Design Stream

Affordable Bill Sorro Community Opens in San Francisco

The development, designed by Kennerly Architecture & Planning, will serve low-income families and adults with developmental disabilities.
external linkhttp://multifamilyexecutive.com/des…

Understanding The “New” Historic Tax Credit

Matthew Davis and Jessica Engeman weigh in on the historic tax credit.
external linkhttps://argsf.com/blog/new-historic…

The Two-Week Race To Design The Biggest Protest In U.S. History

After the election of Donald Trump in 2016, a few women set out to stage a protest that blossomed into a movement. Here’s how they built an identity from scratch.
external linkhttps://fastcodesign.com/90156698/t…

Phineas Harper: Architects are experts on cultural appropriation

A movement is growing against cultural appropriation, but could it spell the end for historical references in architecture?
external linkhttps://dezeen.com/2018/01/08/phine…

Balancing the Traditional and the Contemporary on a Berkeley Hillside

Kuth Ranieri does a tricky remodel on a difficult site.
external linkhttp://kuthranieri.com/blog/balanci…

Back in the Bronx: Gordon Matta-Clark, Rogue Sculptor

The intersection of artists and architects.
external linkhttps://nytimes.com/2018/01/11/arts…

Carlo Scarpa: The Olivetti Showroom

I want to look at everything Leslie Williamson photographs. And when it's Scarpa...
external linkhttps://maharam.com/stories/nielson…

Milton Glaser’s New Works In NYC Subway Stations

Enjoy the short video on Milton Glaser.
external linkhttps://dexigner.com/news/30576

The Designers We Lost in 2017

A farewell to the design greats who passed away this year.
external linkhttp://interiordesign.net/articles/…

Matt Kahn Residence, Stanford, CA

My longtime friend and frequent collaborator David Wakely has launched a blog. Some of the delicious visual morsels include the Matt Kahn House (by A Quincy Jones) and the Barragan House. A good way to begin 2018.
external linkhttps://davidwakely.com/matt-kahn-r…

Work as If Immortal: A Review of Wendy Lesser’s “You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn”

Pal John Parman reviews the new Kahn biography.
external linkhttp://arcadenw.org/article/work-as…

Interview with Christiaan Dinkeloo

Suzanne Stephens talks to Christiaan Dinkeloo.
external linkhttps://architecturalrecord.com/art…

2017 in architecture: The good, the bad, and the pink

Love those lists!
external linkhttps://curbed.com/2017/12/18/16778…

Homage to Mexico: Josef Albers and His Reality-Based Abstraction

A radiant Guggenheim exhibition grounds the proto-Minimalist abstract paintings of Josef Albers in the geometric grandeur of Mesoamerican monuments.
external linkhttps://nytimes.com/2017/12/14/arts…

Apple Park Cupertino Campus

Alexandra Lange reflects on Apple's latest icon.
external linkhttps://curbed.com/2017/12/14/16777…

Successful replacement for decrepit but beloved funky-art Howard Street site

John King reviews Bill Sorro designed by Owen Kennerly.
external linkhttp://sfchronicle.com/bayarea/arti…

Designing for Access

Allison Arieff on an important topic.
external linkhttps://nytimes.com/2017/12/14/opin…

The top 10 architecture and design events of 2017

News from the other side of the pond.
external linkhttps://theguardian.com/artanddesig…

Tod Williams And Billie Tsien Dallas Home Tour

A modern architecture lover taps Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects to build her dream house in Dallas.
external linkhttps://curbed.com/2017/12/12/16731…

This Designer Quit His Federal Job. Now He’s Working To Elect More Women

The website Project 100 aims to get 100 women elected to Congress.
external linkhttps://fastcodesign.com/90154069/p…