The process of designing and constructing the new space took about two years, and the result is nothing short of magnificent.
- Jennifer Moore Stahlkrantz, August 2011
That sense of venture — and adventure — is also the subject of a new, untitled exhibition on the 80th floor, through which three and a half million visitors a year will walk
- Edward Rothstein, July 2011
After five years living in the home, Dr. Docherty worked with architect Lynne Breslin on a renovation that takes full advantage of the views.
- Sushil Cheema, May 2010
“New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War,” which opens today, is even more potent than the first, a fitting conclusion to a multiyear project guided by Louise Mirrer, the society’s president.
- Edward Rothstein, November 2006
A house in East Quogue whose roofline evokes the motion of the ocean has won major honors for residential design in a competition of Long Island architects.
- Carole Paquette, November 2004
Ms. Breslin approached the design with an eye to introducing sex appeal to the simplicity that Dr. Dean sought.
- Julie V. Iovine, October 2003
Contemporary Houses presents the highlights of modern living culture, designed and furnished by renowned architects and designers. Plentiful color photographs, artful and intriguing in themselves, portray houses and apartments from all over the world, mirroring the culture and lifestyle of their occupants. Beautiful houses can be remarkable works of art in themselves: on more than 1,000 pages, this volume presents the highlights of modern living culture, designed and furnished by renowned architects and designers.
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This comprehensive volume presents the highlights of modern living, designed and furnished by renowned architects and designers. Plentiful color photographs, portray houses that blend clear lines and organic forms with their natural surroundings to form a harmonious whole.