March 2008 Table of Contents

Features
Home to a Thousand Souls

Tigerman McCurry architects eschews sentimentality in the design of one of the world's largest homeless shelters. Read more

Concrete Masonry Units Raw Materials Concrete Masonry Units

They look dull and, in fact, if you've seen one concrete masonry unit—or concrete block or CMU—you may think you've seen the lot of them: Usually they're rough, gray oblong blocks formed from water, sand, crushed stone, and cement, with two big holes in them. Read more

Star Cities Star Cities

Famous architects are no longer just in the business of designing signature buildings. They are also increasingly functioning as megascale planners, hand in glove with the biggest developers in the world and with local municipalities, usually with both. 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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