The Placemakers
"We want to position our work outside of architecture, as a clear piece of sociology and...
Remembering Paolo Soleri
We are sad to report that the visionary Italian architect, urban planner, and sustainability advocate died today at the age of 93.
Exploring the Plastiki
Plastic waste is a huge problem.
Q&A: Neri Oxman Sees Buildings of the Future as Being Designed More Like Organisms Than Machines
A conversation with architect, artist, and MIT Media Lab professor Neri Oxman.
This Midcentury Home in Ojai Soars Toward the Sky and the Surrounding Mountains
Built in 1960 by Chalfant Head & Associates, this square-shaped house is wrapped with a circular patio—and it’s currently...
The Compact, Solar-Powered Ex of In House Sits Lightly Upon the Land
Steven Holl's geometric Ex of In House holds a minimal footprint without compromising on volume within.
Top Design Cities 2019: Chicago
Artistic director of this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial, Yesomi Umolu is at the center of an energized design capital.
Architect Clive Wilkinson’s L.A. Home Perches Over a Commanding View
An architect draws on the best of L.A. living for his family’s new home.
The Legacy of Sea Ranch, a Utopian Community in Northern California
Here’s what you need to know about the idyllic, seaside community of Sea Ranch, located 100 miles north of San Francisco, which...
A New Book For Those Who Dream of Living in a Floating Home
A new book from Gestalten takes readers on board an array of floating dwellings across the globe that embrace beautiful and...
Joan Lao, Adalina Coromines, and Africa Lao Turn an Old Spanish Farmhouse Into an Incredible Home
In the Baix Empordà region of Spain, a creative family transforms a 17th-century Catalonian farmhouse into a live/work and...
These Cabins in a Utah Ski Resort Are Designed to Help Spark Social Change
Shunning ostentation, Horizon Neighborhood recasts the ski resort as a collaborative, ecologically minded ideas hub.
Affordable Shipping Container Tiny Homes Get the Green Light in the UK
Eight shipping containers will be recycled into green-roofed homes for low-income residents in Aylesbury, England.
Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year.
Compostmodern 2009: This weekend!
This coming Saturday, February 21, the second Compostmodern conference will take place at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco.
A Silicon Valley Home Splits Around a Magnificent Blue Oak
A sun-filled home brings a suburban California site closer to its untamed roots.
Life After COVID-19: How the Pandemic May Reshape the World as We Know It
The crisis reveals how our homes, offices, and communities need to respond to a rapidly changing reality.
Nelson Byrd Woltz Harnesses the Natural Elements
The landscape architecture firm carves out a vertical garden for a New York City residence and, in the process, creates a nest...
A Brooklyn-Based Landscape Firm That’s Reshaping New York City’s Green Urban Scene
Based in Brooklyn, New York, Future Green Studio is cultivating beautiful and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one...
Michele De Lucchi
The legendary Italian architect, designer, and artist discusses the power of empathy in design, the fight against complacency, and...