Peter Zumthor Wins 2009 Pritzker
Today Swiss architect Peter Zumthor was named the winner of the 2009 Pritzker Prize. The 33rd person to win…
You Won't Believe That These Incredible Modern Buildings are Chapels and Synagogues
Following the advent of modernism, sacred architecture continues to reinvent religious expression.
These Cabinets Slide, Unfold, and Open to Conquer Kitchen Clutter
In Chapel Hill, a renovated kitchen takes painterly cues from Piet Mondrian.
A Cozy, Well-Sealed Cottage in Northwest France Goes Green
An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.
Nature’s Graces
With the lightness and imagination of origami and the mathematical exactitude of digital design, this open-air chapel…
Modern Wooden A-Frame Retreat in France
Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town…
Student Project: Open Pollen
High school students at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall school in Massachusetts got an early lesson in architecture and design…
Mural Artist Sets the Scene at Longchamp’s Flagship Store in London
New Bond Street in central London is one of Europe’s most revered retail destinations, and now those who make the…
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
A New Los Angeles Exhibition Celebrates the Architectural Photography of Hélène Binet
The Swiss-French photographer—who shoots on film, a rarity in today’s digital world—receives the Julius Shulman…
Not So Simple Green
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible. She’s the CEO of the Shelton…
Triangle House Tours
On October 2 the American Institute of Architects (AIA) will host the inaugural East Coast residential design home…
Caroline Baumann
For the next installment of Three Buildings I spoke with Acting Director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum,…
Surf Shacks 014 - Raimana Van Bastolear
In the middle of the South Pacific sits a little island that’s home to one of the most revered (and deadly) waves in…
From Milan: Q&A with Sam Hecht
Every year, journalists make the pilgrimage to Milan in the hope of finding products that are unique, that offer a new…
Ten Darling Apartment Building
When you live in an apartment, the surrounding city becomes an extension of your home. The nearby parks act as your…
Gerald Parsonson's Favorite Buildings
I've admired Kiwi architect Gerald Parsonson's work for some time. There are so many strong projects on his firm's…
The World of Sound
You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but you have to close your eyes to “see” it. The ear…
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of…
New York’s True Textile Mecca Flies Totally Under the Radar
A new book takes readers inside the Design Library’s endless collection of prints and textile.