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Cindy Crawford and George Clooney built neighboring houses, together

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    Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber at their Los Cabos home, which was built in tandem with George Clooney’s house next door. Both residences were designed by the architecture firm Legorreta + Legorreta. For details see November Sources. (ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST)

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    Crawford and Gerber’s pool; Mia Lehrer + Assoc. oversaw the landscaping for both properties. (Björn Wallander/Architectural Digest)

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    A frangipani tree lends a verdant note to the couple’s courtyard, which is furnished with teak tables and seating custom made by Jasper; the cushions are upholstered in a Ralph Lauren Home fabric, and the accent pillows are by John Robshaw. (Björn Wallander/Architectural Digest)

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    Twine-wrapped lanterns are suspended from the slatted canopy over Clooney’s courtyard, which features a Legorreta-designed cement-plaster table and L-shaped sofa, the latter topped with cushions in a Holly Hunt fabric and vintage pillows from John Robshaw; the armchairs are by Ralph Lauren Home. (Björn Wallander/Architectural Digest)

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    Gerber and Clooney at the Casamigos site pre-construction. (Björn Wallander/Architectural Digest)

Married people Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber and perpetually single best friend George Clooney decided to build neighboring vacations homes in Los Cabos, Mexico, several years ago. "We saw this oceanfront lot and thought maybe it made sense to building something," Gerber told the new issue of Architectural Digest magazine.

GALLERY: Crawford, Gerber and Clooney's two Mexican mansions.

First it was going to be one giant crash pad for everyone, but they soon came to their senses and built two independent structures. Still, they say their two casas are basically used as a single home. 

"Our lives go back and forth," Crawford said. "We'll have cocktails at our place and dinner at George's, or vice-versa."

Nice.

The compound has been dubbed Casamigos, "House of Friends," which is also the name of the tequila brand that Gerber and Clooney recently launched (which is odd as their drink is not a house). 

While the homes share a similar outline, Clooney's is darker and clubbier. "They're not twins, but more like sisters or cousins," Clooney said. "If my house were truly open it would present too many opportunities for people to take pictures."

Which the notoriously private Clooney no likey.

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