Revolution in an Unlikely Land
Old money and ultraconservative attitudes aren’t really compatible with forward thinking and radical ideas, but during the late...
All You Need Is LV
In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a prefab empire.
A Historic U.S. Post Office Is Transformed Into a Digital Agency’s New Modern Office
After a two-year hunt for the perfect office space, digital agency Mobelux found a new home for their growing company in an...
On a Rock in a Hard Place
In an unlikely mountaintop locale, Anderson Anderson Architecture crafted a home out of a complex composition of off-the-shelf...
A Coal Crane Houses an Unexpected Retreat and Meeting Room in Copenhagen
Suspended high in the air over an industrial landscape in Nordhavn, a working harbor in Copenhagen, is an upscale retreat and...
Take Me Home
A “tree house” of clean lines, ample glass, and thoughtful ingenuity lets a Washington, DC–area family and a stream of weekend...
European Plants Generate Energy—and Pride—from Waste
With Europe leading the way, waste-to-energy plants are turning an unlikely resource—garbage—into electricity.
A Clever Window Treatment: Bus Graphics
From an unlikely source comes a clever privacy solution for a pair of prefabbed town houses in Los Angeles.
The Ungreening of America
We asked Charles Birnbaum to point us to five unique landscapes that we can still take a peek at. He explains: “I’ve chosen...
New Duivendrecht
Industrial designers Frederik Roijé and Victor le Noble founded New—a manufacturer of contemporary pieces by young Dutch...
Salvaged Bathroom with a Vintage Touch
For his upstate-New York farmhouse, designer Tom Givone found the perfect marriage of high design, architectural salvage, and...
Underdone
At least 19 unfinished renovation projects currently reside within the crotchety old puzzle box of a house that I share with my...
Janne Saario's Modern Skate Parks
We've reported on modern skate parks before, but rarely have we seen such a perfect marriage of skating and landscape design as...
Restoring Breuer's House in Garden
Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate in Pocantico Hills, New York, hearkens from the days of robber barons and captains of industry.
Friday Finds 7.01.11
We're back from our Friday Finds hiatus with seven great things for you to check out.
The Space Beside the Skate Park
Architecture for Humanity installed a pop up in New York City for two weeks, creating an unlikely plaza next to a skate park and...
In the Indie Debut “Columbus,” Midcentury Architecture Stars Beside John Cho
Kogonada’s directorial debut is a bittersweet exploration of loss and filial responsibility set in the architectural landscape of...
The UpWrite Convertible Standing Desk
Office design is the subject of continual research and debate and as a recent survey by global architecture superfirm Gensler...
Urban PUMA
One of the wonderful things about living in an unhinged time is that no one has any clue what's cool anymore.
Architecture in Baghdad
There are many famous structures we associate with Le Corbusier (Chandigarh in India, Villa Savoye in France, the United Nations...

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