June 2008 Table of Contents

Features
Positive Energy

Abu Dhabi's Masdar City promises to set a standard for sustainable urbanism. Its proposed centerpiece -- a high-performance complex by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture -- could do the same for sustainable building. Read more

Kermit Baker Tales From The Downturn, Part One Kermit Baker

An interview with the AIA's chief economist. Read more

The Future of Incarceration The Future of Incarceration

Justice design has evolved since Jeremy Bentham's revolutionary panopticon. Today's architects want to create jails that aren't punishing to live in -- or look at. Read more

Buckeye, Next 6 Exits

Between 2000 and 2006, Arizona's Maricopa county gained nearly 700,000 new residents, making it the fastest-growing county in the united states. Its fastest-growing town, once a faded highway pit stop, is now a 25,000-person phoenix exurb—that could swell Read more

Projects

Guizhou Mountain Forest Hotel Guizhou Mountain Forest Hotel

Stefano Boeri Architetti

One Hundred One Hundred

Studio Gang Architects

Emigration House Emigration House

Steven Christensen Architecture

Morgan Phoa Library and Residence Morgan Phoa Library and Residence

Studio Pali Fekete Architects

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

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