Author: Jenn Thornton

A Cabin by Heath Ceramics

Heath Ceramics: A Cabin As A Physical Extension

Whether modest A-frame or A-level chalet, the cabin is one of the most democratic forms of architecture ever imagined and, perhaps because of its historically e...Read More

Atelier Vime darling of the design world

The Darling of the design world: Atelier Vime

French renaissance is underway in Provence, where, in the village of Vallabrègues, Benoit Rauzy and Anthony Watson happened upon an 18th-century hôtel Particuli...Read More

Tadao Ando: Endeavors

Tadao Ando: The Poetics of Primitive

Coherence, as a word, does not elicit an animated response, nor should it particularly. It is a fixed and broad-shouldered term, reliant as a new day. Used in a...Read More

The Hill House Perserving A Landmark National Trust for Scotland

The Hill House: Preserving A Landmark in Scotland

The Hill House had seen better days when its steward, the National Trust for Scotland, first conceived of a solution to protect it, the Box. In the annals of ar...Read More

John Wardle Architects Create Fluency Between Old And New

John Wardle Architects Create Fluency Between Old And New

On a windswept cliff-edge of Tasmania’s Bruny Island, an architectural remnant of an earlier age asserts itself utterly without ceremony, but rather as a though...Read More

Frank Lloyd Wright's Legacy Evolved With High Meadow at Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Legacy Evolved With High Meadow at Fallingwater

If not hyperaware of the elephant in the room—Frank Lloyd Wright and his architectural opus Fallingwater—the design team at internationally recognized architect...Read More

Caitlin Flemming and Julie Goebel Bring Us Destination Design

Caitlin Flemming and Julie Goebel Bring Us Destination Design

No place like home? The question for mother-daughter design mavens Caitlin Flemming and Julie Goebel is more complex and interesting. If “home” means one rich i...Read More

Hotel Mar Adentro

Hotel Mar Adentro’s Very Own Universe

If Hotel Mar Adentro looks like a set piece from a sci-fi epic, this is not because of its reasonable proximity to Hollywood. The modern architectural masterpie...Read More

Foster + Partners Apple

Foster + Partners Create A Temple for A Tech Giant

Washington DC has no shortage of statues and memorials and museums—the nation’s capital is nothing if not in love with its institutions. Among its most impressi...Read More

TWA Hotel

TWA Hotel Has Landed

At the midpoint of the 20th century in this country, few figures were as high-flying as billionaire business magnate Howard Hughes, who brought his flair for Ho...Read More

Don Francisco’s Coffee Casa Cubana Downtown LA

Don Francisco’s Coffee Casa Cubana

“It’s great time to be a designer in Downtown L.A.,” says Norella Carboni Amiel, director of design for Omgivning, a practice that is on the march in architectu...Read More

Ike Kligerman Barkley Rethinking An Iconic Vernacular

Ike Kligerman Barkley Rethinking An Iconic Vernacular

Flashy isn’t the word, and mundane, too exactly that. So flexible, while neither flashy or mundane, is a fitting description of the wooden shingle, an everyday ...Read More

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