Alaska: The Final (Architectural) Frontier
“I always wanted to live in a glass house,” explains Valerie Phelps, as she stands surrounded by the 40 feet of floor-to-ceiling...
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...
When Italy’s first McDonald’s poised to open in 1986—a stone’s throw from the fabled Spanish Steps in Rome, no less—it ignited...
Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America.
Hou de Sousa is on a roll with two winning competition entries.
Architecture in Baghdad
There are many famous structures we associate with Le Corbusier (Chandigarh in India, Villa Savoye in France, the United Nations...
The Architectural Outsider
The architectural profession is shrouded in mystery.
The Architecture of Reassurance
Though I’m moderating loads of panels at this year’s Dwell on Design, and anticipating them all quite hotly, one that stands out...
The Architectural Insider
The old joke “Enough about me, let’s talk about you.
When people ask architects Apurva Pande and Chinmaya Misra where they live, they never get a straightforward answer.
I alluded to it in an earlier post on my trip to Switzerland, but one of the highlights of the whole affair was an impromptu stop...
As David pointed out, things could be a lot worse.
The Architecture of Unhappiness
I saw the wonderful Cannes Grand Prix-winning gangster film Gomorrah directed by Matteo Garrone yesterday, and was struck at the...
The final touch to illuminate your interior
Light is the essence and reason for life. The beauty of light is inherent in its colors and a light artist brings it to life.
A Zero-Energy Community: Final Post
Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...
The Parking Garage: The Next Frontier in Adaptive Reuse?
With tiny housing units, students at the Savannah College of Art and Design stake out a new future for the urban parking garage.
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...
Showcase of Architectural Drawings at Venice Architecture Biennale
100 drawings by Daniel Libeskind, screen-printed on glass panels, fill the Venice Pavilion.
When Building a House Is the Ultimate Final Exam
It's the beginning of a beautiful friendship when SCI-Arc and Habitat LA complete a sustainable house together.
Influential Women in Architecture
Can you name just one influential female architect?