Bamboo is a perennial grass that grows rapidly and rivals steel, concrete, and wood in strength. In “Bamboo Contemporary: Green Houses Around the Globe,” author William Richards shows readers the many ingenious ways in which bamboo, one of the most renewable building materials on the planet, can be employed in residential design.More »
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If you recently converted a seldom-used room into an office or your basement into a home theater, you already understand the upside of transforming unused spaces into productive areas that “work,” rather than sit idle.
Finding new ways to use existing spaces is a concept that has fueled the innovative, affordable housing solutions created by architect Ileana Schinder.More »
From Amsterdam in 1600 to London and Washington today, the people who live beside the North Atlantic Ocean have built cities with row houses. But why? Why do London and Washington have row houses while Paris and Minneapolis do not? With this question, Charles Duff began his exploration of the world’s row house cities.More »