"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space" -Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Waves of Change in Architectural Landscaping
A refreshing change to commercial architectural landscaping.
Landscape Architecture: Marcel Wilson
Landscape architect and urban designer Marcel Wilson describes his practice as “combining things that are made with things that...
CMG Landscape Architecture
CMG Landscape Architecture is one of the coolest firms working in San Francisco today.
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...
An Architectural Feat in Silicon Valley Tames a Rocky Landscape
Drawing inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright, this home is fitted with intricate windows that allow for magnificent views and...
A Proper Primer on Modernism
The historicization of modern architecture is quick to lionize Mies, Gropius, Wright and others, but too often treats them as...
Stable in the Landscape
Austrian architect Thomas Lechner reduces the idea of vernacular alpine architecture to a design so consequentially essential in...
Landscape, the Architect
High up in the mountains of Norway, the V-Lodge’s simplicity in design and choice of materials speak to its wild surroundings.
Manufactured Landscapes
I had the opportunity to view a riveting film last week on Edward Burtynsky's photography, entitled Manufactured Landscapes.
(Black)Architecture
Architecture is one of the whitest jobs in America.
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...
Architecture Remix
Hou de Sousa is on a roll with two winning competition entries.
Architecture in Baghdad
There are many famous structures we associate with Le Corbusier (Chandigarh in India, Villa Savoye in France, the United Nations...
The Architectural Outsider
The architectural profession is shrouded in mystery.
The Architecture of Reassurance
Though I’m moderating loads of panels at this year’s Dwell on Design, and anticipating them all quite hotly, one that stands out...
The Architectural Insider
The old joke “Enough about me, let’s talk about you.
Architectural Adventure
When people ask architects Apurva Pande and Chinmaya Misra where they live, they never get a straightforward answer.
Architectural Trespassing
I alluded to it in an earlier post on my trip to Switzerland, but one of the highlights of the whole affair was an impromptu stop...
Portable Architecture
As David pointed out, things could be a lot worse.
The Architecture of Unhappiness
I saw the wonderful Cannes Grand Prix-winning gangster film Gomorrah directed by Matteo Garrone yesterday, and was struck at the...