Where the Wild Things Aren't
- "Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and knowledge of–industrial materials to create a new…
- Relying on local materials, local craftsmen, and the land her family has farmed for over two centuries, a New Yorker rediscovers her Midwestern roots.
- In the hot and humid South, time seems to stand still and the architecture is often no different. But in New Orleans, Bild Design, headed by local boy Byron Mouton, is hoping to change that.
- A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction process.
We imagine wall-tethered telephones aren't exactly flying off the shelves these days, but after spending the past year in an apartment with zero cell service (darn you, AT&T!) we've never been closer to opting for a supplemental landline—and we know we're not the only ones suffering from a dearth of signal bars at home. Scandiphone is a push-button take on the mid-century European uprights that would ease domestic talk trauma and look good on the side table. Available in the US at Velocity Art & Design.
- In 2004, The Houses at Sagaponac—a controversial development on eastern Long Island—celebrated its first completed house. In 2005, the first residents move in.
- Tony and Rachel Sherman were simply trying to buy a house, but what they found instead was a foundation—a discovery that transformed them from home buyers to home builders virtually overnight.
- Aaron Roberts and Thomas Bailey, the young architects behind room11, teamed up to design a house for Aaron's parents, fixing the structure into the topography of the site.