Interiors

  • losa loft, san francisco

    This loft in San Francisco's Mission District was dark and cluttered before Joshua Aidlin, AIA, and his client got their hands on it.

     
  • second take

    When San Francisco-based architect Craig Steely and his artist wife, Cathy Liu, bought this early 1900s Victorian building 14 years ago, it retained few original details.

     
  • platform house, rural platte county, mo.

    The young owners of this house wanted a flexible and hip building within a modest footprint and budget. Dan Rockhill willingly took on the challenge.

     
  • industrial loft conversion project, philadelphia

    Given a raw space of exposed masonry and timber framing, John Hubert, AIA, decided to leave well enough alone—mostly. The space—in the former and aptly named Triangle Theater—was challenging in its shape but possessed 11-foot ceilings and abundant natural

     
  • madison square, new york city

    Desai/Chia's build-out of this “cavernous space with no light in the back” introduces both light and logic with permeable partition walls.

     
  • greenfield, los angeles

    Iceland natives Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, AIA, Assoc. IIDA, and Tryggvi Thorsteinsson, Assoc. AIA, used their country's green heritage and love of new materials to transform their 1950s home into this 2,400-square-foot gem.

     
  • artist's studio, seattle

    Necessity may be the mother of invention, but in the hands of Tom Kundig, FAIA, rudimentary solutions become bold and celebratory.

     
  • ontario 301, washington, d.c.

    When it came time to liberate her dark, disorienting apartment in a Beaux-Arts building, this client—a psychiatrist—prescribed an orderly, austere environment, perhaps as an antidote to the daily hazards of her practice.

     
  • 1748 n. winchester, chicago

    Homes on skinny urban sites tend to have few opportunities for windows, resulting in dark interiors. But Mark Peters, AIA, came up with a light-gathering strategy for this Chicago residence.

     
  • Sausalito, Calif., Residence

    Architect Mary Griffin had lived in this house—the oldest in Sausalito, Calif.—for 15 years by the time she remodeled it.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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