The Barcelona Home Like No Other
Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta...
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
In Barcelona, Vaulted Ceilings Are Always a Win
A renovation brings light and order to a Spanish flat, maintaining its standout ceilings.
New Orleans, LA
As New Orleans struggles to get back on its feet, one architect learns from the past while building for the future.
How This Couple Broke The Rules in a LA Suburb
In a code-happy Los Angeles suburb, how do you break the mold without breaking the law? Architects Alice Fung and Michael Blatt...
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...
A Barcelona Apartment Gets a Softly Modern Renovation
A updated apartment reveals its Catalan roots.
Taschen Does Art & Architecture
Iconic photographer of mid-century modernism Julius Shulman may or may not have been a pack rat.
How Does a Passive House Work?
Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
A Boutique Hotel That Captures the Creative Spirit of Barcelona
Some believe that the best design comes from projects that involve a collaborative effort, combining the visions of multiple...
1930s Barcelona Apartment Gets a Minimal Makeover
A restored 1930s apartment in Barcelona is a minimal masterpiece.
Merging Inside and Out, an L.A. Firm Modernizes a 1940s Abode
When HH Design first saw this compact, 1940s stucco home outside Santa Monica, California, its street appeal was nonexistent.
Oyane by DO.DO.
Oyane is a minimalist ceramics shop located in Nagasaki, Japan, designed by Kei Harada of DO.DO..
La Maison Haute by Atelier Pierre Thibault
La Maison Haute is a minimal home located in Quebec, Canada, designed by Atelier Pierre Thibault.
AIA|LA Announces Restaurant Design Awards Finalists
The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA|LA) has announced the top nominees for the 9th-annual Restaurant Design...
What Would Jonathan Adler Do?
Taxidermy as design device is a loaded topic, one that we’ve lately explored in print and online.
PISE Does It
From an ecological perspective, pneumatically impacted stabilized earth (PISE) is a nearly perfect building material.
Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat
Historic mosaic tiles inspired this modern renovation by Anna and Eugeni Bach.
The Things All Designers Do to Make Their Home a Happier Place
While we generally see ourselves as silver-lining kind of people, the reality is, bad days happen to good people.
Green Living in Barcelona
For some, living “green” is all about making a statement.