Ned Cramer's Dialogue

  • Prefab is FAB, But Only Half the Battle

    The editor-in-chief explores the implications of prefab housing and design.

  • Pricey Gas is Good for Architecture

    Europeans pay far higher fuel taxes than Americans, and not strictly out of necessity.

  • The Science of Sunshine

    New hospitals exemplify the latest thinking on patient well-being and quality of care as they relate to the physical environment.

  • Eine Kleine Schadenfreude

    Architecture is one of humanity's great forms of cultural expression, but it also fulfills a basic human need: the need for shelter.

  • Netsch is Still an Architect, for Now ...

  • People Who Design Glass Houses …

    Daniel Libeskind sparked a blaze in February, when, during a speech in Belfast, he made the following proclamation: “I won't work for totalitarian regimes. Architects should take a more ethical stance.” So how does the Polish-American architect explain th

  • Professional Celebrities

    It's hard to believe that pay rates are solid amid so much uncertainty.

  • We Know It's Not Pretty

    Stanley Tigerman's new homeless shelter, the Pacific Garden Mission, probably won't win any awards for aesthetics. To be perfectly candid, it's rather spare, if not down right ugly. I think Tigerman would agree. "This

  • Philip Johnson needs money

    Johnson and his late partner, the collector David Whitney, left the glass house estate in less-than-perfect condition.

  • Resist the Urge

    Everybody's talking recession. As this issue of ARCHITECT went to press in late January, economists for financial giants like Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs were shifting their predictions from gloom to doom, the Asian and European stock markets had dipp



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