Nick Mafi, Architectural Digest

Nick Mafi

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Past articles by Nick:

A Derelict 17th-Century British Factory Is Transformed Into an Avant-Garde Home

Located some 70 miles northwest of London, this new country home is the perfect blend of romanticism and sleek modernism → Read More

12 Buildings That Show the Beauty of Deconstructed Architecture

From Zaha Hadid’s majestic MAXII in Italy to the stunning beauty of Frank Gehry’s Vitra Design Museum, these structures elevate the environment they were built in → Read More

Should the U.S. Follow China's Model With Makeshift Hospitals to Stop the Coronavirus?

As the number of those infected rises in America, health care professionals weigh in on the best way to move forward in treating the surge in patients → Read More

The Best Books on Architecture, Art, and Design to Read While at Home

These books, which range from Vincent van Gogh's definitive biography to an ingenious decorating guide, will surely help pass the time in a productive way → Read More

Inside NASA’s Plan for Private Space Homes

Designed by Philippe Starck, the structure will accommodate commercial tourists visiting the International Space Station in 2024 → Read More

The World's First Hydrogen-Powered Superyacht Has a $644 Million Price Tag

Designed by a Dutch firm, Aqua features its own infinity pool, helipad, spa, and gym with room for 14 guests and 31 crew members → Read More

A World-Famous Paul Gauguin Sculpture Was Misattributed

Owned by Los Angeles's Getty Museum, Head With Horns, once believed to be the work of the French master, is now being attributed to a Polynesian artist → Read More

China’s Building a Hospital in 10 Days—This Is What the Design Must Get Right

AD speaks to Gensler, a world leader in hospital and health care design, on what Chinese officials must do to ensure that their rushed hospital design can keep the the deadly coronavirus in check → Read More

Bjarke Ingels Is Creating a ‘City of the Future’ Near Japan’s Fujiyama

Toyota will use the new city to test their autonomous vehicles on a population of 2,000 citizens who will live there full time → Read More

9 Buildings That Prove Sustainable Architecture and High Design Are a Perfect Pair

Devised by the likes of Jean Nouvel and C. Y. Lee, these structures show us how architecture can be eco-friendly and breathtaking → Read More

Zaha Hadid's Stunning Beijing Daxing International Airport Is Finally Completed

After five years of construction, the multibillion-dollar structure is now the world's largest single structured airport → Read More

New York City's Iconic Fifth Avenue Glass Apple Cube Reopens to the Public

AD’s exclusive look at the newly renovated store shows how Foster + Partners, in collaboration with Apple, uses smart design to provide guests the best experience possible → Read More

Google's Most Advanced Smart Home Technology Device Has Just Hit the Market

The Google Nest Hub Max is packed with some of the most cutting-edge functionality available to date, all contained within a 10-inch screen → Read More

An Artist Just Planted 300 Trees in a Stadium to Warn About Climate Change

Swiss-born Klaus Littmann has created a spectacular work of physical art meant to remind us that nature may someday be found only in specially designated spaces → Read More

Sonos Unveils Its First-Ever Portable Speaker

Not only is the Sonos Move the company's inaugural portable speaker, but it's also water, sand, and drop resistant → Read More

Henning Larsen Architects Wins the Prestigious 2019 European Prize for Architecture

The highly lauded Danish firm follows the likes of Bjarke Ingels Group and Santiago Calatrava in receiving the award → Read More

Finally, Driverless Vehicles Have Arrived in New York City

Optimus Ride, a technology run by a team of researchers at MIT, is now offering free autonomous vehicle services to the public in and around the Brooklyn Navy Yard → Read More

This Stunning Rafael Viñoly–Designed Home Is On the Market for Nearly $10 Million

The Uruguayan starchitect behind this private residence in Ridgefield, Connecticut, also designed 432 Park Avenue → Read More

Studio Gang Completes the Cosmos-Inspired Skyscraper 40 Tenth Avenue

The stunning new structure is the firm’s first building in New York City → Read More

Gensler's Temporary Structure for Notre-Dame Has Just Been Unveiled

The Pavillon Notre-Dame, which could be situated next to the historic church, allows visitors a temporary place for worship and reflection → Read More