Architectural Reuse in Tokyo
In Japan, “old” is a relative term.
Tokyo!'s Urban Anxiety
The new movie Tokyo!—a triptych of short films directed by Michel Gondry, Leos Carax and Bong Joon-Ho—presents three increasingly...
Tokyo Blues
Cities are a favorite subject for photographers, filled as they are with visual stimuli and primed for artistic criticism.
Creative Re-Use in Oakland
Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.
Reusable Sandwich Bags by LunchSkins
It's a shock that it's taken so long for a product like this to come along.
(Black)Architecture
Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America.
Slow Architecture
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...
curio 4: tokyo rising
The 4th issue of Curio takes on a lighter tone, celebrating one of New York based Art Director and Stylist, Marcus Hay’s,...
Architecture Remix
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...
9 Inspirational Examples of Adaptive Reuse
The best use for a building can be reuse.
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.
Architectural Adventure
When people ask architects Apurva Pande and Chinmaya Misra where they live, they never get a straightforward answer.
Architectural Trespassing
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...
Portable Architecture
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...
A Surprise Hides in this Tokyo Parking Garage
An 800-car parking structure is transformed into a subterranean shopping experience in a Tokyo fashion icon's latest venture.
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...