DesignSponge featured these young preservationists, on Thursday. They sent valentines to neglected buildings they love, especially those deemed “endangered.” This feels like a thoughtful and graphic strategy to express support for urban rehabilitation focused on improving existing structures, rather than bulldozing them. [All photos by Jason Wilson]
February 16th, 2013 by Maxine
March 24th, 2012 by Maxine
For those of you who made it Philip Johnson’s Glass House but wanted to take a piece of it home, the Glass House Pop-Up Shop carries souvenirs. If you haven’t yet made it to this monument to modernism yet, why not purchase two tickets to a private Glass House tour?
February 21st, 2012 by Maxine
Moby has a new blog on architecture. Focused on LA, the blog covers the high and the low–castles and parking lots. What do you think?
December 11th, 2011 by Maxine
Here’s something that makes me feel a little better about winter. Apparently, several young builders in a preschool class moved out of the classroom and into the snow and ice, to build these gorgeous totems. This is something beautiful to try with your young (or old!) friends over the holiday, if it’s cold enough. [via [...]
March 14th, 2009 by Maxine
You may already be hooked on Todd Selby’s web-site, but the appearance of artist Xavier Veilhan caught our attention. We’re also jealous of the drinking fountain in his studio.
November 7th, 2008 by Maxine
If you ever felt perversely engaged with architectural detail and a stair’s tread, you are not alone. In fact, you are in good company with the creator and readers of STAIR PORN, a blog that makes us smile each time we read it. After the novelty of the title wears off, we get very serious about our [...]
August 13th, 2008 by Maxine
If you’re feeling cramped, and long for some spatial perspective, you may enjoy a tour of Jay’s home: 100 square feet! Jay runs a company called Tumbleweed Houses.
July 22nd, 2008 by Maxine
Interiors in Film
May 26th, 2008 by Maxine
I know we’ve featured blocks before, but these inspired a reprise:
May 22nd, 2008 by Maxine
Joel Grey’s bungalow in the New York Times, today:
It’s his second home, and 650 square feet.