December 2011 Table of Contents

Dialogue
The Government: Austerity BitesEditorial The Government: Austerity Bites

The government is cutting back on new construction and is selling off prime real estate. Will the private sector step in and use that to create jobs? Read more

AIArchitect
Cultural ProductionAIAVoices Cultural Production

Historic preservation may be the key to Cuban-American relations. Read more

Across the Institute: In Houston, Des Moines, Dayton, Washington, D.C., and RichmondAIANow Across the Institute: In Houston, Des Moines, Dayton, Washington, D.C., and Richmond

Houston, Des Moines, Dayton, Washington, D.C., and Richmond Read more

The New Normalfeature The New Normal

Differentiation and diversification are part of the architect's DNA. Read more

A Healthy Futureperspective A Healthy Future

Inclusiveness is something we do for ourselves. Read more

Buildings
Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Healthon the boards Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada / Anshen+Allen, a part of Stantec Architecture Read more

Innovation and Technology Research Facilityon the boards Innovation and Technology Research Facility

Monterrey, Mexico / Brooks + Scarpa Read more

Annual Design Review
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County2011 Annual Design Review Community Foundation Santa Cruz County

2011 Annual Design Review: Work: Citation Read more

Coffee Plaza2011 Annual Design Review Coffee Plaza

2011 Annual Design Review: Work: Citation Read more

Centra at Metropark2011 Annual Design Review Centra at Metropark

2011 Annual Design Review: Work: Citation Read more

1st Avenue Commercial Office2011 Annual Design Review 1st Avenue Commercial Office

2011 Annual Design Review: Work: Honorable Mention Read more

Barrio Historico House2011 Annual Design Review Barrio Historico House

2011 Annual Design Review: Live: Citation Read more

R-House2011 Annual Design Review R-House

2011 Annual Design Review: Live: Honorable Mention Read more

OS House2011 Annual Design Review OS House

2011 Annual Design Review: Live: Award Read more

C-Glass House2011 Annual Design Review C-Glass House

2011 Annual Design Review: Live: Citation Read more

Cité de l’Océan et du Surf2011 Annual Design Review Cité de l’Océan et du Surf

2011 Annual Design Review: Play: Award Read more

University of Minnesota Duluth, Civil Engineering Building2011 Annual Design Review University of Minnesota Duluth, Civil Engineering Building

2011 Annual Design Review: Grow: Citation Read more

NYC School Construction Authority: Mott Haven Campus2011 Annual Design Review NYC School Construction Authority: Mott Haven Campus

2011 Annual Design Review: Grow: Honorable Mention Read more

L.B. Landry High School2011 Annual Design Review L.B. Landry High School

2011 Annual Design Review: Grow: Honorable Mention Read more

Hinman Research Building and Adaptive Use2011 Annual Design Review Hinman Research Building and Adaptive Use

2011 Annual Design Review: Grow: Award Read more

Gary Comer College Prep2011 Annual Design Review Gary Comer College Prep

2011 Annual Design Review: Gary Comer College Prep Read more

Riverview Park Visitor Service Building I2011 Annual Design Review Riverview Park Visitor Service Building I

2011 Annual Design Review: Move: Award Read more

Forest Pavilion2011 Annual Design Review Forest Pavilion

2011 Annual Design Review: Bond: Honorable Mention Read more

Herta and Paul Amir Building, Tel Aviv Museum of Art2011 Annual Design Review Herta and Paul Amir Building, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2011 Annual Design Review: Bond: Award Read more

Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion2012 AIA Honor Awards Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion

Indianapolis / Marlon Blackwell Architect Read more

The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust2011 Annual Design Review The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

2011 Annual Design Review: Bond: Honorable Mention Read more

Chengdu Skycourts2011 Annual Design Review Chengdu Skycourts

2011 Annual Design Review: Bond: Award Read more

Annual Design Review 2011 Intro + Jury2011 Annual Design Review Annual Design Review 2011 Intro + Jury

ARCHITECT's ADR awards program is a unique barometer of the business of architecture. Read more

Business
Honolulu, Hawaiilocal market Honolulu, Hawaii

Developers focus on infill projects in a city that depends on tourism for industry. Read more

Crisis Controltypology Crisis Control

With soaring healthcare costs, today's crisis-response centers must be built to last. Read more

Orange Agenteducation Orange Agent

Syracuse University is positioning its School of Architecture under Mark Robbins as an incubator for development in the city of Syracuse. Read more

Get-Togethersbest practices Get-Togethers

Know what to expect, says ZweigWhite's Hobson Hogan, to get the best out of mergers and acquisitions. Read more

Technology
Burn Noticecontinuing education Burn Notice

Code councils and testing labs lay down the parameters of fire-rated construction, but architects are responsible for keeping us safe. Read more

Let There Be Lightlighting Let There Be Light

Engineers discuss the lighting-control systems that enable their clients and users to focus on different aspects of experiencing a building. Read more

Culture
Book: 'The Business of Design'book Book: 'The Business of Design'

A design-business consultant proffers tips from Richard Meier, John Merrill, and more, on business. Read more

Exhibit: 'America's First Professional Woman Architect'exhibit Exhibit: 'America's First Professional Woman Architect'

Louise Blanchard Bethune was the first woman to open a firm and join the AIA. Through March 2012. Read more

Exhibit: 'Plywood: Material, Process Form'exhibit Exhibit: 'Plywood: Material, Process Form'

A MoMA exhibit traces the history of plywood. Through Feb. 27. Read more

Object: Oscar Niemeyer Collectionobject Object: Oscar Niemeyer Collection

Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer designs jewelry. Read more

Exhibit: 'Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention'exhibit Exhibit: 'Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention'

A first retrospective of Bertrand Goldberg illuminates the full scope of the architect's vision. Through Jan. 15. Read more

Exhibit: 'Supertall!'exhibit Exhibit: 'Supertall!'

Supertall!' presents 48 mammoth towers in its survey. Through January 2012. Read more

Exhibit: 'Modernism in Miniature'exhibit Exhibit: 'Modernism in Miniature'

Modernism brought the revival of models; the Canadian Centre for Architecture displays 50. Through Jan. 8. Read more

Film: 'The City Dark'film Film: 'The City Dark'

The disappearance of the dark is exposed to the light of day in this film by Ian Cheney. Read more

Studio Visit: Carlos Jiménezstudio visit Studio Visit: Carlos Jiménez

For Carlos Jiménez, his studio represents the good life, a document of his work, and his philosophy of architecture. Read more

The ArcelorMittal Orbit Towercrit The ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower

The twisted logic behind the totem of the upcoming London Olympics, the ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower. Read more

Past P/A
A Bridge Too Far1979 p/a award A Bridge Too Far

Michael Graves's Fargo-Moorhead project offers one model of what architects can contribute to bridge design. Read more

Products
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Product: ThinkGlass Stairsproduct Product: ThinkGlass Stairs

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Product: Trikeenan Tileworks Boneyard Brickproduct Product: Trikeenan Tileworks Boneyard Brick

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Product: QuizCamp Minigardenproduct Product: QuizCamp Minigarden

A modular plant container system for indoor or outdoor gardens in tight spaces. Read more

Product: G.E.M. EuroLite Slateproduct Product: G.E.M. EuroLite Slate

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Product: VAST Composite Permeable Paversproduct Product: VAST Composite Permeable Pavers

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Product: Graham & Brown Plush Flockproduct Product: Graham & Brown Plush Flock

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Product: André Joyau Strataproduct Product: André Joyau Strata

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