Holger Schubert Maserati Garage

A beautiful car deserves a beautiful garage, and Holger Schubert’s minimalist 1200-square-foot carport for Maserati's Design Driven competition is exactly that. Overlooking western Los Angeles, Schubert's winning design has a setting more akin to an art gallery than a garage. Accessed by a separate driveway bridge, the sustainable structure allows the car to remain the focal point of the airy elevated garage. The white walls …

The Architecture of Parking

If architecture is, as Mies van der Rohe held, "the will of an epoch translated into space," then it's no surprise that a rabid proclivity toward parking structures marks the last century. Born out of an increasing reliance on cars, the design of parking garages range from the mundane to profound. Oftentimes, though, they're mistaken as purely utilitarian structures that have nothing to add to …

Ferrari California Road Trip

Behind the wheel of the entry-level roadster

Ferrari invited us to San Diego to test drive the new Ferrari California, and I fortunately drew the lucky straw at our editor’s meeting. We have always held Ferrari in great esteem for its dedication to design and innovation, but hadn’t thought of ourselves as Ferrari enthusiasts. That’s changed now that I’ve had the opportunity to spend a day with one of the most exciting …