October 2013 Table of Contents

Dialogue
Dialogue: The Silly and the Profounddialogue Dialogue: The Silly and the Profound

Marshall Berman recently passed away, and Joseph Rykwert has just won the RIBA Gold Medal. Which makes me wonder: What ever happened to architecture theory? Read more

AIArchitect
No Mere FabricationAIAVoices No Mere Fabrication

Technique and expression on the digital frontier. Read more

Across the Institute: Scottsdale, Salt Lake City, Washington, D.C., Beirut, New York CityAIANow Across the Institute: Scottsdale, Salt Lake City, Washington, D.C., Beirut, New York City

Scottsdale, Salt Lake City, Washington, D.C., Beirut, New York City Read more

An Ethical Inquiry, Part 2AIAPractice An Ethical Inquiry, Part 2

Don’t be frightened. Read more

Scalable and SoundAIAFeature Scalable and Sound

Cities pay dividends, but only if we pay attention to the data. Read more

Other VoicesAIAPerspective Other Voices

Tapping into the resources of people outside our profession is an essential element of innovation. Read more

Features
GreenbergFarrow, Texas Roadhouse, and Retail Architecturebusiness GreenbergFarrow, Texas Roadhouse, and Retail Architecture

How the firm of GreenbergFarrow became the one-stop shop for Texas Roadhouse and countless other restaurant and retail chains across America. Read more

A New Master Plan for the McMurdo Research Station in Antarcticadesign A New Master Plan for the McMurdo Research Station in Antarctica

OZ Architecture attempts to reinvent a utilitarian science outpost in the wilds of Antarctica. Read more

Next Progressives: Catie Newellnext progressives Next Progressives: Catie Newell

Rome prize winner Catie Newell has embraced the theme of darkness, creating installations inspired by Detroit’s urban landscape. Read more

Buildings
Weeksville Heritage Center, Designed by Caples Jefferson ArchitectsDesign Weeksville Heritage Center, Designed by Caples Jefferson Architects

A new cultural center in Brooklyn, N.Y., celebrates a forgotten farming village built by emancipated slaves. Read more

The Forum at Eckenberg Gymnasium, Designed by Ecker ArchitektenDesign The Forum at Eckenberg Gymnasium, Designed by Ecker Architekten

A student center tucked into an existing complex gives A German school its first taste of new design in a half century. Read more

Metalsa Center for Manufacturing Innovation, Designed by Brooks + Scarpa ArchitectsMetalsa Center for Manufacturing Innovation, Designed by Brooks + Scarpa Architects

By blending the natural with the industrial, this Los Angeles–based firm has created a 102,000-square-foot complex in Monterrey, Mexico, for the maker of a product not often in the spotlight: the car chassis. Read more

Technology
Open Building Research Adds Color to Life Through a Façadedetail Open Building Research Adds Color to Life Through a Façade

The Italian studio designs a children’s hospital that humanizes and enlivens the sterile medical environment. Read more

Six Responsive Products That Have a Mind of Their Own—AlmostSix Responsive Products That Have a Mind of Their Own—Almost

These kinetic products respond to the ever-changing conditions that built environments experience inside and out. Read more

Past P/A
Ant Farm's Ruin of the CenturyPast Progressives Ant Farm's Ruin of the Century

Winner of a 1973 PA Award, the House of the Century epitomized 1960s counterculture architecture and anticipated the current interest in parametric and sustainable design. Read more

Products
3D Print Everythingmind & matter 3D Print Everything

Capable of creating environments from model size to full scale, multidimensional printing is reshaping architectural design. Read more

Other Articles
Esto Gallery: design/buildLAB at Virginia TechEsto Gallery Esto Gallery: design/buildLAB at Virginia Tech

Esto photographer Jeff Goldberg shares images of three projects at Virginia Tech, designed and built by students as part of the school’s project-based experiential learning program. Read more

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