Studio Mumbai | Inspiration and Process
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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

Furniture in Nature’s Finish
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Furniture in Nature’s Finish

Todd Leback is a master artisan working from his custom furniture making shop in Charlottesville. Faced with the choice of attending William and Mary or honing his craft, he left for Washington State twelve years ago for a six month exercise in the craft of traditional wooden boatbuilding. After practicing carpentry and cabinetry for many … Continue reading

Zen Pavilions Create Calm for Patients
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Zen Pavilions Create Calm for Patients

  by Will Scribner, FAIA | SMBW PLLC The new clinic for Affiliated Dermatologists of Virginia is an intentional departure from the typical Richmond medical facility. The complex was conceived as a pair of Zen pavilions in a partially wooded landscape, spare and elegant in their design. The site solution preserves the tree canopy along … Continue reading

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Cork Countertops | Eco Supply Center

Richmond based Eco Supply Center’s (owner Anthony Brozna) Suberra Cork Countertop product was featured in Jetson Green today. Suberra is made from recycled remnants of cork used in the wine bottling process. Anthony has been the leader in sourcing products like Paperstone, Richlite, and Plyboo to the Mid-Atlantic market for several years, and Richmond is … Continue reading