|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)
|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)