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

Thamesmead Civic Quarter Thamesmead Civic Quarter

Mecanoo, Proctor and Matthews

The Nord Family Greenway The Nord Family Greenway

Sasaki Associates

Halifax Central Library Halifax Central Library

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

2016 Venice Biennale: Irish Pavilion, "Losing Myself" 2016 Venice Biennale: Irish Pavilion, "Losing Myself"

Níall McLaughlin and Yeoryia Manolopoulou

UNIC UNIC

MAD Architects

Biesbosch Museum Biesbosch Museum

Studio Marco Vermeulen

Dijon Concrete Housings Dijon Concrete Housings

Ateliers O-S Architectes

Marinilla Educational Park Marinilla Educational Park

El Equipo Mazzanti

Dior Miami Facade Dior Miami Facade

BarbaritoBancel Architectes

Wuxi Vanke Wuxi Vanke

Kengo Kuma & Associates

One Thousand Museum One Thousand Museum

Zaha Hadid Architects

North Vat North Vat

Rodić Davidson Architects

Ashton Old Baths Ashton Old Baths

Modern City Architecture & Urbanism

Waterford Fire Station Waterford Fire Station

McCullough Mulvin Architects

Three Views / A House Three Views / A House

New Wave Architecture

Byblos Town Hall Byblos Town Hall

Hashim Sarkis Studios

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