In the final days of our "Work_____" series, we thought it was only fair to give you a tour of the offices, studios, and desks of the folks that make Curbly happen. So, have a peek at the spaces where our articles are researched and written, photos shot and edited, mistakes made, things learned, and the DIY community built.
You really need your shades on when you take a look this houseboat. It's a far cry from the floating jalopies I've been on. You think this rooftop garden is fab? You should see what it looks like on the inside.
Actress Julianne Moore is a Curblier. Well, if she's a member of our community, I'm not sure, but she's certainly a Curbiler at heart. The proof is in her self-decorated West End townhouse, which is up for sale for a cool $11,995,000.
Kevin Bauman started taking pictures of abandoned houses in the Detroit area about 10 years ago. His pictorial exploration of these types of properties has turned into the 100 Abandoned Houses project.
Ordering a home out of a catalog might seem odd, but back in the day, it was a very popular practice. After perusing Sears’s on-line archives of homes offered by mail-order from 1908 to 1940, complete with floor plans, I think Sears should resurrect the catalog home. Of course, their advertized prices would be a bit higher. For instance, Model No. 187 (circa 1913) pictured above sold for $1,273, which included, according to the original catalog...
Floating Castle, Ukraine (photo credit: Microscopiq.com)
Cactus House, Rotterdam, Netherlands (photo credit ucxarchitects)
Cube House, Rotterdam, Netherlands (photo courtesy of kubuswonig.nl)
Wozoxo Apartments, Amsterdam-Osdorp, Holland (photo...
Did you buy for the next three years? Five years? Seven years? Ten? Forever?
If you didn’t already have children, and planned to, did you consider the school district, though having school-aged children was at least six years away? Likewise, did you look for extra bedrooms for potential family expansion?
Were you more concerned with the inside or the...
McMansions all over the country are quaking on their foundations. Gigantic houses are quickly falling out of favor for a more diminutive abode. Enter the 400 square foot mini home.
McHurricanes, McBoomers, and McMansions
In response to FEMA trailers hauled out an masse after hurricane Katrina, New York based designer Marianne Cusato drew up plans for a more appealing alternative. Namely, the Katrina Cottage, for which she won the Cooper-Hewitt...