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Design Icon: Walter Gropius
Alongside Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, German architect Walter Gropius was a foundational figure in modern architecture...
Bauhaus by the Sea
No nautical nonsense here.
Walter van Beirendonck Brings His Fantastical World to IKEA
The outlandish Belgian fashion designer, a member of the iconic Antwerp Six, creates a quirky pattern-filled capsule collection...
This Updated Breuer House Could Be Yours for a Cool $2.3 Million
Created at the peak of Marcel Breuer's collaboration with Walter Gropius, the 1940 Chamberlain Cottage hits the market in...
The Modern Movement
Manifestos: Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1923)Walter Gropius, “The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus”...
Art Nouveau Architect Henry van de Velde
Noted architect Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) designed gorgeous, modern buildings and interiors in his now famous Art Nouveau...
Final Weekend: Bauhaus at MoMA
This weekend marks the final days of the Museum of Modern Art's homage to the Bauhaus, the early-20th-century German school and...
Harry Seidler: Architecture, Art, and Collaborative Design
"Architecture, Art, and Collaborative Design" is a traveling exhibition celebrating the 19th anniversary of leading 20th century...
9 Unique Stair Railings
Handrails for stairs may be subject to specific, in-depth code requirements, but that doesn’t mean that they’re short on style,...
A 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
A pedigreed mid-century home tailor-made for its inhabitants and environs joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places.
Preserving New England Houses
In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New England has erased some of the region's most inspired Modernist homes.
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Marcel Breuer
The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.
A Renowned Florida Architect's Geometric Family Home Hits the Market For the First Time
Architect William Morgan designed this distinctive, triangular house in Atlantic Beach, Florida, which is now selling for $1.75...
Dive Into a Visually Stunning Book That Celebrates Modernist Architecture and its Evolution
Covering a wide range of iconic homes from Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to Shigeru Ban’s Curtain Wall House, Phaidon's recently...
Experience Cape Cod Modern by Staying at the Midcentury Weidlinger House
Taking cues from his illustrious friend and neighbor Marcel Breuer, engineer Paul Weidlinger designed a summer house on the edge...
10 I.M. Pei Buildings We Love
In celebration of the architect's 100th birthday, we're taking look at 10 I.M. Pei buildings that we admire.
Taking Care of Business
A look back through the history of prefab reveals a few failures that proved to be great opportunities for learning and...
The Forgotten History of America's Most Creative College
A comprehensive new exhibit sheds light on the diverse body of work that came out of a short-lived but mythic liberal arts...
A Proper Primer on Modernism
The historicization of modern architecture is quick to lionize Mies, Gropius, Wright and others, but too often treats them as...
Mid-Century Mash-Up
Although postwar California modernism is generally associated with Southern California, the Bay Area’s own tradition has begun in...

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