Ardor for Ada
When putting together a room, it's easy to lapse into the "Everything-must-be-a-showpiece" mentality, and though that can...
Interior Design and the ADA
Our story begins in Saudi Arabia in the 1950s.
In Memoriam: Ada Louise Huxtable
We were very saddened to learn that the great architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable passed away Monday, January 7th, 2012.
Ada Louise Huxtable
The New York Times recently featured a refreshing interview with Ada Louise Huxtable, the doyenne of architecture critics, by...
Reading Ada Louise Huxtable
I picked up this copy of Kicked a Building Lately? by the onetime New York Times architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable while on...
Ada = Architecture in New York
Ada Louise Huxtable is the doyenne of architecture criticism in New York, if not the world: as architecture critic at the New...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Philip Kennicott Wins Pulitzer Prize
In mid-April, 2013, Washington Post columnist Philip Kennicott won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism.
Critics Love Critics
The Pulitzer Prizes were announced this week, with the prize for commentary going to Sarah Kaufman, a dance writer, of the...
Highly Accessible
Having lived in, and loved, a modern house built in 1954 in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood since buying it in 1996, architect...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Village People
Amidst the pedestrian-friendly maze of leafy streets in New York City’s West Village, LOT-EK, a firm whose designs focus on the...
Wim Crouwel—Miami’s Graphic Designer du Jour
Though the Campana brothers carried the day at Design Miami, and Art Basel housed more Jean Dubuffet than you’d care to buy, or...
Pioneering the Future of Driving
Rooted in Scandinavian design and a leader in safety technology, Volvo sets its course for fully autonomous vehicles that will...
14 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Safe and Accessible
If a house is a machine for living, an occasional system update is necessary.
Modern Prefab Cabins for California State Parks
Students dream up modular structures for camping around California parklands.
Tunnel Vision
To maximize every square inch in this Manhattan apartment, LOT-EK knocked down walls, added dozens of recycled doors, and built...
Butterfly Gap Retreat
At the Butterfly Gap Retreat just outside Knoxville, Tennessee, managing the design, construction, and rental of modern...
Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco
Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a...
Circular Affordable Housing Prototype
Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.