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Austin's Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden
Architect Burton Baldridge donated his services to Casis Elementary, his daughter’s large public school in Austin, Texas, to...
A Translucent Shed Keeps a Couple’s Home, Gardens, and Cooking School Under One Roof
A corrugated shed in Victoria, Australia, allows one couple to make a home, garden, and host cooking classes and receptions...
The house at 157 Congress Run in the Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming was a fine little place, a sturdy 1940s brick Cape with trim,...
At a Japanese Flower Art School, Nendo Drapes an Ivy of Mirrors Over a Stone Garden by Isamu Noguchi
Nendo cut a thin stainless-steel sheet with a mirror finish into 2,000 rhombus-shaped pieces to construct an "ivy of...
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...
A Renovated Midcentury Gem in Austin
A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.
This 3D-Printed Village Aims to House 40% of Austin’s Homeless Population
Last fall, ICON 3D-printed a welcome center for a new type of community in Austin, Texas—and now the first homes are complete.
Teaching by Example
When the Charlottesville Waldorf School bought 13 undeveloped acres outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2002, the idea was...
The Bauhaus Bus Embarks on a World Tour to Celebrate the School’s Centennial
A bus modeled after the famous Bauhaus school in Dessau will visit four cities, exploring the movement’s legacy while challenging...
Refreshed Take on the Gable Shines in Austin’s Building Boom
Toying with a conventional form, an architect designs a modern house meant for alfresco entertaining.
An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn
New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.
Austin’s Weirdest Rental Is a Psychedelic Experience Totally Worth the Trip
The 1,800-square-foot Bloom House in Austin, Texas, is so far-out, it’ll give you flashbacks.
Sustainability is the Centerpiece of This New Austin Development
In the Texas capital's transit-oriented Mueller development, architect Michael Hsu proposes a modern take on row house living.
A Midcentury Masterpiece Apartment in Austin Asks $770K
Unit No. 3 in the Harwell Harris–designed Cranfill Apartments still shines from a mid-2000s restoration by Alterstudio and Mell...
A Boxy Los Angeles Bungalow Conceals a Secret Garden
A single window and door along the concrete-colored facade are all that hint to what’s in store.
Austin Tackles Homelessness With a Village of Sustainable Tiny Homes
Local architects from McKinney York explain their schemes for two sustainable models designed to give the formerly homeless a...
An Old Amsterdam School Is Converted Into 10 Apartments
In Amsterdam’s Bellamy neighborhood, an old school is repurposed and transformed into modern, lofty apartments.
Ship Shape: An Austin Home With a Shipping Container Addition Asks $499K
Patrice Rios, founder of interior design firm Troo Designs and custom shipping container business Sige&Honey, has combined her...