Spectacular Grand Designs house selling for £2.3m

Katherine HoustonLiving in the Bowness-on-Windermere house for five years has been magical, says Robert Gaukroger, owner and architectural practitioner, with the light, breathtaking views both north and south, and it…

Katherine HoustonLiving in the Bowness-on-Windermere house for five years has been magical, says Robert Gaukroger, owner and architectural practitioner, with the light, breathtaking views both north and south, and it having, ‘a certain someth…

We’re Edging Toward a Local, Organic Food Revolution

Between locally grown food, urban and vertical farms, we can look forward to fresh, sustainable food around the world.

Between locally grown food, urban and vertical farms, we can look forward to fresh, sustainable food around the world.

Foster Unfazed by WTC Ouster

Foster Unfazed by WTC Ouster

Foster Unfazed by WTC Ouster

Silent on the Environment?

Only one of the six Canons in the AIA's Code of Ethics has standards instead of rules. Is the Code pulling punches when it comes to sustainable design?

Only one of the six Canons in the AIA’s Code of Ethics has standards instead of rules. Is the Code pulling punches when it comes to sustainable design?

BIG Unveils Redesign of 2 World Trade Center

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) showed off its new design for 2 World Trade Center—a gleaming, 1,340-foot-tall stack of seven glazed volumes—that will replace an earlier scheme by Foster + Partners.

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) showed off its new design for 2 World Trade Center—a gleaming, 1,340-foot-tall stack of seven glazed volumes—that will replace an earlier scheme by Foster + Partners.

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Names Peter Laugharn New President & CEO

AGOURA HILLS, CALIF.—The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which has awarded $1 billion in grants in the United States and around the world to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable…

AGOURA HILLS, CALIF.—The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which has awarded $1 billion in grants in the United States and around the world to improve the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people, named Peter Laugharn its incoming President and CEO, effective January 1, 2016. Laugharn has 25 years of foundation and nonprofit experience internationally, focusing on improving the wellbeing of vulnerable children. He most recently served as executive director of the Firelight Foundation, a Hilton Foundation grantee. “I am truly excited to join an organization that I have long admired for its accomplishments both domestically and internationally,” Laugharn said. “I am deeply committed to the Foundation’s mission to help disadvantaged people throughout the world, and to the values that guide this important work.” Laugharn brings deep international experience to his new position. As Executive Director of the Firelight Foundation, he led efforts to identify, fund, and support promising African nonprofits.

Oakland, CA, firm Arcsine have completed a renovation project for a local contemporary coffee store. Previously a 900-square-foot split level vacant retail store in Oakland, CA, Arcsine was tapped by…

Oakland, CA, firm Arcsine have completed a renovation project for a local contemporary coffee store. Previously a 900-square-foot split level vacant retail store in Oakland, CA, Arcsine was tapped by Modern Coffee to convert the space into a contemporary coffee shop. Since the street this property sits on has a significant slope, the design team […]