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  • garden variety

    For Andrew Curtis, LEED AP, and Sophie Robitaille, RLA, ASLA, a Philadelphia renovation was the ultimate test of their relationship. The husband-and-wife team weren't married at the time, and this was their first collaborative project for a client.

  • bensonwood homes plies its craft in uva building restoration

    Timber-frame and prefab home building company Bensonwood of Walpole, N.H., has been contracted to restore a long-missing element to the University of Virginia's (UVA) Pavilion X. Designed by founding father, philosopher, and UVA architect Thomas Jefferson, Pavilion X was built around 1824.

  • gehry house move update

    ra first reported on plans to move a Frank Gehry-designed Winton Guesthouse from its original location in Wayzata, Minn., to the Owatonna, Minn., campus of the University of St. Thomas in September 2008.

  • 93 sites included on 2010 list of endangered world monuments

    Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin and Taliesin West make this year's endangered buildings list. The 2010 World Monuments Watch, announced Oct. 6, 2009, by the World Monuments Fund (WMF), comprises 93 cultural heritage sites across 47 countries, including nine

  • scully prize goes to christopher alexander

    Architect, professor, and author Christopher Alexander has been named the 11th recipient of the National Building Museum's Vincent Scully Prize, which recognizes exemplary practice, scholarship, or criticism in architecture, historic preservation, and urb

  • endangered modern house seeks new owner

    A mid-century modern residence designed in 1958 by architect Kenneth McCoy Scott (1925–1980)—one of the first graduates of the North Carolina State University School of Design—has recently been put up for sale in Durham, N.C., and local modern design preservation advocate Triangle Modernist Houses...

  • triangle modernist houses receives preservation award

    Triangle Modernist Houses (TMH), a program of the Raleigh, N.C., nonprofit online preservation and advocacy organization Triangle Modernist Archive, recently was honored with the 2009 Paul E. Buchanan Award for its contributions to the study and preservation of vernacular architecture and the...

  • the lady revived

    The Victorian terrace house is a common typology in Melbourne, Australia.

  • update: frank gehry project relocation finally under way

  • saving the recent past