Among the many problems of urban living in Portland, Oregon, are raccoons, deer, and falling trees.
“It’s a mess up here.” Marcel Wanders is talking about his brain, and the necessary disorder of an open mind in design. “Philosophy is not one truth, but thousands of truths.
Agricultural buildings aren't really designed, someone just made them. I try to design like that—so it looks like it's not designed at all, it's just there."
"We thought design was this incredible discovery as a field, and yet no one was making it interesting. There was so much work to be done."
Once a blue-collar industrial port, Malmö, Sweden, now aims to be a premier design destination. It’s on its way.
Six weeks after moving from a “gorgeous custom house with huge gardens” in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, into an apartment a few minutes from the city’s central business district, Roz Mawson…
A brief history of landscape architecture, from Birnbaum to Walter to Coen.
“Mother Nature is too powerful to try and mimic,” says Shane Coen, whose firm is known for its minimalist approach to the residential landscape.
An amorphous profession, landscape architecture embraces everything from civic plazas, highways, and landfill reclamations to the front lawn.