Building Tomorrow
What will the future hold for contractors and builders? We asked three industry leaders for their prognostications.
Tomorrow’s Specials
Slide into that booth or belly up the bar to learn what’s next for restaurant design.
Rick Moreland Reads a Building
One of the joys of visiting Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to see Rick and Susan Moreland's house for one of our October features was...
Three Buildings: Andrew Maynard
One of our favorite architects Down Under is the Melbourne-based, but Tasmania-bred, Andrew Maynard.
Yesterday's Kitchen of Tomorrow
Did you know that you can search the archives of Life Magazine via Google? Take a look at what we used to consider a modern...
11 Buildings by Shigeru Ban
2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban’s body of work is a showcase of spatial and material innovation.
Building Community
With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class,...
Historic Building Materials with Modern Twists
Cementitious tiles, terrazzo, and exposed shiplap boards are traditional building materials that are experiencing an exciting...
An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular...
Building Continuity
Nearly 40 years after their first collaboration, Herman Miller’s relationship with architect Sir Nicholas Grimshaw continues.
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
Community Building
Completed in 2004, the Belmont Street Lofts—with their crisscrossing pattern of wood, metal, and glass—have settled neatly into...
World’s Fair Pavilion: Restoring the Tent of Tomorrow
Matthew Silva’s documentary on New York's World's Fair Pavilion is focused on getting a forgotten modernist structure restored.
Building in Brooklyn
Whether beech, maple, cedar, or teak, Brooklyn resident and California native Ariele Alasko will take it. Having a sharp eye for...
Future Building
Resembling in form and function ancestors such as Jean Prouvé’s prefab Tropical House, Architect Fred Friedmeyer’s prefab...
13 Iconic Buildings Designed by Frank Gehry
Frank Gehry's recognizable designs are often cited as being among the most important works of contemporary architecture.
Penrose is Building a Design-Driven Coffee Brand
Named after the impossible Penrose Triangle, Dustin Roderick is building a coffee brand with his wife Samantha in search of the...
Shape-Shifting Architecture: 10 Buildings That Move or Change Form
In the design world, there's been a lot of interesting talk about “smart” architecture lately—particularly what's involved in...
Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's "International Style" was the impetus for the midcentury modernism we know today.