June 2011 Table of Contents

A New MoralityA New Morality

Climate change is changing the world, and part of being a good citizen will be how each of us reduces our carbon output. Read more

Bryan Bell, AIAAIAVoices Bryan Bell, AIA

Promoting public interest architecture with a "triple bottom line." Read more

Across the Institute: In London, Ottawa, Chicago, Washington, D.C.AIANow Across the Institute: In London, Ottawa, Chicago, Washington, D.C.

London, Ottawa, Chicago, Washington, D.C. Read more

Making the Ideal More RealAIAPractice Making the Ideal More Real

The definition of ''humanitarian design'' is still in flux, even if its practice proliferates. Read more

Rightsizing By DesignAIAPerspective Rightsizing By Design

For the first time in history more than half the world's people live in cities. Now what? Read more

Uptight (Everything is Alright)AIAFeature Uptight (Everything is Alright)

Detroit AIA's Urban Priorities Committee hopes to revitalize its city despite Motown's terminal prognosis. Read more

Objects2011 Milan Furniture Fair Objects

New objects and materials from the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair. Read more

Lighting2011 Milan Furniture Fair Lighting

New lighting from the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair. Read more

Milan Furniture Fair2011 Milan Furniture Fair Milan Furniture Fair

ARCHITECT visits the Salone Internazionale del Mobile design expo. Read more

Installations and Exhibits2011 Milan Furniture Fair Installations and Exhibits

Installations and exhibits from the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair. Read more

Furniture2011 Milan Furniture Fair Furniture

Furniture design from the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair. Read more

House of AirHouse of Air

San Francisco/Mark Horton / Architecture Read more

Hamilton Farmers Market and Central Public LibraryHamilton Farmers Market and Central Public Library

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada/RDH Architects amd David Premi Architects Read more

Hinman Research Building Rehabilitation and Adaptive UseHinman Research Building Rehabilitation and Adaptive Use

Atlanta/Lord Aeck & Sargent in collaboration with Office dA Read more

Best Practices: Head of the Classbest practices Best Practices: Head of the Class

University of Notre Dame instructor Stella Papadopoulos talks about tips for entering the market. Read more

Local Market: Scottsdale, Ariz.local market Local Market: Scottsdale, Ariz.

Preservation and positive construction forecasts mark new projects and growth for Scottsdale, Ariz. Read more

Global Shopping Spreetypology Global Shopping Spree

Retail developments are leading the surge in new construction in emerging markets, such as China, India, and Brazil. Read more

Metropol Parasoldetail Metropol Parasol

The Metropol Parasol is the world's largest structure held together by glue. Read more

Herman Miller Sayl ChairHerman Miller Sayl Chair

This office chair's Y-frame back with a 3D elastomer mesh offers a full range of motion. Read more

Magis 360 Degree ChairMagis 360 Degree Chair

Office chair made of a steel tube frame with a full range of motion. Read more

Keilhauer SguigKeilhauer Sguig

Office chair with a back designed to support the spine from the T1 to L5 vertebrae. Read more

Herman Miller EmbodyHerman Miller Embody

A follow-up to the Aeron chair, the Embody seeks to provide an active ergonomic system. Read more

Herman Miller Eames Soft Pad ChairHerman Miller Eames Soft Pad Chair

The classic 1969 chair is now available in executive, management, side, and lounge models. Read more

Cherner Task ChairCherner Task Chair

A new swivel-base chair based on Norman Cherner's 1958 design. Read more

When It Leaks It Pourscontinuing education When It Leaks It Pours

Water intrusion makes up more than 70 percent of construction litigation. Roofs are often the culprit. Read more

Keep Austin Adaptivecrit Keep Austin Adaptive

LTL's Arthouse at the Jones Center exemplifies the best in adaptive reuse, but at what cost? Read more

Exhibit: 'Where Would You Have Stood?'exhibit Exhibit: 'Where Would You Have Stood?'

