Archives: architecture

RTD profiles owners of cactus-adorned “Saguaro Hill” estate

The unique estate, inspired by the American Southwest, has been in the Pemberton family for 35 years.

PHOTOS: The homes of Baskervill

When not creating award-winning projects, Baskervill designers tinker with their cribs.

The art of Deco: Giuseppe Scafidi’s love of food, art, and Sicily

Giuseppe Scafidi loves Sicilian cuisine and Art Deco. Both are on display in his Museum District restaurant.

Picture of the day: Old City Hall

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Steven Holl, renowned architect, talks about the new ICA building

With his buildings in the US and China (and in countries in between), Steven Holl has amassed an impressive collection of structures that are both modern and environmentally-minded. His work is now coming to Richmond.

PHOTOS: The abandoned Barton Mansion

The first of a number of private and speculative developments outlying Richmond’s Northside, the town of Barton Heights was touted as a haven for the renter class of managers and clerks, for whom easy terms would finance first houses and electric…

Picture of the day: Steven Holl’s Simmons Hall at MIT

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Institute for Contemporary Art planned for Broad and Belvidere

VCU yesterday unveiled the design for a new 3-story museum to be built by 2015 on the parking lot at the southwest corner of Broad and Belvidere. Located at the corner of Broad and Belvidere, near one of the most-traveled entrances to the city, the ICA will be a signature building for the School of […]