Today’s link roundup takes an inspired romp around the web, looking for interesting architectural notes worth sharing. From stargazing to harnessing the power of the sun, several stops take place in Los Angeles, while others take us all the way around the globe in a search for noteworthy design news.
First, given that blockbuster movie star Will Smith’s Men in Black: III opened in theaters last weekend, Architectural Digest offers a rather well-timed feature on the multihyphenate’s adobe-style family home, above. Next, Architizer shares an interesting article about the rumors swirling around “Antilia,” the world’s first $1 billion home, which may or may not be considered habitable by its owners, depending on who’s being asked:
ArchPaper gives context to the news that the Los Angeles City Council has approved the go-ahead on a demonstration project that would reimburse 10,000 households for installing energy-saving solar panels:
Elsewhere on the web, Platforma Arquitectura shares a breathtaking glimpse at the Voussoir Cloud structure by Lisa Iwamoto and Craig Scott of IwamotoScott Architecture, on display at the Southern California Institute of Architecture Gallery…
…and with the Greek economy in its current state of flux, Curbed offers a handful of potentially brilliant (and also potentially dreadful) luxury real estate opportunities in the land of blue and white.