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  • Karen Lantz's (Mostly) All-American House

    Karen Lantz wanted to design her house using only U.S.-manufactured products. Minus the solar panels (and a few other things), her project is a blueprint for local sourcing.

  • AIAFuture: Designing Recovery

    Resilience is an evolving design approach, not just a goal.

  • 14 Projects by Shigeru Ban Architects

    The 2014 Pritzker Prize winner has completed an impressive array of projects, ranging from single-family prefab to permeable office towers, that are heavy on material exploration while bringing an intentionally light touch to structure.

  • 12 Disaster Relief Projects by Shigeru Ban Architects

    Following earthquakes and other natural disasters across the world, the 2014 Pritzker Prize winner has responded with housing and relief projects that speak to resilience and simplicity.

  • Hall House, Duluth, Minn.

    Rooted in ledge rock and floating beyond its old footprint, this house evokes Italian hill town construction. “We’re building on top of the ruins of the previous culture, magnifying the things they built that could be kept permanent,” says David Salmela, FAIA.

  • Bedford Residence, Bedford Corners, N.Y.

    “Architects often think of buildings as an independent sculptural object that sits in landscape,” says Joel Sanders, AIA. “Our intention was to have the house recede, and what would catch your eye is this white lining that begins inside and goes down the hill.”

  • Sam's Creek Residence in Long Island, N.Y.

    A Long Island house brings order and inspiration to a multitrack family life.

  • Victorian-era Cottage Remodel in Northern California

    A deft remodel opens up a venerable northern California cottage.

  • The Louvre's Islamic Art Galleries

    Mario Bellini and Rudy Ricciotti’s pavilion brings the era of digital design to this French landmark. The controversy has been conspicuous in its absence.

  • Custom Infill Occupies Tight Building Envelope in San Francisco

    Every custom home reflects site constraints, both physical and regulatory, but few occupy a tighter buildable envelope than Russian Hill. Its tiny infill lot, in the upscale San Francisco neighborhood of the same name, was subject not only to the city’s planning code and residential design...