Workbook: Tesla Hits Century City

MBH created a new showroom and retail space for Tesla Motors inside the Westfield Century City. The location matches the sleek design of the cars themselves. Image courtesy MBH.Cutting-edge. Innovati...

Workbook: Bringing Home to Work

We talk a lot about the new look of offices—open-plan, flooded with natural light, multi-use spaces. Often, though, designers and architects don’t take that idea to the next level, instead creating s...

Workbook: Making Every Inch Count

Doing a lot with a little. For architects tasked with remodeling small New York apartments, that’s the battle cry. And it’s the approach Asifa Tirmizi, of Tirmizi Campbell, took when she set out to r...

Workbook: Engineering Learning

Visit almost any college campus, and it’s nearly always the same story: There are science buildings and there are arts buildings. They exist independently with little-to-no overlap. Take it one step ...
The General, a new restaurant designed by ICRAVE, blends industrial grit with the vibe of an old-school Chinese restaurant. Image courtesy ICRAVE.

Workbook: The Specifics at The General

  “We wanted to take the word design out of it,” Siobhan Barry, a partner at ICRAVE, a design and branding studio, says of The General, a new restaurant in the Bowery. It’s a provocative thing f...