This past weekend was a slew of holidays. You had Star Wars day on May 4th (#maythe4thbewithyou). Then Cinco de Mayo on Sunday. And now it’s Monday. As we embark on the first full week of May, here are some real estate headlines to get you going:

You have to see this “Spiky” NY mansion built by the founders of Dansk.

Dubai has been ranked the world’s 2nd hottest real estate market in 2012. Who was #1? Click here to find out.

Looks like Oracle chief, Larry Ellison, is in the market for a new home in Malibu.

Small Business Trends thinks the rebounding housing market will really help small businesses.

You gotta see this “Dome of Visions” in Copenhagen, Denmark which is an exhibit to publicize some revolutionary ideas for sustainable housing.

Want to build a green home on a budget? Sustainable Cities Collective has some tips for you.

Dwell has a great story about a couple who after seeing the home prices in their area ended up building a dream place for themselves on a lot of just a little.

And finally, I think I need this suspended cocoon tree house. It’s only $19,000.