Catch up on the best from our digital travels this week…
Some weird things just got listed by Historic England
Or maybe we should say wonderful? Included on the list of 510 places granted protected status this week is a sewer lamp in Sheffield, a bus shelter in Milton Keynes and Cold War HQ Greenham Common in Berkshire. See more from the list on Heritage Calling.
A game of ‘I Spy’ in Paris
Parisians are ‘Rear Windowed’ in photographer Gail Albert-Halaban’s latest project, Vis à Vis. The cinematic series peeks into the private realms of the city’s residents, catching them in moments of contemplation, excitement and intimacy. Head to Creative Boom for a further look.
Rooftop cabin fever
Going to your cabin for the weekend usually involves leaving the city – not so with this rooftop lodge in New York’s West Village. Owners David Puchkoff and Eileen Stukane built it as an extension of their penthouse apartment and it comes with a porch and (landscaped) yard. While it doesn’t offer much in the way of hunting or ‘outdoor activities’ it’s definitely got spectacular views covered. Read more on Gothamist.
Buy a Beastie Boy’s Brooklyn abode
It seems Beastie Boy Mike D wants to take his right to party elsewhere, putting his four-storey Brooklyn townhouse on the market for $5.6 million. Judging by the look of his 3,200 sq ft pad – seen here on FACT – Mike D leads quite the suburban lifestyle away from his hip-hop shtick.
Le Corbusier’s Apartment No. 50 gets a facelift
Every summer, a designer tries their hand at refitting Apartment No. 50 in Le Corbusier’s iconic Cité Radieuse. This year, it’s the turn of students from ÉCAL university in Switzerland to transform the master architect’s Marseille marvel, on the 50th anniversary of his death. Take a look inside over on Domus.