October 2007 Table of Contents

Features
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

Projects

MGM National Harbor MGM National Harbor

HKS Architects, SmithGroupJJR

B. Amsterdam B. Amsterdam

Next Architects

Maison Stéphane Hessel Maison Stéphane Hessel

JDS Architects

Main East Side Lofts Main East Side Lofts

1100 Architect

Pino Familia Pino Familia

Moon Hoon

Terrace 459 Terrace 459

Landon Bone Baker Architects

Underhill Underhill

Bates Masi + Architects

AIDS Memorial AIDS Memorial

Studio ai Architects

German School Madrid German School Madrid

Grüntuch Ernst Architects

The Point The Point

Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt

Evering Road Evering Road

Scenario Architecture

Shoji Screen House Shoji Screen House

Yoshiaki Yamashita Architect & Associates

Sunday House Sunday House

Teeland Architects

Aitoku Kindergarten Aitoku Kindergarten

Kengo Kuma & Associates

Flotsam & Jetsam Flotsam & Jetsam

SHoP Architects

Faena Forum Faena Forum

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

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