This Black History Month, the legendary architect is getting his star turn as the subject of the new PBS documentary, Hollywood’s Architect: The Paul R. Williams Story.
A renovation split one bedroom into two and filled the living room with clever built-ins.
The house is a gorgeous patchwork of textures and materials.
The thatched roof structures sit atop spindly steel bases, creating an airy but sturdy place to take in the views.
The structure is reinforced with cement panels and clad in black metal siding and large wood-framed windows to let in lots of natural light.
The finished result is a full-service home with an open kitchen and living room, bedroom, bathroom, and plenty of opportunities for reconfiguration.
The home centers around an almost labyrinthian outdoor space, complete with a shallow pool, narrow walkway, and angled nooks.
The visual separation is also a functional decision: The architects wanted to build two houses in one.
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The soaring main living area features a glass wall that leads out onto a deck with a narrow pool and plenty of lush plants filling the backyard.
The split-level layout manages to create both moments of intimacy and openness.
This unsung hero of "brooding grandeur" is the Bay Area’s most stunning transit station, period.
A deep blue-green hue is a theme throughout the home, showing up on kitchen cabinets, doors, walls, including arched recessed pockets.
Buhaus, a combination of "Malibu" and "Bauhaus", is an elevated take on the shipping container home, emphasizing clean lines and functionality.
The apartments feature huge skylights inside, plus expansive floor-to-ceiling windows toward the rear.
Clad in black metal and a shiplap timber that’s also used on the interior, the home is streamlined and modern without feeling the slightest bit cold.
Faulkner Architects kept things simple with this temporary residence in the heart of California’s Sonoma Valley.
This year’s New American Home has views of the Strip—and the building industry’s recklessness.
France’s Villa Majorelle, which just wrapped up a key phase of interior restoration, is a gorgeous example of the ornate style.
A new store under construction in Vienna could be a glimpse of what urban shoppers can expect from the retailer.
A new book explores what we can learn from people who have mastered living with the land for millennia.
Built on a 53-acre farm, the Flat House takes advantage of the property’s biggest resource—hemp.
The long vacant building, last owned by Ikea, recently sold for $1.2 million.
The prolific pace of skyscraper construction comes as architects and advocates are increasingly concerned about sustainability.
This light-filled home in Bangkok is a breath of fresh air in the form of a house.