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Architect Jérôme Vinçon believes that with architecture, like clothing, made-to-measure buys a lot more than ready-to-wear. When his friends Michel Craca and Gaelle Potel bought a tiny apartment (next door to the restaurant in Paris’ Montparnasse where he’s head chef and she’s maitre d’) and asked for his help, he delivered a piece of personal …

Since Frank Lloyd Wright began building Taliesin West- his winter home and school in the desert-, students have been living in canvas tents as an alternative dorm. It was direct study of nature and the land, both important elements of Wright’s organic architecture. Today the Shelter Program has evolved and students can design and build …

It’s tough to define just what Wowhaus designers Scott Constable and Ene Osteraas-Constable do. They create furniture, art, architecture, crossover into agriculture and have even designed a wooden skateboard and now- in a nod to the back-to-the-land movements before them- they have settled on a 3-acre homestead where there’s plenty of space to create, grow …