Once Covered in Mold, a Midcentury Gem Outside Chicago is Reborn / Dwell, March 26, 2018.
BAMO and Richard Beard Design Luxury Senior Living Community in Japan / Interior Design, February 2018.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum by Tanseish Co. / Interior Design, January 2018.
Ginza Six by Curiosity / Interior Design, January 2018.
Desert in the Windy City / Dwell, January-February 2018.
An Interior Designer Helps His Mother Turn His 1960s Chicago Apartment Into a Colorful Haven / Dwell, September 2017.
Kengo Kuma’s Railway Dining Car is Meant to be Savored / Interior Design April 2017.
Drawing Room at Arts Club of Chicago Draws Miesian Influence / Interior Design, April 2017.
Hongkou Soho by Kengo Kuma/Interior Design, January 2017.
Happier Cafe Best of Year Winner/Interior Design, January 2017.
Johnny Chiu of JC Architecture Dreams up a Cafe Made of Paper/Interior Design, November 2016.
Four Floor of Gadgets and Gardens in Chicago/A strategic rewire enhances a spec house’s gut renovation. Dwell, July 2016.
The Skyward House/Japanese architect Kazuhiko Kishimoto designs a house for a retired teacher. Alpine Modern, June 2016.
Gensler Chicago hosts an open house to celebrate its 50th anniversary/Interior Design, April 2016.
The Client’s Future Porsche Drives Jun Igarashi’s House Design/Interior Design, March 2016.
Rethinking Urban Landscapes to Adapt to Rising Sea Levels/An interview with Bay Area landscape architect Kristina Hill for Yale Environment 360, March 2016.
The Beauty of Use/A profile of Czech stove-maker Jirka Wein and his wife, Etsuko Seki, a weaver of goat-hair rugs. Alpine Modern, Spring 2016 (alpinemodern_quarterly_06_thebeautyofuse.pdf)
Momon: BoY Award Winner/Moriyuki Ochiai channels cows and forest in a Narita shop. Interior Design, January 2016.
Japanese Architecture and the West/What explains the popularity of contemporary Japanese architecture? Archiexpo, January 2016.
Trick or Treat? Questioning Consumption with Yoko Inoue/A profile of the artist in Kyoto Journal #84, December 2015.
Poster woman for the war against the U.S.-led TPP/A profile of multimedia and performance artist Yoko Inoue. Japan Times, September 2015.
Breakable Minimalism/A profile of the ceramics artist Kelli Cain. Alpine Modern, September 2015.
Sea Level Rise Threatens Waterfront Development/The Bay Area’s current waterfront building frenzy includes at least $21 billion in housing and commercial construction in low-lying areas that climate scientists say could flood by the end of the century. San Francisco Public Press, Summer 2015.
Funky Chicken: Kengo Kuma Reimagines Tetchan Restaurant/Interior Design, June 2015.
Mission: Possible/Abandoned industrial compound becomes a modern home base. Dwell, May 2015.
A Yen for the Past: Farewell to Tokyo’s Hotel Okura/Interior Design, April 2015.
Monkey See, Monkey Do/A Japanese home among the trees uses bookshelves and glass for walls. Dwell, February 2015.
From a Simpler Time: SunnyHills by Kengo Kuma/Interior Design, November 2014.
How to Buy a Shipping Container/Handy tips for getting started on your up-cycled home. Dwell, November 2014.
Inventive Garden Home in India/Dwell, September 2014.
In Vino Veritas/Hall Wines captures essence of the Napa Valley. Interior Design, August 2014.
French Architect Brings Brilliant Color to Tokyo/Dwell, August 2014.
Car Culture: Intersect by Lexus-Tokyo by Wonderwall/Interior Design Magazine, July 2014.
Steps in the Right Direction: UnSangDong Architects Beautifies Waste Disposal/Interior Design Magazine, June 2014.
For the People, By the People: Konan Ward Cultural Center by Chiaki Arai/Interior Design Magazine, March 27, 2014.
Q&A with Shigeru Ban/The Japanese architect’s latest endeavor with Muji imagines a new kind of module for prefabricated houses: furniture. Dwell, December/January 2014.
Every Color of the Rainbow: Profiling five young talents/Tokyo architect Moriyuki Ochiai’s dairy-themed shop, which includes a main counter that “ripples like pudding.” Interior Design, December 2013.
Compact Wooden Home in Tokyo/Dwell, June 2013.
It’s always sunny in Tokyo/A lovely house by Masahiro and Mao Harada of Mt. Fuji Architects Studio. Dwell, June 2013.
Interview with designer Kenya Hara/Dwell.com, April 2013.
House Vision Exhibit in Tokyo/Online slideshow for Dwell, March 2013.
Top Drawer/Residents of a contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept. Dwell, November 2012.
Matsumoto in May Means Crafts/Travel story for the Japan Times, April 2012.
Back to Nature/A one-of-a-kind house on a Japanese island blurs the indoor-outdoor divide. Dwell, April 2012.
Simple Division/A Tokyo architect’s shape-shifting apartment takes a holistic approach to live/work style.Dwell, March 2012.
Young at Any Age/Japanese designer Mikiko Endo lets her wild imagination go to work – so we can play. Dwell, July/August 2011.
Art with Alpine Views/Touring the art scene in Azumino, Nagano. Japan Times, June 12, 2011.
Dragonfly wings inspire micro turbine design/The way a dragonfly remains stable in flight is being mimicked to develop micro wind turbines that can withstand gale-force winds. New Scientist, Jan. 29 2011
Flower Box/This flower shop, art gallery, and home for two looks like the simplest of cubes. Fitting it all into 1,115 square feet, however, prompted Japanese architect Makoto Tanijiri to think outside the box. Dwell, November 2010.
Rustic Building Fest Spans Two Continents/Traditional craftsmen and women come together to share their skills. Japan Times, September 2010.
Architect Miwa Mori/This slideshow for Dwell.com profiles a young architect who is blending Europe’s energy efficient design with Japan’s traditional building styles. August 2010.
House in Seoul, South Korea/When Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho set out to design his urban dream house, he turned to the city’s architectural history for inspiration. The result – four overlapping boxes arranged around a courtyard – is a peaceful enclave in the midst of a non-stop metropolis. Dwell, June 2010.
Underground House in Seoul/Slideshow for Dwell.com, March 2010.
Learning old ways to build for today/A lab in Kyoto is at the apex of efforts to update traditional Japanese timber construction methods to meet exacting modern standards. Japan Times, January 2010.
Japanese company turns car seats into office chairs/Ever wish you could throw away your car but keep the comfy seats you’ve spent so many hours in? Ode magazine, May 2009.
Natural by design/“Biomimicry” creates sustainable technology from the fruits of evolution. Cover story for the Time Out section of the Japan Times, August 2008.