In December, Architect magazine columnist Aaron Betsky listed his "best and worst" events from 2014. Among the "reasons to despair," he announced, was "The New York Times' abandonment of serious criticism of architecture."
When done properly, the best lighting design is completely unnoticeable. Yet, when poorly done, lighting can completely compromise the design of a space.
To that end, we've combed our great nation from coast to coast and ranked 10 'hoods whose curbside appeal is undeniable. From East Coast historic districts to West Coast sea cliffs, these are the most beautiful neighborhoods in America.
"I think we're not in Kansas..." leaps to mind during the descent into Adelaide, South Australia -- having left San Francisco more than 22 hours ago...
There are good reasons to move underground that aren't escaping nuclear annihilation or keeping a small cult of mole women from making a run for it. Here are five sprawling modern homes that have been so expertly hidden into hillsides that you may seriously consider a subterranean move.
I caught up with the kind, thoughtful, wise-beyond-his-years artist inside the Odeon Cinema in Florence during Middle East Now, and it turned out to be a highlight of my festival. After the interview, do check out the slideshow of his work below.
The concept of a "living" building is far from new. What's possibly different, however, is that in the past architects used nature as a model for form, whereas now they speak of it as a model for function.
It's a fascinating story about a humble Renaissance Man who left behind the best kind of legacy -- one that's articulated in human relations and in modern architecture.
When many people think of design, they think of fashion or the appearance of an object. Jonathan Knowles, Senior Advisor at Autodesk, discusses the true importance of design and what the future holds, from efficiencies in architecture and aerospace to designing cancer-eating viruses.
Today's urbanist may also see a future gondola station, a walkable destination, or the potential for sustaining natural pockets amid the built environment. But what compels such vision? I'll take a leap of faith here, in order to put a modern gloss on the human imagination that conceived the edge of the earth in Italy, long ago.
What the Latin American show demonstrates unequivocally is the necessity of political and social ideas to meld with architecture to produce innovation.This emphasis on the indigenous and away from roving starchitects is certainly appealing and hints that the way forward should be inclusive of one's own country's rich architectural heritage.
Architect John Klopf is hanging ten on a surging wave of midcentury modern home restorations in California.
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I saw a ghost, of a missing building from a boyhood memory -- something that Amazon might have retrofitted, today, if it were still there for the taking.
Every state in the Union lays claim to something special. Those bragging rights extend to their more curious contributions, too. We rounded up funny, fascinating, and architecturally odd structures in every state to prove there's plenty of weird to be found.
When you drive across the border from Austria into Hungary, you barely know that you've passed an international boundary. This took me by surprise the first time I made the two and a half hour drive from Vienna to Budapest.