When most people think of locations for a holiday home, they have visions of beaches, golf courses, spas, and chalets. But few have the mettle to choose the sort of place that architects André...
Once you’ve purchased a piece, you’ll need to get it home and onto your wall.
Caught in the grip of the worst drought in a century, Australians are showering together.
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based design firm Minarc, bought what was essentially a teardown in the...
Architect Robert Swatt, designer of the GreenCity Lofts condo complex on the border of Oakland and Emeryville, California, makes no claim to longstanding environmental expertise.
There is a pivotal point at which an idea becomes a conversation, a conversation turns into a conspiracy, and a conspiracy foments a movement.
Manifesto: William Morris, “The Lesser Arts of Life” (1877)
Manifesto: F.T. Marinetti, “The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism” (1909)
Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus” (1923)
Manifesto: Robert Venturi, “Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture” (1966)
Manifestos: Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), Congress for the New Urbanism, “Charter of the New Urbanism” (1993)
Manifesto: Philip Johnson and Mark Wigley, “Deconstructivist Architecture” (1988)
Manifesto: Bruce Sterling, “Viridian Design Speech” (1998)
It’s impossible to ignore nature in Big Sur.
When Greg Reitz was ten years old, he was already so worried about the state of the planet that, without prompting from his parents, he spent his allowance to join Greenpeace.
Telecommuting may let you answer email in your underwear, but is the home office all it’s cracked up to be?
“A strategy of extreme density was required,” says Michael Chen of Normal Projects,
who along with partner Kari Anderson handled the renovation of this Upper West Side apartment.
Giorgio Baravalle originally had a true home office—a space inside his house in Millbrook, New York, that was meant to be a private place to work, but instead served as a traffic circle in...
Although the University of Colorado Buffaloes football team fell short during bowl season, another dynasty is afoot at the idyllic Boulder campus.
Six weeks after moving from a “gorgeous custom house with huge gardens” in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, into an apartment a few minutes from the city’s central business district, Roz Mawson...
Located in a hidden valley on the picturesque Izu Peninsula, a few hours west of Tokyo, the Watanabe Residence, designed by architect Tadashi Murai, looks more like an imposing black box propped...
What sort of house might a man with the title “recycling coordinator” live in?
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors. Fred Bernstein, a resolute lover of neutrals, attempts to expand his horizon of hues.
Most designers, be they graphic or interior, consult
their Pantone fan guide when considering hues.