Book Review: Tropical Restraint

By Michael Webb New Brazilian House. Dominic Bradbury. Photographs by Richard Powers. Thames & Hudson. $40. Richard Powers is an exemplary photographer of residential interiors and Dominic Bradbu...

Book Review: Case Study Debut

By Michael Webb Arts & Architecture 1945-49. Taschen. $69.99. Esther McCoy summarized the importance of Arts & Architecture:  “A magazine as flat as a tortilla and sleek as a Bugat...

Showroom: Doors of Discovery

When they double as pieces of sculpture as they do in new collections from the Italian firm Bertolotto Porte. For the new introductions, Casa Zen and Constellazioni, the company tapped Elio Garis, a ...

Book Review: Under the Skin

By Michael Webb Performative Skyscraper: Tall Building Design Now. Scott Johnson. Balcony Press, $45. The wow! factor was there from the start. We have all gazed upwards in awe. For centuries, Gothic...

Book Review: Re-evaluating Rudolph

By Michael Webb The Architecture of Paul Rudolph. Timothy M. Rohan. Yale University Press, $65. A well-researched, critical study of an architect who is in urgent need of re-evaluation. In 1963, Paul...

FORM Tech: Refined Sketch

Bohemian Coding’s Sketch 3 offers a slick new update to its popular application. Image via Bohemian Coding. Bohemian Coding has released the latest version of its award-winning graphic design a...