Second to None
With House 2.0, architect Pieter Weijnen demonstrates the exponential rate at which green design is advancing.
Saved From Demolition, a Japanese Sake Warehouse Sees a Second Life
In a provincial town of Japan's Yamanashi prefecture, locals band together to reboot a derelict inner-city site.
A 400-sq-ft New York Apartment Gets a Second Chance
New Yorkers often work, eat, sleep, and entertain in a single room.
A Couple’s Cherished Vacation Home is Given a Second Life
By building a modern property next to their traditional cabin, a couple starts fresh on familiar land.
A Weekend in Portland: Part II
Follow us as we fly through our second day in Portland, and finish out our whirlwind weekend with a bang.
The Everyday Carry of an Architect: David Galullo of Rapt Studio
“The world is bumpy and imperfect, but these products suggest order where none may exist.” -David...
A Dilapidated Home in New Delhi Is Transformed Into a School That Fosters Creativity
A derelict New Delhi residence gets a second chance at life—becoming a unique place where children will learn, create, and grow.
A Chicago Renovation Taps Into its Attic to Almost Double its Square Footage
Careful craftsmanship, spiral stairs, and an airy catwalk help define this Second City architect's home.
A Sleek Coffee Shop in Hong Kong With Beautiful, Minimalist Interiors
Just steps from Hong Kong's bustling Central district, NOC Coffee Company's second branch receives a minimalist and sophisticated...
An Impressive 20-Foot Skylight Transforms a Jumbled Chicago Home
By opening up the atrium of a historic residence in Chicago, an architect shows it may take more than a first (or second) draft...
Green Sustainable Home in Montauk
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...
2nd Annual Park[ing] Day LA
GreenMeme is getting ready to launch their second ever Park[ing] Day LA.
Split the Difference
When the plan to add a second story to a century-old Montreal house crumbled due to a weak foundation, architect Marc-André ...
Tait Modern
When building a second home, most people don’t consider traveling farther than upstate.
Reflects Well
“The first floor was about making something warm and woody that would blend into the natural environment,” architect Stephen...
Lifecycle Building Challenge
In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial...
Art of the Novella Series
I'm something of a sucker for graphically clever series of paperbacks.
An Australian Renovation Gives New Life to Midcentury Style
Take a second look at Nest Architects, an Australian firm featured in our September 2016 renovation issue with this MCM update.
Buyer Beware
Bad design can be not just unattractive but unhealthy.
Events this Weekend: 10.8-10.11
Welcome to the second installment of Out and About, our weekly round-up of art and architecture events and exhibitions around the...