• Tribeca dentist's office becomes Allied Maker lighting showroom
    The curved windows of Le Corbusier's Ronchamp chapel influenced the series of arched nooks used for displaying lights at Allied Maker's new showroom in New York. Located at 81 Franklin Street in Manhattan's Tribeca neighbourhood, the space was formerly a dentist's offices but now serves as Allied Maker's first retail space. The... Read more »
  • BIG U flood defences for Manhattan move forward
    The first phase of Bjarke Ingels' barrier system designed to protect Lower Manhattan from tidal surges and rising sea levels is getting underway. A request for proposal (RFP) for has been issued to find a stewardship partner for the BIG U project, which was created by a team that includes the... Read more »
  • Framestudio refurbishes mid-century Sea Ranch Cabin in northern California
    Design collective Framestudio has restored a 1960s cabin originally built by American architect Joseph Esherick as a model for low-cost holiday housing. The Sea Ranch Cabin is one of a series of Demonstration Homes designed by Esherick, who practised in the San Francisco Bay Area. The cabin is surrounded by redwood trees in the... Read more »
  • Handwerk outfits Fifth Avenue Kitchen in Harlem with clever storage solutions
    Interior design studio Handwerk has retrofitted the kitchen in a New York apartment with features including a pegboard wall for hanging mugs, aprons and other items, to make the most of the small space. Handwerk Art and Design redesigned the gallery-style Fifth Avenue Kitchen for a couple that makes documentary films,... Read more »
  • Yayoi Kusama fills abandoned garage in New York's Rockaways with 1,500 mirrored balls
    Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has scattered mirrored balls inside a hurricane-damaged train garage on New York's Rockaway Peninsula, as the latest instalment in her 52-year-old Narcissus Garden series. Kusama's installation is located in an abandoned industrial structure in Fort Tilden – an area that was designated as a US military base... Read more »

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