May 2008 Table of Contents

Features
The Light Aquatic

San Francisco firm tom Eliot Fisch reworks the city's waterfront with a new harbormaster's building. Read more

A Quality Brick Product Depends on Brick Ingredients Raw Materials A Quality Brick Product Depends on Brick Ingredients

Whatever the desired shape or manufacturing method, making brick depends on brick ingredients: the alchemy of shale, clay, water, and fire. Read more

Stop Frame 1979

Rem Koolhaas' wife, Madelon Vriesendorp, used to be the famous one. An overdue retrospective sheds new light on her quirky architectural vision. Read more

2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Given to Nine Projects Awards 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Given to Nine Projects

Every three years since its creation in 1977, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture has celebrated the built environment in places where Muslims have a significant presence. For the 2004–2007 competition cycle, 343 projects were submitted, and the jury chose nine recipients, shown here. Read more

Richard Morris Hunt, Revisited Richard Morris Hunt, Revisited

Allan Greenberg architect and KSS architects rework a forgotten building by an American master on the Princeton university campus. Read more

The House of Morrison

Scottish businessmen Sir Fraser and Peter Morrison, who just acquired Hillier, have turned the languishing firm rmjm into a global powerhouse. Read more

Five Memorable TED Talks on Architecture and Planning Technology Five Memorable TED Talks on Architecture and Planning

As TED2013 kicks off today, ARCHITECT looks at some of the rousing, thought-provoking, and inspirational presentations from past years. 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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