|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)
|Modern Focus on the Patient: Intermountain Medical Center by Anshen + Allen|
Murray, Utah: A massive healthcare facility gives form to a parallel shift in medicine that emphasizes the art of healing rather than the mere administration of scientific procedures.
by Gregory Hoadley
October 25, 2007
|INSIGHT: Building Information Modeling: The Wave of the Future?|
BIM promises to reshape the future design - and the way design professionals do business, but these basic risk management considerations should be taken into account to determine if BIM is right for you.
by Gary Prather
September 18, 2007
|A Tale of Two Cities: Mixed-use Development in China|
New building types and approaches to development leverage the best of international and local talents and practices.
by Tim Magill and David Moreno
September 13, 2007
|INSIGHT: The Cultural and Environmental Differences of Global Project Types|
As the world's economy becomes more global, western developers, designers, and engineers must keep developing innovative ideas for efficiency improvement if they want to keep ahead.
by Reg Monteyne, P.E., and Gary H. Pomerantz, P.E.
September 5, 2007
|Native American History in Tomorrow's Library: Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno, by AC Martin Partners in association with RMJM Hillier|
Fresno, California: A new campus library looks to the future while embodying Fresno's Native American and agricultural heritage.
August 20, 2007
|Water Walls: Digital Water Pavilion by MIT and carlorattiassociati|
MIT researchers design a building made of water that will flow at Expo Zaragoza in Spain next year.
July 12, 2007
(Courtesy carlorattiassociati – Walter Nicolino, Carlo Ratti, Claudio Bonicco, and Matteo Lai)
|Designing Public Consensus: A Conversation with Barbara Faga, FASLA|
Urban designer and executive vice president of EDAW discusses the trials, tribulations - and rewards of building public consensus.
by Kenneth Caldwell
June 12, 2007
||Civil Twilight Team Wins 2007 Metropolis Next Generation® Design Prize|
Members of San Francisco design collective awarded $10,000 for energy-conserving "Lunar-Resonant Streetlights" proposal.
April 27, 2007
|Water = Life: Diamond Valley Water + Life Museums Campus by Lehrer + Gangi Design + Build|
Hemet, CA: Two museums in the desert offer engaging environmental lessons, both inside and out.
April 11, 2007
(Michael B. Lehrer, FAIA)
|River Tunes: Elbe Philharmonic Hall by Herzog & de Meuron|
Hamburg, Germany: The cultural centerpiece of HafenCity will be a crystalline ice sculpture atop an earthy warehouse - with beautiful music, luxury living, and a spectacular public plaza high above the River Elbe.
April 5, 2007
(Herzog & de Meuron)
|INSIGHT: Searching for Architectural Excellence and Ready to be Bold|
Arlington County, Virginia, launches community discussions on the elements of great design.
by Roberto Moranchel
March 29, 2007
(Leon Vignes/Arlington County Government)
|Sacred Simplicity: Park East Synagogue by Centerbrook Architects and Planners|
Pepper Pike, Ohio: Age-old materials and a straightforward design fulfill a growing congregation's vision of a sacred place
March 20, 2007
|Urban Oasis: Gardner 1050 by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects|
West Hollywood, CA: Simple forms and refined materials add high style to a speculative urban infill housing project.
February 28, 2007
(Lawrence Anderson Photography)
|In Their Own Words: Abu Dhabi Cultural District|
How Gehry, Hadid, Nouvel, and Ando envision their cultural venues on Saadiyat Island.
February 2, 2007
|Curtain Up: Billy Wilder Theater at UCLA Hammer Museum by Michael Maltzan Architecture|
Los Angeles: The city has a new cultural "living room."
January 30, 2007
The decade-long history of the AIA Committee on the Environment's Top Ten Green Projects program is a portrait of evolution in the field.
by Kira Gould
January 3, 2007