Book: Infinite Space

“This book is a dazzling compilation of dream houses with a view, photographed by James Silverman on his travels. Whether of a remote mountain cabin in Norway, a sensuous desert oasis in Morocco, or a monolithic concrete home in Switzerland, Silvermans photographs capture the seemingly…

1950’s home renovation

Brian Libby, a Portland-based architecture writer interviewed the Milford family about the renovation of their mid-century home in Portland for Dwell magazine. The house had been renovated before, but the alterations had marred its original design. It was their wish to restore most of the…

Everybody’s friend: Sansevieria Laurentii

Sansevieria Laurentii, also known as the Snake Plant, is a plant for everyone and every location. It belongs to the family Asparagaceae, originally from tropical West-Africa. Sansevieria Laurentii was a popular mid-century plant, when many architects incorporated indoor-gardens into their designs. Currently this plant-classic is…