July 2011 Table of Contents

Dialogue
Get to Work Get to Work

Vital infrastructure improvement is a surefire way to get more Americans on the payrolls and invest in the future. Read more

AIArchitect
Working Small Can Have Big Results AIAVoices Working Small Can Have Big Results

Building a residential practice is about working at the center of the design process. Read more

Across the Institute AIANow Across the Institute

Los Angeles; Dunmore, Pa.; Blacksburg, Va.; and New Orleans. Read more

Flood? Quake? Fire? Call an Architect. AIACollaboration Flood? Quake? Fire? Call an Architect.

Architects can make the difference between a resilient community and one whose hidden fissures become chasms. Read more

Needs and Deeds AIAFeature Needs and Deeds

Design between architecture's practice and academy for areas in need. Read more

After the End AIAPerspective After the End

Design can help mitigate disaster. Read more

Features
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art: Architecture + Art 2011 Emerging Talent Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art: Architecture + Art

Lead Pencil Studio's work bridges the divide between architecture and art. Read more

MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program 2011 Emerging Talent MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program

Interboro Partners devise Holding Pattern for this high-visibility gig for emerging talent. Read more

Storefront for Art and Architecture 2011 Emerging Talent Storefront for Art and Architecture

This institution's latest exhibit is a cavelike space dug out of polystyrene foam. Read more

Architectural League Emerging Voices 2011 Emerging Talent Architectural League Emerging Voices

This award is a bellwether for architectural ascendance. Read more

Superfront 2011 Emerging Talent Superfront

With three locations, this is an independent organization that curates architectural exhibits on a small budget. Read more

YAP_MAXXI Young Architects Program 2011 Emerging Talent YAP_MAXXI Young Architects Program

This program is a partnership between MoMA PS1 and the National Museum of XXI Century Arts. Read more

Emerging Talent 2011 Emerging Talent Emerging Talent

A look at some of the nonprofit programs that support young architects, and some of the talent. Read more

Materials & Applications 2011 Emerging Talent Materials & Applications

This outdoor exhibition space in Los Angeles is an experimental architecture lab. Read more

American Academy in Rome 2011 Emerging Talent American Academy in Rome

The 2010 Rome Prize winners are investigating the margins of the city. Read more

AIA Institute Honors for Young Architects 2011 Emerging Talent AIA Institute Honors for Young Architects

The 2011 winners of the American Institute of Architects' program. Read more

Buildings
Northwest Corner Building Northwest Corner Building

New York/Rafael Moneo with Moneo Brock Studio Read more

Parker Hannifin European Headquarters Parker Hannifin European Headquarters

Etoy, Switzerland/Westlake Reed Leskosky Read more

Alchemist Alchemist

Miami Beach, Fla./Rene Gonzalez Architect Read more

Business
Do It Yourself best practices Do It Yourself

Bringing design and construction together under one roof. Read more

Spokane, Wash. local market Spokane, Wash.

A small, but growing city, Spokane has an economy closer to northern Idaho than western Washington. Read more

Uneasy Rider typology Uneasy Rider

Facing budget cuts, transit agencies building new rail projects are struggling to make the trains run on time—or at all. Read more

Technology
Sounding Off acoustics Sounding Off

Three new projects show how sound shapes design and vice versa. Read more

BIM, Bang, Boom it BIM, Bang, Boom

Four plug-ins for better performance with building information modeling tools. Read more

Designing the Building-Landscape Interface Sponsored by Greenscreen Designing the Building-Landscape Interface

Experts see green surfaces as functional components of building systems, with evolving standards, clearer metrics, and definable benefits. Read more

Culture
Up, Up, and Away crit Up, Up, and Away

Yes Is More' is no typical monograph—but BIG is no typical firm. Read more

Object: William Morris Stamps object Object: William Morris Stamps

The design-icons-on-stamps trend continues with William Morris's Arts and Crafts patterns on stamps for the Royal Mail. Read more

Internet: Archi/Maps internet Internet: Archi/Maps

Add this blog to your list for inspirational photos of all things architectural, from a French student of architectural history. Read more

Exhibit: 'Wonders of the Ancient World' exhibit Exhibit: 'Wonders of the Ancient World'

