Mies van der Rohe, Lafayette Park
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as some of the...
A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg
A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.
Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's "International Style" was the impetus for the midcentury modernism we know today.
Lighting Up Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House
Two Chicago multimedia artists want to flip the switch on a Mies masterpiece to create an immersive experience.
What Lies Within America’s First Urban-Renewal Project
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as some of the...
Harboe's Marks
Chicago preservation architect Thomas “Gunny” Harboe prefers not to dismantle architectural monuments.
Chicago Crowdsources a Skate Park
Skaters, bikers, and a park advocate are breaking new ground in Chicago's Grant Park.
Black, Red, and Green All Over
A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.
7 Vintage-Inspired Trailer Parks, Airstreams and All
Summer is coming, and even if you're not a fan of camping or road trips, you can still enjoy the experience of staying in a...
Elevated 606 Park Will Transform Chicago
A decade in the making, an unused 2.7-mile rail line is set to become Chicago's great new park.
A Park Rises in the Shadow of a Toronto Highway
Parks are popping up in all types of surprising places.
A Used Cargo Van Becomes a Mobile Studio
Filmmaker Zach Both got creative when it was time for him to hit the road for work last year.
An Home Near A Park Is Remodelled For More Light And Better Views
A 1970s double brick family home in Doncaster, Melbourne was dramatically remodelled to take full advantage of the scenic Ruffey...
Democratic Design: The Work of Le Van Bo
Van Bo Le-Mentzel arrived on the shores of Germany as a young refugee from Laos.
Glass Takes Center Stage in These 10 See-Through Homes
While the iconic work of Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe immediately comes to mind when glass is mentioned, modern day...
Escape to a Bio-Passive Vacation Refuge in a Bavarian Nature Park
Set in a nature park and beech forest in the small Bavarian town of Betzenstein, Germany, is a modern bio-passive vacation house...
Modern Prefab Cabins for California State Parks
Students dream up modular structures for camping around California parklands.
A Hilltop Home in British Columbia That Seems to Grow Out of a Park
A family builds a hilltop home with a provincial park for its neighbor.
Park Place
Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks the prefab mold.
My Bedtime Routine: Amanda Chantal Bacon, Founder of Moon Juice
With an impressive knowledge of medicinal ingredients and an expanding range of tonics and dusts, Moon Juice – a holistic food...