Related Topics

 

Other stories by Amanda Kolson Hurley

  • Room for the Family

    Labor and delivery rooms that welcome mother, baby, and more.

  • All Buildings—Even Old Ones—Should Be Green, Says USGBC

    On May 15, the U.S. Green Building Council testified before Congress on the potential for green buildings to help remedy global climate change.

  • The Next Starbucks

    As the global coffee chain mulls big changes, five teams of architects present their ideas for a 21st century "third place."

  • Midcareer Choices

    Despite a shaky economy, architects are making more money.

  • NYLO Plano at Legacy, Plano, Texas

    NYLO Plano at Legacy opened in December as the first location in what's expected to become a national chain of loft-concept hotels.

  • Piranesi As Designer

    A fresh look at the eighteenth century artist and architect Giambattista Piranesi.

  • Christian Science Reading Room

    For members of a religious denomination that prizes outreach and engagement with the wider world— hence its signature publication, the Christian Science Monitor—the Greenwich Village home of New York's Tenth Church of Christ, Scientist, posed a problem.

  • Aloft

    A division of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, aloft was conceived as a sister brand to the company's much-hyped W Hotels, which trade the gilt-and-crystal décor of the standard luxury hotel for an airy, contemporary look.

  • Central Market

    Caren Easterling knew she was doing her job when an acquaintance walked into an empty grocery store she'd helped design in Southlake, Texas, and pronounced it “really unimpressive.”

  • Chipotle

    Design know-how and fast food generally go together about as well as a vegan and a cheeseburger.