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...
Three Lakeway Center at Metairie, LA
There was once a steel-decked river barge, decommissioned and idle in Morgan City, Louisiana.
Golden Rule: Back Up
Backing up our computers is something we all know we should do, like flossing.
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...
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...
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...
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 Recent Trip Leaves Us Dwelling on Denmark
Highlights from a visit to the Danish capital.
A Note on Our Expert: Bruce Aidells
Bruce Aidells starting cooking professionally while a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz.
Sink or Swim
An emerging technology poses an intriguing solution to rising tides: homes that ﬂoat only when it ﬂoods.
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...
LiTraCon: Light-Transmitting Concrete
While researching innovative ways in which to use concrete, Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi’s light-transmitting concrete...
These 7 Outdoor Pavilions Allow You to Connect With the Outdoors Comfortably
Step into these outdoor enclosures that provide picturesque views from all sides.
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.