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The Story of Architect Stanford White

The Story of Architect Stanford White

Stanford White was an American architect who had a brilliant career in the late 19th century. Although White didn’t have any formal training to be an architect, he was Henry Hobson Richardson’s principal assistant, who at that time was known as the world’s greatest...

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Eduardo Souto de Moura: Simplicity’s Beauty at Its Best

Eduardo Souto de Moura: Simplicity’s Beauty at Its Best

Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura is not a household name here in the states, but in his homeland of Portugal, he is revered as a genius in his chosen field of architecture. In fact, he was awarded the esteemed Pritzker Prize back in 2011. The Pritzker Prize...

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Great Architects Create an Environment of Geniuses

Great Architects Create an Environment of Geniuses

Look at your community surroundings, such as the city you live in, the neighborhood you selected, and your house. These decisions all seem so simple to the average person, but the significance is monumental. All these decisions have social and cultural forces at play...

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Innovation Built into Our Future

Innovation Built into Our Future

Famed Dutch architect Ben van Berkel is once again bringing his innovative type of thinking into the world of architecture. If you remember van Berkel, along with his partner Caroline Bros, they created the UNstudio 30 years ago. Some of his most notable designs are...

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Louis Kahn: The Architect With the Poetic Flare

Louis Kahn: The Architect With the Poetic Flare

“Architecture is the reaching out for the truth.” Louis Kahn Award-winning architect Louis Kahn was known for creating a very unique style of architecture. He would place elements of Greek and Roman architecture (otherwise known as classical architecture) and...

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ADG Reflects and Shines a Light on It

ADG Reflects and Shines a Light on It

As we look forward towards the new year, let’s take a moment to reflect on the legacies of the architects and newsmakers we’ve met through the blogs we shared with you. In one way or another, they have had an influence on our lives today.  Here’s our roundup of...

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The La Brea Tar Pits is Getting a Facelift

The La Brea Tar Pits is Getting a Facelift

There comes a time in life when one might decide to undergo a facelift or total body makeover; we often see this for those in the public eye. Well, it seems the La Brea Tar Pits is taking that leap of self-improvement, and going for a total makeover! The architects...

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