Archives For Modern Architecture

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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Modern Handrail Detail

Bob Borson —  March 12, 2012 — 30 Comments

Just what you would expect with a modern handrail … work it down to it’s barest necessities and then make it out of stainless steel

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