Garden & Library designs and builds homes to enhance the quality of your life. We believe in the fundamental connection between people and the natural world and seek to create a harmonious interplay between a home, its inhabitants and the environment. Through thoughtful design choices we strive to bring people closer to nature and enrich daily living.
Michele Koh Morollo is a journalist who has been writing about design, lifestyle and travel for the last twenty years. She enjoys writing short fiction, yoga, meditation, hill towns and cliffside destinations, staying at beautifully-furnished homestays, eating well, and nesting with her iBooks library. www.michelekohmorollo.com; www.thefinickywanderer.com
kristine schnell is the creative director of playground design agency. Obsessed with art, design and the built environment from a young age, she's known for designing elegant spaces with an edge. With a classical education in art, architecture and design, her love of beautiful details has taken her around the world in search of the exquisite. As the chief creative vision behind both commercial and residential projects, kristine brings an encyclopedic library of visual knowledge, blending classical styles with an equal sense of restraint and irreverence.
She is a voracious reader, a former ballerina and dreams in French when she’s had a very good day. Adores champagne, fine leather goods and creating stunning spaces.
Founded in New York City in 2011, littleBits is a library of electronics that snap together with magnets to inspire invention and problem-solving. littleBits has been dubbed "LEGO for the iPad generation" and is in the permanent design collection at MoMA.
The Instituto Lina Bo e P.M. Bardi's library is composed of rare works, resulting of the critical and daring outlook for Pietro Maria Bardi, gifts from friends and and contemporary publications. The bibliographic material has been categorised as to respect its original organisation.
The library focuses primarily on art, architecture, urbanism and design, with publications specific to Lina and her oeuvre as well as Pietro's life and legacy. The library also presents books on, among others, Politics, Philosophy, History, Literature, Anthropology and Sociology.
Australian based, this practice has a humanist approach to architecture and design, not eager to win awards, but always to instil good design and humane architecture that develops affinities, creating sympathetic buildings that flow and appeal. Working from the top floor of a converted Sydney warehouse, they are a team of architects and interior designers under the guidance of Luigi Rosselli and his three decades of international experience in Milano, Switzerland, New York and Sydney. Renowned for their houses, residential architecture, adaptive re-use and heritage designs, the studio has worked on a very wide range of projects: from offices to factories, from libraries to wineries, from childcare to chapels. Luigi Rosselli Architects is a carbon neutral practice applying sustainable building practises, as demonstrated by their expertise in rammed earth, air-conditioning-free spaces and energy efficiency. The humanist and environmental principles apparent in their projects has attracted a variety of clients, from the top achievers of Australian society to the penniless artist, with a variety of locations and briefs, resulting in a continual renewal of design solutions. Welcome to this showcase of their projects and please check back regularly as it will get better and better.
# residential architecture # green # Sydney # rammed earth # contemporary # alterations and additions # adaptive re-use # award winning
As the name hints, transFORM excels at taking the banal and turning it into something special and unique by seamlessly integrating custom built-in cabinetry with the homeowners decor and lifestyle. transFORM designs, manufactures and installs every custom storage solution including closets, dressing rooms, wall beds, home offices, libraries, wall units, pantries, media centers, mudrooms, utility rooms, laundry rooms, garages, and more. Get started by scheduling your Complimentary In-Home Design Consultation or visit transFORM's Manhattan and/or Westchester Showroom Today.
transFORM @ The NYDC : 200 Lexington Ave, Suite 708, New York, NY 10016
Westchester/ Fairfield Showroom : 20 Jones Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801
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Raymond Richard Neutra is a physician epidemiologist who currently heads the division of the California Department of Public Health that investigates emerging environmental and occupational health threats. His 40-year career in public health was stimulated by the library and visitors of his architect father, Richard Neutra, who was interested in how the built environment affects the health and well-being of its inhabitants. Thus Richard’s library was full of books on physiology and biology and his contacts included people such as Hans Selye, the scientist who started stress research.
A few years ago, Raymond started writing snippets of memoir-essays about his adventures in public health and about his family. His piece for the July/August 2007 issue is a half-century-old psychological study on creative architects that was part rumination on his father and part speculation on how societal contexts let remarkable people discover and nurture their unique combination of skills.