A Taste of Vegan Nashville

Not so long ago, in a much sleepier Nashville, a person couldn’t swing a microphone without hitting a “meat and three” (chicken, beef or pork and three Southern sides), those almost-home-cooked-answers to what’s for lunch or dinner. Meat and threes are still dishing it out in Music City, but their numbers are dwindling (Arnold’s Country…

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Black and White and Redone all Over

This article is part of our November Design special section, which focuses on style, function and form in the workplace. In Nashville, a surging economy has led to a recent construction boom, with cranes dotting the skyline. And the city’s built environment has always been subject to such churn. “We’ve never had that deep stock…

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A Sea Change for Plastic

This article is part of our November Design special section, which focuses on style, function and form in the workplace. Unwanted plastics clog landfills and sully city streets and nature preserves. Most alarming to many, the material is beginning to overwhelm the planet’s oceans — from the ballooning Great Pacific Garbage Patch to trash discovered…

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These Books Take You to a Wild Place

This article is part of our November Design special section, which focuses on style, function and form in the workplace. Architectural spectacles that give us a spark of the unexpected may call for boulders, vintage neon, pleated concrete sheets and delphinium drifts, these four books suggest. ImageCredit… “Lair: Radical Homes and Hideouts of Movie Villains”…

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