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 BakerTales From The Downturn, Part One Kermit Baker

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

The Future of IncarcerationThe 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

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