A Glasgow Architect’s Masterpiece Is Damaged, but Not His Magic

A Glasgow Architect’s Masterpiece Is Damaged, however Not His Magic

Mackintosh created an indoor backyard of types, with colourful rose wall stencils; thin, tall furnishings with vegetable-inspired patterns; and a mosaic hearth embedded with colourful teardrop shapes and fitted with utensils evoking cornstalks, peapods and different crops. He additionally designed the house’s colourful drapes, desk, chairs, lamps and gridded carpet. As we walked by way […]

Constance Adams, Architect of Space Habitats, Is Dead at 53

Constance Adams, Architect of Space Habitats, Is Dead at 53

Constance Adams, an architect who gave up designing skyscrapers to develop buildings that may assist vacationers reside with affordable consolation on the International Space Station, Mars or the moon, died on Monday at her house in Houston. She was 53. MaryScott Hagle, a good friend and the guardian of Ms. Adams’s daughters, mentioned the trigger […]

McMansion Hell's tour through Texas's Most Terrible fake castles

McMansion Hell's tour by Texas's Most Terrible faux castles

On the primary anniversary of its triumph over Zillow’s censorious attempt at copyfraud, McMansion Hell is again and higher than ever. McMansion Hell is the place Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute graduate pupil Kate Wagner makes use of realtors’ photographs of ghastly faux castles focused on the silly and rich as fodder for hilarious […]

In Three Famous Houses, Modern Living Unwinds

In Three Famous Houses, Modern Living Unwinds

In “Into the Woods,” Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine peered past the “happily ever after” of the musical’s interlocking fairy tales, and the image wasn’t all the time fairly: The prince, who proved untrue, admitted he was raised to be charming, not honest. So, too, three well-known Modernist homes — after the skilled pictures had […]

A New Home Ready-Made for Art

A New Home Ready-Made for Art

For anybody who thinks that the granular, old style neighborhoods of Lower Manhattan — the sort with ice cream parlors, stoops, barber retailers, bars and tattoo joints — are quick decamping to Brooklyn, head on over to one of many space’s incandescent holdouts, the East Village, the place the brand new walk-in Swiss Institute has […]

Coney Island’s Newest Wonder: Sharks!

Coney Island’s Newest Wonder: Sharks!

The new constructing stands proud over the Boardwalk, jutting towards the water, its facade wrapped in shimmery aluminum panels that transfer, like faculties of fish, with the ocean breeze. The rippling panels be part of the clattery Cyclone, screaming youngsters, scent of suntan lotion and swarms of sea gulls selecting at scraps of sizzling canine […]

Prizewinning Catalan Architects Are Happy at Biennale’s Margins

Prizewinning Catalan Architects Are Happy at Biennale’s Margins

VENICE — The Pritzker Prize is taken into account structure’s highest award. So it’d come as a shock that last year’s recipients, the three companions of RCR Arquitectes, introduced their work on the Venice Architecture Biennale not as a centerpiece of the exhibition, however in an industrial area on its periphery. The architectural partnership didn’t […]

Would EPCOT have worked as a city?

Would EPCOT have labored as a metropolis?

Rob from Rob Plays takes an in-depth look at Walt Disney’s grand plan to make an experimental prototype metropolis of tomorrow. From Rob’s description: All of it, on paper is nothing loopy. It would all be designed in a really particular manner with one individual overseeing all of it, which was distinctive, but it surely […]

In an East Boston Shipyard, a Fresh Idea for Art

In an East Boston Shipyard, a Fresh Idea for Art

BOSTON — “People don’t usually get this vantage point,” stated Jill Medvedow, the longtime director of the Institute of Contemporary Art right here. She was in a water taxi plowing throughout Boston Harbor, trying again towards her museum hovering on the water’s edge within the Seaport space. When she moved the museum, based in 1936, […]

Glasgow’s Artists Mourn After Fire Rips Through City’s Creative Heart

Glasgow’s Artists Mourn After Fire Rips Through City’s Creative Heart

LONDON — In the 1980s, Nathan Coley grew to become transfixed by the Glasgow School of Art’s principal constructing, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Mr. Coley was a clumsy teenager who stood out at his highschool due to each his 6-foot-2 peak and his curiosity in artwork. The constructing provided an escape. “I knew of […]