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


Centre Socioculturel Christian Marin Centre Socioculturel Christian Marin

Guillaume Ramillien Architecture

Modern Art Center Modern Art Center

Studio Libeskind

The Mill at 515 The Mill at 515

Cooper Carry

Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center Adam Aronson Fine Arts Center

Trivers Associates

McDonald's Rotterdam McDonald's Rotterdam

mei architects and planners

A House for Oiso A House for Oiso

DGT Architects

bm Modular One bm Modular One

Robert M. Gurney

Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

Reader & Swartz Architects, P.C.

Sherber + Rad Sherber + Rad

David Jameson Architects

VCU Depot VCU Depot

Commonwealth Architects

Alexandria Residence Alexandria Residence

cox graae + spack architects

Riggins House Riggins House

Robert M. Gurney

Citizen 6 Citizen 6


The East Servery, Rice University The East Servery, Rice University

Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company

Woodside Residence Woodside Residence

David Jameson Architects

Theatre de Kampanje Theatre de Kampanje

Van Dongen-Koschuch

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