More stories about Walls

  • Bendheim Unveils Robert A.M. Stern Glass Collection

    Stern-designed decorative glass collection draws on the visual arts and architectural design.

  • big beauty

    Large-format tile collection's basic model measures nearly 3 feet square, and the largest is almost 3 feet wide and 4 feet tall.

  • Driven To Xcell

    Rockhill and Associates: Xcell spray-in cellulose is used in lieu of fiberglass to prevent air leakage more effectively than conventional insulation.

  • disappearing acts

    NanaWall's new HSW50 individual panel sliding system makes traditional walls virtually unnecessary.

  • Above It All

    Shaping a big house so it meets the land gracefully is one of architecture's most difficult challenges. That's why this 10,000-square-foot residence in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., is such an achievement: it occupies a prominent hilltop setting in an exclusive gated community with aplomb. Elegant and...

  • in the groove

    Shipley Architects: MBCI's corrugated metal roofing and wall materials.

  • stone unturned

    Candid Rogers, AIA, fell in love with a two-room stone house built in 1873. When the architect decided to renovate the tiny structure as his own home, he honored its intimate feel with a similarly compact 960-square-foot addition.

  • parker flats at gage school, washington, d.c.

    Bonstra | Haresign Architects converted an abandoned public school building into 92 loft-style condos with two levels of underground parking.

  • Structural Integrity

    There are a lot of people out there who can credibly call themselves green builders, but we don't know any custom builder who lives and breathes the green way more than David Warner.

  • great walls

    John Dennis Murphey, AIA, used to specify his exterior walls the way everyone else did—with 2x4 studs, fiberglass insulation, sheathing, and so on—but very little about his walls is the same anymore. Today he designs high-performing exterior walls that ar