All modernist architects owe a debt to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a German born American architect (1886 – 1969). Known widely as “Mies” he was one of the prominent innovators of modern architecture along with Le Corbusier and Walter...
Most basically, our houses give us shelter from the weather, a place to sleep protected from lions and tigers and bears, and room to keep our stuff. But can our living space affect our wellbeing and mood in more profound ways? A study...
Design professionals have been trained to visualize three-dimensional space from two-dimensional drawings, so the challenge has always been how best to help clients see what they see – to imagine the spatial and sensory outcome of the...
"Alejandro Aravena understands materials and construction, but also the importance of poetry and the power of architecture to communicate on many levels," states the jury citation for the 48 year old Chilean architect’s 2016 Pritzker...
Seeing is believing, and apparently our soon-to-be client, Richard, became a believer after watching our house on Summit Drive go up. He was heading into an extensive remodel on a very problematic hilly lot; just our bailiwick. Drawn...