At its most basic, a wall is a vertical plane that divides one space from another, but why limit ourselves? Some ideas to stretch the definition of “wall.”
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.
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.
Each design project is unique, but the process of design here at Moss follows a well defined path. Here’s how we approach a design project, from Program, and Field Measuring, through Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documentation and on to Permits and Construction Administration. This series of posts will explore our approach to the design process and give you an idea of how we might…
When sustainability isn’t enough to address the challenges of a changing world, designers must respond with resilient buildings.
Thank you, Blueprints, but we’re glad not to need you anymore!
To carry on with our post last week on the Importance of Recognizing Women in Architecture, and in honor of Women’s History Month, today we salute modernist designer Eileen Grey, one of my very favorite Modernists.
Sunday is International Women’s Day and to mark it, we take time to note the achievements of women in architecture.
We’re so pleased to introduce our latest project: the updated plaza design and new entrance canopy for the Park Lincoln apartments on Clark Street by Reside.
The Auditorium Theater turns 125 today. This venerable Chicago deserves a shout out, both for its historic importance and its ongoing beauty.
We don’t want to belabor the often-depressing facts on climate change any more than necessary … but it does seem necessary to acknowledge the most recent report from the International Panel on Climate Change. Whether or not you’ve read anything about their findings you should be able to pass this pop quiz. Look, we know no…
Cemeteries have a compelling history, transforming from unsanitary resting places to picturesque parks, before settling into plain, landscaped lawns, losing not a few bones along the way in the move. Knowing this, we may never look at those subterranean skeleton decorations in quite in the same way again. Our Tuesday post “Spooky Architecture: Cities…