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Arata Isozaki Wins 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Isozaki has been prolific, with a career that began in Post-War Japan and produced over 100 buildings on multiple continents.

Isozaki has been prolific, with a career that began in Post-War Japan but has surpassed six decades and produced over one hundred buildings on multiple continents.

Step into Houses Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Acolyte Kaneji Domoto

These 12 photos of Domoto's Lurie and Bier houses were taken for Domoto: Visions of Usonia, a new exhibit at SUNY Purchase's Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery.

These 12 photos of Domoto’s Lurie and Bier houses were taken for Domoto: Visions of Usonia, a new exhibit at SUNY Purchase’s Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery.

For a Community of Gamers, The Sims Is a Gateway to the Real World of Architecture

Drawing inspiration from iconic architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, many fans of the popular life-simulation game are using it to design virtual worlds.

Drawing inspiration from iconic architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, many fans of the popular life-simulation game are using it to design virtual worlds.

Minnesota Design: Uncovering Minnesota’s Influential Modernist Past

From the flat-roofed house to the shopping mall, Minnesota was a dynamic proving ground for pioneering midcentury design ideas.

From the flat-roofed house to the shopping mall, Minnesota was a dynamic proving ground for pioneering midcentury design ideas.

5th International Iconic Houses Conference + House Tours 15-18 May 2018

When: May 15, 2018 – May 18, 2018 all-day
Where: Dolce Norwalk

With more exclusive house tours, more authoritative speakers, and more knowledge-sharing networking activities than ever before, ICONIC HOUSES’ fifth international conference is its most ambitious event yet. Taking place from May 15th to 18th at Dolce Norwalk in Norwalk, CT, the conference – on the theme Modernism on the East Coast – Philip Johnson and the Harvard Five – highlights…

When Frank Lloyd Wright Lived at the Plaza Hotel

Three experts who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright recall his days living in New York City at the Plaza Hotel—from Wright's secret meeting with Marilyn Monroe to his epic Easter celebrations.

Three experts who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright recall his days living in New York City at the Plaza Hotel—from Wright’s secret meeting with Marilyn Monroe to his epic Easter celebrations.

Call of the Wild: Taking Up Paolo Soleri’s Mantle

Jeff Stein on living in the experimental desert town of Arcosanti, merging architecture and ecology, and urban systems that function as super-organisms.

Jeff Stein, photo by Jared Green At 42 Arcosanti, a community north of Phoenix, Arizona has been celebrated, yet generally ignored, by the world at large. Nevertheless, the place that architect Paolo Soleri and his followers built in the desert, survives. Indeed, it can teach us enormously important lessons about cities, buildings, people, nature, and authenticity of place. Jeff Stein,…