Photo by João Morgado, courtesy of Tiago do Vale Architects

Three Cusps Chalet in Sé de Braga, Portugal, by Tiago do Vale Architects, 2013 The following text and images are courtesy Tiago do Vale Architects. [caption id="attachment_6638" align="alignnone" width="509" caption="Photo by João Morgado, courtesy of Tiago do Vale Architects"][/caption] HISTORICAL CONTEXT In the second ...Read More

Photograph courtesy of Squire and Partners

Leaf Facade in London, England, by Squire and Partners, 2013 [caption id="attachment_6518" align="alignnone" width="510" caption="Photograph courtesy of Squire and Partners"][/caption] Architectural inspiration can be found just about anywhere nowadays—forms and structures can echo those of animals; buildings can become landforms through the ...Read More

Photograph by John Hill

The Public Theater in New York City by Ennead Architects, 2012. Sometimes the smallest and most discrete of projects can have the greatest impact. Such is my take upon experiencing the new lobby for The Public Theater at Astor Place, and ...Read More

Photograph by John Hill

Brooklyn Army Terminal in Brooklyn, New York by Cass Gilbert, 1919. This week's dose is a departure from the usual focus on contemporary architecture, instead featuring an early 20th-century building that I visited as part of the Open House New York ...Read More

Photograph by Hertha Hurnaus

Luxbau Office Conversion in Hainfeld, Austria by synn architekten, 2011. Previously the Luxbau construction company's offices were housed in two buildings in the center of Hainfeld, a "Wilhelminian Style Villa" and a 1930s building anchoring the corner. Faced with a situation ...Read More

Photograph by Christoph Bolten, Recom Farmhouse

The Woven Nest in London, England by atmos studio, 2010. The following text and images for this residence in Stoke Newington are courtesy atmos studio. This home for an actress and musician carefully slots between buildings and sightlines, and wraps built-in furniture ...Read More

Cognito Films

Cognito Films in Culver City, California by Randall Stout Architects, 2001. Recently receiving an honor award from Wood ...Read More

Austin Theaterr

Austin Theater in Austin, Texas by Miró Rivera Architects, 2000. When Miró Rivera Architects approached the renovation of the ...Read More

Oslo School of Architecture

Oslo School of Architecture in Oslo, Norway by Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS, . Located near the Akerselva River in the eastern part of Oslo, ...Read More

Chelsea Court Apartments

Chelsea Court Apartments in New York, NY by Louise Braverman Architect, 2003. The following images and text are courtesy Louise ...Read More