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Architectural Digest This New Consumer-Goods System Could Solve Recyclings Failures At the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, the pioneering recycling company TerraCyle announced the launch of Loop, a new system of product packaging and delivery that focuses on...
Architectural Digest An L.A. Abode as Creatively Alluring as Its Occupants On the Los Angeles design and art scene, few couples cut such a dashing figure as Valerj Pobega and Mattia Biagi. They look as if they came straight out of...
Architectural Digest Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Reinvent a Charles Moore–Designed Art Museum at Dartmouth Satisfying a client request to increase gallery spaces by 42 percent and offices by 400 percent, invent an art study center, and design a new public face for a college...
Architectural Digest Santiago Calatravas Design for Chicagos OHare Airport Bridges the Past and Future Chicago is a city steeped in rich architecture. Sure, it's often referred to as the Second City. But let's not forget that it did have the first skyscraper,...
Architectural Digest Why Peru May Be the Worlds Most Sustainable Destination When Chilean architect Jos Cruz Ovalle set out to design the South American hotel group Exploras first property outside of Chile, Explora Valle Sagrado in Perus Sacred Valley,...
Architectural Digest Beautiful Drawings by the Worlds Most Famous Architects Here at Architectural Digest, we, of course, think that all architects are artists, working in a three-dimensional medium on a grand scale. But their artistry actually goes beyond their...
Architectural Digest The Bauhauss Untold Impact on Everyday Design in America This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus design school in Weimar, Germany, and tributes are being held globally. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Harvard Art Museums...
Architectural Digest The Restoration of King Tut's 3,000-Year-Old Tomb Is Finally Complete When British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter discovered King Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922, the world erupted into frenzied excitement. For the first time in history, a burial chamber...
Architectural Digest Diller Scofidio + Renfro Unveils a Beautiful Design for the London Center for Music Few people would debate London's cultural primacyalong with Paris and New York, London contains some of the best art museums, most dynamic skyscrapers, and trendiest fashion of...
Architectural Digest L.A.s Burgeoning Breed of Domestic Explorers David Silverman was a lawyer at Sony for 19 years before he decided to ditch the day gig and devote himself to documenting Los Angeles homes. Now the Los Angeles...
Architectural Digest Cutting-Edge Communities That Have Changed the World A home is not an island. Not isolated, not floating through space with a self-contained universe behind closed doors. We often consider the majority of design taking place within...
Architectural Digest This Architecture Firm Wants to Build a Wall Around Trump's Mar-a-Lago Since the current government shutdown (which remains in place at the time of publication of this article) began on December 22, hundreds of thousands of federal employees have been forced...
Architectural Digest The Sartorialists Downtown Digs Are a Case Study in High Style Scott Schuman and Jenny Walton approached the interior design of their downtown New York apartment much in the same way they approach fashion: a tightly edited mix of vintage and...
Architectural Digest Rio de Janeiro Receives the First-Ever Title of UNESCO World Capital of Architecture Rio de Janeiro, known for world-class samba, caipirinhas, and breathtaking beaches, recently added another accolade: The city was just chosen by UNESCO as the worlds first capital of...
Architectural Digest Americas Most Expensive Home Was Just Sold to Billionaire Ken Griffin for $238 Million At this point, it's safe to say that billionaire Ken Griffin likes to set records. Early in the new year, Griffin completed one of the priciest deals in...
Architectural Digest This Tiny Home Runs on Used Coffee Beans from Dunkin' Donuts Coffee helps energize millions of Americans each day. In fact, according to the U.K.-based marketing firm Euromonitor, the average American guzzles nearly 90 gallons of coffee each year....
Architectural Digest Snhetta Designs Innovative Outdoor Retreats for Hospitals Think of a hospital, and youre likely conjuring an image of stark white halls with bright fluorescent lighting. Aesthetically, hospitals often leave a lot to be desired. But firm...
