Books: Digging into Dingbats

The outgrowth of an exhibition, a new book examines LA’s ubiquitous dingbat apartment buildings. Image courtesy Dingbat 2.0. If you’ve spent any time exploring LA, you’ve seen a din...

Book Review: Crucible of Invention

By Michael Webb Think Dutch: Conceptual Architecture and Design in the Netherlands.  Bilingual text by Jeroen Junte and David Keunig. Daab/Frame Publishers. $175. A third of the Netherlands lies...

FORM at Work: A Middle Ground

To solve his own work station dilemma, designer Martin Keen created the Locus Workstation, which allows users a more active way of working. Image courtesy Focal Upright Furniture.As Martin Keen sees ...

Book Review: New York, New York

By Michael Webb Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture. John Hill. Norton ($29.95). This is a catch-up review of a handy pocketbook I missed when it first appeared—much to my regret. It wou...