Adjaye Tapped for Two DC Branch Libraries
This weekend I met up with a friend who lives in Washington DC and was in San Francisco for a visit.
David Adjaye on the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
At a recent talk in Toronto, the newly knighted architect shared his thoughts on a most important commission.
Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects
Balnarring Retreat is a minimal residence located in Victoria, Australia, designed by Branch Studio Architects.
Z for Two
In Portland, Oregon, two adjoining six-story homes on a formerly run-down urban lot add to the neighborhood’s density and its...
12 Functional Modern Home Libraries
It's often said that rooms are furnished by books.
10 Brewpubs That Have Tapped the Art of Modern Design
Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...
Texas Two-Step
In Austin, mid-century homes built in the wake of World War II join more traditional vernacular architecture.
Branching Out
Arborsculpturist Richard Reames has spent the past 16 years making more than 100 sculptures, chairs, pieces of furniture, tool...
A Two-Story Addition Turned a Bachelor Pad Into a Comfortable Home For Two
A pair of newly-weds in Chicago added a spacious extension for cohabiting.
Washington, DC
Washington, DC, is not all political wonks and Masonic conspiracies: It's also a highly walkable city, its diagonal avenues wide...
Two Tiny Pavilions Respectfully Perch Atop a Lava Flow on Maui
A pair of tiny pavilions provide an eco-friendly retreat on Maui.
9 Home Libraries We All Want to Curl Up in This Weekend
When it comes to the shelfie game, there’s one move that always wins: A home library.
Two Tiny Cabins Chose Simplicity Over Size
Two modest cabins in coastal New Zealand make waves with their respectful approach toward their environment.
Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home
In an industrial part of Brooklyn, architect Sarah Zames transforms two unremarkable apartments into one modern space full of...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Libraries We Love
Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you house your books speaks volumes about...
As Housing Costs Soar, Two Homes Multiply to Seven
In Vancouver, an innovative approach to urban infill brings new life to a community.
Toronto's Story Pod Doubles as a Lending Library and Community Hub
In the historic downtown core of Newmarket, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area, sits the Story Pod—an abstract black box filled...
Two Designers Sharpen Up This Former Pencil Factory
A pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with serious design savvy and a hefty dose of...
Knoll Inspiration: In Conversation with David Adjaye
David Adjaye speaks with Knoll about his venture into textile...
DC Deli Office Renovation
While reporting one of our feature stories in the September issue, I became pals with the owners and residents at Taylor Gourmet,...

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