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

Feltrinelli Porta Volta Feltrinelli Porta Volta

Herzog & de Meuron

Laidley Street Residence Laidley Street Residence

Designed by Michael Hennessey Architecture in San Francisco, this compact, Custom...

Westlight Westlight

TEN Arquitectos

Engel & Völkers Headquarters and STRANDHAUS Engel & Völkers Headquarters and STRANDHAUS

Richard Meier & Partners Architects

Vessel Vessel

Heatherwick Studio

Soundport Headquarters Soundport Headquarters

Foster + Partners

G.R.O.W G.R.O.W

Alex Loh

Breiavatnet Lanterna Breiavatnet Lanterna

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, SJ Arkitekter

Blumenhaus Blumenhaus

Wiel Arets Architects

Kin[a]esthetics Kin[a]esthetics

Jonathan Izen

The Academy The Academy

James Skimin

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