Modern, energy-efficient office harvests rainwater in Surat

Elva Mankin

New Delhi-based multidisciplinary firm Urbanscape Architects along with Utopia Designs have recently completed the Sangini House, a mixed-use office space in the Gujarati city of Surat. Designed for flexibility, energy efficiency and user comfort, the eight-story office building breaks the urban mold with its rounded and partly perforated form, which […]

The Houston Modern Home Tour goes virtual

Elva Mankin

Modern Architecture + Design Society announced on Thursday that it is taking its Houston Modern Home Tour virtual this year. The 10th annual event, scheduled for Nov. 1, will present modern architecture and designs in Houston. ELECTION 2020: MTV announces Discovery Green art installation to celebrate early voting “We are very […]

Prince Charles releases The Modern Artisan fashion collection

Elva Mankin

Prince Charles has released his sustainable fashion collection, and royals fans can get their hands on the styles he’s helped design right now! The Modern Artisan is part of a partnership between the Prince of Wales and his charity, The Prince’s Foundation, and YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group. The 18-piece line celebrates […]

Los Gatos Home Features Modern Design

Elva Mankin

LOS GATOS, CA — This home features modern design with large decks offering views of the surrounding mountains. Features include a kitchen that opens to a family room and living room/dining room. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and a breakfast room with large windows for views into the trees. […]

Home plan: Modern style, but on a budget

Elva Mankin

PLAN 23-2727 Total sq. feet: 1,323 Bed/bath: 2/ 2 Stories: 1 Garage bays: 0 Foundation: Basement, crawl space, slab It’s all about relaxing on the porches with this modern — but modest and flexible — home design. The family room flows into the dining area and then the kitchen. The mudroom […]