Four days into the Paris Climate Talks, other news has already pushed this earth shaking topic below the fold on the NYTimes front page and off the top of the NPR hourly talk items. We understand. Climate change is not fun, and it’s not sexy. But it is UTTERLY IMPORTANT. Maybe some simple, effective graphics can…
Why should we take note of the writings of the Roman, Vitruvius, who died 2000 years ago? Because his ideas are still startlingly relevant.
An important part of our ethos at moss is to avoid design that is disposable.
The US probably shouldn’t cover the west in PV panels. But putting a solar power system on your home or business is a GREAT idea. What’s the difference?
Architecture and design of gender neutral bathrooms are here to solve the thornier political issues of the day. Vote for good design on November 3rd.
Watch out! You are completely surrounded by Chicago common brick walls. You just didn’t know it yet.
Today we’d like to kill the idea of the Kitchen Work Triangle as a design tool that is out of date and should be out of our design process.
At moss, an open kitchen isn’t just an aesthetic choice, it’s a alignment of the house with the way a modern family lives.
Today we meditate on the cycle nature of design – we shape our environment and then it shapes us – in so many intentional and unintentional ways.
Reebie Storage Warehouse on Clark is a rare example of Egyptian Revival style and proof that Chicagoans have been overflowing their homes since the 20s.
Boston mayor Martin Walsh has withdrawn his city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics. Here’s why we think that was a smart choice.
In today’s post, we’ll explain why the balconies of the Marina City towers, featured last week, are so great (Hint: its not just because they are half round in shape) and some of the other features of a great tall building balcony.