• Doug Wheeler installs spiky-floored Synthetic Desert at New York's Guggenheim Museum
    American artist Doug Wheeler has transformed a gallery at the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum in New York into an all-white room designed to evoke the sensation of vast infinite space. PSAD Synthetic Desert III was unveiled yesterday at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed museum in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Based on drawings Wheeler created... Read more »
  • Zaha Hadid Architects unveils 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper for Kushner Companies
    A supertall skyscraper, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and developed by the family of Donald Trump's son-in-law, has been proposed for Midtown Manhattan. The $12 billion plans for 666 Fifth Avenue involve replacing a 1950s office building and adding 40 floors above its previous height. The glass addition would bring the tower... Read more »
  • Tim Cuppett designs Austin hillside home to be both modern and rustic
    Texas studio Tim Cuppett Architects has created a family dwelling with a "camp-like aesthetic", which features a pool terrace, a large screened porch and a material palette influenced by the natural landscape. Called 1 Hillside, the home is located in Austin's Travis Heights neighbourhood, on a narrow hillside lot totalling one acre... Read more »
  • Matthew Mazzotta's Cloud House receives a rain shower when occupied
    A cloud hanging over this shed-like pavilion in Missouri rains onto the roof whenever someone sits inside. The aptly named Cloud House was created by artist Matthew Mazzotta, and is installed at Farmer's Park in Springfield. The structure is built from reclaimed wood in the form of a typical gabled profile, with... Read more »
  • ASH NYC adds pops of pink to Dig Inn Boston restaurant
    Pink accents contrast the pale palette that US firm ASH NYC has used for the interior of this farm-to-counter restaurant in Boston. Dig Inn, which has 11 locations in Manhattan, asked ASH NYC to design the space for its first venture outside New York. The restaurant opened last summer on Boylston Street... Read more »

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