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Chicago Celebrates Women Building Change

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

"Women Building Change," an exhibition at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, aims to do exactly that by highlighting outstanding works by female architects living and working in the city of Chicago.

The Creative Class With Peter Marino

Rana Florida | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

From Chanel boutiques in Paris and Beverly Hills to Christian Dior stores in Shanghai and New York, Marino is an interior Design Hall of Fame member.

Before and After: A Man Cave Goes Chic and Family Friendly

Houzz | Posted 08.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

This formerly dark basement had been sort of a man cave, heavy on the cave. While the husband still wanted it to serve as his lair, he also wanted it to be a family-friendly spot that he could enjoy with his wife, 12-year-old daughter, friends and extended family.

Remodeling Likely to Trump Selling in 2014

Houzz | Posted 07.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

If you live in the western U.S., plan to spend an average of $692,174. And look out, San Francisco. If you live in this Northern California city, a custom home will set you back on average a whopping $1,146,000.

Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban Wins Monumental Pritzker Prize

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with ...

Could This Be the Coolest Building in New York City? Architect Thom Mayne on 41 Cooper Square

Louisiana Channel | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

In 2009 a spaceship landed in the middle of old New York.

The Cheap Fix to HealthCare.gov

James Moore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
James Moore

Bad technology does not mean HealthCare.gov is bad policy. But bad technology can destroy good policy.

GUESTBOOK 3 A Journal About Living Beautifully - and Sharing It

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 09.27.2013 | Travel
Emily Elyse Miller

One of the most exclusive magazines on the planet can only be found in the luxury apartments rented out by onefinestay. With locations in Paris, London, New York, and LA, it's the perfect way to live like a local.

David Adjaye on the Significance of the New Smithsonian (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 01.26.2013 | Arts
Crane.tv

David Adjaye's design was selected from a list of 70 projects, led by some of the world's most renowned names in architecture. The building will be the final piece to bring the historical Washington National Mall to completion.

Mario Botta: The Craft of Modernism

J. Michael Welton | Posted 12.17.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Of late, Mario Botta's been focusing not just on monumental design, but on the artisans who now are creating sophisticated spaces out of ordinary materials, and on fellow architects who design from the heart for the common man.

Your Start-Up Life: The Fashion of Business

Rana Florida | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

An interesting intersection of fashion, business, and architecture, my interview with Peter Marino delves into creativity, collaboration and finding peace on an airplane.

Furniture, Interiors by Le Corbusier

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.29.2012 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Corbu expert Arthur Ruegg, in collaboration with Klaus Spechtenhauser, has published Le Corbusier, Furniture and Interiors, 1905-1965, a 415-page tome with 600 color plates.

Rod Sheard on Designing the Olympic Stadium and Sustainability (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Common consensus holds that a building of a certain scale, unless something extreme occurs, tends to be an unchanging landmark. Not so, according to R...

Kathryn Findlay on her Favourite Impermanent Structures in London (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Kathryn Findlay is the Principal Director of Ushida Findlay Architects. Gaining prominence in the nineties, the practice is known for its use of exper...

Want To Live Like A Snail?

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 07.04.2012 | Business

Trying to be one with nature? Living in a snail-like home might not be a bad way to start. Scandinavian architect and carpenter Torsten Ottesjö bu...

Mario Bellini on His Latest Projects (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

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Architecture Grads Face Highest Unemployment Rates

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

According to the most recent American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, graduating architecture students have the highest unemployment rate among...

PHOTOS: Architecture For The City Bird

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.29.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Architect to the urban aviary set, Street Artist XAM is one rare bird. Averaging one per week over the last year, the California born former graffiti ...

PHOTOS: Top 10 Architects' Homes

Adel Zakout | Posted 10.11.2011 | Arts
Adel Zakout

This week, I'm going to try and inspire you by showcasing my selection of Top 10 Architects' homes. When recently I came across the ABC series In the ...

WATCH: New York Through The David Rockwell Lens

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Rockwell is no stranger to the theatre and entertainment world. First inspired from a young age by his mother's community theatre in New Jersey,...

Sensory Architecture In London's Hyde Park

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's latest creation wills people to stop for a minute and think. This year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is constructed un...

Architect Dies After Being Beaten, Mugged

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

The story of architect Gerald Abramovitz, came to an end yesterday when he died in New York at Mount Sinai Hospital. His cantilever desk lamp is in th...

The Recovered Architect

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 06.20.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Plaster, paint, wooden scaffolding? Smashed, shattered, seemingly left haplessly on the floor of the George an...

The Final Sketch of a Life

Katherine Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Katherine Dunn

When I went to help clean out my father's belongings, my mother casually showed me a small drawing he had done just two days before his death. I felt I had stumbled on to a hidden Picasso.

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...