|INSIGHT: Condos Breathe New Life into Old Offices|
Historic office buildings are increasingly being reinvented as condominiums in CBDs (central business districts) across the country.
by Mark Harbick, AIA
November 29, 2005
|High Tech High-Los Angeles by Berliner and Associates, Architecture|
Van Nuys, California: A new charter school is an incubator for new ideas and new approaches to learning - and teaching - technology.
November 4, 2005
|Second Look: Tracey Towers by Paul Rudolph, 1972|
Bronx, NY: How did Rudolph, a restless and challenging architectural mind, end up doing subsidized housing in the Bronx?
by Fred Bernstein
October 13, 2005
|INSIGHT: Vancouverism vs. Lower Manhattanism: Shaping the High Density City|
by Trevor Boddy, Architecture Critic, The Vancouver Sun
September 20, 2005
|INSIGHT: Downtown Vancouver's Last Resort: How Did "Living First" Become "Condos Only?"|
by Trevor Boddy
August 11, 2005
(Courtesy City of Vancouver Planning Department)
|INSIGHT: Old Governor's Mansion: Turning a House into a Public Building|
Milledgeville, Georgia: A preservation architect explains how HVAC systems were integrated and life safety codes addressed without destroying the historic fabric of a National Historic Landmark.
by Susan Turner, AIA
August 9, 2005
(© Jonathan Hillyer)
|Rethinking Form and Function: Swarthmore College Unified Science Center by Einhorn Yaffee Prescott and Helfand Architecture|
Swarthmore, PA: A "green" science center becomes an intellectual and social magnet for an entire campus.
July 19, 2005
|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