LA Tech-Habitat Home
Building for a client with specific desires can be difficult, but designing for one with few programming preferences can often be...
Golden Rule: Back Up
Backing up our computers is something we all know we should do, like flossing.
Floating Pool
There was once a steel-decked river barge, decommissioned and idle in Morgan City, Louisiana.
A Recent Trip Leaves Us Dwelling on Denmark
Highlights from a visit to the Danish capital.
Screening: A Necessary Ruin
Of my seven panels at Dwell on Design this weekend, one that I am really happy to be doing is a screening of filmmaker Evan...
Architectural Tour of Baton Rouge
I was down in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, earlier this week to report on a house for the November issue of Dwell.
Stream A Necessary Ruin
We screened it at Dwell on Design this year and I was part of another screening last month here for the San Francisco AIA's...
Rick Moreland Reads a Building
One of the joys of visiting Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to see Rick and Susan Moreland's house for one of our October features was...
A Plea from New Orleans
I recently received an email from filmmaker Evan Mather, alerting me to his most recent—and urgent—project, which I thought I'd...
These 7 Outdoor Pavilions Allow You to Connect With the Outdoors Comfortably
Step into these outdoor enclosures that provide picturesque views from all sides.
Botanical Garden Pavilion
When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, architect and University of Kentucky lecturer Mike McKay felt the pull to go down...
A Note on Our Expert: Bruce Aidells
Bruce Aidells starting cooking professionally while a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz.
Baton Rouge Oasis
On a lot nobody, particularly the city of Baton Rouge, could love, architect David Baird created an oasis for his family and his...
Sink or Swim
An emerging technology poses an intriguing solution to rising tides: homes that float only when it floods.
LiTraCon: Light-Transmitting Concrete
While researching innovative ways in which to use concrete, Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi’s light-transmitting concrete...
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
This Farmhouse is a Cor-Ten Steel-Clad Dream
From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, solar-powered home that’s all about working with...
Pooling Our Resources
After disappearing almost 70 years ago, the New York floating pool is making a comeback.
New Orleans, LA
As New Orleans struggles to get back on its feet, one architect learns from the past while building for the future.

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