February 2013 Table of Contents

Dialogue
My Liberal Guilt: Buying a Car dialogue My Liberal Guilt: Buying a Car

Editor-in-chief Ned Cramer discusses how breaking down and buying a car, after years of not owning one, has provided him with new insights. Read more

AIArchitect
Building BLOX AIAVoices Building BLOX

Defining a different practice. Read more

Across the Institute: In Palm Springs, Washington, D.C., New York City, San Francisco AIANow Across the Institute: In Palm Springs, Washington, D.C., New York City, San Francisco

Palm Springs, Washington, D.C., New York City, San Francisco Read more

Leading the Charge AIAKnowledge Leading the Charge

Design thinking as community catalyst. Read more

Health Conscious AIAFeature Health Conscious

Three universities explore the effects of design on public health. Read more

Terms of Engagement AIAPerspective Terms of Engagement

Design and public health are inextricably linked. Read more

Features
Defender of the Faith historic preservation Defender of the Faith

Vittorio Garatti’s revolutionary ballet school in Cuba has sat unfinished for nearly 50 years. Now, as Norman Foster prepares for a major renovation, Garatti is trying to preserve his project’s legacy. Read more

Hives for Minds student housing Hives for Minds

Student housing has proven to be a safe investment as the economy rebounds. But the next generation of dorms is anything but safe in terms of design. Read more

The Exhibitionist next progressives The Exhibitionist

Iker Gil, the founder of MAS Studio in Chicago, has turned heads with a series of high-profile shows and installations. Zoë Ryan sat down with Gil to discuss his bold ambitions for his adopted city. Read more

P/A Awards
Award: Floatyard 2013 P/A Awards Award: Floatyard

Charlestown, Mass. / Perkins+Will Read more

Award: Modulo Prep Library 2013 P/A Awards Award: Modulo Prep Library

Tijuana, Mexico / CRO Studio Read more

Award: Dortoir Familial 2013 P/A Awards Award: Dortoir Familial

Ramatuelle, France / NADAAA Read more

Award: Rock Chapel Marine 2013 P/A Awards Award: Rock Chapel Marine

Chelsea, Mass. / Landing Studio Read more

Award: Calexico West Land Port of Entry 2013 P/A Awards Award: Calexico West Land Port of Entry

Calexico, Calif. / Perkins+Will Read more

Award: Smart Material House 2013 P/A Awards Award: Smart Material House

Hamburg, Germany / Barkow Leibinger Read more

Award: Beukenhof Crematorium and Auditorium 2012 P/A Awards Award: Beukenhof Crematorium and Auditorium

Schiedam, the Netherlands / Asymptote Architecture Read more

Award: The Farm: Gaming Strategies for Empowering Marginalized Youth 2013 P/A Awards Award: The Farm: Gaming Strategies for Empowering Marginalized Youth

Fleischmanns, N.Y. / Steven Mankouche and Matthew Schulte Read more

Award: Kimball Art Center 2013 P/A Awards Award: Kimball Art Center

Park City, Utah / BIG Read more

Award: Arctic Food Network 2013 P/A Awards Award: Arctic Food Network

Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada / Lateral Office Read more

60th Annual Progressive Architecture Awards 2013 P/A Awards 60th Annual Progressive Architecture Awards

The 10 winners of the 60th annual Progressive Architecture Awards demonstrate how programming and pragmatism can trump formalist movements. Read more

Technology
Turning a Two-Dimensional Surface into Three Dimensions detail Turning a Two-Dimensional Surface into Three Dimensions

In Mexico City, Rojkind Arquitectos created a sculptural steel façade using local resources and an unfettered imagination. Read more

Revolutionary Building Products Made from Rubber industry notes Revolutionary Building Products Made from Rubber

About 80 percent of the 300 million tires discarded in the U.S. each year is diverted from landfills and turned into everything from fuel to backfill. But the potential of scrap rubber can stretch even further. Read more

Construction Systems That Fix Themselves, For Better or Worse Mind & Matter Construction Systems That Fix Themselves, For Better or Worse

Self-repairing materials can lead to lighter, longer-lasting building components. But does less always mean more? Read more

Past P/A
The Heart of Our Cities Past Progressives The Heart of Our Cities

Victor Gruen's 1956 plan for Fort Worth, Texas, while never fully realized, influences that city and many others to this day. Read more

Products
Product: Cellulose Material Solutions EcoCell Product Product: Cellulose Material Solutions EcoCell

Newspapers become batt insulation thanks to Cellulose Material Solutions. Read more

Foscarini Solar Product Foscarini Solar

Use Solar as a side table, outdoor hearth, or even sculpture. Read more

Leland International Quarry Bench Product Leland International Quarry Bench

Designer Bruce Sienkowski was inspired by a rock quarry for his collaborative workplace seating. Read more

Graham & Brown Odyssey Collection Product Graham & Brown Odyssey Collection

Metallic pinstsripes and glitter accents highlight a latest collection of wallpaper from Graham & Brown. Read more

Projects

2015 Solar Decathlon: Nest Home 2015 Solar Decathlon: Nest Home

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Artes Amant Artes Amant

SO – IL

Queensland University of Technology Education Precinct Queensland University of Technology Education Precinct

Henning Larsen Architects, Wilson Architects

Blackbird House Blackbird House

Will Bruder Architects

Patterson Mansion Renovation Patterson Mansion Renovation

Hartman-Cox Architects

8150 Sunset Boulevard 8150 Sunset Boulevard

Gehry Partners

2015 Solar Decathlon: Sure House 2015 Solar Decathlon: Sure House

Stevens Institute of Technology

NIHERST Science City NIHERST Science City

ArquitectonicaGEO

Zartosht Zartosht

Kamvari Architects

Folds Folds

Bureau de Change

CHS Field CHS Field

Snow Kreilich Architects, Inc., AECOM, Ryan Companies

Cultural Corridor Chapultepec Cultural Corridor Chapultepec

FREE Fernando Romero Enterprise, Frente Arquitectura, RVDG Arquitectura + Urbanismo

Heroes' Green Heroes' Green

Counts Studio

The Weight of Sacrifice The Weight of Sacrifice

Joseph Weishaar

Plaza to the Forgotten War Plaza to the Forgotten War

Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Smith Residence Smith Residence

Archipelago Hawaii, Mokulua High Performance Builder

Paseo Verde Paseo Verde

WRT, Jonathan Rose Companies, APM

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