Form SHB cover

Against the Odds

A book review by Michael Webb Against all the odds, England produced an incredibly rich harvest of architecture in the three postwar decades. The country emerged from six years of war, bankrupt, batt...
25362-preview_low_1825-3_25362_sc_v2com

Workbook: Hegel Apartment

  Situated in Polanco, one of the most exclusive districts in Mexico City, the interior renovation of this apartment was based on reflecting the user’s lifestyle. The goal was to redistrib...
The-Evolution-of-Urban-Planning

The Evolution of Urban Planning

    Urban planning has changed dramatically over the years let’s take a look at the simple visualizations of complex planning ideas that have changed how we live. Courtesy of Cantrell...
Grant Mudford, courtesy
Crosby Doe

Habitable Artwork: You can own it

R.M Schindler, the Austrian emigré architect, anticipated Frank Gehry in his use of humble materials and his brilliantly inventive manipulation of form and space. The Tischler house, completed in 195...
Central Garden, view toward the Garden Court

Workbook: Growing the Huntington

Over the years, the Huntington Library and Art Collection has grown from the original 55,000-square-foot Beaux Arts residence designed by architect Myron Hunt to a sprawling complex that includes the...
Biomimicry 2016_Speakers

Conference Report: Biomimicry 2016

Biomimicry is a systems-based approach to innovation and design that looks to the past. Specifically, the 3.8 billion years of research and development that nature has completed through the ages. For...
IMG_5979

Throwback Thursday: Sounds and the City

In 2008, FORM magazine’s Technology issue was full of innovation: the latest kitchen gadgets such as Miele’s RemoteVision WiFi technology; an ambitious desalinization project by Emergent ...
Form Goldstein

Lautner to LACMA

Break out the Champagne! One of John Lautner’s greatest houses, located on a view site in Beverly Hills, has been promised to LACMA by its owner, James Goldstein. This is cause for celebration ...