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Welcome once again to this week’s newsletter. I don’t know if it’s just me but I had a hard time finding things to include this week. Maybe it’s not just me because I didn’t receive a single suggestion this week either. What’s going on out there? Regardless, I hope you find something here worth clicking. Now without further ado, here are this week’s links.

After decades of planning, Manhattan West finally opens and is what Hudson Yards should’ve been

Luxury supertowers are going even higher

Embattled billionaire skyscraper developer sued for shoddy construction of NYC supertall

Step inside a mesmerizing Tribeca penthouse

When a celebrated mid-century house becomes a home

Andy Warhol’s creative director lists longtime Manhattan loft for nearly $6M

In Melbourne, a brutalist brick house in the shape of a cube

A concrete pentagon-shaped building in Belgium

A narrow lot in the heart of Tokyo is home to this concrete home

A minimal home in Montreal unites with the nature that surrounds it

Pigmented concrete and oxidized brass are used to create this minimal home in Porto

A minimal beach house in Australia

This contemporary Australian farmhouse doubles as a gallery space for a large art collection

A modern Scandinavian country home

A designer’s industrial-inspired home in Stockholm

A timber home with a modern interior in Wales

Danish countryside school brings environmental respect to the classroom

A rammed-Earth addition syncs with the landscape in Marfa

A converted train carriage is turned into an off-grid cabin

This tiny cabin is as sustainable as it is stylish

This off-grid solar powered shipping container house has it all

A cabin-like home in Portland lists for $798k

A family of five adds a whimsical tree house to their slice of paradise in Northern California

Pandemic-era street spaces and the future of the public realm

The contemporary landscapes of the Arabian Gulf (seen above)

Take a deep dive into the importance of Noguchi at a new Barbican exhibition

Calico Wallpaper and Stellar Works join forces in New York’s storied Pearl Paint building

Students turn plastic waste into everything from lamps to subway seat covers

Denmark is repurposing discarded wind turbine blades as bike shelters

New York City is betting big on offshore wind turbines

With a single photo, SpaceX sent a not-so-subtle message to FAA regulators

Get to know futuristic designer Daniel Arsham

Photographer captures urban loneliness in new book

Okay. Not my best work. I know. I hope to be back in full effect next week. I thank you all for reading anyway and if anyone wants to send me a link or complain, shoot me a note at murphy@therealmurphy.com. I won’t be offended. You should still share this newsletter with a friend though.

Thomas