August 2014 Table of Contents

Dialogue
Embassy Design: Chocolate and Peanut Butter Editorial Embassy Design: Chocolate and Peanut Butter

Congress is questioning the State Department’s Excellence in Diplomatic Facilities program, fearing that it prioritizes design over security. Why not have both? Read more

AIArchitect
Catalyzing Force AIAvoices Catalyzing Force

A resilient approach to the coast. Read more

Across the Institute: Corpus Christi, Darmstadt, New Orleans, New Haven, Geneva AIANow Across the Institute: Corpus Christi, Darmstadt, New Orleans, New Haven, Geneva

Corpus Christi, Darmstadt, New Orleans, New Haven, Geneva. Read more

Next Steps & New Models AIAdesign Next Steps & New Models

Design/build standards at a crossroads. Read more

The Coming Storm AIAfeature The Coming Storm

Has resilience eclipsed sustainability as a core design concept? Read more

The Long Haul AIAperspective The Long Haul

Shaping a resilient future. Read more

Features
T38 Studio: Beyond the Boundary next progressives T38 Studio: Beyond the Boundary

With his firm, Alfonso Medina is helping to change the face of housing in Tijuana, Mexico, with his practice that melds real estate, construction, and architecture. Read more

Buildings
Newport Beach Civic Center and Park, Designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Newport Beach Civic Center and Park, Designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

This design for a new City Hall and public park in California is a study in edge conditions, merging building, landscape, and civic presence in one transparent package. Read more

Master Plan for the Public Administrative Town, Designed by the Team of Balmori Associates, H Architecture, and Haeahn Architecture Master Plan for the Public Administrative Town, Designed by the Team of Balmori Associates, H Architecture, and Haeahn Architecture

By merging landscape and architecture, this plan aims to create a new seat of government for South Korea—and a new form of urbanism. Read more

Schloss Herrenhausen, Designed by Jastrzembski Kotulla Architekten Schloss Herrenhausen, Designed by Jastrzembski Kotulla Architekten

The Hamburg-based firm rebuilds a palace in Hanover lost during World War II, restoring the centerpiece of Germany’s most important Baroque garden. Read more

Business
Why Your Firm Should Embrace the Post-Occupancy Review best practices Why Your Firm Should Embrace the Post-Occupancy Review

Don’t just hand over the keys to a project. The post-occupancy review is a critical next step that should be part of your firm’s overall business strategy. Read more

Incorporating Your Practice UP and Running Incorporating Your Practice

There are numerous ways to incorporate your business, so which one is right for your young firm? We run through the options with you. Read more

Ian Ritchie's New Memoir Explores How a Generation of British Architects Engineered Their Rise books Ian Ritchie's New Memoir Explores How a Generation of British Architects Engineered Their Rise

Ritchie’s book recalls his career as the “Glass man,” and shows how a celebrated group of British architects became so technologically savvy. Read more

Technology
Made in Germany by Robots DETAIL Made in Germany by Robots

Stuttgart University employs robots to fabricate the shell of a pavilion about innovative construction methods. Read more

Floating on a Man-Made Cloud detail Floating on a Man-Made Cloud

A sprawling air-filled canopy by Vehovar & Jauslin Architektur provides shelter and character to a new bus terminal in Switzerland. Read more

Savor Summer with These Outdoor Pieces Product Beat Savor Summer with These Outdoor Pieces

Modern designs with classical appeal make these furnishings a fit for a range of outdoor living. Read more

Past P/A
Steven Holl's House at Martha's Vineyard, a Poignant Loss Past Progressives Steven Holl's House at Martha's Vineyard, a Poignant Loss

No bones about it: The demolition of this Holl-designed vacation house on Martha’s Vineyard seems both truly unfortunate and oddly fitting, given its inspiration. Read more

Other Articles
Fire Island House, Designed by Richard Meier & Partners Fire Island House, Designed by Richard Meier & Partners

Richard Meier has designed a relatively modest new beachfront house for long-time clients that marries his signature orthogonals with an exceptional transparency. Read more

Projects

Crescent H Residence Crescent H Residence

Carney Logan Burke Architects

Rock & Branch Rock & Branch

Hyunjoon Yoo Architects

Continuous Interior Continuous Interior

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Dunn House Dunn House

The Practice of Everyday Design

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Barcode Architects

The Word The Word

FaulknerBrowns Architects

Red Ice Red Ice

NRJA

Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building

Richärd+Bauer Architecture, GLHN Architects & Engineers

St. Ann's Warehouse St. Ann's Warehouse

Marvel Architects

Cleveland Civic Core Cleveland Civic Core

LMN Architects

Regeneracion Regeneracion

Sasaki Associates

Rock Chapel Marine Rock Chapel Marine

Landing Studio

Writers Theatre Writers Theatre

Studio Gang Architects

Pinterest Headquarters Pinterest Headquarters

IwamotoScott Architecture, Brereton Architects

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