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All Your Questions Answered About LEED For New Homes
All Your Questions Answered About LEED For New Homes
You may have heard the term LEED used to describe “green” or “sustainable” buildings.
There's No Shortage of Glass in These 7 Homes Designed by Philip Johnson
There's No Shortage of Glass in These 7 Homes Designed by Philip Johnson
It's safe to say that Philip Johnson was one of the most famous and influential American architects of the 20th century.
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the world for four years with indie-rock musician Benjy...
A Live-In Kitchen on a Houseboat in Amsterdam
A Live-In Kitchen on a Houseboat in Amsterdam
When a couple in Amsterdam decided to upgrade their residence from a small houseboat to a larger one, they sought a design that would elevate the kitchen—literally.
The Original Homeowners of a Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed House Ask $1.4 Million
The Original Homeowners of a Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed House Ask $1.4 Million
It’s a rare occasion when a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright goes on the market.
Spotlight on 10 Influential Works by Le Corbusier
Spotlight on 10 Influential Works by Le Corbusier
In 1923 when Le Corbusier published his tome "Vers une Architecture" (Toward a New Architecture), the Swiss-French architect declared, “A house is a machine for living...
Rojkind Arquitectos is Transforming Mexico City, One Whimsical Building at a Time
Rojkind Arquitectos is Transforming Mexico City, One Whimsical Building at a Time
A firm with a daring sense of creativity puts its stamp on Mexico City.
The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block
The Lowest Utility Bill on the Block
Hybridization is hit or miss (i.e., the jackalope).
Bill Stumpf Reviews 5 Modern Desks
Bill Stumpf Reviews 5 Modern Desks
At work, you don’t usually get to choose where you sit, but at home it’s a different story.
Q&A With David Lai of Hello Design
Q&A With David Lai of Hello Design
It goes without saying that David Lai, Principal and Creative Director of Hello Design, has had a lot of experience creating things.
10 Modular Dwellings That Break Away From Traditional Building Practices
10 Modular Dwellings That Break Away From Traditional Building Practices
In most cases, areas in a home are designated by their use and separated into different rooms accordingly.
This House Tells the Time With an Oculus
This House Tells the Time With an Oculus
In Galileo’s day, men counted their pulses to tell time.
Off the Beaten Path
Off the Beaten Path
A dramatic departure from your typical cabin on the lake, this unique retreat adds shades of black to a tiny island awash with local color.
30 All-Black Exterior Modern Homes
30 All-Black Exterior Modern Homes
Although some may initially think that the color black might evoke a dark and ominous architectural mood, it's actually a great color to use on the exterior of your home.
These 7 Hawaiian Modernist Escapes Will Have You Dreaming of the Islands
These 7 Hawaiian Modernist Escapes Will Have You Dreaming of the Islands
If you've ever entertained fantasies of a modernist escape on a tropical island, you'll fully understand why each of these homeowners took the leap.
6 Well-Designed Hostels For the Minimalist Traveler
6 Well-Designed Hostels For the Minimalist Traveler
Today, hostels are more sought-after than ever before, especially among millennials that long for minimalist adventures.
A Minneapolis Building That Has Lived Multiple Lives Is Revitalized by a Coffeehouse Owner
A Minneapolis Building That Has Lived Multiple Lives Is Revitalized by a Coffeehouse Owner
Coffee shop and bakery owner Greg Martin kept baker’s hours to whip this chimerical Minneapolis building into a modern confection.
A Perforated Screen Brings Privacy and Natural Light to This Bold Venice Home
A Perforated Screen Brings Privacy and Natural Light to This Bold Venice Home
What started out as a dated 1980s residence in Venice, California, is now a 2,000-square-foot, eye-catching modern home with an artful design that allows its extended family to...
True Hollywood Story
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit of architecture with an unerring eye and...
Albina Yard—Pioneering the Future of Sustainable Mass Timber Construction
Albina Yard—Pioneering the Future of Sustainable Mass Timber Construction
Although talk of taxing Canadian lumber brought into the United States may be one reason Americans are moving towards sourcing more of their timber domestically, the availability...