Heading into Academy Award weekend and gearing up for Leap Day festivities you may have missed some key design posts this week. Not to worry,  we’ve got the skinny on everything from who designed this year’s Oscar green room to a new listing of a famous author’s childhood home.

Architectural Digest offers a sneak peek of the stylish backstage lounge that Waldo Fernandez has designed for this year’s Academy Awards. For the tenth consecutive year, AD  will produce the event’s greenroom for presenters and honorees.

Keep getting your game on – old school style. In Back Alleys and Basements, Video Arcades Quietly Survive, Kat Bailey over at Wired.com reports on the remarkable staying power of vintage video games.

Are parking lot designs turning drivers into lunatics? Cracked.com weighs in on The 7 People Who Turn Every Parking Lot into a War Zone.

Eco Friendly Luxury Cabins On StiltsFast Co Design has an image gallery of Tijuana’s Jorge Gracia designs freestanding hotel rooms with a modern edge.

Core77 announces the winners, notables and finalists of their Fast Track to the Mobile App program. You can also check out their newly launched Fast Track Gallery.

The childhood home of legendary writer Ernest Hemingway is on the market in the Oak Park suburb of Chicago, after a partnership between the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park and Dominican University fell apart. Curbed has the inside scoop along with a detailed photo gallery.