An Architect Lost His Sight and Kept Working Thanks to Breakthrough Technologies for the Blind
As one of the few blind practicing architects in the world, Chris Downey occupies a unique place in design.
No Grid in Sight
Most deserts are dry and dusty expanses of blue skies, bleached soil, and rulerflat horizons.
An Architect Renovates His 1920s Home in Portugal, While Preserving the Exterior Shell
The original facade of a 1920s house in Estoril, Portugal, is preserved, despite a full interior overhaul.
Primitive Technology
Mesmerizing, hypnotic, and captivating.
Love at First Sight
A couple buys an original Art Nouveau apartment right on the spot in Barcelona.
Pavilion Ponderings, Thanks to SANAA
On Sunday, Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA revealed their Serpentine Pavilion.
New Media: Sight Unseen
Jill Singer and Monica Khemsurov met as editors at the venerable I.D. in 2005 and both developed a passion for peeking behind the...
Q&A: Bay Area Architect Ryan Leidner Shares His Morning Ritual
Step into the morning ritual of Bay Area architect Ryan Leidner.
An Architect and His Preteen Daughter Built This Tiny Backyard Retreat Together
On Bainbridge Island, Jim and Hannah Cutler create a cabin for reading and working.
Landscape, the Architect
High up in the mountains of Norway, the V-Lodge’s simplicity in design and choice of materials speak to its wild surroundings.
7 Kitchen Technologies to Watch
Smart details in recent KitchenAid products point to how appliances are becoming increasingly efficient and intelligent.
The ABC of Architects
Whether the signature work of star architects is your bread and butter, or you're a complete rookie in the realm of bold-faced...
An Introduction to Architects
Aside from that mischievous caveperson in France who used a piece of charcoal to draw a line around some stick figures that...
A Homeowner Uses Smart Technology to Manage His Napa Property from Anywhere
In Napa, a custom menu of apps helps a frequent traveler keep track of security—and his garden—from afar.
An Intern Architect Builds a Home For His Growing Family on a Strict Budget
To accommodate his growing family, an intern architect in Canada builds a cost-efficient home that becomes the calling card of...
Q&A: Architect Tom Kundig Gives Us His Take on Building the Maxon House
Architect Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects speaks to his client Lou Maxon about their decade-plus journey in building a...
An Architect Creates a Two-Level Houseboat For His Family on a Tight Budget
An Amsterdam architect looks to Japanese culture when designing a floating home for his family.
Working Your Way to a Blended Home
Bravo’s new show Yours, Mine or Ours challenges couples to work together to create a blended space that fits with both their...
6 Design Experts Working in Flush
As a greater awareness of design grows among the general public, more people are asking for the sleekly trued lines and surfaces...
An Architect Builds His Own Backyard Oasis From Salvaged Materials
In a Brooklyn backyard, an off-duty architect builds a structure that tests his attention to the little things.