|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
|Straight A's: Horace Mann Elementary School by Moore Ruble Yudell|
San Jose, California: A student "village" makes a good neighbor in the heart of an urban historic district.
April 13, 2004
(John Edward Linden)
|Stately Restoration: New York State Capitol Assembly Chamber Floor by Françoise Bollack Architects|
Albany, New York: A treasure trove of 19th century design is restored and adapted for a 21st century democracy.
April 4, 2004
|Musical Catalyst: Max M. Fisher Music Center by Diamond and Schmitt Architects|
The restoration and expansion of historic Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall sparks downtown redevelopment.
by Effie Bouras, Assoc. AIA
March 22, 2004
|Case Study: HGA Stakes Its Claim in California|
March 9, 2004
|INSIGHT: San Francisco's New Vancouver-Mania - Part II|
by Trevor Boddy
February 24, 2004
(Courtesy of San Francisco Planning Department)