“Mother Nature is too powerful to try and mimic,” says Shane Coen, whose firm is known for its minimalist approach to the...
10 Works of Architecture That Reveal the Acrobatic Wonders of Concrete
The twists, turns, and cantilevers of these residences and public structures are due to the gravity-defying abilities of concrete.
"Queen of the Curve": 18 Influential Works by Zaha Hadid
When Zaha Hadid passed away in March 2016, she left the world of architecture with an irreplaceable legacy.
Design Icon: 8 Works by Buckminster Fuller
Bucky’s focus on innovation and efficiency willed a more enlightened, expansive future into existence.
These 13 Outdoor Showers Will Make You Consider One For Your Own Yard
Though it's not a necessity, having an outdoor shower on your property can be a game changer—especially if you plan on using your...
Albina Yard—Pioneering the Future of Sustainable Mass Timber Construction
Although talk of taxing Canadian lumber brought into the United States may be one reason Americans are moving towards sourcing...
The Yard Zone
The space outside your walls should be as thoughtfully considered as the space within.
Chronicling the eponymous exhibition from earlier this year at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London,...
How Induction Cooking Works
Considering taking the induction cooking plunge? We've broken down how it works in four steps.
Yard Sale Photographs
Yard Sale Photographs, a new book of photography by Adam Bartos, revels in the everyday castoffs and outmoded bric-a-brac that...
Spotlight on 10 Influential Works by Le Corbusier
In 1923 when Le Corbusier published his tome "Vers une Architecture" (Toward a New Architecture), the Swiss-French architect...
Charming Weekend Cottage Renovation in Marin
A Bay Area landscape designer works her yard like a jigsaw puzzle, packing a bevy of distinctive destinations into a steep and...
Design Icon: 8 Works by Raymond Loewy
This godfather of industrial design streamlined the look of midcentury America.
Native Plants Can Transform Your Yard—And The Planet
With her drought-tolerant landscapes and permeable hardscape designs, Cassy Aoyagi of FormLA Landscaping has proven her...
It Looks Like a Playland but This Home Works Hard
A toddler, a pup, and their parents fit onto a 16.5-foot-wide plot in an inner suburb of Melbourne.
Design Icon: 10 Works by Jasper Morrison
By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Brit has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.
A Blissful Retreat Replaces a Scrap-Filled Yard in Seattle
An architect couple sets out to transform a run-down property.
New York City Manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
NYC makers show off their locally produced wares at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a manufacturing hub of its own.
Architect Spotlight: 12 Works by Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma
Having recently completed his first U.S. public commission in Portland—and with the stadium for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo...
5 Great Reasons To Install Water Features In Your Yard
Water in your garden provides all sorts of fantastic aesthetic and practical benefits.