Erik Van Mehlman, based in Durham, North Carolina, won a design competition to expand the Wake County chapter of Habitat for Humanity’s portfolio of homes. Later, he started Studio B Architecture, a firm specializing in affordable housing.
A Dutch firm designs rock ’n’ roll apartments for baby boomers.
Making a House From the Big Dig’s Scraps
Using recycled materials left behind from Boston's Big Dig public-works project, Single Speed Design creates a house of monumental proportions.
Using recycled materials from the Big Dig, Single Speed Design creates a house of monumental proportions.
Slovenia is fertile ground for young architects. But not because the people have embraced contemporary design.
When the Cradle-to-Cradle (C2C) Home Competition opened last summer in Roanoke, Virginia, it became an instant inspiration for architecture students and educators from around the world. Prompted by the competition’s call for affordable, sustainable urban housing, as well as the fact that the winning designs would be built in the city’s neighborhoods, dozens of universities initiated green-building studios to prepare…
A growing concern leads to a search for new ideas in the ways we live.