12 California Classics

12 California Classics

It’s a house you may have seen in movies and magazines – the Stahl House by architect Pierre Koenig remains a fixture in the Hollywood Hills. And it’s one of the 12 homes reviewed in this article from CA-Modern Magazine about classic California steel...
Scientific Architecture

Scientific Architecture

As a writer for BobVila.com, I rarely cite articles from Scientific American but this article entitled “How Room Designs Affect Your Work and Mood” is too good to pass up. This lengthy piece documents the state of research into using room design to...
12 California Classics

Not Your Average Colonial

A house built to resemble a nautilus is not your everyday home, but that’s what one couple did in Mexico City. With the help of architect Javier Senosiain and his concept of bioarchitecture, the home was built in 2006 and now houses the couple and their two...
12 California Classics

Unique Community

One of the more unique communities in the world lies just off the coast of Miami. It’s called Stiltsville, and it’s a collection of architecturally interesting homes standing above the water on stilts. Built over time since the 1930s, the homes were...
12 California Classics

Top 10 Tallest Buildings

Man-made construction continues to astound me, and being married to an engineer means we watch a lot of shows on engineering feats—bridges, towers, you name it. Curious about the world’s tallest buildings? (I know my husband is.) Which, if any, are found in the...