The Office for Lost Objects
A couple of months ago when I judged a furniture competition sponsored by Design Within Reach, I was lured by a chair design from...
Mitchell Joachim's Foundational Buildings
In this installment of Three Buildings, we put our standard question—which three buildings have changed the way you think about...
Inside the Ford Foundation with Sheila Hicks
Textile artist Sheila Hicks returns to New York City's Ford Foundation to replace a series of sublimely modernist wall hangings.
Artemide Illuminates The New Feltrinelli Foundation in Milan
New collaboration between the leading lighting design company and renowned architects Herzog & De...
The Getty Foundation's Modern Architecture Conservation Initiative
The institution establishes a program to update iconic buildings around the world.
Andy Warhol at The Brant Foundation Study Center
The first comprehensive survey of Andy Warhol's oeuvre, this extensive homage to Warhol spans his early days as an illustrator to...
An Architect Lost His Sight and Kept Working Thanks to Breakthrough Technologies for the Blind
As one of the few blind practicing architects in the world, Chris Downey occupies a unique place in design.
The Obama Foundation Announces Finalists to Design the Presidential Library in Chicago
From a field of 140, seven world-class architecture firms have been selected to submit proposals for the Barack Obama...
A Shipping Container Home in Pennsylvania Embraces Its Rugged Industrial Origins
A couple builds a new home, repurposing a series of 11 shipping containers and an existing concrete foundation to maximal effect.
One Savvy Strategy Let These Homeowners Cruise Through Planning Laws to Build Their Home in Only 9 Months
An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.
Gable-Roofed Rural Weekend Home in Connecticut
To create their rural Connecticut getaway, Lisa Gray and Alan Organschi layered their modern design sensibility atop an early...
Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture
Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are...
Old Becomes New in the Foothills of Central Israel
Villa in a field is resurrected on the foundation of a family's 1970s-era childhood home.
Performing a New Production on a Worn Stage
There is a tired adage in architecture that the form of a building must follow its function.
Higher Ground
When the Frys lost their home to the Fourmile Canyon Fire, they looked up—way up. Rebuilding at 7,3000 feet high, the family...
Untraditional in Marin
Tony and Rachel Sherman were simply trying to buy a house, but what they found instead was a foundation—a discovery that...
Take Me Home
A “tree house” of clean lines, ample glass, and thoughtful ingenuity lets a Washington, DC–area family and a stream of weekend...
Split the Difference
When the plan to add a second story to a century-old Montreal house crumbled due to a weak foundation, architect Marc-André ...
How to get Architecture School Student Ideas From Concept to Reality
The Los Angeles foundation MADWorkshop challenges the young designers of the future to tap into the intersection of empathy and...

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