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Modern Architecture

You'll Never Believe What's Inside This Industrial Water Tank

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

New York City is known for its amazing and iconic architecture. And while that often relates to historic structures like the Empire State Building and...

The New Scientific Workplace (PHOTOS)

Mark Whiteley | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts
Mark Whiteley


Is This A Townhouse Or A Men's Club?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.28.2012 | HuffPost Home

Stuart Plunkett first fell in love with the architecture and scale of his townhouse in San Francisco's Noe Valley originally designed by Zack | de Vit...

Inside A Modern Home Nicknamed "Ruby Resort"

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 10.28.2012 | HuffPost Home

San Francisco Bay-area resident Michael Rubenstein and his wife Lisa, an interior designer, approached TRG Architects with a list of special requests...

Zen Meets Tiny Homes: Movable Paper Walls Transform Spaces (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Inspired by Japanese homes, the architects not only made the bathroom the center of the living space, but he copied the concept of Shoji "paper" panels. They don't simply view the doors as dividers, but as a way to change their clients' perspective on their home.

The New Iconic Homes

2012-04-23-cahomedesign.jpg | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home

By Kristina Shevory This article comes to us courtesy of California Home + Design. Progressive, innovative and stunning, these are the homes which...

Happy Birthday, Mies van der Rohe!

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

Happy birthday to one of the principal shapers of our modern world, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Along with other post-World War I architects, such a...

Integrated Versus Fragmented

Ron Radziner and Leo Marmol | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Ron Radziner and Leo Marmol

In order to provide clients with a "simple user experience" architects must begin to take responsibility for the entire process of design and construction.

A Dog House by Frank Lloyd Wright

J. Michael Welton | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Jim Berger was 12 years old in 1956 when he put pencil to paper, wrote to Frank Lloyd Wright and asked a favor. He was earning extra money with a p...

Furniture Of The Future

Posted 01.31.2012 | Arts

We've all experienced those never-ending debates when trying to rearrange furniture. You move the bed around because the dressers didn't feel Feng Shu...

HOW ARCHITECTS LIVE #1: Thomas Warnke of Space4A (PHOTOS)

Jade Doskow | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Jade Doskow


Famous Architect Designs Grammy Poster

Posted 12.09.2011 | Arts

The innovative architect Frank Gehry has turned his propensity for out-of-left-field lines on the new poster for the 54th Grammy awards. The Recording...

Dwell Magazine's Top 10 Best Homes In America

Posted 11.24.2011 | Arts

The editors at Dwell sifted through the hundreds of homes featured over the past ten years to create their new special issue, Best Homes in America. ...

Architect Designs Museum Dedicated To Himself

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

Conceptual architect Toyo Ito is known for his combination of reality and fantasy, attempting to create a "simulated city." Taking this concept to hea...

VIDEO: Architecture Firm Takes Skyscrapers Underground

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Ambitious architecture and Mexico City seldom appear in the same sentence due to the government's strict building code, but BNKR Arquitectura has foun...

Landmark Modernist Building In Court Battle Over Redesign

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

New York City became the proving grounds for the international style of architecture in the 1950s, with many buildings remaining today as a testament ...

On the Waterfront

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.11.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It took nine months before Michael McCarthy and Marcia Myers fully realized what they'd actually purchased in Harbor Springs, Michigan. "We saw this w...

In Cuba, Architectural Vindication

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It traces its roots to an inspired conversation between victorious revolutionaries Che Guevara and Fidel Castro on an abandoned, suburban Havana golf course in January 1961. Those were heady days.

PHOTOS: 10 Icons Of Modern Architecture

Tom Mallory | Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts
Tom Mallory

A few weeks ago ICOMOS' recommendation against the registering of 19 buildings designed by Le Corbusier in the World Heritage List provoked heated dis...

Architectural Masterpiece In Holmby Hills For $5.45 Million

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Curbed LA: The four bedroom, six bathroom house, sometimes referred to as the Luis Barragán Fountain Home, is on the market for $5.45 million. D...

Modernism for the Right: Contemporary Urbanism in Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Frank Gruber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Frank Gruber

The book is a stimulating collection of articles by Brazilian planners and architects concerning not only contemporary urbanism in their country, but also the history that resulted in the urbanism that is now "contemporary."

Adler, Sullivan and Nickel

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
J. Michael Welton

A new book from the University of Chicago Press chronicles the work of three artists from that city whose courageous work intertwined from the late 19th century to the middle of the 20th.

PHOTOS: Exhibition Spotlight: Ezra Stoller's Photographs Of Iconic Modern Architecture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Ezra Stoller WHAT: An exhibition of architectural gelatin silver prints by Ezra Stoller WHEN: January 6 - February 12, 2011 WHERE: Yossi Milo ...

PHOTOS: 13 Buildings That Tell LA's Architectural Story

2010-12-10-overhead_Trazzler.jpg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

While LA's downtown lacks the kind of in-your-face skyscraping architectural monuments you'll find in towns like Chicago or NYC, a bit of urban spelun...

PHOTOS: 21 Modern Marvels Of Architecture

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The Taj Mahal, the Pyramids of Giza, the Leaning Tower of Pisa...we are all familiar with the old architectural wonders of the world. But though our...