Brickwork facade modelled on “abstract menorah” fronts Jewish community centre by Natoma Architects

Center for Jewish Life at Drexel University by Stanley Saitowitz and Natoma Architects Inc.

Stanley Saitowitz‘s firm Natoma Architects has created a Hillel House for Philadelphia’s Drexel University, with a red brick facade designed to reference the branched lampstands used in Jewish homes and temples, as well as the striated garments worn during prayer. Read more

James Corner Field Operations adds circular landscaping to Philadelphia Navy Yards Central Green

A+Awards: landscaped circles accommodate different activities at the centre of the redeveloped Navy Yards in Philadelphia, designed by James Corner Field Operations and a winner at the 2016 Architizer A+Awards. Read more

1960s modernism: Richard Neutra-designed property in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Someone has done an impressive job with this 1960s Richard Neutra-designed modernist property in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. It was built in 1960, but was actually commissioned in 1958 by the Hassrick family. On the face of it, little has changed from that original design. That is obviously down to a skilled renovation and some loving […]

On the market: 1930s modernist property in New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA

Sadly we haven’t got the name of the architect, but we do know the famous name that influenced this 1930s modernist property in New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA. According to the agent, this house dates back to 1931 and is believed to be the first modern movement design in the area. As we said, we don’t […]