Koolhaas Takes Manhattan
New York has had a way of loudly excluding or being excluded by deserving people.
Shelved By Color
I went to the Dwell bookcase today to look for the tome Mutations by Rem Koolhaas and others.
Films for Design Aficionados
In conjunction with TechnoCRAFT, an exhibition at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts that explores the fading...
Metabolism Talks The Talk
Last night the New York Public Library hosted a sold-out talk between pioneering contemporary architect Rem Koolhaas and curator...
Three Starchitects for the Price of One at the Leeum
The rather poorly named Leeum Samsung Museum of Art (an unfortunate collision of “Lee”, surname of the Samsung family who...
Sound Design
Years ago, the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas won a design competition for an addition to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art...
Marina Plus Rem, in Upstate New York
Hudson, New York, is a small community nestled into its namesake river valley about 100 miles north of Manhattan.
Bigger is Better
Welcome to the era of the megacity.
Showcase of Architectural Drawings at Venice Architecture Biennale
100 drawings by Daniel Libeskind, screen-printed on glass panels, fill the Venice Pavilion.
Friday Finds 6.5.09
This week in the editors' jaunts around the World Wide Web shared in international flavor (perhaps it's a summer travel bug).
Piece of Cake
For some, the holidays are about indulgence while for others, it’s a tricky balancing act of holiday desserts and a healthy diet.
This New Urban Cabin May Be Our Best Solution for City Living
Design duo Oke Hauser and Corinna Natter tell us the story of how they built a flexible, tiny cabin that has the power to...
The Placemakers
"We want to position our work outside of architecture, as a clear piece of sociology and...
An Art Studio That Would Make Picasso Jealous
In Toronto, a painter accustomed to crashing in his studio created an airy artistic haven with both working and living quarters...
Dreamland: Architectural Experiments since the 1970s
The first scenes of Woody Allen's Manhattan capture it: ambitious dreams and New York are synonymous, and buildings are the...
Australia's Black Granite Box at Venice Architecture Biennale
An uncannily simple white cube gallery space wrapped in black granite comes to the Australian pavilion of the Venice Architecture...
Color 101: Hueless
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors.
SF's Architecture and the City
It's September in San Francisco which means that our local chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hosting its...
Early Drawings by Famous Architects
Early architectural drawings showcase established architects' creative explorations on paper.
3-D Modeling Fashion
As digital fabrication meets high design, we find more and more examples of amazing furniture and household products (and even...

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