Caesarea Harbor viewSituated
on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, Caesarea is a town known for Caesarea
National Park. About an hour drive north from Tel Aviv, you can experience
the archaeological park complete with a Roman amphitheater, hippodrome,
pillars, and frescoes.Columns and Upper palace floorHallway mosaic t...
Gertrude Jekyll Gardens
by Molly Denver
that time of year - the cold, bitter mid-winter doldrums take over. You trudge through snowbanks to check your
mailbox and behold! Your mailbox is
stuffed with seed and plant catalogs banking on your excitement to see spring
break through with a riot of color! If
you’ve ever gone online ...
How to Work Better
by Kaycee Park
I admit I take pictures on my phone and never look at them again. The
other day, while I was cleaning out years of old photos from my phone’s photo
graveyard, I found some images from one of my favorite exhibits at the
Guggenheim Museum. It was called "Peter Fischli and David Weiss: How to Work
The International Style & Its Counterfeit
noticed that the topic of Rome has come up in casual conversation with friends
and coworkers on more than a few occasions. Needing only to reflect briefly on
these circumstances, I soon came to the embarrassing realization that in almost
all instances I was the one responsible for raising the subject...
Towards a Colorful and Colonial Architecture
by Luis Jasso
On my recent visit to my home country, Mexico for the
holidays, my family decided to go on a road trip. We departed from
Matamoros, the Northeastern tip of the country where I grew up to Guanajuato, a
city in central Mexico known for its silver mining and colonial architecture.
The trip should have taken 10.5 hours ...
The White City
visiting Israel over the holidays, I finally went on the Tel Aviv Bauhaus
Tour. Tel Aviv is home to more Bauhaus buildings than any other city
in the world. Dizengoff CircleAn easy self-guided walking tour takes you through several
streets in Tel Aviv that display some of the 4,000 buildings built in the B...
by Winnie Yen
in October I visited the Chapel of the Good Shepard, also known as the Nevelson
Chapel. The chapel is located inside the
St. Peter’s Church, which is part of the Citigroup Center complex in Midtown
Manhattan. Commissioned by the church in
1975 and completed in 1977 by renowned sculptor Louise Ne...
French Interior Designers
kick off 2019 feeling inspired, in this blog I have included 3 French interior
designers whose work we like to turn to for inspiration. All three are well known
for their attention to light, volumes and details, transforming the spaces they
work on to be contemporary and elegant.Pierre YovanovitchPierre Yovanovit...
Home for the Holidays
by Ross Padluck
While scrolling through Instagram this December, I’ve come across some
inspiring photos of homes all decked out for the Christmas season. Here are
some of my favorites, in no particular order:Natural
evergreens, wreaths and pinecones dress up the classic entryway of this Portsmouth, New Hampshire home.Simple
Living Across the Hudson
family-owned pharmacy in HobokenA few years ago,
I read The Image of the City by Kevin
Lynch after I had just moved from Scranton, Pennsylvania (my hometown) to
Jersey City, New Jersey. I bought the book quite impulsively; at the time I had
a vague sort of interest in the topic of urbanism and I remembered being...
Introduction to the Wildland Urban Interface
by Tyler Velten
Landsat 8 satellite caught this image of the Camp Fire on Nov. 8. The town of
Chico can be seen in the lower left corner of the image. (Photo Credit
NASA/Joshua Stevens with Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey)California’s
fire season has finally come to a close leaving many communities reeling from
Growing up in a suburb of Washington D.C., my family and I would
always head into the city to visit museums. Little did I know, barely a 10
minute drive from my childhood home stands The
Glenstone. The name "Glenstone" is derived from Glen Road, where the
property line begins and after the stone native to the area. ...