The Chapel of St. Basil — the University of St. Thomas’s va-va-va-voom, gold-domed, cross-topped showpiece — was dedicated 20 years ago today. If you know the university at all, you recognize that chapel: It’s the building that you notice as you drive past on Alabama Ave.; it’s the image on the university’s logo. Continue reading “The Sexiest Building Design Today”
(CNN)Frank Lloyd Wright, considered by many to be the greatest American architect of all time, was born 150 years ago today. Continue reading “Latest Building Designs”
Many companies are beginning to incorporate biophilic design into the architecture and interior design of their offices. Biophilic design integrates natural elements such as plants, wood, stone and water into a setting to satisfy a deep human need for contact with nature. Continue reading “An Eco-Friendly Office Environment”
City officials in Portland have approved a construction permit for the first all-wood high-rise building in the nation.