October 2009 Table of Contents

Features
Shaky Foundation: Why the U.S. Lags Behind in Building Science Research Shaky Foundation: Why the U.S. Lags Behind in Building Science Research

Energy efficiency is the next frontier of design and construction, but due to underinvestment and the lack of a national agenda, America isn't leading the way to high performance building. Read more

Do Architects Believe In Global Warming? Readers Weigh In Do Architects Believe In Global Warming? Readers Weigh In

With sustainability all the rage, it's easy to assume that architects are on board with the Al Gore agenda. But are they? The results of our survey may surprise you. Read more

Leon Krier Goes Green Leon Krier Goes Green

A guiding light of the New Urbanism, Leon Krier proclaims himself an environmentalist in Drawing for Architecture, a new collection of his famous, often satirical "doodles" concerning design. 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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