Commons' Grounds
A cornerstone of Portland, Oregon’s plan to eradicate homelessness, the Bud Clark Commons supportive housing project proves that...
Fertile Grounds
Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll.
Dwell and Dan Brunn Architecture Take an Unconventional Approach With Bridge House
Embodying innovations in technology, architecture, and lifestyle, the 200-foot-long residence in Hancock Park, Los Angeles will...
Student Project: Open Pollen
High school students at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall school in Massachusetts got an early lesson in architecture and design when they...
Waverly Lowell on Greenwood Common
Last week I posted about three new books from William Stout Publishers, one of which is Living Modern: A Biography of Greenwood...
Michigan or Bust
I'm quite happy to report that I'm off for Michigan for the first time in all my days on Wednesday.
Don't Mess with Modern
Austin, Texas: Home to food trucks, live music, the first Whole Foods, and annual stomping grounds for the tech set, Austin also...
Fun with Color
For the visually inclined, Flickr can be an invitation to spend hours meandering virtually through the snapshots of strangers (an...
Palace Intrigue
In the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, architect Rytis Mikulionis spent several years property hunting for his first nesting...
A Napa Valley Motor Lodge Reinterprets the Classic Roadside Motel
The Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa boasts camper van-inspired details, midcentury design, and a spa that draws from geothermal hot...
The "Unfinished Spaces" of Cuba
Following the revolution in 1959, Fidel Castro stood on the sprawling golf course of a country club known to be the stomping...
Frieze Art Fair: 7 Things Not to Be Missed
The Frieze Art Fair made quite the first impression last spring when it hopped the pond for its inaugural New York exhibition.
Shulman Print to Support VDL
Last week I went to visit Richard Neutra's 1938 Schiff house to hear his son Raymond talk about his career.
An Enormous Bay Area Eichler Asks $1.45M
Own your very own super-sized Eichler home in Walnut Creek, California.
First-Ever Virgin Hotel Opens Stateside in Chicago
Virgin hires Rockwell Group Europe to rethink the hotel room paradigm for its entry into the hospitality field, a modern hotel in...
A Northern California Winery’s Breathtaking Vistas Are Enhanced by Natural Redwood
An organic winery is complimented by sustainable redwood – a perfect pairing in Northern California wine country.
Just Listed at $4M, This Spanish Colonial Revival in Southern California Promises Resort-Like Living
Built in 1927, Casa Comodoro is a landmark estate nestled in Orange County’s prestigious Panorama Heights.
9 Stunning Examples of Homes Built on and Around Cliffs
Although not for the faint of heart, a cliffside home can offer the excitement of living on the edge, as well as unparalleled...
Unplug and Blend in at the Vivood Landscape Hotel
What’s probably the worst thing about traveling? In my opinion, it’s being on vacation without feeling like you’re on vacation.
A Portuguese village reimagined as an architectural hotel by Eduardo Souto de Moura
This massive 19th-century estate in the Alentejo was reborn under the watchful eye of the original family, with the vision of...

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