• Houston contractor builds her own charred-timber residence designed by Suyama Peterson Deguchi
    The owner of a construction company in Houston has collaborated with Seattle architects Suyama Peterson Deguchi to create a Japanese-influenced home that she built for herself. The design and construction of the Shou Sugi Ban House was joint effort between the architects and Erin Stetzer. Because the client, the proprietor of... Read more »
  • John Dodge house by Dynia faces a Wyoming mountain range
    This home at the foot of Wyoming's Teton Mountains by local architects Dynia is organised in relation to the scale of the surrounding landscape. The John Dodge residence is located near the town of Jackson, surrounded by natural parks and picturesque scenery. With mountains on one side of the lot and a... Read more »
  • Matter curates show home at The Standish condominiums in Brooklyn
    New York design showroom and gallery Matter has outfitted a model apartment in a historic Brooklyn Heights hotel undergoing conversion into residences. Matter selected and styled the furniture and accessories for one of 29 condos inside the 12-storey building that once housed the Standish Arms Hotel, completed by local architect FS... Read more »
  • ODA creates stepped terraces at corner of Brooklyn condo building
    Cascading balconies top this Brooklyn apartment block by American studio ODA, which is shown in a movie starring the design team throwing footballs, catching flowers and passing balloons between the terraces. Photographer and filmmaker Miguel de Guzmán of Imagen Subliminal shot the film to showcase the "optimistic atmosphere of the life in the terraces", which ODA created on... Read more »
  • Loop NYC driverless-car proposal offers Manhattanites more time and green space
    New York studio Edg has proposed converting some of Manhattan's major roads into public-transit highways for driverless vehicles, in order to reduce travel times and turn the island's central thoroughfares into landscaped parks. Edg's project, named Loop NYC, envisions swapping existing cross streets and highways for "driverless expressways" that could shuttle... Read more »

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