Crafting a Hollow Wood Surfboard from Old-Growth Redwood
Long inspired by the work of Grain Surfboards based in Maine, San Francisco's own Danny Hess, and my friend Patrick Burnett of...
AutoCamp’s Modern Clubhouse Emerges from the Russian River Redwoods
AutoCamp brings its boutique camping experience to Sonoma County with Airstream accommodations and a midcentury modern clubhouse...
Beauty and Brains: Building Sustainably With Redwood
The return of summer barbecues and back porch hangouts means that outdoor living spaces are again enjoying heavy foot traffic.
Sustainable Redwood Stars in an Oregon Architectural Showcase
At the 2016 NW Natural Street of Dreams, outdoor projects built with Humboldt Redwood graced a show home and a wine tasting room.
This Stunning Redwood Pergola Brings Classic Charm to its Hollywood Hills Home
Recently updated with redwood to ensure durability and longevity, the gorgeous structure helps preserve the home’s history.
A Northern California Winery’s Breathtaking Vistas Are Enhanced by Natural Redwood
An organic winery is complimented by sustainable redwood – a perfect pairing in Northern California wine country.
Yellow Treehouse Restaurant
In my endless trawling for new projects that meld food and design, I came across the Yellow Treehouse Restaurant—an...
An Award-Winning Midcentury Residence in Los Angeles County Asks $3.9M
Set in the foothills of La Canada Flintridge, California, this 5,000-square-foot home composed of glass, steel, redwood, and...
Railroad Revival
It isn't often that your eight-year-old son helps you decide on an architect, but that is how homeowners Connie DeWitt and Kam...
Paneling is Cool Again
Back in the bad old days of design, the unholy trinity of wall coverings were harvest gold paint, flocked wallpaper, and...
First Presbyterian Church of Dearborn, Michigan by Alden B. Dow
The selection of an architect for a new building for the First Presbyterian Church of Dearborn took more than a year of research...
Friday Finds 05.11.12
Wrap up the week with our roundup of architecture, art, and design finds.
Archtober Itinerary: David Rockwell, FAIA
David Rockwell, FAIA, Founder and President of the Rockwell Group, takes us around the city during Archtober.
The 5 Outdoorsy Gifts That Every Modern Camper Needs
When it comes to outdoor adventure, the folks at AutoCamp are experts.
Design Your Dwelling Winner Announced
This just in: After countless hours of tense deliberation, labored hand-wringing, and heated debate, the Google SketchUp and...
A Renovation Elevates This Humble Ranch Among its Iconic Midcentury Neighbors
An architect immersed in the history of California modernism restored a nondescript Los Angeles ranch house bordering a...
The Peter Carras Residence 1961 (The Dow Test House) Designed by Alden B. Dow F.A.I.A.
In the summer of 1961, The Dow Chemical Company approached Alden B. Dow with a proposal to design a research test house that used...
Wilt Chamberlain's Former Bel Air Bachelor Pad Is Listed For $18.9M
Here's your chance to own one of the best examples of Brutalist architecture in Los Angeles.
Alfie the A-Frame and 10 Other A-Grade Accommodations
Sophisticated and undeniably modern, A-frame houses still exude a certain simple and rustic charm, especially when it comes to...
Tips for Buying Wood Furniture
When shopping for wooden furniture pieces that will last a lifetime, it is important to understand exactly how pieces are made...