Category Archives: Inspirational Architecture
2017 Monterey Design Conference (MDC) | aiacc.org/mdc/ Last month I attended the Monterey Design Conference (MDC), an AIA event which occurs every odd-numbered year at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California. Asilomar, roughly translated, means “Refuge by the Sea” and what a refuge it is. George Bissell is known as the “Father […]
On March 21, the Danville Town Council recognized the achievement of Castle Companies for the rehabilitation of what has been the centerpiece of the historic downtown since the 1890s.
The making of quality wine is a complex endeavor, dependent on careful decisions and the management of many real and unpredictable conditions. The soil, topography and climate combine their influences to create, what the French call, terroir (tare-WAH). The experience of the winemaker, the skilled hands of field workers and terroir all find their voice […]
The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) wrapped up on January 12th in Orlando, Florida. With more than 80,000 participants and 1,500 exhibitors filling the halls of one of the largest convention facilities in the world, you could truly say this show was “Yuge.” An underlying nervousness could be felt, however, in many of the presentations […]
Millennium Tower is one of the most glamorous and expensive places to live in San Francisco. A symbol of wealth, it is home to many of the City’s sports stars and tech moguls. With each of its units selling for millions of dollars, residents are understandably furious to find out the building is sinking.