Earlier this month, Routledge Press announced the publication of Drawing from Practice: Architects and the Meaning of Freehand. It was inspired by a column I wrote in this space in January 2011.
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Of these nine, all are still standing today, some still owned by the original families. We wanted to get the lowdown on each of these houses, so we did some digging. We hope our findings are as interesting to you as they were to us.
Modern architecture produces truly innovative work: glittering, staggeringly tall buildings, opera houses that look like folded origami, even museums ...
I always think about San Diego as an old friend. But somehow, I haven't been there for a few years. So, come last Sunday, I jumped in a car and, two...
It may be safe to say -- whether you favor the site of Renzo Piano's new pavilion or not - that Louis Kahn's Kimbell Art Museum has never looked as good as it does today.
The stone is as grey as the sky. It is beautiful and absolutely silent, a true oasis just a river's length away from bustling midtown and the FDR drive.
NEW YORK -- It's been nearly 40 years since New York City started planning a memorial to President Franklin Roosevelt on an island in the East River. ...
More and more I've become fascinated with architects' alternative forms of creative expression, those lying outside the boundaries of their core work....
Today I want to concentrate on the concept of shaping, defining space. The quote by Louis Kahn: "Architecture is the thoughtful making of space" is very appropriate.
No one cared about the pounding rain as thousands waited for the open-air concert on the historic Green in New Haven, Connecticut. The headliner was internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Pity the architects who've tried for almost 200 years to follow the genius of Thomas Jefferson at the University of Virginia.
Red sparked my own memories of my life in-and-around New York City. These connections cascaded in a six-degrees-of-Kevin-Bacon kind of way back to the play.
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