More stories about Live-Work

  • Paul Hobbs Winery's Hospitality Suite Effortlessly Combines Work and Play

    This linear building's public/private spaces allow room for living, dining, and working.

  • off the beaten path

    Think of architectural hot spots, and you think of big cities: Boston, Chicago, New York. Major metropolitan areas thrive on diversity and innovation, but they're also known for pollution, traffic, and expensive real estate, and not every architect wants to live in one. Small towns have trade-offs...

  • space savvy

    Michael Fifield, AIA, principal of Fifield Architecture + Urban Design in Eugene, Ore., believes true sustainable design must address the problem of land consumption.

  • rising star: john brown, raic

    John Brown, RAIC, is on a profound mission, one that doesn't involve anything as mundane as scaling K2 or swimming the English Channel. The soft-spoken Canadian wants to simultaneously improve the quality of mass-market housing and make better houses more

  • a place for everything

    Mark English, AIA, renovated this Sausalito, Calif., house to serve as a weekend retreat. But he did such a great job designing for his clients' lifestyle that the couple now live and work in the house full time.

  • shell game

    The transformation of this 1905 New Haven, Conn., fire station into a live, work, and play space was all about shells.

  • house proud

    Designing a personal dwelling gives architects the rare opportunity to explore their ideas of what a house should be, to experiment with materials, and to test their vision in everyday life.

  • studio d'arc architects

    Gerard Damiani, AIA, NCARB, and Debbie Battistone wanted their new live/work locale to embrace Pittsburgh's urban fabric. So they scouted for an empty lot close to downtown, eventually settling on one with a view of the city.

  • xeros residence, phoenix

    residential architect's Project of the Year exhibits a startling originality that elevated it above the rest of the winners. “There's stuff in here I've never seen before,” marveled a judge, and the other jurors agreed.

  • hot prospect

    The Miller|Hull Partnership of Seattle is known for rigorously designed and executed custom homes and condo buildings, but Safari Drive, a sustainable mixed-use development in Scottsdale, Ariz., marks its maiden voyage as master planner and architect.