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Ada Louise Huxtable

Ada Louise Huxtable, who was 91 when she died Jan. 7, didn't invent architecture journalism. It just seems that way. When she was hired by the New York Times in...

English Country Goes Rock-'N'-Roll

Implausible as it may seem, holiday accommodation in rural England isn't limited to twee little cottages, somber stately homes and drafty old castles with...

Architecture in Bloom

Singapore's newest museum doesn't dwell on the alleged dichotomy between art and science. Instead, it celebrates the connections between both, with lively...

Architecture provides

Architecture provides the foundation for spring's most distinctive handbags. Elie Tahari based his 510 collection on the Gordon Bunshaft--designed building that...

Architecture.

Taliesin Mod. Fab SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.; STUDENTS OF THE FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE It's been a tradition for more than 70 years that students at the...

Venice Architecture Biennale: Ideal Homes

Asked what he hoped to achieve as curator of this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, Aaron Betsky replied: "To astonish and amaze." He succeeds. "Out There:...

The Best Of The Rest: Architecture

Water Works Some people look at a waterfall and see water. Other people--people who work at MIT's SENSEable City Laboratory--see a building material or a...

Architecture: Splendor in the Glass.

WHEN COMPLETED IN 1949, THE HOUSE THAT Philip Johnson designed for himself in New Canaan, Conn., was the most resolute statement of Modernist principles ever set...

Architecture: See Right Through It

Celebrated for its breathtaking simplicity, Philip Johnson's Glass House has oft been photographed but has never been open to the public, until now. Starting...

Architecture: Light at the Museum

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo., is a serene neoclassical building from 1933. A stately terraced lawn with a sculpture garden pours down from...

ARCHITECTURE: The Art That Lies Beneath

Now that architecture is practically as glamorously daredevil as bullfighting, every year has its Most Anticipated Building. In 2006 there were two--Daniel...

Architecture: Curveballs Are In Play

As far as architecture is concerned, if the 20th century was the age of the box, the 21st is fast becoming the age of the wiggle. Over the past few years, and...

Architecture: High-Rise Design

When Richard Meier unveiled in 2000 his first project in New York City, a luxury condo building overlooking the Hudson River, he started a trend. Now...