October 2011 Table of Contents

Dialogue
Equity & IncomeEquity & Income

Judging from the AIA's 2011 Compensation Report, firm leaders have been making the sacrifice necessary to their future. Read more

AIArchitect
Rural StudiesAIAVoices Rural Studies

Not your typical firm, but its principals are pursuing an elemental practice. Read more

Across the InstituteAIANOW Across the Institute

Barcelona, New York, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C. Read more

Branching OutAIAPractice Branching Out

Architects are offering supplemental services as a way of staying afloat in a tough economy. Read more

The New Normal, part 2AIAFeature The New Normal, part 2

Can urban, multifamily rentals drive the economy forward? Read more

Design EthicAIAPerspective Design Ethic

How do we decide what's right? Read more

Features
2011 AIA Compensation Report 2011 AIA Compensation Report

This year's AIA Compensation Report shows that new downturn or not, architects haven’t stopped feeling the pinch. Read more

Jared E. WrightJared E. Wright

Age 32. Licensed in California in August 2011. Read more

Stephen AleschStephen Alesch

Age 46. No license. Read more

John TheobaldJohn Theobald

Age 36. Pursuing licensure. Read more

Adam SauerAdam Sauer

Age 27. Pursuing licensure. Read more

Hana KoltonHana Kolton

Age 50. No license. Read more

The 50-Year-Old Intern Architect

The unregistered intern architect: will a decline in registered professionals create a lost generation of architects? Read more

Buildings
Joe and Rika Mansueto LibraryJoe and Rika Mansueto Library

Joe and Rika Mansueto Library / Chicago / Murphy / Jahn Architects Read more

Harpa–Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference CentreHarpa–Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre

Reykjavik, Iceland / Henning Larsen Architects with Batteríið Architects and Olafur Eliasson Read more

Business
Good Neighborbest practices Good Neighbor

How to help communities reach their goals—from volunteering to consulting. Read more

Salt Lake City, UtahLocal Market Salt Lake City, Utah

This city benefits from its outdoor activities, climate, accessibility, and a progressive government. Read more

Credit Reportstrategy Credit Report

With banks reluctant to make loans, architecture firms are getting creative when it comes to raising capital. Read more

Fitting Intypology Fitting In

Today’s cultural institutions look to reuse and adapt rather than transform their environments. Read more

Technology
Package Dealsit Package Deals

Four designers talk about the rendering plug-ins and programs they employ. Read more

Dissecting Diagridcontinuing education Dissecting Diagrid

The diagonally based structural system of the diagrid is becoming a hallmark of 21st-century Modernism. Read more

Culture
Urbanizedcrit Urbanized

Gary Hustwit’s third documentary tackles the growth and future of the modern city. Read more

Book: 'Urban Code'book Book: 'Urban Code'

An architect and architecture professor write cultural code for SoHo, New York. Read more

Book: 'A Taxonomy of Office Chairs'book Book: 'A Taxonomy of Office Chairs'

Jonathan Olivares treats chairs like a Linnean taxonomy in this new book on chairs and their parts. Read more

Book: 'The Great Builders'book Book: 'The Great Builders'

A new book from Thames & Hudson examines the minds behind the buildings. Read more

Exhibit: 'Breaking Borders: New Latin American Architecture'exhibit Exhibit: 'Breaking Borders: New Latin American Architecture'

The Pratt Institute presents an array of unique Latin American proejcts. Through Nov. 30. Read more

Visit: 'Jane's Carousel'Visit Visit: 'Jane's Carousel'

Architect Jean Nouvel designs the perfect box for a restored carousel in Brooklyn, N.Y. Read more

Exhibit: 'The Life and Death of Buildings'exhibit Exhibit: 'The Life and Death of Buildings'

Like dynasties, kingdoms, and governments, buildings also rise and fall. Through Nov. 6. Read more

Installation: 'A Wheatfield, with Cypresses'installation Installation: 'A Wheatfield, with Cypresses'

GE and London's National Gallery re-create Van Gogh's painting into a greenwall. Through Oct. 31. Read more

Exhibit: 'Apex: The Anatomy of the Egyptian Pyramids'exhibit Exhibit: 'Apex: The Anatomy of the Egyptian Pyramids'

Have scholars finally figured out how the Egyptians built the pyramids? Through Nov. 6. Read more

Exhibit: 'The Architecture of Stanley Tigerman'exhibit Exhibit: 'The Architecture of Stanley Tigerman'

The de facto dean of Chicago architecture has his own exhibition. Through. Nov. 5. Read more

Exhibit: 'The Architecture and History of Libraries'exhibit Exhibit: 'The Architecture and History of Libraries'

Architecture and libraries have always gone hand in hand. Through Oct. 16. Read more

The Jerde Partnership, Los Angelesstudio visit The Jerde Partnership, Los Angeles

The globally focused Jerde Partnership still anchors all of its design work in its Venice Beach offices. Read more

Past P/A
Lerner Meets Lutyens1988 p/a first award Lerner Meets Lutyens

For the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Ralph Lerner gave Edwin Lutyens's Classicism a Postmodern spin. Read more

Products
Roppe Northern TimbersRoppe Northern Timbers

A new line of vinyl plank flooring with the appearance of natural wood. Read more

Resol TramaResol Trama

The back of this chair is intended to appear transparent. Read more

Lumenpulse Lumenbeam XLargeLumenpulse Lumenbeam XLarge

A water-resistant luminaire for all-white or RGB flood lighitng. Read more

Firestone Building Products SkyPaverFirestone Building Products SkyPaver

Composite roof pavers available in five colors. Read more

Construction Specialties FloorometryConstruction Specialties Floorometry

A new line of flooring for entry areas, in four versions. Read more

Champlain Stone 1763 GraniteChamplain Stone 1763 Granite

A line of natural weathered stone for multiple uses. Read more

W.S. Tyler Korba-Weave 2015W.S. Tyler Korba-Weave 2015

Metal mesh consisting of horizontal and vertical crimped flat wires. Read more

Wire by Design Co. Design 187Wire by Design Co. Design 187

A rigid and opaque metal mesh suitable for several applications. Read more

McNichols Co. Shire 8148 PlusMcNichols Co. Shire 8148 Plus

Made from copper, this metal mesh is suitable for indoor and exterior applications. Read more

GKD Helix 24GKD Helix 24

A flexible metal fabric woven from crimped rods and flat strips. Read more

Cambridge Architectural BrickCambridge Architectural Brick

Metal mesh that mimics the pattern of a brick wall. Read more

Other Articles
University of Minnesota Cardiovascular Research BuildingOn the Boards University of Minnesota Cardiovascular Research Building

Twin Cities campus / Architectural Alliance and ZGF Architects Read more

UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film ArchiveOn the Boards UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Berkeley, Calif. / Diller Scofidio + Renfro Read more

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