12 Renzo Piano Buildings We Love
Regularly cited as the father of "high-tech" buildings, Pritzker Prize-winning Italian architect Renzo Piano's designs showcase...
This Futuristic Prefab in Spain Has All the High-Tech Gizmos of a Spaceship
A sci-fi-inspired prefab with an efficient edge is grounded in real-world technology.
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
A Yurt-Inspired Vacation Home on the High Desert Plains of Colorado
Yurts inspire nature-immersed ideas of escaping the trappings of urban living—usually while enjoying cool breezes, icy beverages,...
High-Rise Living in Manhattan
How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern Manhattan high-rise.
A Home's High Ceilings Are Responsible for Some Impressive Views
An architect with a taste for unconventional living spaces creates a small house at lofty heights with a starring view.
11 Examples of How to Incorporate Traditional Building Materials Into Your Modern Home
Cement tiles, terrazzo, and exposed shiplap boards are just a few traditional building materials that are experiencing a...
Straw Tech
When Anders Stokholm asked his old friend Felix Jerusalem to design his family’s new home in Eschenz, a northern Swiss village on...
High-Performace Courtyard House
On a north-sloping site in Palo Alto, CA, the High-Performance Courtyard House is carefully sited and detailed to maximize the...
The High Life
Tired of being terrestrially housebound? Four homes go out on a limb and find their place in the trees.
An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
Low-Tech Utopia
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, which probably isn't an issue when the glass house is a commune.
The Lighting Fixture That Inspired A High-Stakes Heist: The PH Artichoke
Commissioned for a restaurant in 1958, the PH Artichoke lamp by Poul Henningsen has become a fixture in modern spaces.
Nature of Material
Israeli designer Ran Amitai has a new line of stacking stools that merge organic with high-tech to lovely effect.
This Tech Office Is a Brilliant Mishmash of Styles
It all started with an email to architecture firm mode:lina titled, “We want the best office in the...
LA Tech-Habitat Home
Building for a client with specific desires can be difficult, but designing for one with few programming preferences can often be...
Raise High the Roof Beams
Creative bartering and a healthy dose of sweat equity allowed a young Charleston couple to transform a derelict 19th-century...
curio 2: high volt
For the 2nd issue of Curio, New York based Art Director and Stylist Marcus Hay, portrays the band of misfits that once converged...
Material Spotlight: 10 Killer Concrete Homes
With a history dating back as far as the Roman Empire, concrete sometimes conjures up stark images of Brutalist structures from a...
High Design in Denver
Denver, Colorado, is on a Rocky Mountain high of art and architecture with new museums by Daniel Libeskind and David Adjaye.