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Curbed LA: Zooey Deschanel Buys Non-Indie, Un-Quirky House in LA

New Girl star and straight-up funny gal Zooey Deschanel may be a ukelele-playing, delightfully offbeat person on and off-screen, but it looks like her taste in houses is deeply traditional. Enter the...

On Campus : Maya Lin WIll Design a 'Library of the Future' for Smith College

Photo via Friends of Smith College Libraries/Facebook Maya Lin, the American artist and designer who shot to fame with her Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., has been tapped to lead the redesign of the Neilson Library at Smith College...

Curbed Miami: Touring a New, Eco-Crazy South Beach Miami Hotel

News originally broke back in early 2013 that the old rambling barn of a hotel originally known as the Roney Palace when it was built in the 1960s, and then the Gansevoort, was going under the knife for its...

These Superhero Murals Are Pretty Much the Coolest Thing You Can Possibly Do with Post-Its

Hey, everybody, thanks for coming to this meeting, I know it was last minute. So, I just wanted to get a chance to touch base with you about the superhero murals that you created all around the office using...

Abandonment Issues: Pablo Escobar's Island Mansion Is Now a Derelict, Beachy Ruin

In the late 1980s, drug kingpin Pablo Escobar was worth an estimated $30 billion and owned a number of truly ostentatious properties. His mansion in Puerto Triunfo, Colombia, where rhinos and elephants roamed freely, was the most infamous, but...

Lucky Kids Get to Play in a Sweet Box Fort, Simultaneously Thumb Noses at Bureaucracy

In a story that has been making the internet rounds this week, an Ogden, Utah father of two, Jeremy Trentelman, received a notice from the city requesting that he remove the box fort he'd built in his front yard...

Video Interlude: Travel to the Concrete City of Brasília via Futuristic Parody

Photo via Vimeo Brasília, the city Oscar Niemeyer helped design in the late 1950s, was built in three years with 1 million cubric metres of concrete and 100,00 metric tones of steel. Although it's often cited as a bewildering...

House of the Day: Exquisite '20s Spanish-Style Home in San Diego Asks $1M

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: San...

Curbed NY: The Owners of Brooklyn's Priciest Home Are Not So Endearing

Brooklyn's most expensive home, a $32 million penthouse in One Brooklyn Bridge Park that was combined from nine separate units, isn't news—it was, in fact, listed almost a year ago. It is, however, worth revisiting in a new piece...

Artistry: Office Installs Giant Superhero Murals Made With 8,024 Post-Its

Photos via Design Boom Even with all of the sleek, design-forward cubicle options out there, cubicle life can feel pretty drab and uninspired. Which is why a group of coworkers at a bland, fluorescent-lit work space decided to spruc...

This Boston Roof Deck Looks Like a Penthouse for Robots

If Optimus Prime ever decided to move Boston (possibly to take a job as an adjunct professor at MIT) and could also afford to pay $3,800/month in rent (which, with all the endorsement opportunities, seems pretty plausible) this is.....

Curbed Philly: Populate Your Own Hugh Newell Jacobsen 'Village' in Pennsylvania

Photos via Kurfiss Sotheby's Int'l Realty-Bryn Mawr Still searching for its second owner, architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen's "A Village of One's Own" is now being listed at $1,600,000, down $200,000 from its original...

Adaptive Reuse: Can This Souped-Up $65K Container Home Go Mainstream?

All photos via Montainer Here's a fun thought exercise: for $65K, would you rather buy a luxury tiny home made to order, or a custom shipping container home already equipped with a bathroom, laundry units, Bose entertainment system, and everything...

Frank Fucking Gehry: Mark Zuckerberg Reveals How Frank Gehry Wooed Facebook

Gehry's building model inside Facebook's new office. Photo via Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook Mark Zuckerberg never saw Facebook as the kind of company that would commission a big-shot starchitect to build its new campus. It's a very popular thing to do...

Curbed Features: Why The World Is Obsessed With Midcentury Modern Design

A Herman Miller pop-up. Photo courtesy of Herman Miller. Today, more than ever, the midcentury modern look is everywhere. DVRs are set to capture Mad Men's final season playing out on AMC. Flip through the April issue of Elle...

Google Maps Pac-Man Is Dead, Long Live Google Maps Pac-Man

One of the greatest time-wasters in the history of the internet is gone, and we can all get back to our lives now. Wired ran a piece this morning explaining (to the extent that Google would tell them anything)...

Feuds: 'Floor War' Causes Chipperfield to Denounce His Milan Museum

Photos via Dezeen After 15 years of work, starchitect David Chipperfield is publicly denouncing his £44M ($65M) project, the Città delle Culture museum complex in Milan, because of flooring material. Milan officials chose a poor quality stone floor against...

Curbed NY: It's Official: One World Observatory Will Open May 29

With signage and a working marquee up, we knew the opening of One World Observatory in Lower Manhattan, was imminent, and this morning, the official opening date was announced: Friday, May 29. Tickets, which cost a whopping $32 for....

Parenting Handbook: This Nursery School in Japan is Basically a Glassy 'Treehouse'

Photos by Naomi Kurozumi via Design Boom At this point, it's well established that children get some of the coolest architecture around. From a cat-shaped school in Germany with a slide for a tail to a "disappearing" mirrored childcare center...

Curbed Atlanta : Failed Development in Atlanta Looks Like a Wild West Movie Set

About 12 miles south of downtown Atlanta, in the Clayton County city of Morrow, a botched development called Olde Towne Morrow is festering — equal parts Wild West movie set, Recession-era development...

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