Ralph Walker Renaissance
To Frank Lloyd Wright, Ralph Walker was “the only other honest architect in America,” and to The New York Times, he was the...
Harlem Renaissance
In her book Parisian Views, critic Shelley Rice hauntingly evokes the dislocating effects that the near-complete reconstruction...
Brooklyn Renaissance
Thanks to a group of young Brooklyn architects, an immigrant neighborhood untouched by gentrification gets low-income housing...
Three Buildings: Noah Walker
We published architect Noah Walker's first project—a handsome renovation of a Hollywood bugalow—this summer, but checked back in...
Des Moines Brownstones are a 'Walker's Paradise' for Young Professionals
'Walkability' and ‘sense of community' are among the benefits attracting younger buyers to townhomes in urban neighborhoods, such...
Prefab Icon: Dome of Discovery by Ralph Tubbs
With a life span of just 11 months, the prefabricated 1951 Dome of Discovery, designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the Festival...
This Century-Old Bungalow Is an Eternal Work-in-Progress
Its true renaissance started 10 years ago with two new, dedicated owners.
Steel Life
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...
A Modern Mountain Lodge That Will Make You Love Winter Like Never Before
The cultural renaissance that continues to thrive in New York’s Hudson Valley extends its reach to the Catskills with an eclectic...
Exhibit Celebrates Pioneers of St. Louis Suburban Modernism
A retrospective puts the work of Ralph and Mary Jane Fournier at the fore of modern suburban design in post-war St. Louis.
16 Inviting Countryside Cabins
In 1845, one of America's most famous writers, Henry Thoreau, built a small home for himself on Walden Pond, a piece of property...
Why mid-century modern design is never going out of style
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade or two, really - the mid-century renaissance won’t have escaped you.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Sixteen Ways of Looking at a Bedouin Tent
Architect, systems designer, Cradle to Cradle founder, and sustainability guru William McDonough talks entropy, Walker Evans,...
Mobile Eateries
With street food enjoying a renaissance across the United States, it may no longer be necessary to steer clear of trailer fare.
5 Cool Design Events this Week
Palm Springs Modernism Week, the Walker Art Center's new painting group exhibition (its first in a decade), a Van Alen Institute...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Friday Finds 02.24.12
On this Friday, we take you on a food tour of San Francisco, share a clip from the new Ralph Fiennes film, and introduce you to...
A Wilder Wallpaper
There's been a wallpaper renaissance in the last few years.
Emeco Debuts Starck 'Broom' Chair
Pennsylvania-based Emeco is known for iterations on one theme: virtually indestructible chairs made from recycled aluminum.