The publication releases an annual issue of the magazine that examines the richest people in the country based on their estimated net worth. The combined worth of these 400 people who built their fortune in the U.S. is about $2.7 trillion, up from the $2.4 trillion amassed last year.
There were 169 billionaires who did not make the Forbes 400 due to how many Americans have reached the $1-billion mark. Unsurprisingly, a bulk of the list was made up of tech wizards and bankers.
It’s always interesting to see what architects design for their own families – it seems as though such a house should be a perfect, crystallised model of everything they have ever learned. In other words, perfect in every way.
For architect and triathlete George Hilgeholt of Nelson, it’s an affordable, energy-efficient black house on stilts that rocks his boat. His project, screened on Grand Designs NZ this week, features two gabled pavilions that reference the local apple-packing sheds.
Grand Designs host Chris Moller is full of admiration for the modern-day ark.