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  • Award: Shadow Pavilion

    The surface of PLY Architecture's Shadow Pavilion consists of 100-plus laser-cut cones that test the limits of sheet aluminum while funneling in light, moisture, and sound.

  • Detroit

    Between an engaged younger citizenry and the return of beloved Mayor Dave Bing, there's a renewed sense of purpose all around Detroit.

  • Traverwood Branch Library

    Inform Studio incorporated the fallen ash trees killed by the invasive emerald ash borer beetle into its sustainable design for this library branch in Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • Interboro Partners, Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Interboro Partners aims to unite architecture and planning, using the creativity of the former to loosen up the data-heavy world of the latter.

  • Zago Architecture's Mercury Coffee Bar

    Andrew Zago reclaims a piece of run-down Detroit to create a colorful, cartoonish coffee bar for the youth of the city.

  • Perspective on the built environment

    GeoEye's images of the Earth, taken from airplanes and satellites, offer delight, information, and perhaps even a competitive edge.

  • Weekly Federal Update: May 18-22, 2009

    The recession is over ... or maybe not; the House energy committee approves cap-and-trade legislation; and Obama mandates better gas mileage for U.S. automobiles.

  • Weekly Federal Update: March 2-9, 2009

    In a sour economy, the Obama administration's focus on urban and national transportation solutions could be a boon to architects and planners, says development guru Christopher Leinberger.

  • A Healthy Glow

    SmithGroup's YMCA design energizes downtown Detroit.

  • GRAM Green

    In Michigan, Kulapat Yantrasast of why architecture designs what is set to be the nation's first LEED-certified art museum.