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

Werner Sobek
Werner Sobek has seen the future, and it’s high-tech, green, and efficient.
With an Architectural Pedigree and Green Certification, This Pasadena Home Just Listed For $3.6M
With a historic designation and updated energy-efficient features, this spacious 3,521-square-foot property in Pasadena,...
Here's What Norse Mythology and Modern Architecture Have in Common
From skiing to soaking up the sun, a family retreat for all seasons.
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
What's Your Favorite Book on Design or Architecture?
Replenish our "to-read" lists with your favorite titles on design or architecture.
Discuss: What's Your Favorite Work of Architecture in Film?
Architecture can certainly play a starring role.
Greener Grass
Craving the conveniences of city life, a couple sidle over to Seattle from the countryside without compromising their love of the...
Focus on Feldman Architecture’s Environmentally-Conscious Homes
Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel through thoughtful, collaborative work that champions...
What Is Merino Wool?
Warm, breathable and soft, Merino is a mighty textile that can do it all.
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
Architecture Improv
An interview with David Sellers, the "Father of the Design-Build...
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
What Would Victor Do?
When deciding the future of restoration of a historic Denver property, the preservation-minded homeowners looked to the past for...
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...
Yes, It Is Easy Being Green
Alternative materials help a house in California’s wine country tread lightly on the land.
What Do You See? With Kate Stohr of Architecture for Humanity
We've adored Architecture for Humanity's boots-on-the-ground brand of community building and do-gooder design since its inception.
What is Egyptian Long-Staple Cotton
When Ariel Kaye, our Founder and CEO, set out to give the world a better night’s sleep, she knew it would have to start with the...
From Brown to Green
Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...
A Green Wall in Silicon Valley
Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.
Percale vs. Sateen: What's the Difference
When we set out to create the perfect sleep experience, we knew it would depend on one core factor: fabric.

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