interior Design: How Far Is Too Far?

Skyhouse by David Hotson and Ghislaine Viñas—Photo by Eric Laignel via Dezeen Among all the color-coded bookshelves, TVs hung above fireplaces, and other played-out decor trends, one persistent source of interior design drama and intrigue has to do with kids,...

That's My Bjarke!: Smoke Rings on Smokestacks? Bjarke Ingels Has a Kickstarter For That

A rendering of the finished waste-to-energy plant, including the steam ring mechanism being proposed by a group of designers. Rendering via BIG. The saying "it isn't rocket science" sadly doesn't apply to the art project/ski slope/waste-to-energy plant currently under...

Globe Trotting: Young Designers Use Mumbai Taxis as Canvas for Vibrant Art

All photos courtesy of Taxi Fabric. In Mumbai, the city's yellow-and-black cabs are iconic, and feature kitschy, heavily decorated interiors done up by the drivers themselves. Now Taxi Fabric—with a Kickstarter-funded campaign—is getting up-and-coming designers to outfit taxis with...

This Is Everything You Would Expect From a New Jersey House Called 'Versailles Mansion,' And More

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, which is a good thing because if we couldn't just show you the pictures, we'd have to spend at least a thousand words each describing each shot of this New...

Curbed Detroit: Secret (And Not-so-Secret) Gardens Flourish in Detroit

Photos of Belle Isle and Brush Park by Michelle and Chris Gerard Some of these glorious summer spots are well known, while others are truly hidden gems. We'll look at some of these places in depth as summer bows...

21 First Drafts: 21 First Drafts: I.M. Pei's Gulf Oil Building

First Drafts is a series exploring the early work of our architectural icons, examining their careers through the lens of their debut projects. Occasionally unexpected but always insightful, these undertakings represent their initial, finished buildings as solo practitioners. While anecdotes...

Curbed NY: An Infamous All-Black Condo in NYC Finds a Buyer at $4.5M

There's something to be said about super-personalized apartments, which is usually that they don't sell. But that's no longer the case for the infamous all-black lacquered loft in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood. The astute folks over at StreetEasy...

Micro Homes: This 170-Square-Foot Mobile Home Could Be Yours for $22K

All photos courtesy of Monarch Tiny Homes via Inhabitat. The scale and size of this gabled dwelling may be rather micro, but the small price tag on this mobile home is still a bit of a (welcome) surprise. At...

Curbed Seattle: Contemporary Built Green Seattle Home Asks $1.85M

Built in 2012 by Build Urban, this Contemporary Built Green 4-star home in the heart of the Denny Blaine just hit the market asking $1.85M. Including 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a 2 car garage, it's got the look...

Let's All Go Live in the New 'Star Wars' Theme Park

The main question we have about Disney's newly announced Star Wars theme park is, how is this not already a thing that exists? But that doesn't matter now, because in addition to the announcement they've released concept drawings an...

Eye on New Orleans: New Orleans Locals on a Decade of Post-Storm Change, Part 1

To mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, this week Curbed is looking at how the housing, architecture, and neighborhoods of New Orleans have changed since the storm. Here, the first of two Q&As with long-time residents of the city....

The Newest Glamping Accessory Is Wolves

Camping isn't what it used to be: you can still rough it if you want to, but you can also head out into the wilderness with all kinds of fancy tents and cooking equipment and accessories and wolves. Oh...

Curbed Chicago: Curvy Concrete and Brick Midcentury Near Chicago Asks $750K

The Chicago suburb of Barrington is not a one-trick pony—there's more to it than Clinton and W. Bush-era McMansions. If you look close enough, you might find some really unique and interesting mid-century modern homes. This house built in...

House of the Day: Beachfront Midcentury Beaut Lists for the First Time, Asks $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 Partners Trust Location:...

Curbed LA: This is Just a Really, Really Awesome Los Angeles Drone Video

This drone video is special. Not just in the wide lens it casts on Los Angeles—capturing everything from obvious landmarks (Griffith Park, the Hollywood sign, the Santa Monica Pier) to lesser-known ones, like the Baldwin Hills oil derricks, the...

Too Short; Didn't Read: The Week in Social: Saying Goodbye to a Brutalist Icon; More Zaha Hadid Stadium Drama; Special Architect Parking

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...

Foliage Finders: 15 Secret Gardens and Green Spaces Hidden Around Paris

This statue in the Jardin de la Nouvelle France is steps off the crowded Champs-Élysées. Creative Commons image by Brett Hammond Hidden parks can offer urban escapes, a wealth of trivia about a city's history and a curious diversity...

Curbed New Orleans: New Orleans' 'Renovation of the Year' Can Be Yours For $1M

We first scoped out this Irish Channel Creole Cottage on the Preservation Resource Center's 2015 Shotgun Tour. Recently, New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles magazine declared it the "Renovation of the Year." And now, this Washington Avenue neutral-toned beauty can...

Step Inside Karim Rashid's Fun Loving Miami Beach Loft

Like colleagues Zaha Hadid, Richard Meier, and lots of other out-of-town architects and designers, Karim Rashid has the good sense to own a Miami Beach apartment, and shared photos of it with Curbed Miami. With an aesthetic that's surprisingly...

This Elevator Will Straight Up Take You to Space

When we say "you," of course, what we mean is "astronauts," but still: pretty cool. (And it could open up some space tourism possibilities down the road.) This elevator, for which Canadian space technology company Thoth Technology was just...

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