March 2013 Table of Contents

Dialogue
Springtime for Speer dialogue Springtime for Speer

Léon Krier has republished his controversial 1985 book on Albert Speer. In it, Krier attempts to reconcile his contempt for industrialization with his love of the Nazi architect's work. Read more

AIArchitect
Collection Point AIAVoices Collection Point

What a BRIK wants to be. Read more

Across the Institute: In Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Denver AIAnow Across the Institute: In Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Denver

Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Denver Read more

Structural Integrity AIACollaboration Structural Integrity

Shoring up architecture's social foundation. Read more

Trial and Error AIAFeature Trial and Error

How do firms incorporate research into design practices? Read more

Abandoning the Middle Ground AIAPerspective Abandoning the Middle Ground

Shaping the built environment is about more than design. Read more

Features
Q+A: Peter Eisenman and Léon Krier Talk Albert Speer ethics Q+A: Peter Eisenman and Léon Krier Talk Albert Speer

Léon Krier's newly republished book on Nazi architect Albert Speer argues that a war criminal can be a great artist. Peter Eisenman sits down with Krier to challenge that claim. Read more

The Sustainable Future of Wooden Skyscrapers Technology The Sustainable Future of Wooden Skyscrapers

Michael Green says his wooden towers can help offset climate change. Can he find a client willing to go out on a limb and build one? Read more

The Art of Business next progressives The Art of Business

Jing Liu and Florian Idenburg founded their firm SO-IL to be streamlined and selective. As Karrie Jacobs discovers, it's a strategy that has the firm on the verge of landing big-budget projects. Read more

Buildings
Federal Center South Building 1202, Designed by ZGF Architects project Federal Center South Building 1202, Designed by ZGF Architects

A new home for the Seattle office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reinvigorates a Superfund site. Read more

project St. Louis Central Library, Designed by Cannon Design

This restoration and renovation by Cannon Design of a 1912 Cass Gilbert gem brings the Beaux-Arts elegance of the original into the modern era. Read more

1991 Winner: Housing for Homeless Mothers and Children Past Progressives 1991 Winner: Housing for Homeless Mothers and Children

In Escondido, Calif., Davids Killory designed a community for homeless mothers and children. Read more

Dalian International Conference Center project Dalian International Conference Center

The centerpiece of an emerging Central Business District in the Chinese city of Dalian, Coop Himmelb(l)au's new conference center brings parametric design to the shore of Korea Bay. Read more

Technology
The Lighting Design Collective Turns an Architectural Remnant into an Art Installation detail The Lighting Design Collective Turns an Architectural Remnant into an Art Installation

Once a storage vessel for oil, Silo 468 has become a beacon in Helsinki's new district of light. Read more

Bioreactor and Microbial Façades Take Green Energy to Another Level Mind & Matter Bioreactor and Microbial Façades Take Green Energy to Another Level

Once a nemesis of buildings, mold, along with other organic life, is becoming a welcomed architectural feature. Read more

Products
Heatwave Radiator, Jaga Climate Systems product Heatwave Radiator, Jaga Climate Systems

The form-meets-function Heatwave radiator makes it into the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. Read more

Stool 60, Artek product Stool 60, Artek

An iconic stool gets a makeover for its 80th anniversary. Read more

Four Architects Pick Their Favorite New-Old Products Architects’ Choice Four Architects Pick Their Favorite New-Old Products

If sustainable design had an attractive spokesmodel, it would be reclaimed materials. Besides conserving resources and reducing waste, they give projects the patina of a past life. Read more

ProLok, PrimeSource Building Products Grip-Rite product ProLok, PrimeSource Building Products Grip-Rite

PrimeSource polled jobsite workers to design three new high-chair products. Read more

Celect Cellular Exteriors, Royal Building Products product Celect Cellular Exteriors, Royal Building Products

A new system hides seams and blocks air and moisture. Read more

PL Series, Marie Khouri Product PL Series, Marie Khouri

A sculptor's first design in production is a plant pot that wows. Read more

Light Glass Technology, Pulp Studio product Light Glass Technology, Pulp Studio

A new technology makes glass lighter yet more durable. Read more

Jazz Glass, Artistic Tile Product Jazz Glass, Artistic Tile

New patterns from Artistic Tile pay tribute to jazz greats. Read more

Terralite Cement, Terra Bona Materials Product Terralite Cement, Terra Bona Materials

A lighter, airier cement makes transportation and installation easier. Read more

Projects

 3M Design Center 3M Design Center

3M Design, Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle

West Pavilion at Nippert Stadium West Pavilion at Nippert Stadium

Architecture Research Office (ARO)

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

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