Architecture // Design

State Of The Art at Harvard Art Museum

The dramatic glass canopy above the neoclassical courtyard at the Harvard Art Museums, comprising the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, sends streams of natura...

Mandeville Canyon in a Tranquil Setting

When Santa Monica architect Philip Vertoch set out to design this newly completed home in Brentwood, he was influenced by Napa Valley’s romantic and rustic farmhouses. Think a modern version of the po...

The Butterfly House

Both convinced of the importance to connect with nature, co-owners of Joe McGuire Design, Joe McGuire (who founded the Aspen-based studio in 2005) and Matthew Tenzin (a former Buddhist monk), strive t...

Wyoming’s Caldera House

Winter sports enthusiasts and nature lovers find everything they dream about at Caldera House, which opened its doors in the heart of Teton Village last August. Located at the foot of the slopes and a...

Architect Jeffrey Dungan Past and Present

In painstakingly documenting, disassembling and then reconstructing a century-old Pennsylvania barn on Alabama soil for a client whose affinity for the character of old barns matched his own, architec...

Manhattan Beach’s Singularly Luxurious Home

The walk streets of Manhattan Beach are an idyllic wonder. Set along the Pacific Ocean, the area offers the Southern California ideal, between spending leisured days at the beach or exploring its char...

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Faulkner Architects Border on “Phenomenological”

Greg Faulkner of Faulkner Architects is a man of few words. The architect lets his site-and context-driven designs speak for him. Think this sculptural, AIACC Honor Award-winning residence near San Fr...

Olson Kundig Explores the Aesthetic of Art, Nature & Architecture

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, surrounded by nature and enjoying sublime landscapes of mountains, lakes and rivers had a big influence on Tom Kundig and Jim Olson’s personal lives and profession...

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Louis Kahn Salk Institute is a Modernist Masterpiece

Louis Jonas Salk founded the Salk Institute—a private, nonprofit biomedical research facility on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Coast, completed in 1965— less than a decade after he discovered the va...