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Join Us: Los Angeles Wouldn't Be Los Angeles Without Cults


If you have any interest in the history of L.A., you're doing it wrong if you haven't been keeping up to speed on Curbed L.A.'s Cults Week.

Eichler Spotting: In San Francisco, billionaire Lorry Lokey...


In San Francisco, billionaire Lorry Lokey just listed his apartment on the 29th floor of the Joseph Eichler-developed Summit building for $6.25M—and, good news, he'll be donating the proceeds to charity.

Competitions: The 36 Weirdest Proposals for the Guggenheim Helsinki


While it remains to be seen whether Helsinki will actually get a Guggenheim museum, the proposals for the project have been revealed in a rather innovative way.

Castle Wire : Come Rule Over Absolutely Nothing in This 1985 'Castle'


Photos via Zillow What you see here may not have the moat or overall pizazz of many European castles (or even spectacularly terrible American ones), but this ivy-covered fortress in rural Tennessee is a castle nonetheless: it's got heavy block walls on the outside, strong brick walls on the inside, and sits atop a secluded 70 acres in the Appalachian Mountains.

Fashion World Estates: For $39M, Donna Karan Will Sell You 70 Percent of Her House


Fashion designer Donna Karan is hoping a very wealthy someone will pay $39M for a large portion—but not all!

Brothels: Architecture Class to Design a Brothel/Child Care Center


This is the school. The brothel/school has not yet been designed. It's well established that college should be a time of experimentation, but the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is taking that mandate way too seriously.

House of the Day: Portland's Handsomely Updated 1910 Craftsman Tries for a Flip


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.

Furniture: Hermès Timber Daybed Insists it's Not a Sauna Bench


Nearly a year since last dabbling in the world of couture furnishings, fashion brand Hermès (of Birken bag fame) has unleashed a daybed that's as uncomfortable-looking and hopelessly chic as one would expect.

Artistry: In Paris, an Orange Comic-Book Starburst Meets a 1950s Villa


All photos by Felipe Ribon via Design Boom French-Portuguese artist and architect Didier Faustino, best known for his experimental built works, has installed an exploding "Kablam!

Restorations: How Ben Bradlee and His Wife Restored Grey Gardens


Photo via Gardenista Ben Bradlee, the former executive editor of the Washington Post who died on Tuesday at age 93, has a long list of accomplishments to his name.

The Quotable Frank Gehry: Frank Gehry Thinks Contemporary Architecture is 'Pure Shit'


Photo via Gizmodo Here's what Frank Gehry said to a reporter who asked him if he had a response to those who accuse him of practicing "showy" architecture: "Let me tell you one thing.

Rumormongering: Jennifer Lawrence Now Lives in Jessica Simpson's Old House


Word is the internet's favorite human, Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence has snatched up singer Jessica Simpson's old Beverly Hills abode.

Conversions: Inside This Rundown Detroit Bank is a Very Stylish House


Photo by Michelle and Chris Gerard via Curbed Detroit Over in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, an extreme makeover over a year in the making is wrapping up, and with it, one can now add "desolate bank" to the long list of unexpected buildings that have transformed into fabulous homes.

Brothels: Architecture Class to Design a Brothel/Child Care Center


This is the school. The brothel/school has not yet been designed. It's well established that college should be a time of experimentation and of the evaluation of social quagmires, and the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is taking that mandate very seriously.

Restorations: How Ben Bradlee and His Wife Restored Grey Gardens


Photo via Gardenista Ben Bradlee, the former executive editor of the Washington Post who died on Tuesday at age 93, has a long list of accomplishments to his name.

Halloween 2014: The Ultimate Guide to Dressing Like an Architect for Halloween


In the last few years architecture has done quite the dance in the mainstream cultural consciousness—Pharrell is best friends with Zaha Hadid, Brad Pitt is pointing at things in close proximity to Frank Gehry, and Kanye practically (thinks he) is one.

House of the Day: Portland's Handsomely Updated 1910 Craftsman Tries for a Flip


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.

On the Market: $5.6M Buys the Comely Garden Retreat of Napoleon's First Wife


A part of the Château de Malmaison, the country estate that Napoleon's first wife, Joséphine de Beauharnais, bought for them in 1799, has been put on the market for €4.45M ($5.65M).

Motor City: With news that Detroit is set...


With news that Detroit is set to go on an unprecedented foreclosing spree, CityLab takes a look at how that might kick one-fifth of the city's population out of their homes.

Castle Wire: Moated French Chateau Offers Protection From Medieval Mobs


There are a lot of castles and Châteaux in France, but most of them are just hanging out in the countryside with no defenses against medieval marauders.


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