Five tips for a successful Memorial Day weekend grill
With Memorial Day weekend coming up, Judith Fertig and Karen Adler, cookbook authors of "Red, White and 'Que" (Running Press), demonstrated five tips for a successful grilling at Smoke 'n' Fire in Overland Park.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
How Christo Built His Latest Work: Two Miles of Floating Walkway
The artist Christo's latest work, The Floating Piers, is a stunning feat of engineering that spans a lake in northern Italy.
10 buildings you must see around the new boom-time Washington
Architecture got bolder but — heaven forfend — not too bold. It is D.C.
Regional architectural trends fuel national tastes
More and more, home builders are introducing regional styles into their designs in markets well beyond the places they originated.
Dave & Buster’s to open with giant arcade floor, triple bacon burgers and Tiki drinks
Dave & Buster’s new multimillion dollar Overland Park location opens Monday with more than 150 games, a chef-crafted menu and specialty cocktails.
Dallas Architecture Firm Ascension Merges With Similar Companies From Boston, New York
Dallas-based healthcare architecture design firm the Ascension Group Architects is part of a three-party merger that combines it with similar companies in the Northeast. Called E4H, the three-pronged group now includes Ascension, Boston’s MorrisSwitzer, and New York’s daSilva. They’ll keep their same names, but add E4H at the end. There are no plans for downsizing any of the employees at the five offices, and there is no singular chief executive or president. “It really is a merger of equals, and the original regional partners continue to remain as partners and owners in the new entity,” says Dan Morris, a partner of E4H, originally from MorrisSwitzer. “This is a national platform and we really are committed to…
WHAT WILL OUR NEIGHBORHOODS LOOK LIKE 10 YEARS FROM NOW?
Setting aside current land-use squabbles, next week’s Context forum, annually sponsored by the San Diego Architectural Foundation, will focus on what San Diego’s neighborhoods could be like 10 years hence “What will neighborhoods be like if they are approached from sustainability, practical density and good design practices?” said program chairwoman Margit Whitlock Free and paid elements will be included in the sixhour forum, starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Green Acres restaurant,10300 Campus Point Drive on Torrey Pines Mesa. The paid portion, which starts at 5 p.m., is $90 with a discount for foundation members. Information is available at sdarchitecture.org and payments may be made at thedoor. The keynote speaker, Vishaan Chakrabarti, is a New York…
Young Architect Guide: 12 Perfect Notebooks for Architects and Designers
Charles Eames was onto something when he said: “The details are not the details. They make the design.” When it comes to notebooks, Eames’ wisdom holds true. Designers tend to be picky and uncompromisingly detail-oriented and know that the perfect balance between aesthetics, functionality and comfort really matter in a notebook. While technology has brought…
Why Windows & Doors Matter
Explore the six areas where windows and doors can make a huge impact on the way your home looks and feels.