"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space" -Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Design pared to the bone is a high-risk strategy, but as this Australian home illustrates, it can also produce a sublime...
Green Is in the Details
Carver + Schicketanz Architects’ eco-friendly renovation earned this mid-century-modern home LEED Platinum certification and...
Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America.
The Greening of Southie
Ten years ago, realtors wouldn't have guessed they'd be selling luxury apartments based on cotton insulation and dual-flush...
A Green Approach
Architect Robert Swatt, designer of the GreenCity Lofts condo complex on the border of Oakland and Emeryville, California, makes...
When Italy’s first McDonald’s poised to open in 1986—a stone’s throw from the fabled Spanish Steps in Rome, no less—it ignited...
Were “EcoHat” to come up in passing,you would most likely think of something chunky, organic, and woolen–—perhaps a beanie with...
In our June 2009 issue, we'll be running a concept feature that turns the taboo topic of toilets into a fascinating exploration...
This place was a filthy dump when we bought it,” says Cathryn Barmon, sipping tea in a knockoff Le Corbusier chair.
Hou de Sousa is on a roll with two winning competition entries.
Architecture in Baghdad
There are many famous structures we associate with Le Corbusier (Chandigarh in India, Villa Savoye in France, the United Nations...
The Architectural Outsider
The architectural profession is shrouded in mystery.
The Architecture of Reassurance
Though I’m moderating loads of panels at this year’s Dwell on Design, and anticipating them all quite hotly, one that stands out...
The Architectural Insider
The old joke “Enough about me, let’s talk about you.
When people ask architects Apurva Pande and Chinmaya Misra where they live, they never get a straightforward answer.
I alluded to it in an earlier post on my trip to Switzerland, but one of the highlights of the whole affair was an impromptu stop...
As David pointed out, things could be a lot worse.
The Architecture of Unhappiness
I saw the wonderful Cannes Grand Prix-winning gangster film Gomorrah directed by Matteo Garrone yesterday, and was struck at the...
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...