Jonathan Hilburg

Web Editor, The Architect's Newspaper

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Adam Nathaniel Furman splashes a Tokyo apartment in pastels

An apartment in Nagatacho, Tokyo, has gotten a hypersaturated candy-colored makeover courtesy of English designer Adam Nathaniel Furman. The 1,700-square-foot, three bed, two bath unit is a sumptuous study in material contrasts that aims to ameliorate some of the mundanity of everyday home life. The unit’s programming is organized…
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Spring into summer with these enthralling architecture books

A new crop of architecture, art, and urbanism books have come out just in time to make the summer reading list, and they span the range from biographies to ballparks. Worried about what to read over the long Memorial Day weekend? Check out one of the below books, and…
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Lyric, the rental conversion startup, talks value of design

Reconfiguring residential units into hospitality spaces isn’t exactly what home sharing service Airbnb is known for, but it certainly aligns with their mission. That might explain why the company was the lead investor in a funding round last month that netted $160 million for the startup Lyric. Lyric,…
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Potential tile tariffs drive a wedge between distributors and designers

Seizing on the momentum generated by the Trump administration’s timber and steel tariffs, a coalition of tile manufacturers is lobbying the U.S. government to impose tariffs of over 400 percent on Chinese-supplied ceramic tiles. While the approval of new duties could lift domestic producers, some design industry professionals are…