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  • stamp of approval

    Charles and Ray Eames focused their considerable talents on creating well-designed products with practical, real-world applications. So it only seems fitting that, starting June 17, images of the mid-20th-century pair and their work will appear on a pane of 16 commemorative stamps from the United...

  • urban infill 02, milwaukee

    The Case Study Houses of the mid-20th century continue to serve as architectural touchstones, even in settings utterly unlike their original sun-drenched sites. In Milwaukee, they've helped inspire a series of moderately priced infill houses designed by B

  • Esherick House on the Auction Block

    Louis I. Kahn's Esherick House, one of the architect's most important houses, will go up for auction.

  • Refreshing the Familiar

    For "Refreshing the Familiar" on Wednesday morning, Dec. 5, seven panelists presented ways in which they attempt to put fresh twists on traditional architecture.

  • From Bauhaus Modern to Our House Modern

    Frank Harmon, FAIA, Mark McInturff, FAIA, and Ray Calabro, AIA, explained to attendees at residential architect's fourth annual Reinvention Symposium, taking place this week in Charleston, S.C., how they arrive at their modern interpretations of architect

  • Rewriting the Classics

    Stuart Cohen, FAIA, looked at the relationship between classical and modern architecture, which is closer than many might think.

  • rising star: joeb moore, aia

    In the vestibule of Joeb Moore's office building on Greenwich Avenue, the busy retail corridor that runs down to Long Island Sound, a 10-foot-tall black “iPod” shows a continuous loop of digital photos of the firm's work, and passersby on the street stop

  • Portland Museum of Art Celebrates Wright

    The Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine, is showcasing Frank Lloyd Wright's skill in harmonizing architecture with interior design in its exhibition Frank Lloyd Wright and the House Beautiful.

  • sarasota serene

    Guy Peterson's office sits in the middle of Sarasota's creative hub—just blocks from Sarasota Bay, with its string of resplendent keys.

  • america's favorite dwellings

    Just 17 residential buildings earned slots in The American Institute of Architects' top 150 buildings survey, but they're keepers. In honor of its 150th anniversary, the institute commissioned a Harris Interactive poll of more than 1,800 members of the American public, asking them to rank their...