Archives For Modern Architecture

“You can’t eat your house and have it too.”

What does that even mean?
It has to do with quantity and quality and the effort it takes to have both.

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A new modern residence just broke ground and I will be featuring it through the construction process here on the site. I am calling it “The CHouse Modern” …

I know, I need to work on my project names.

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I was fortunate enough to get an early look at the latest project by Renzo Piano – the Fort Worth Kimbell Art Museum expansion. Most of these images have not been seen before so I thought I would share them with you. Enjoy.

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A look at the drawing progress on the newest modern house to be profiled here on LIfe of an Architect. This post takes a look at the 3-D images that were created using the drafting software “Revit” as well as explains what we are doing with the house.

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How can a simple looking trellis actually be so complicated? When it’s done right, even the most complicated of problems looks simple but don’t be fooled – a lot of time, energy, and creative problem solving went into the design of this steel trellis.

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Today we are taking a look at the Isokern wood burning fireplaces on the Cottonwood Modern residence. There are four all-together and are assembled from a kit of parts and are surprisingly affordable considering how well they work.

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This weekend is the 2012 AIA Dallas Tour of Homes and this year, we have a house that is participating on the tour. There are 8 houses altogether, and all of them designed by architects.

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