May 2013 Table of Contents

AIArchitect
Detroit's DeanAIAVoices Detroit's Dean

Optimism for education's frontier. Read more

Across the Institute: In Dallas, Madison, Denver, New York CityAIANow Across the Institute: In Dallas, Madison, Denver, New York City

Dallas, Madison, Denver, New York City Read more

Plus ça ChangeAIADesign Plus ça Change

Foregrounding performance metrics with the COTE Top Ten Plus Award. Read more

Direct CorrelationsAIAFeature Direct Correlations

Design and data at the center of a Georgia Tech Ph.D. program. Read more

Making a Living and a LifeAIAPerspective Making a Living and a Life

Why we become students of architecture and why we became architects. Read more

Features
Denver's Downtown Revival Spurred by Transitletter from denver Denver's Downtown Revival Spurred by Transit

The city's close relationship with the car isn’t over just yet. But a wave of transit-oriented development is starting to take Denver in a new direction. Read more

June Williamson's New Book Revisits the Future of Suburbiabooks June Williamson's New Book Revisits the Future of Suburbia

The global age of the city is upon us. But as June Williamson reminds us, architects and designers shouldn’t give up on the quest to retrofit suburbia. Read more

The Getty's Ambitious New Show Explores L.A. Modernismcritique The Getty's Ambitious New Show Explores L.A. Modernism

Pacific Standard Time attempts to unravel the complicated architectural legacy of Los Angeles. Is the city of eternal youth finally embracing its past? Read more

Shape Shifternext progressives Shape Shifter

David Benjamin is just as comfortable manipulating bacteria to create new building materials as he is working with famous clients like Kanye West. Read more

Buildings
The Star, designed by Andrew Bromberg for Aedasproject The Star, designed by Andrew Bromberg for Aedas

Designed by Andrew Bromberg of Aedas, this mixed-use complex in Singapore may be the only structure where you can shop on a Saturday afternoon, go to a rock concert that night, and return to the same seat for Sunday church services. Read more

George W. Bush Presidential Center, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architectsproject George W. Bush Presidential Center, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Two weeks before the official opening of the new complex in Dallas last month, Robert A.M. Stern sat down with ARCHITECT to discuss what it means to design a building that speaks to the legacy, not just of one man, but of the highest office in the Western world. Read more

Rijksmuseum Renovationproject Rijksmuseum Renovation

Amsterdam’s temple to the Dutch Masters reopens after a decadelong renovation that blends modern design by Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos with a revamped curatorial strategy in the fully restored galleries. Read more

Technology
Blades of GreenDetail Blades of Green

A green-job training center in Melbourne, Australia, embodies its mission in a graphic fashion. Read more

Today's Products for Renovating Yesterday's Buildingsarchitects’ choice Today's Products for Renovating Yesterday's Buildings

Within every historic renovation are modern materials that harmonize a project’s past with today’s code requirements. These four architects found creative solutions to meet preservation and sustainability guidelines. Read more

A Wall Finish Becomes More than Superficialmind & matter A Wall Finish Becomes More than Superficial

It’s ostentatious … It’s ephemeral … It’s useful? Wallpaper gains functionality and credibility. Read more

Past P/A
Modesty Trumps Contrivance1971 p/a award citation Modesty Trumps Contrivance

For an art center in Mansfield, Ohio, Don Hisaka created an enduring example of design clarity. Read more

Products
Wireframe, Herman Millerproduct Wireframe, Herman Miller

Designers from London-based Industrial Facility created a seating line that pairs chunky cushions with elegant wireframes. Read more

The Day MoMA DiedOpinion The Day MoMA Died

The decision by the Museum of the Modern Art to raze the former American Folk Art Museum, designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects just 12 years ago, risks the museum's credibility as a voice on architecture. Read more

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