Design Icon: 9 Buildings by Louis Kahn
In crafting classic forms with presence and weight, this American architect recalled a more monumental era.
Master Architects Lecture Series in San Diego to Honor Louis Kahn
I posted recently about a great looking spring lecture series at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles.
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...
The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For
Color is a design superpower that can make a small room appear larger, or an expansive space feel intimate and cozy.
The Power of Design That is Snøhetta
Snøhetta, a full service design and architecture firm, has been recognized by Architect's Newspaper for its expansion of the San...
Vampire Power
Probably the most evocative term among the otherwise technocratic energy vocabulary, vampire power is the continuous current that...
Power Plastic
Every hour, enough sunlight hits the earth to power the entire planet for a year.
Kahn's Park Gets the Greenlight
The New York City parks around the Brooklyn Bridge are about to gain an upstream sibling.
The Power of Paint
Students are redesigning their environment under the guidance of Publicolor, a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 by...
Influential Women in Architecture
Can you name just one influential female...
Alaska: The Final (Architectural) Frontier
“I always wanted to live in a glass house,” explains Valerie Phelps, as she stands surrounded by the 40 feet of floor-to-ceiling...
Slow Architecture
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...
Drawing the Line: Concrete Pavers That Advance Architectural Design
Stepstone’s diverse collection of Linearity Pavers extend and accentuate the lines that give shape to architectural forms.
What's Your Favorite Book on Design or Architecture?
Replenish our "to-read" lists with your favorite titles on design or architecture.
The Philosophy of Juxtaposed:Power
At a party last year I was chatting with Mike Simonian of the San Francisco design firm Mike and Maaike.
Hand-Powered Lamp
Producing power by harnessing kinetic energy from human and animal movement is a great idea but one with few good results.
Residence SAINT-ANDRÉ by APPAREIL architecture
Residence SAINT-ANDRÉ is a minimal house located in Montréal, Canada, designed by APPAREIL architecture.
New Power Generation
Long before smoke-spouting power plants were relegated to the remote outskirts of the industrial city, large-scale energy...
Introducing the Power Slider for iPhone
I finally joined the cult of iPhone a few weeks ago and overall I'm thrilled with my new gadget.
Waves of Change in Architectural Landscaping
A refreshing change to commercial architectural landscaping.