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  • a house for john a. holabird jr.

    When John A. Holabird Jr., FAIA, died in February at the age of 88, a piece of Chicago's storied architectural past died with him. The grandson of Holabird & Root founder William Holabird, he served as a partner in the venerable Chicago firm from 1970 to

  • venturi's lieb house floats to long island

    A Robert Venturi-designed house on Long Beach Island, N.J., has been saved from demolition by moving it to Long Island, N.Y.

  • wright's robie house reborn

  • farmhouse of ideas

    The Progessive Farmer magazine has long been devoted to helping the modern farmer manage the challenges and benefits of country living, including family and home life, but it had never put much focus on houses.

  • kappe exhibit opens Nov. 23

    Ray Kappe: Then and Now, a week-long exhibition showcasing the work of Ray Kappe, FAIA, will open at the Design Within Reach Beverly Hills showroom on Nov. 23, 2008 and run through Nov. 29, 2008.

  • new architecture titles hit the shelves

    If you didn't fit in enough reading this summer, there are still plenty of new architecture books to fill your spare moments. Here are just a few.

  • corbu close-up

    More often than not, the way an architect handles details holds clues to his overall design ethos.

  • flw: still making news

    After all these years, Frank Lloyd Wright is still making headlines—or rather, his designs are.

  • more wright houses discovered-maybe

  • MAK Center Acquires Third Schindler House

    The most recent owner of the Fitzpatrick House has donated the historic property—the only spec house Rudolph M. Schindler ever designed—to the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles at the Schindler House.