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

The Cube, Beirut The Cube, Beirut

Orange Architects

City Market at O City Market at O

Shalom Baranes Associates Architects

Forest City Forest City

LSM Studio

1200 17th Street NW 1200 17th Street NW

ZGF Architects

Zoh Laguna Zoh Laguna

Escobedo Solíz Studio

Mi Casita Mi Casita

KUBE Architecture

Mextropoli Mextropoli

Escobedo Solíz Studio

Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Plant Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Plant

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Gottlieb Paludan Architects

ZAC Rive Gauche ZAC Rive Gauche

SeArch, Atelier Phileas, LA Architectures

Wasp House Wasp House

Tropical Space Co.

CKK Jordanki CKK Jordanki

Fernando Menis Architecture

Seamarq Hotel Seamarq Hotel

Richard Meier & Partners Architects

Duplex Duplex

Escobedo Solíz Studio

NYPD 40th Precinct NYPD 40th Precinct

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

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