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  • 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.

  • Eameses Celebrated on Postage Stamps

    Beginning June 17, 2008, the U.S. Postal Service will make available for purchase a pane of 16 42-cent stamps bearing different designs by Charles and Ray Eames.

  • 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.