Star Architect Renzo Piano’s TED Talk

“As an architect, at 10 o’clock in the morning, you need to be a poet, for sure,” star architect Renzo Piano explains during his 2018 TED Talk. “But at 11 you must become a humanist, otherwise you lose your direction,” he continues. And “at noon, you need to be a builder.” Piano magnificently delves into the ideas behind the art of housing people. He even …

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House for Sale

If you have a spare $23 million, you might be interested in purchasing Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Ennis House, located in Los Feliz, LA. The temple-like creation, built in 1924, heavily features Wright’s textile block design—some 27,000 of them. Featuring Mayan-style patterns and motifs, the blocks interlock and continue throughout the home, both inside and outside. The striking 5,500-square-foot house recently underwent a $17 million …

Little-Known Frank Lloyd Wright Home For Sale

For $1.2 million, anyone with the resources can snag the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 1,300-square-foot Whiteford-Haddock House. In Michigan (not far from Ann Arbor), the structure features many of the famed architect’s signatures including his sharp angles, sweeping rooms and familiar, comfortable materials. The design dates back to 1939 but it was modified time and time again, ultimately built in 1979. And remarkably, until now, little …

Frida Escobedo’s 2018 Serpentine Pavilion

Mexican architect Frida Escobedo’s Serpentine Pavilion courtyard opens in London’s Hyde Park on 15 June, and the anticipation is high for several reasons. First, Escobedo is the youngest architect tapped for the prestigious project. The material—a British-made, gray cement—maintains her love of locally sourced components. And it certainly brings a powerful display of Mexican modernism to the park for its 18th pavilion commission. Every year …

Es Devlin at The XI Gallery for Bjarke Ingels’ The Eleventh Building

Three reactionary works from the artist highlight the architect's forthcoming towers

Less than a week after her extraordinary set design landscaped The Weeknd’s performance at Coachella, artist Es Devlin found herself in a New York City gallery. While she was there to unveil three site-specific works. Only it wasn’t an art gallery, it was the gallery for The XI (The Eleventh)—acclaimed architect Bjarke Ingels‘ residential undertaking. The XI Gallery, and Devlin‘s work—known as Series XI—draws inspiration …