HUFFINGTON POST
07/14/2011 07:23 am ET Updated 5 days ago

ON OUR RADAR: The Architecture Of 'Harry Potter,' And More

Obviously all we can think about today is the final installment in the Harry Potter film series. (Check back for our review at 12:01 a.m.!) We're not alone -- even Architectural Digest is in on the excitement. They've got an interview with Stuart Craig, the production designer, and a slideshow of some of the sets used for the film. Check it out.

A couple of French designers, called Zim & Zou, have put together amazing paper replicas of old gadgets, from the Walkman to the original Nintendo remote. There's more at Co.Design, and in the video below:

Back to Basics - Behind the scene from Zim and Zou on Vimeo.

Two cool buildings to check out: A new high-end apartment building in New York was designed by Neil Denari and looks like it's busting at the seams. This forest retreat in France unfolds like a picnic basket.

Lincoln Center, the performing arts leviathan in New York, has launched a mobile application for iPhones. The app lets users find information about performances, find their way around Lincoln Center's 16.3-acre campus and find out "25 secret facts" about the institution.