Architects

  • Bay Bridge Book: Frank Lloyd Wright Design

    The original bridge was completed in 1936, but in 1949, Wright designed "The Butterfly Wing Bridge" that was to have gone a little farther south in the bay. Only a scale model was built.    See the Image

  • Bay Bridge Book: Cover

    Published 10/09/13 in Places
    Bay Bridge Book: Cover

    Chronicle Books has published a lovely celebration of the world's longest single-tower, self-anchored suspension bridge, illustrated by its architect.    See the Image

  • Bay Bridge Book: Rocket Inspiration

    The Saturn V still captivates the imaginations of many, including MacDonald. Without announcing the fact, he used the iconic rocket as inspiration for the single 525-foot tower. Each of the five…   See the Image

  • Bay Bridge Book: Troll

    Published 10/09/13 in Places
    Bay Bridge Book: Troll

    A troll made by a blacksmith/artist was snuck into the rebuilt bridge by ironworkers after the 1989 earthquake. He was safely removed during construction of the White Span, and sources are mum about…   See the Image

  • Bay Bridge Book: Assembly

    Published 10/09/13 in Places
    Bay Bridge Book: Assembly

    Every aspect of the bridge, from its design and construction to the flora and fauna that live nearby, is covered in MacDonald's illustrations.    See the Image

  • Bay Bridge Book: The White Span

    Published 10/09/13 in Places
    Bay Bridge Book: The White Span

    Where even the most beautiful photographs may, after a while, make one's eyes glaze over, the illustrations invite sustained study and neatly highlight many, many cool details.    See the Image

  • Bay Bridge Book: Concepts

    Published 10/09/13 in Places
    Bay Bridge Book: Concepts

    The Bay Bridge Design Task Force crowdsourced concepts for the bridge's appearance from the public; this is one of the ideas as seen through MacDonald's eyes.   See the Image

  • All This and the Furniture Too?

    Published 09/24/13 in Houses
    Great Room With Custom Furniture

    Frank Lloyd Wright often designed custom furniture to go in the homes he created, in order to complete his aesthetic vision. You don’t see that happening much these days, unless, of course, the…   Read the Article

  • Great Room With Custom Furniture

    From floor to ceiling and everything in between: The designers/architects of this Hollywood Hills home not only designed the structure, but the furniture as well.   See the Gallery

  • Enzo Enea is regarded as one of the most prominent figures of the Swiss garden scene as well as an internationally recognized landscape designer. He is currently working on notable projects in Miami…   See the Gallery