Architect Justin Korhammer kept the hallway of this Manhattan bachelor pad free and clear with a kitchen that folds away with the precision of a Swiss Army Knife.
It’s become increasingly common to hear the term
“zero energy” or “zero carbon” used to describe buildings that achieve complete energy sustainability by generating as...
Sunlight transportation systems are the pinnacle of innovation in energy-efficient design.
The standard pear-shaped incandescent bulb thatmost of us have been using for ages has a bad reputation among environmentalists as an energy hog.
Few things use more energy at home than the pursuitof the perfect indoor temperature.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then the coupled concerns of population growth and resource depletion might be considered the parents of energy innovation.
The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been around for at least a few hundred years.
In the San Francisco offices of Yves Béhar’s industrial design and branding firm, the work environment
suits the work.
The new office complex by J. Mayer H. Architects sits on the edge of downtown Hamburg, bordering the Aussenalster waterfront.
In Shibaura, this former bowling alley is now the shared offices of international advertising agency TBWA and Japanese agency Hakuhodo.
Inside a 47,000-square-foot warehouse, Clive Wilkinson built a veritable campus for Pallotta TeamWorks, a national charity-events company.
Herman Miller’s National Design Center in Atlanta
achieved a LEED Gold rating
for commercial interiors.
Now that work can be done anywhere, what qualifies as an office?
The future of the office is about
providing a balanced response to
the environment and the person
in the office—–or at home, in the park,
on a plane, or wherever the “office” happens to be.
The distinction between professional
and personal life has blurred.
The conventional version of the
open-plan office is now regarded as a failure.
With wi-fi and a laptop, the world is your office. No matter where you tackle your to-do list, good desk accessories are essential. The cubicle may soon be passé, but a perfect pen is perennially...
House hunting isn’t just about roving the streets and stopping at For Sale signs anymore; instead, prospective buyers will spend hours trawling the Internet to find their future home. The editor of...