Architectural Digest Serenity Reigns in This Spacious North Carolina Waterfront Getaway When Manhattan resident Ferebee Taube, who grew up in relatively rural Rocky Mount, North Carolina, went looking for a vacation home for her husband and young children, she set her...
Architectural Digest What Would a "Green New Deal" Look Like for Architecture? Newly elected Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got tongues wagging this month when she championed a plan for a Green New Deal, and drafted a proposal to kickstart the committee that...
Architectural Digest The 11 Biggest Scandals in Architecture History While scandal doesnt hit architects quite as often as, say, politicians, the architecture profession is not immune from controversy, fraud, and even cold-blooded murder. The distinguished field has...
Architectural Digest Ryan Korban Infuses a Classic Manhattan Apartment with Warm Minimalism In the world of New York real estate, prewar apartments are like double-edged swords. On one hand, they have the kind of classical details and structure that make interior...
Architectural Digest A Pink Country Retreat Near Paris with Charm to Spare When Boston native and fashion insider Jason Basmajian was looking for a country retreat outside Paris, he fell in love with Le Couvent, a pink house built in the late...
Architectural Digest Ruined by Hurricane Irma, a Resort Reopens on Princess Dianas Favorite Island Barbuda, the sister island of Antigua, is a private oasis of pink- and white-sand beaches thats known for being one of Princess Dianas favorite destinations. But the...
Architectural Digest 10 Modern Marvels That Changed America Forever Humans, by nature, are problem solvers, and during the U.S.s brief history, some of the greatest engineering minds have dreamed up solutions that at one point seemed impossible....
Architectural Digest 5 Architectural-Heritage Sites at Risk from Sea-Level Rise Last week, NOAA released its annual Arctic report, which revealed that rapid warming over the past three decades has led to a 95 percent decline of the region's...
Architectural Digest San Francisco's Older BART Trains Might Be Turned Into Housing Units Last year, roughly 126 million people rode in trains operated by San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). The system has been in continual operation since 1972, with...
Architectural Digest 5 Smart Designs Combating Homelessness On any given night during 2018, some 552,830 Americans nationwide experienced homelessness, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. That'...
Architectural Digest A New London Design Exhibit Celebrates David Adjaye In this star-studded age of architects, Sir David Adjaye has long claimed center stage, and now the London Design Museum is set to debut David Adjaye: Making Memory, devoted...
Architectural Digest An Otherworldly Cultural Complex Grows Out of the Jungle in Mexico Azulik Uh May, a new cultural complex that opened in the jungle outside Tulum at the beginning of December, is full of holes. Under the 52-foot-tall dome of...
Architectural Digest This New Coastal Village Was Designed to Be Picture-Perfect Twelve years ago, developer Rick Caruso began envisioning a center of town for a town that had no center: Pacific Palisades, a seaside Los Angeles community nestled between Malibu and...
Architectural Digest How Government Shutdowns Affect Housing and Design Now into its third full week, the U.S. federal government shutdownour countrys longest evermeans that museums such as the Smithsonian and National Parks are closed, 380,...
Architectural Digest Every Inch of This Polished Philadelphia Townhouse Is Highly Customized When a young couple tapped interior designer Mona Ross Berman to bring character to their lackluster corner office, neither party expected to dive headfirst into a multiyear overhaul of the...
Architectural Digest An Inspired Gut Renovation Where Light and Flow Rule the Day You could say an interior designer always remembers his first gut renovation, especially when it starts out as a small decoration job that took on new life. The ultimate combination...
Architectural Digest A Breezy Indoor-Outdoor Beach House Built Around Art and Family When the high-powered art lawyer Thaddeus Stauber and his wife, Tracy OBrien, teamed up to realize their dream house at the beach, the result was an art-filled...
Architectural Digest An Ode to California Calm in the Heart of Downtown Manhattan Most people would be horrified to learn that the Manhattan apartment theyd just occupiedupon a friend evacuating his film editing company officeshad no closets, zero bookshelves, and...
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