432 Park Avenue in Manhattan has taken criticism for various reasons since well before it was completed, but its source of inspiration makes it almost too easy: the skyscraper was inspired by a garbage bin. Read more
No stakes to pull up or new foundation to pour for owners of his prefabricated dwelling, an open-plan home designed to be built, taken apart, moved and reconstructed on demand. Its factory-made components can be shipped between sites, assembled in under eight hours and taken apart just as quickly. Disassemble, reassemble — it’s that easy.
A renovated and expanded home in Maryland features no furniture, begging the question: what does it mean to be minimal and when does the philosophy go too far? Decorative clutter is one thing, but beds, tables and chairs are quite another. Read more