Stories

Commission
The Future of the Work Place

We asked 13 designers show us the future of the office. We got a reimagining of what it means to...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Rapt Studio’s Latest Commercial Project Was Built From the Bones of Its Prior Occupant’s Space

"We exploited everything that was there, even to the degree of building new things out of some of...

NEED TO KNOW
Winka Dubbeldam; Founder, Archi-Tectonics

Informed by her Dutch upbringing, Dubbeldam imbues designs with character and singularity.

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Bridge House, Dan Brunn Architecture

Tasked with reimagining a run-down plot, Dan Brunn turned lemons into lemonade.

Q&A
Scotland’s Wild Landscapes Imbue Its First Design Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum’s first satellite in Dundee showcases architect Kengo Kuma’s...

THE LIST
This New York Design Firm Proves That Home Is Where the Art Is

Specializing in luxury living spaces, Lauren A Balkan Designs leverages details to best serve...

Architecture
Seeking Geoffrey Bawa

Ahead of his centennial celebration next year, one writer sets out on the Bawa trail to witness how

THE LIST
6 Retail Spaces That Evoke Personality and Place

Heavy on thoughtful details, each of these stores is all about capturing character.

THE LIST
Meet the Lighting Firm Illuminating Works by Oscar Niemeyer and Michelangelo

Viabizzuno expertly integrates light with people, places, and culture.

ARCHITECTURE
How One Laid-Back Portuguese Beach Town Became an Unexpected Playground for Architecture’s Elite

Comporta, one hour south of Lisbon, spent generations as a quiet agricultural stretch along the...

BEHIND THE SCENES
Why Architect Anda Andrei Will Never Give Up Tracing Paper

The celebrated Romanian designer, an Ian Schrager alumni who helped define the boutique hotel...

HOTEL
Opening Shot: John Pawson Gives a 19th-century French Hospital a Stunning Makeover in Tel Aviv

The British designer teamed up with a local architect for The Jaffa hotel, bringing his minimalist...

HOTEL
Opening Shot: One of Zaha Hadid’s Final Designs Has a Westworld-Like Exoskeleton

Inside Macau’s ambitious City of Dreams entertainment complex, the Morpheus Hotel’s stunning...

HOTEL
Sydney’s 1940s Paramount Picture Studios Is Reborn as a Stylish Hotel

Paramount House Hotel anchors a new cultural hub that includes an art deco cinema and a restaurant...

Architecture
Don’t Call Odile Decq a Woman Architect

The designer helped organize a protest at the Venice Architecture Biennale against the abuse and...