|INSIGHT: Bowling Alone in Urbanistaville|
Is living in suburbia the social antidote?
by Richard Carson
June 24, 2008
|WORDS THAT BUILD: Playing with the Flow of Communication|
Tip #3: Use language that playfully enhances the flow of design intentions between you and your client.
by Norman Weinstein
June 10, 2008
|Break, Pivot, Fuse: Conundrums of Shifting Space: The Daly Street Lofts by Joseph Giovannini|
Los Angeles: Live/work lofts take on a new life - temporarily - as experimental exhibition spaces open to the public for the next two weekends.
May 14, 2008
|WORDS THAT BUILD: Clarifying Presentations to Clients through Rhythmic Emphasis|
Tip #2: Use rhythmic accents to create a persuasive story to your client.
by Norman Weinstein
May 9, 2008
|Infill in Green: 22nd Street Condominiums by John Maniscalco/Architecture|
San Francisco: Lorax Development backs up its environmental claims with a GreenPoint Rated label for an infill project in the city's Mission District.
by Jennifer Roberts
April 15, 2008
(Mike Kerwin / Lorax Development LLC)
|WORDS THAT BUILD: Coping with chaotic communication challenges|
Tip #1: Learn to enjoy communicating with your client.
by Norman Weinstein
April 11, 2008
|Architecture Supermodels: Report from SmartGeometry Conference|
Parametric design is set to revolutionize the way buildings are designed and built.
by Terri Peters
April 9, 2008
(SmartGeometry / Bentley / Zaha Hadid Studio)
|Notably Nouvel: 2008 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate|
This year's recipient will be saying "merci" in Washington, DC.
March 30, 2008
(Ateliers Jean Nouvel)
|Transparent Connections: Princeton University School of Architecture Addition by Architecture Research Office (ARO)|
Princeton, New Jersey: A contemporary connection revitalizes two wings of an existing campus building.
March 13, 2008
|INSIGHT: Art in Learning: Bringing the Tradition of Sculpture in Architecture to Education|
Art incorporated into school architecture can enliven the educational process in unexpected ways.
by Barry Svigals, FAIA
February 27, 2008
(Robert Benson Photography)
|INSIGHT: Transit-Oriented Design: An Evolution from Societal Convenience to Environmental Solution|
TOD is the model for what multi-family housing will look like in the years ahead.
by John Burcher, AIA
February 12, 2008
(DeStefano + Partners)
|A Bridge Between: California Academy of Sciences and Steinhart Aquarium Transition Facility by Melander Architects|
San Francisco: So just where has Nemo been living while the new academy rises in Golden Gate Park?
February 5, 2008
|High Times in LoDo: As it approaches its 150th anniversary, Denver has become a "Great City" with substantial new housing downtown|
January 30, 2008
|From Back Lot to Front Lines: BattleStations 21 by SmithGroup|
Great Lakes, Illinois: A new naval training facility uses entertainment technology developed for video games and theme park rides to create more realistic battle simulations.
by Mark McVay
January 24, 2008
|Women in Green: A Conversation with the Authors|
Is there a greener gender? Q&A with Kira Gould and Lance Hosey about their motivation and experience for writing the book, and what have they learned from the process.
by Katie Swenson
January 22, 2008
|Stern Seizes the Day: Tour Carpe Diem by Robert A.M. Stern Architects|
The newest addition to La Défense is crystalline - and green.
January 18, 2008
(studio amd for Robert A.M. Stern Architects)
|INSIGHT: Mod Mods: Manufacturing Markets for Modulars|
With market forces finally putting wind in the sails of pre-fab, the promise of sales should finally save industrial production of housing from the utopia to which it has been consigned.
by John Newman, AIA
January 11, 2008
(John Newman, AIA)
|Welcome to the Neighborhoods: Jones Lang LaSalle Americas Headquarters by IA Interior Architects|
Chicago: The global real estate services and money management firm addresses corporate agility through space planning with a bold approach to redesigning its headquarters.
December 13, 2007
(Christopher Barrett/Hedrich Blessing)
|Q&A with Peter Morrison and J. Robert Hillier, FAIA, re: RMJM Hillier
November 29, 2007
|A Civic Gateway: Santa Monica Civic Center Parking Structure by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners|
Santa Monica, California: The humble parking garage is humble no more with a bold design that makes it a sparkling destination point in itself - oh, it's LEED green, too.
November 20, 2007
(John Edward Linden)