A New Home, High above Lake Tahoe

A New Home, High above Lake Tahoe

At Lake Tahoe, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ) looked to Europe for clues in designing a ski-in, ski-out set of 17 town homes and single family residences. The Stellar Collection was influenced especially by Switzerland’s success in integrating materials and natural...

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David Khouri’s Material-Rich Palette

David Khouri’s Material-Rich Palette

Armed with master’s degrees in architecture and historic preservation from Columbia University in the mid-1990s, David Khouri immediately launched his career with Bohn Associates in SoHo. His time there would be short-lived. By 1998 he’d founded his own firm –...

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From PAP: Young Architects 16

From PAP: Young Architects 16

Since 1981, the Architectural League of New York has sponsored a competition for architects who are 10 years or less out of graduate school. “They can vary in age – once, a 50 year old was a winner, and another was a 25 year old.,” says Anne Rieselbach, Program...

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The Relevance of Yoga to Architecture

The Relevance of Yoga to Architecture

By Anna Shakun I remember it was my final year at architectural school, and I was finishing my master’s thesis. After another long day at the drafting board, I stood in the shower still drawing in my mind, chasing the illusive vision of one perfect design. Suddenly, feeling...

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Baskervill’s Big (Two-Hearted) River

Baskervill’s Big (Two-Hearted) River

A+A continues its look back to popular posts from the past five years. Here we have one of downtown Richmond’s renovated tobacco warehouses. It first appeared in July 2012: The James River slips down from its headwaters up in Botetourt County in the Virginia hills, drops...

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Virginia’s Chapel to a Beloved Bishop

Virginia’s Chapel to a Beloved Bishop

Today, A+A continues its look back to popular posts from the past five years. Here we have one of Richmond’s newest iconic buildings. It first appeared in January 2013: The assignment must have seemed modest and breathtaking all at once: Design a tiny chapel on 72-acres...

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Jim Cutler and the Legacy of Lou Kahn

Jim Cutler and the Legacy of Lou Kahn

A+A continues its look back to popular posts from the past five years. Here, architect Jim Cutler reflects on the influence of Louis Kahn on his work. It first appeared in March 2011: By his own admission, architect Jim Cutler is a big-time storyteller. One of his favorite...

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450 Drawings by Frank Lloyd Wright

450 Drawings by Frank Lloyd Wright

Today, A+A continues its look back to popular posts from the past five years. This one, celebrating a book by Frank Lloyd Wright’s archivist about the famous architect’s drawings, first appeared in October 2011: When Bruce Brookes Pfeiffer first read about Frank...

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A Definitive Book on Adler & Sullivan

A Definitive Book on Adler & Sullivan

Editor’s note: Once again, A+A is looking back to prominent and popular posts from the past five years. This one, celebrating a book on Richard Nickel’s groundbreaking photography on the architecture of Adler & Sullivan, first appeared in May 2011: For a prolific...

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Jefferson’s Vision for Poplar Forest

Jefferson’s Vision for Poplar Forest

A+A continues its search of the archives today, seeking out some of the magazine’s more interesting posts of the past five years. This one, on Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, ran in May 2010; here it’s loaded with links to other posts that detail the building and...

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