Architecture

Mid-century Legend: Hotel Okura Tokyo

Over the last century architectural design in Tokyo has been in a constant state of metamorphosis. A stroll through the country’s largest city confirms...
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The Psychic Temple of Long Beach

Long Beach, California is known for its beaches and sunny weather. It has one of the world’s largest shipping ports and is a major...

Buckminster Fuller’s Home in a Dome

Guest Post Series words & photos by Cary O'Dell It would probably look a little out of place in just about any neighborhood, let alone sitting...
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NYC Farm Colony & Seaview Hospital

Founded in 1830, the Staten Island Farm Colony was once a sprawling several-hundred acre campus. Sister facility Seaview Hospital was planned and built between...

Nueces County Courthouse: Empress in Distress

When it was built in 1914, the Nueces County Courthouse was both majestic and massive. The local newspaper proudly declared “the new building poses...
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Swannanoa: Deconstructing an American Palace

With its Carrara marble, terraced English gardens, and Tiffany stained glass, Swannanoa is one of the few Virginia estates that can rival the Gilded...