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  • Two of Many for Morphosis

    Oft-honored in the P/A Awards, Morphosis was recognized in 1987 for two very different L.A.-area projects.

  • (De)constructing a Deconstructionist Monument

    Remembered for its dramatic deconstruction of architectural form, the Arnoff Center for Design and Art may have lasting importance as a watershed in computer-aided construction technology.

  • Modernism in Classical Armor

    At Princeton's Whig Hall, Gwathmey and Siegel created a modernist landmark that is remarkably at home in a classical revival shell.

  • Bellflower Elementary School

    With a 1973 P/A Award Citation, Bellflower Elementary School recalls earlier efforts at energy conservation that deserve reassessment.

  • Monumentality in Paradise

    Designed by John Carl Warnecke, a 1960s starchitect, the capitol of Hawaii represents the adaptation of Modernism to ceremonial purposes.

  • Shadowy Surrealism

    Two Arquitectonica-designed residential buildings along Biscayne Bay, the Babylon and the Atlantis, have suffered from the overcrowding that accompanied Miami’s housing boom.

  • Pilgrimage Point

    For the Hajj Terminal at Jeddah Airport, SOM designed a complex that covers 120 acres and constitutes a landmark of 20th century architecture and engineering.

  • Manufacturers Bank/Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

    SOM's Manufacturers Bank, having survived insensitive alterations, may now face an ignoble future as a big box store.

  • New Old New York

    A pragmatic plan by Cooper Ekstut for Battery Park CIty's 92 acres of landfill proposed incremental development that is just now being completed.

  • The St. Louis Planetarium by HOK

    Since its P/A Awards citation in 1960, this building's loose-fit concrete form has accommodated the facility's changing functions.