At Sir John Soane's Museum in London, see the collector's 20 plaster models of classical antiquity. Through Sept. 24. Read more

Book: 'Voiture Minimum' book Book: 'Voiture Minimum'

Turns out, many architects are car junkies, including Le Corbusier who designed the Voiture Minimum. Read more

Exhibit: 'Formations' exhibit Exhibit: 'Formations'

Matias del Campo and Sandra Manninger use technology to make organic-geometric architectural elements; through Sept. 11. Read more

Music: 'Change' music Music: 'Change'

A composer and an animator put buildings to music in an extended music video. Read more

Installation: 'Modern by Design' installation Installation: 'Modern by Design'

At Atlanta's High Museum, a robot named Abby constructs a console table using metal blocks. Through Aug. 21. Read more

Exhibit: 'Art in the Streets' exhibit Exhibit: 'Art in the Streets'

Graffiti is high art at the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles; through Aug. 8. Read more

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects studio visit Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

Their personal and professional relationship has come to define the studio's familial culture. Read more

Past P/A
20th-Century Design for a 21st-Century Park 1985 p/a award 20th-Century Design for a 21st-Century Park

Bernard Tschumi’s scheme for the Parc de la Villette presented a new, controversial paradigm for urban parks. Read more

Products
Tandus Change Collection Tandus Change Collection

Modular nylon carpet tiles that come in three patterns. Read more

Steelcase Media:Scape Mini Steelcase Media:Scape Mini

A tabletop videoconference unit with an HD display and mounted camera. Read more

Shaw Contract Group Music Project Shaw Contract Group Music Project

A modular carpet collection that translates songs into visual displays. Read more

Pallas Textiles Science Matters Pallas Textiles Science Matters

High-performance fabric collection for commercial applications. Read more

Luna Textiles Pop! Luna Textiles Pop!

Collection of contract upholstery that complements neutral tones with bright colors. Read more

HON Preside HON Preside

Multiple profiles and finishes help this collection of conference furniture integrate with existing furnishings. Read more

Haworth Collaborate Haworth Collaborate

A new collection of lounge and guest seating for commercial and residential. Read more

Coalesse Sebastopol Coalesse Sebastopol

A series of occasional tables designed by Emilia Borgthorsdottir. Read more

Aquafil USA Econyl Aquafil USA Econyl

A new, 100% recycled content polymer used in the Alto Chroma carpet-fiber line. Read more

Allsteel Rise Allsteel Rise

A new modular seating element in the Gather Collection. Read more

Haddonstone D110 Haddonstone D110

A decorative cast-stone bollard for use in dividing patios or lawns. Read more

Reliance Foundry R-7581 Reliance Foundry R-7581

This ornamental bollard can be used as a security post cover. Read more

Meteor Solar LED Bollards Meteor Solar LED Bollards

The SP-010 is available in black, dark bronze, and platinum silver. Read more

HessAmerica Sierra HessAmerica Sierra

The Sierra family includes light columns and bollards with a square profile. Read more

Forms+Surfaces Knight Bollard Forms+Surfaces Knight Bollard

Forms+Surfaces’ Knight Bollard has a light source positioned above quadrant casting. Read more

Other Articles
Speed Art Museum Expansion On the Boards Speed Art Museum Expansion

Louisville, Ky./Why Architecture Read more

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion On the Boards San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Expansion

San Francisco/Snøhetta Read more

Projects

1200 Intrepid 1200 Intrepid

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Metz Metz

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Cardiff Interchange Cardiff Interchange

Foster + Partners

Second Home Second Home

SelgasCano

Art in the City Art in the City

Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition, Moreau Kusunoki

COSMO at MoMA PS1 COSMO at MoMA PS1

Office for Political Innovation

Indefinite Hangar Indefinite Hangar

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux

Herzog & de Meuron

8600 Wilshire 8600 Wilshire

MAD Architects

Tor di Valle Roma Tor di Valle Roma

Studio Libeskind

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

La Casa Supportive Housing Project La Casa Supportive Housing Project

Studio Twenty Seven Architecture, LEO A DALY

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