Architecture & Travel Writing

As a journalist, Jackie Craven covers a wide range of humanities topics, including architecture, art, design, and cultural travel. Here’s a summary of her nonfiction publications with links to selected articles.


The Healthy Home by Jackie CravenThe Healthy Home
Beautiful Interiors That Enhance The Environment and Your Well-Being
Through lavish photos and helpful sidebars, The Healthy Home shows how to create rooms that nurture both body and soul.

The Stress-Free Home
Beautiful Interiors for Serenity and Harmonious Living
Building on ideas set forth in The Healthy Home, The Stress-Free Home describes how to transform your home into an oasis for body, mind, and spirit.


Bard Fisher Center
Bard Fisher Center, Frank Gehry, architect. Photo by Jackie Craven

Published in the Providence Sunday Journal, the Rocky Mountain News, the San Antonio Express-News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Nashua Telegraph, the Boston Herald, the Springfield Sunday Republican, the Spokane Spokesman-Review, the Tacoma News Tribune, the Torrance Daily Breeze, the Toronto Sun, the Toronto Globe & Mail, and other papers. Selected clips and excerpts can be found archived at


New photos and features added each week to the education network, ThoughtCo. Articles discuss building styles, famous architects, urban design, and related topics. Also find reviews of historic inns and unique hotels, plus tips for planning an architectural journey. Visit the architecture pages at ThoughtCo and learn more about the ThoughtCo network.


Written especially for real estate professionals, these columns offer a clear, no-nonsense introduction to residential architecture. Here’s an index of favorite house style articles written for The Architecture Coach.


Squeaky floors? Leaky roof? Hungry mosquitoes? A monthly Q&A column at House & Garden magazine tackled these and other household dilemmas.

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