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Aug 16 2018

Buenos Aires is an architectural voyeur’s destination, with gothic, and ornate classical buildings that rival Europe in grandeur. There are also a lot of cool homes, and street-level building craft to admire.

May 12 2018

There is more to medieval life than swords

 

May 5 2018

and sometimes I'm open to looking

Apr 26 2018

Doors are like eyes, or maybe mouths. They tell you a lot about who's inside. Would you want to walk in and get to know them? 

 

Mar 3 2018

Walking on a scaffold with boots is like tightening a lug molt with mittens

Feb 10 2018

Like farm to table for building materials—a tour of Amazon trees and lumber

Dec 23 2017

Your own private Idaho—or Argentina—inside the house​

Dec 16 2017

May you build a ladder to the stars, may you climb on every rung ...

 

Nov 18 2017

An #oldschool approach to decorative concrete surfaces

 

Nov 4 2017

Are windows the eyes of a home, or a gateway to its soul? 

Oct 22 2017

A simple stairway Answers the question of why. Why regulations?

Oct 7 2017

As family size contracts, big houses become small hotels

Sep 23 2017
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It’s a pleasure to stroll the streets of Colonia, Uruguay, and realize that in those homes you admire, you could also live.

People do. And it’s not too expensive. 

Sep 2 2017

Tropical hardwood beams, locally-fashioned framing connectors, and mahogany siding. Who needs a view?

Aug 5 2017

Simple country houses, Brutalist bodegas, and superb craftsmanship

 

Jul 22 2017

Not all places have water that comes out of the ground courtesy of the city. Sometimes it comes out of a truck.

 

Jul 8 2017

Latinos have some pretty cool lavatories. This sink illustrates the point: This cool sink gets its chic from the way it’s made, with back-splash high pieces of scraps of the marble that made the counter.

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