Studio Mumbai | Inspiration and Process
architecture / books / design / details / materials / people / process

Studio Mumbai | Inspiration and Process

This summer, vaMODERN was contacted out-of-the-blue by Carla Casu of Moleskine Europe announcing the newest architectural monographs published for their Inspiration and Process in Architecture Collection,with an unique opportunity to select one of the newly published titles and write an article about it. A few days later, a beautifully crafted Moleskine monograph arrived in Virginia … Continue reading

Making Metro Modern
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Making Metro Modern

Who could pass up a 1950s Erector Set Ferris Wheel? Of course you need that. It’s fantastic! Sally and David Ramert’s love of Richmond is palpable too and we’re glad they are here. Richmond’s Metro Modern is a fabulous place to find things you didn’t realize were cool… until you remembered they were. The kind … Continue reading

UVA School of Architecture Additions
architecture / design / education / history

UVA School of Architecture Additions

The UVA School of Architecture occupies the north face of Carr’s Hill tucked behind the university President’s estate and the classical Fralin Museum of Art, placing it completely out of view from Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village. Nearly all that has been built at UVA since Jefferson, became a tortuous attempt at mimicking the genius of … Continue reading