- PasadenavilleWoodworker & BloggerI make beautiful live-edge wood furniture. When I'm not building tables and benches I'm blogging about livability and sustainability issues here in my hometown of Pasadena, California.
- University of Texas at Austin
Outdoor Photographer of the Year finalists announced, in pictures
From the stormy coastline of eastern Australia and the top peaks of the Welsh mountains to the depths of the Atlantic ocean and exquisite wi
2 Top Designers Decorate One Amazing Home — Domaine
Both Kelly Wearstler and Clements Design have created interiors for this stunning house. Which do…
Foolproof Tips for a Magazine-Worthy Neutral Space
Three tips and boundless inspiration for successful neutrality.
Get Pumped: 8 Filling Stations Fueled By Great Design
Gas stations are an intriguing building type. One could argue that they are really what make American Modernism possible, as they act as a n
Developers see Pasadena as an inland version of Silicon Beach
David Sacks and Rising Realty plan to turn three century-old buildings in Old Pasadena into a hub for tech start-ups.
Southland restaurants devise recipes for reducing food waste
One restaurant is charging buffet diners for food left on plates. Some chefs change menus daily to use up items in refrigerators.
My Houzz: Flashes of Industrial Style in a Modern-Rustic Dream Home
Jean Longpré has developed an eye for design through his years of photographing beautiful homes. So when it came time to create his own geta
What trees mean to communities: more than you may think | Kaid Benfield'...
I am lucky enough to live in a neighborhood with many large, mature trees. Our bit of urban forest is one of our community’s greatest assets
Nurturing and strengthening the urban commons: some beginning principles...
As I wrote last fall, to move more deliberately toward anything resembling a sustainable future, we need to use land more efficiently, build
Sustainability and the urban commons (Part 1 of 2) | Kaid Benfield's Blo...
My neighborhood has a “commons.” So does yours. The commons comprises those explicitly or, in some cases, implicitly shared resources in whi
My Houzz: Quality Shows in a Contemporary Dutch Home
Materials as hard wearing as they are lovely now fill this once-commercial space in the Netherlands
In urban L.A., developers are building trendy homes on tiny lots
Just north of downtown Los Angeles, skinny homes on tiny lots are sprouting from the hillsides — a building boom of miniature proportions.
Home prices rise again in Pasadena as buyers get in bidding wars for sho...
Pasadena's real estate market continued to show improvement last month, as median prices rose again, reflecting how increased demand for the
The U.S. Simply Doesn't Have Enough Available Rental Housing, Whether Yo...
Where do we house 10.3 million households living in extreme poverty?