October 2007 Table of Contents

GRAM Green

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

Rome Reborn Rome Reborn

In 1816, Lord Byron left his home in England and, after traveling through Belgium and Switzerland, eventually made his way to Italy, where he encountered, among other things, the Roman Colosseum. “A ruin—yet what ruin!” he wrote in the fourth canto of the long poem “Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.” It was the decay and emptiness that particularly appealed to him: the “seats crush'd,” the “walls bow'd,” and “the arena void” in which he heard the echo of his voice. Read more

Park This Way Park This Way

The most unloved—yet most necessary—of urban structures is turning up in some unusual and ambitious new guises. Read more

A Serviceable Icon

The Golden Gate Bridge is now in the middle of a $471 million seismic retrofit aimed at making it as safe and strong as possible—that is, better able to move with and dissipate seismic forces—without changing its appearance at all. Read more


Villa 131 Villa 131

Bracket Design Studio

Rodin 33 Rodin 33

Carlos Marin

PS96X Addition PS96X Addition

MDSzerbaty+Associates Architecture LLC

Allianz Tower Allianz Tower

Arata Isozaki & Associates, Andrea Maffei Architects

Hankook Tire R+D Centre Hankook Tire R+D Centre

Foster + Partners

East 5th Street East 5th Street

Touloukian Touloukian

China Philharmonic Hall China Philharmonic Hall

MAD Architects

Fort York National Historic Site Visitor Centre Fort York National Historic Site Visitor Centre

Patkau Architects, Kearns Mancini Architects

UTEC Lima Campus UTEC Lima Campus

Grafton Architects

Tower 41 Tower 41

Alberto Kalach

Pachacamac Museum Pachacamac Museum

Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos

Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Zifeng Tower

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

House of Rolf House of Rolf

Studio Rolf.fr

The Cubes The Cubes


Morning Sky House, Guest House and Stable Morning Sky House, Guest House and Stable

MDSzerbaty+Associates Architecture LLC

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