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

416-420 Kent 416-420 Kent

ODA New York

Augmented Tides Augmented Tides

California College of the Arts

Inverted Ecologies Inverted Ecologies

California College of the Arts

The Art of Eco The Art of Eco

University of Washington

The Living Link The Living Link

Iowa State University

Regenerating Water Avenue Regenerating Water Avenue

University of Oregon

NuernbergMesse Hall 3A NuernbergMesse Hall 3A

Zaha Hadid Architects

Sberbank Technopark Sberbank Technopark

Zaha Hadid Architects

Salerno Maritime Terminal Salerno Maritime Terminal

Zaha Hadid Architects

Writers Theatre Writers Theatre

Studio Gang Architects

Center for Sustainable Landscapes Center for Sustainable Landscapes

The Design Alliance Architects

Biosciences Research Building Biosciences Research Building

Payette, Reddy Architecture and Urbanism

H-E-B at Mueller H-E-B at Mueller

Lake|Flato Architects

Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Rene Cazenave Apartments Rene Cazenave Apartments

Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

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