Wendy Heldmann's paitings at Sci-ARC capture architect studio all-nighters well; through July 29. Read more

Exhibit: 'Vertical Urban Factory'exhibit Exhibit: 'Vertical Urban Factory'

Critic Nina Rappaport's exhibit at the Skyscraper Museum studies citycentric factories; through July 10. Read more

Exhibit: 'Tight Urbanism'exhibit Exhibit: 'Tight Urbanism'

After visiting alleys around the world, designer Daniel Toole presents his findings in the alleyways of Seattle; through July 1. Read more

Book: 'Contemporary Sacred Architecture'book Book: 'Contemporary Sacred Architecture'

Twenty experts gang together to consider what architecture is sacred and what isn't. Read more

Book: 'Monsterpieces'book Book: 'Monsterpieces'

Are the buildings of the 2000s really monsterpieces? So speculates Harvard GSD grads Aude-Line Duliere and Clara Wong. Read more

Book: 'Model Making'book Book: 'Model Making'

For those looking to explore anew the age-old skill of model-building, Megan Werner provides a useful how-to guide. Read more

Internet: Designers & Booksinternet Internet: Designers & Books

A new website records book recommendations by architects and interior, landscape, and graphic designers, and allows visitors to create their own to-read lists. Read more

Installation: 'Frederick Fisher: The Circle and the Square'installation Installation: 'Frederick Fisher: The Circle and the Square'

Architect Frederick Fisher builds a circular wall around his 10-year-old building, the Otis College of Art and Design; June 25 to Sept. 1. Read more

Exhibit: 'Architecture in Uniform'exhibit Exhibit: 'Architecture in Uniform'

The legacy of World War II is still with us in architecture, as explored in this exhibit; through Sept. 18. Read more

Exhibit: 'Glimpses of New York and Amsterdam in 2040'exhibit Exhibit: 'Glimpses of New York and Amsterdam in 2040'

Centers for architecture in New York and Amsterdam partner to reimagine both cities in 29 years; through Sept. 10. Read more

Exhibit: 'American Landscape at the Tipping Point'exhibit Exhibit: 'American Landscape at the Tipping Point'

Alex MacLean's aerial photographs reveal the complicated relationship between man and the planet; through July 2. Read more

Studio Visit: Hood Designstudio visit Studio Visit: Hood Design

Architect talks to Walter Hood about his approach to diverse landscape architecture projects. Read more

Past P/A
Absorbing Existing Into New1991 p/a awards citation Absorbing Existing Into New

Kohn Pedersen Fox integrated office blocks by Bunshaft and Kling into the World Bank complex. Read more

Other Articles
Queens LibraryOn The Boards Queens Library

Queens, New York/Steven Holl Architects Read more

U.A.E. Federal National Council New Parliament Building ComplexOn the Boards U.A.E. Federal National Council New Parliament Building Complex

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates/Ehrlich Architects Read more


Lancaster University Engineering BuildingLancaster University Engineering Building

London / John McAslan + Partners

Fawcett HouseFawcett House

Arthur Dyson Architects

Albert and Edith Adelman Residence RestorationAlbert and Edith Adelman Residence Restoration

The Kubala Washatko Architects Inc.

Clover HouseClover House

MAD Architects

Hunters Point Community LibraryHunters Point Community Library

Steven Holl Architects

Chambre de Métiers et de l’ArtisanatChambre de Métiers et de l’Artisanat

KAAN Architecten, PRANLAS-DESCOURS Architect & Associates

COTE Top Ten Students: Verdant CityCOTE Top Ten Students: Verdant City

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Country EstateCountry Estate

Roger Ferris + Partners


Culver City, Calif. Eric Owen Moss Architects.

Elizabeth IIElizabeth II

Bates Masi + Architects

Esfera City CenterEsfera City Center

Zaha Hadid Architects

Staab ResidenceStaab Residence

Chen + Suchart Studio

Gammel Hellerup Sports & Arts ExpansionGammel Hellerup Sports & Arts Expansion

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

East HouseEast House

Peter Rose + Partners

National Center for Civil and Human RightsNational Center for Civil and Human Rights

Atlanta. The Freelon Group and HOK.

Family RetreatFamily Retreat

Salmela Architect

Pleated HousePleated House

Johnsen Schmaling Architects

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