|Exhibition Review: "The 60s: Montréal Thinks Big" at the Canadian Centre for Architecture|
The 1960s: just long enough ago to be familiar, yet far enough in the past to look back at this time of radical urban redevelopment with some degree of objectivity.
by Terri Whitehead
May 17, 2005
(Société de la Place des Arts de Montréal, courtesy ARCOP Group)
|Discovery and Collaboration = Chemical Reaction: University of Missouri-Columbia Life Sciences Center by Anshen+Allen Architects in association with BNIM Architects|
Columbia, MO: A variety of interaction areas, clustered faculty offices, and an inviting atrium encourage interdisciplinary research and make science a part of everyday campus life.
by Gregory Blackburn, AIA
April 7, 2005
(John Edward Linden)
|Remembrance: Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem by Moshe Safdie and Associates|
Jerusalem: A new museum tells a dark story, and then bursts through to the light.
March 29, 2005
(Ardon Bar Hama)
|Home-grown: Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner Takes on the World|
Berlin: "Export" at the German Center for Architecture shows off home-grown talent exporting their architectural finesse around the world.
March 15, 2005
(Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner)
|Wild about Saffron|
New York City: a February Tuesday in Central Park; 55 degrees and sunny...
by Kristen Richards
February 21, 2005
|Artful Elegance: University of Oklahoma Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art by Hugh Newell Jacobsen, FAIA|
Norman, OK: A residential scale and crisp refinement form the perfect backdrop for a stellar art collection.
January 20, 2005
|Castle Keep: Boston Smith & Wollensky by Haverson Architecture and Design|
Boston: Elegance and Americana make a perfect recipe for a classic steakhouse.
January 13, 2005
(Peter Paige Photography)
|The Daniel Performing and Visual Arts Center, Simon's Rock College of Bard by Ann Beha Architects|
Great Barrington, Massachusetts: A unique school builds a cultural haven in the Berkshire Hills.
November 30, 2004
(© P. Vanderwarker)
|Second Look: New York Hall of Science by Wallace K. Harrison/Harrison and Abramovitz, 1964; Polshek Partnership Architects, 2004|
Queens, NY: Its power undiminished after 40 years, a 20th century cathedral to science is about to be rediscovered as a luminous addition debuts this week.
by Fred A. Bernstein
November 23, 2004
(Polshek Partnership Architects)
|In His Own Words: Luxembourg's New Concert Hall by Christian de Portzamparc|
A new home for the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg is one of a number of cultural projects underway as the city prepares itself for its second stint as European Capital of Culture.
November 11, 2004
(Atelier Christian de Portzamparc)
|Beauty in Garbage: Naka Incineration Plant by Yoshio Taniguchi|
Hiroshima: An incineration plant is devised as real-time science museum and tourist destination (complete with waterfront park).
by Fred A. Bernstein
November 9, 2004
(Fred A. Bernstein)
|Second Look: George Washington Bridge Bus Station / Pier Luigi Nervi, 1963|
One of Nervi's few completed projects outside Italy is a superb example of the poetry he wrought from ferro-concrete.
by Fred A. Bernstein
November 2, 2004
(Photo courtesy of The Port Authority of NY & NJ - Mara Herbert - Photographer)
|Healing Stories: Renovating San Francisco's Ronald McDonald House|
Architects answered yes in the 1980s and again in the new century.
by Kenneth Caldwell
October 21, 2004
|INSIGHT: Metamorphosis and Transcending Hype: Observations from the Field|
The Venice Biennale offers a message of optimism and exuberant anticipation for architecture in a post-9/11 world -- for the most part.
by Margaret Helfand, FAIA
September 16, 2004
|Interview: Michelle Kaufmann and Glidehouse: Chic and Green|
A conversation with the architect at the forefront of moving modular prefab (and green) houses into the mainstream.
by Effie Bouras, Associate AIA
September 8, 2004
(Michelle Kaufmann Designs)
|Modern Meets Tradition: University of Michigan Museum of Art Expansion/Restoration by Allied Works Architecture|
Ann Arbor: Brad Cloepfil's design to expand a university museum should create a thoughtful dialogue between historical and contemporary architecture.
August 11, 2004
(Allied Works Architecture (c) 2004)
|A Flexible Future: UCSF Genentech Hall by SmithGroup|
San Francisco: Flexible laboratories, informal gathering spaces, and a soaring atrium emphasize collaboration among researchers.
July 29, 2004
|Healing Gardens: Samaritan Health Services System by Macdonald Environmental Planning|
Oregon: A master planning approach to landscape design serves up a system of healthful opportunities.
by Jack Rubinger
July 27, 2004
(Macdonald Environmental Planning (MEP))
|New Directions: Branding Spaces with Graphics - Hillier Environmental Graphics Studio|
Cities and institutions like libraries and colleges are increasingly relying on environmental graphic design to brand and market themselves.
June 24, 2004
|Metaphors for Motion: University of Connecticut Farmington Musculoskeletal Institute by AHSC Architects|
Farmington, Connecticut: A building articulates its purpose with muscle and grace.
by James W. Tilghman, AIA
June 2, 2004